Witchcraft, war, murder and romance abound in The Orphanmaster, the debut novel by Jean Zimmerman. Set in 1663 New Amsterdam (present-day Manhattan), The Orphanmaster tells the story of orphaned Blandine van Couvering...
Bewitchingbee (2456 N. Murray Ave.) offers a variety of occult items, including powders, oils, books and jewelry. Classes on tarot card reading, psychic development, hoodoo and related topics are offered as well. Owner and operator Deborah Voith also serves as the resident palm reader.
The Cactus Club, 10 p.m.
Sweden’s Witchcraft doesn’t try to hide its influences. They began modestly as a tribute
to ’70s doom metal gods Pentagram, a group themselves heavily indebted to early Black
Sabbath, and Witchcraft’s three well-received albums nod heavily to both those metal
icons. Witchcraft even records with vintage, ’70s equipment, making their albums sound
like authentic relics from the Me Decade.