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July 2018

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Toronto, ON

July 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre, 967 College Street
Toronto, Ontario M6H 1A6 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Sunday, July 22nd (6:30-8:30pm) Venue: Octopus Garden Holistic Yoga Centre, 967 College Street, Toronto, ON, M6H 1A6 host & ticket  The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d rather be defeated than persuaded. Perhaps we will be.…

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Orphan Wisdom School ~ People of the Big Tent: 2018 Summer

July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - July 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Tuesday July 24 - Sunday July 29, 2018 - followed by DINNER & CONCERT BY IAN TAMBLYN on Sunday, July 29th - ticket purchase link PEOPLE OF THE BIG TENT Graduate Scholars Only Old Woman's People met Old Man's People who met River's People who met Red Sand White Sand People who met People of Silver & Salt who merged with People of the Western Tent who met People of Mountain Longing who met People Gathered by the Storm and whom…

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Orphan Wisdom presents Ian Tamblyn

July 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

TICKET LINK Sunday, July 29th, 2018 Concert & Farm Dinner $40 (6pm dinner - seating at 5:30pm, concert at 7pm) or Concert Only $20 (register at 6:15pm/ latest by 6:45pm) Host Contact: Orphan Wisdom Facebook link coming soon IAN TAMBLYN - MUSICIAN/ ADVENTURER/ PLAYWRIGHT - Since 1972 Ian has released 38 albums and has acted as producer for dozens of artists. Ian says he has written too many songs over the years and has given up on counting them. He has also…

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August 2018

Orphan Wisdom Apprenticeship

August 5, 2018 - August 12, 2018
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

August 5-12, 2018 at Orphan Wisdom, Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada Apprenticeship went the way of old courtesy in most working environments long ago. But apprenticeship is an old courtesy. It was there in the Mystery Schools, in the guild halls, in any place people were willing to marry discipline to the desire for understanding, to sire purposeful lives, and achieved and contemplative lives that were indivisible from their daily lives. Discipline: The uncommon rigour of thought and act that you take upon yourself,…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Toronto, ON

August 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Institute of Traditional Medicine, 553 Queen St. West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2B6 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Saturday, August 18th (7-9pm) Venue: Institute of Traditional Medicine, Queen Street West, Toronto ticket purchase link COMING: Toronto at the Death Symposium, Sept 21-23, 2018 - www.idstoronto.org The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this:…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Calgary, AB

August 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yoga & Meditation Centre of Calgary, 2028b 33rd Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2T 1Z4 Canada

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Wednesday, August 22nd (7-9pm) Yoga and Meditation Centre of Calgary, Mardaloop, 2028b 33rd Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 1Z4 Host: Jodi Hope-Johnstone  ticket purchase link COMING: Toronto at the Death Symposium, Sept 21-23, 2018 - www.idstoronto.org  The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the…

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Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble ~ Hollyhock Cortes Island, BC

August 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - August 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Hollyhock, Manson's Landing
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1K0 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d rather be defeated than persuaded. Perhaps we will be. In a time like this, contemplation tethered to the troubled world is courageous. Contemplative sorrow: that’s the kind…

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September 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People Come Through Rain and Rune – 4/4

September 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - September 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

SESSION 4 of 4: September 12th - 16th, 2018 Orphan Wisdom presents A Night of Grief & Mystery ~ STEPHEN JENKINSON + GREGORY HOSKINS + BAND Concert & Farm Dinner  Sunday September 16th, 2018 (6pm dinner, seating at 5:30pm/ concert start 7pm) Find out more » I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible proneness to learning unwelcome things about what they know,…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Deacon, ON

September 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Iron God of Mercy Farm, 595 Libby Lane
Golden Lake, Ontario Canada
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Manitoulin Island, ON

September 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Debajehmujig Creation Centre Manitowaning, Ontario Canada + Google Map

They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Guelph, ON

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Silence, 46 Essex St
Guelph, Ontario N1H3K8 Canada
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Toronto, ON

September 22, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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October 2018

Orphan Wisdom School ~ People by the Times Begotten 4/4

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Orphan Wisdom Golden Lake, Ontario K0J1X0 Canada + Google Map

Closed Class Scholars of this class of the Orphan Wisdom School gather for their sessions in Ontario, Canada. SESSION 1 of 4: June 7th - 11th, 2017 SESSION 2 of 4: October 25th - 29th, 2017 SESSION 3 of 4: June 13 - 17th, 2018 SESSION 4 of 4: October 3rd - 7th,  2018 I would not have guessed it, years ago, but the longer the Orphan Wisdom School is up and running the more that people with undiagnosed, undisclosed and indefensible…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Winnipeg, MB

They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Edmonton, AB

October 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Metro Cinema Edmonton, 8712 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1E9
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Calgary, AB

October 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Rd NW
Calgary, Canada
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Vancouver, BC

October 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
SFU-Golcorp Centre For The Arts, 149 West Hastings St BC Canada + Google Map

They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Vancouver, BC

October 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Banyen Books and Sound, 3608 W 4th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 1P1 Canada
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Sunday, October 14th (10am-4pm) Host: Banyen Books & Sound, Vancouver, BC - event page Tickets available here 'Come of Age' book video trailer The sages seem to be departing. Elections enthrone Change, that’s all. The tribal lines deepen.  And there's the weather, and the waters. The appearance of it all is this: We’d rather be defeated…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Salt Spring Island, BC

October 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ArtSpring, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Victoria, BC

October 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, Oak Bay High, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road
Victoria, British Columbia Canada
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Seattle, WA

October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave
Seattle, WA United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Portland, OR

October 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Eliot Center, 1211 SW Main St.
Portland, OR United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Tucson, AZ

October 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The MSA Annex Tucson, AZ United States + Google Map

They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Nevada City, CA

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Miner’s Foundry, 325 Spring St
Nevada City, CA United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Bay Area-Mill Valley, CA

October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mt. Tam UMC, 410 Sycamore Avenue
Mill Valley, CA United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Los Angeles, CA

October 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thayer Hall/ Colburn School, 200 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Boulder, CO

October 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
ETown Hall, 1535 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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November 2018

2018 Nights of Grief and Mystery Tour: Ithaca, NY

November 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Hangar Theatre, 801 Taughannock Blvd
Ithaca, NY United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: NYC, NY

November 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Ypsilanti, MI

November 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
EMU Student Center, 900 Oakwood St.
Ypsilanti, MI United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief and Mystery Tour: Minneapolis, MN

November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Cedar, 416 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN United States
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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2018 Nights of Grief & Mystery Tour: Ottawa, ON

November 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayfair Theatre, 1074 Bank St
Ottawa, Ontario K1S3X3 Canada
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They are nights in which love letters to life are written and read. There’s some boldness in them. They have that tone. These nights have the mark of our time upon them, and they’ve become timely, urgent, alert, steeped in mortal mystery, quixotic, with some swagger. What would you call such a thing? Nights of Grief & Mystery. Part poetry, part lamentation, part book reading, part ribaldry, part concert, part lifting the mortal veil and learning the mysteries there...that’s what’s…

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Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ Rowe, MA

November 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - December 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018 at Rowe, Massachusetts The Rowe Centre is thrilled and excited to announce that Stephen will be returning to present this program. Though that is a long way off, they want to give you first opportunity to register for the program now, and at 2017 prices. and with a better chance of getting the…

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February 2019

Come of Age: Author Reading and Reportage ~ San Francisco, CA

February 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - February 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
California Institute of Ingral Studies, 1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble - 'Come of Age' book video trailer "Getting older is inevitable, becoming an elder is a skill. " Stephen Jenkinson, MTS, MSW Friday Feb 1st, 2019 (7-9pm) Live Conversation https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/public-programs-event-calendar/jenkinson-stephen-convo-ss19 https://www.facebook.com/events/175516149962852/ Saturday Feb 2nd, 2019 (10-4pm) https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/public-programs-event-calendar/jenkinson-stephen-wks-ss19 https://www.facebook.com/events/139705013570001/ The California Institute of Integral Studies is thrilled and excited to announce that Stephen will be returning to present this program. Though that is a long way off, they want to give you first…

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