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Rites of Spring: A Psychic Affaire
Rites of Spring: A Psychic Affaire

Fri, Apr 26



Rites of Spring: A Psychic Affaire

You’re invited to step into Spring at The Urbane Arts Club on Friday, April 26th at 7pm for a magical night of music and mediumship, reiki and tarot, apothecary and poetry, and much mingling over drinks and nibbles!

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Time & Location

Apr 26, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Brooklyn, 1016 Beverley Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11218, USA

About the event

You’re invited to step into Spring at The Urbane Arts Club on Friday, April 26th from 7pm-11pm. It will be a dazzling night of music and mediumship from Jocelyn Mackenzie, Reiki with Azuri Jenkins, poetry from jasminethestar, tarot readings with Marty Allen, an apothecary booth from Nommo, and a spring-themed vintage clothing booth by Irene's Closet. Plus, all guests are eligible for 10% off massage services from Amanda Miller

All to be held within a sprawling Victorian mansion, where you can enjoy the beautiful parlor rooms, back ballroom (former speakeasy!), and outdoor spaces. Tickets are $25 online in advance and $30 at the door. Your ticket includes a signature Rites of Spring Spritz, batched by Nommo Apothecary and served as a cocktail or mocktail. A platter of charcuterie, cheese, and crackers will be provided as well. 

Join us for a fun and inspiring evening to usher in the new season! 


Jocelyn Mackenzie is a Brooklyn-based musician, maker, and medium. She released her debut full length solo album PUSH on Ani DiFranco's label Righteous Babe Records in 2021, and in 2022, she performed in The Righteous Babes, which opened for Ani DiFranco on two nationwide tours. She now has several releases on Righteous Babe. Formerly the singing drummer from indie-pop trio Pearl and the Beard (2007-2015), Mackenzie and bandmates Emily Hope Price and Jeremy Lloyd-Styles released six studio albums in their tenure. They boasted an extensive touring history across the US, UK, and Canada with such noteworthy artists as Ani DiFranco, Neko Case, Bastille, Iron & Wine, Ingrid Michaelson, Lucius, Dar Williams, Lady Lamb, and David Wax Museum. Her music has also been heard and commissioned for movies and television.

Azuri Jenkins is a Mother, Birth Worker, Yogi and Reiki Practitioner. She began her journey in the healing arts in 2015 when she started her yoga teaching journey. She has done training with science of self and maha mama. Shortly after in 2018 she began her reiki exploration under the support of Aki Baker and Manu Del Prete. Since then she is working to finish her craniosacral therapy training. She believes that movement and healing touch are powerful tools that has the ability to heal the mind, body and spirit connection. She also trusts that through profound care and sincere listening we align ourselves with the Divine. She is dedicated to serving her community through yoga, energy work , reproductive care, and radical love. Her intention is to create safe spaces for all to explore, express, and connect to their hearts. Her approach to wellness is rooted in intention and exploration. She utilizes the healing arts to facilitate deeper connection to the Self. She believes that our healing emerges deep within us and radiates far beyond. By simply making the conscious choice to tune into our bodies, breathe, move and connect we can undo cycles of harm and disconnection.

jasmine is a queer artist-activist & communal storyteller whose offerings center joy, liberation, healing, & a reclamation of our relationship to the land. Late Bloomer is jasmine’s debut poetry collection & you can find them performing poems throughout the city under the moniker, jasminethestar

Marty Allen is a multi-disciplinary artist, writer, musician, puppet-maker, creative producer, and tarot reader living in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for creating The Sock Puppet Portraits, writing the related book, Sock Puppet Madness, and for performing with rock band/art collective/giant monster/sock puppet, Uncle Monsterface, but he does many other things, not the least of which is studying and working with Tarot as a guide and a tool to navigate our shared universe. His most recent book, Theodore & the 7 Layers of Space, Book 1: Brick & Bird, is currently being released as a serialized digital novel available via Wattpad and his Patreon. In all of his work, Marty is chasing a sense of wonder and moments of real and honest connection. Wonderful connection. To you, to himself, to the universe, to all of the stuff.

Simone Davis's practice is guided by nature, and incorporates ancestral wisdom, experiential learning, intuition and scientific research. This work is centered around liberation and reclaiming access to the innate healing and intuition that lives inside us through relationship to nature. Nommo Apothecary is centered around seasonally available herbal goods harvested and crafted locally!

We all have those pieces in our wardrobe that we adore, those pieces that make us look and feel incredible, that make people stop in the street to shower us with compliments. Irene’s Closet is where you bought them—and where you’ll find more.


The Urbane Arts Club is a1920s speakeasy turned events venue and arts community, where century-old elegance meets today’s creative vibrancy in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Conspire with us! Closest Subway Stops: The venue is only a 5 minute walk from the Beverley Road Q stop and a 12 minute walk from the Church Avenue B stop.

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