* Registration open for NOTOCON VII - "The initiates of the Pacific Northwest O.T.O bodies are proud to invite you to join us for NOTOCON VII. The conference, themed "Unity Uttermost Showed," is revealing itself to be most excellent. We have a really great lineup of speakers and several participatory rituals, and a venue that promises to be able to hold this, the largest O.T.O. party. Don’t miss out on the action…register soon. You may register by proceeding to http://vii.notocon.org/registration/. The cost of the conference is $225.00. Payment may be made via paypal, or by mailing in a check. Registration is not confirmed until payment is received." NOTOCON VII will take place August 7-9, 2009; for more information on this event, visit NOTOCON VII's webpage here.
* Thelemic Symposium 2009 announced - The "Thelemic Symposium is a panel discussion and question/answer session engaging the considerable experience and knowledge of three long-time Thelemites. We are proud to present this, the seventh annual Symposium, featuring panelists Eliza McBryde, Michael Kolson, and Dathan Biberstein." It will occur on March 28-29, 2009 at Sekhet-Maat Lodge in Portland, OR. For more information on Thelemic Symposium 2009, visit the Symposium's homepage.
* "Chemical Wedding" becomes "Crowley" in America - LAShTAL.com reports that "the American release of Julian Doyle's Chemical Wedding will be under the title Crowley..." Click here for the new movie poster, and ShockTillYouDrop.com for more information on "Crowley"
* "The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley" now available for pre-order - Weiser has announced that "The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley" by Richard Kaczynski, PhD. will be released on April 1, 2009 and is currently available for pre-order from Amazon.com. The "Concise Guide" will be 128 pages of "Crowley’s teachings in his own words. A carefully chosen series of his instructions for concentration, meditation, magick, invocation, even sex magick are included. Crowley’s descriptions of the teaching Orders A:.A:. and OTO are presented, along with the Creed of EGC. In addition, a suggested reading list of Crowley’s “top-eleven” most important books is enhanced by an extensive bibliography for further in-depth research. This is the first and only introductory book that does not pretend to “improve” upon the Master’s writings, but attempts to showcase them into a coherent introduction to his spiritual system. " Click here for more information on & to pre-order the Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley.