Las Vegas Pagan Pride
“Spirit in Art” with Las Vegas Pagan Pride
Unity in Diversity – Pagan Pride Day 2011
Las Vegas, Nevada Las Vegas Pagan Pride Day 2011 will be held on
November 5, 2011 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 3616 E.
Lake Mead Blvd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Artists are welcome to display
their “Spirit in Art” and reflect the individual connection that
Art has to Spirit in the Pagan community. Contact
email@example.com for the opportunity to showcase your Art.
People of all ages and spiritual backgrounds are welcome. The event
will feature a Pagan ceremony, information booths from local charities,
authors and speakers on various Pagan spiritual practices and
The First Speaker is Anne Key.
Anne Key is adjunct faculty in Women’s Studies and Religious Studies
at the College of Southern Nevada. She is a graduate of the Women’s
Spirituality Program of California Institute of Integral Studies where
her investigations centered on Mesoamerica. Co-founder of Goddess
Institute Publishing, Dr. Key was Priestess of the Temple of Goddess
Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet, located in Nevada, from 2004-2007.
She is the author of Desert Priestess: a memoir and she is co-editor of
The Heart of the Sun: An Anthology in Exaltation of Sekhmet, both
published by Goddess Ink. Anne resides in Albuquerque with her husband,
his four cats and her snake.
The Second Speaker is Orion Foxwood.
Orion is a witch and Elder in Romano Celtic-Traditional Craft, High
Priest in Alexandrian Wicca and teacher of the Faery Seership tradition.
He is also the founding Elder of Foxwood Temple and a primary founder
of the Alliance of the Old Religion, a national network of covens in his
line that have united to preserve the ways of his Elders. For over 20
years, he has lectured extensively across the United States and in the
United Kingdom on the Craft, Faery Seership Tradition and Southern Folk
Magic and conjure. He is the author of The Faery Teachings), a
collaborative CD project with RJ Stewart named Faery Seership and his
newly released book The Tree of Enchantment .
“Pagan Pride Day is a celebration of diversity, culture, differences
and similarities. The community is full of different beliefs and
practices and together each one contributes to the whole. PPD
reinforces the fact that the community needs to respect everyone in
it,” said local coordinator Peter “Bear” Beaulieu.
Las Vegas Pagan Pride Day is an affiliate of The International Pagan
Pride Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of
prejudice and religious discrimination through education, activism,
charity and community. By providing accurate information and showing the
greater community a glimpse into the Pagan culture, there is hope to
lessen the view of prejudice. Pagans are business professionals,
homemakers, artists and students. Pagans don’t always fit the
stereotypes given to them. Pagan Pride celebrations are held annually
around the world
An item of non-perishable food will be accepted and donated to Three
Square Food Bank. The food drive provides participants the ability to
share with others while making a positive statement about Paganism.
Pagans have been wrongly accused of practicing devil-worship and
performing “black magic.” Most Pagans enjoy a religion emphasizing
respect for nature, humanity, and oneself. Modern Paganism is a growing
religious movement based on combinations of ancient polytheism, modern
Eco-spirituality, and reverence for the Divine as both masculine and
The event is sponsored by Agave Spirit Grove, Well of the Moon, Grove of
the Sacred Springs,Unitarian Universalist Congregation and the Toteg
Tribe. Las Vegas Pagan Pride Day and The International Pagan Pride
Project are not affiliated with any specific pagan tradition or
religion. For more information about the event, visit the website at