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Pop-Up at Oracle

Tarot Supplies & Readings Pop-Up:

Friday, November 3rd, 5-9pm

at Oracle, 130 W 18th Street, KCMO

Moth & Candle will be at Oracle this Friday!

I will have Tarot supplies for sale: deck bags, zines with original Tarot spreads, Tarot and cartomancy study guides, deck cleansing powder… treat your cards right and they will serve you well!

I will also have the last remaining decks of the Paris Tarot first edition! It will be bittersweet to send the last Paris Tarot out into the world.

I will also be available for drop-in Tarot readings. See you there!


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Halloween Tarot Readings at Noir

Tis the (Halloween) season!

Noir Arts & Oddities, KC’s favorite “creepy but cool boutique” in the historic West Bottoms is hosting two nights of in-shop Tarot readings. Get in the Halloween spirit, drop in for a reading, and check out the fabulously odd offerings in the parlor!

I will have my favorite Halloween deck in tow (as well as playing cards and my trusty Smith Waite deck)… so pick your poison… er pick your deck and let’s see what the cards have to say for you!

Readings available on a first-come-first-serve basis. You can choose your reading to be anywhere from a $5 single card reading, a $15 four-card reading to a $25 seven card reading.

Thursday October 25th: 4-6pm

Friday October 26th: 5-7:30pm

Noir Arts & Oddities: 1101 Mulberry Street, KCMO

The Halloween Tarot by Kipling West published in 1996.

My heart will always belong to The Halloween Tarot deck I bought 22 years ago… I don’t get to use it for client work often because most people consider Halloween a season (pffft, I know, right?)

That beautiful vintage bottle behind my deck came from Noir Arts & Oddities, by the way…





The only deck I feel compelled to pick up and hug every time I pass by. It’s the first deck I bought for myself and the deck that helped me reconnect to cartomancy when I was struggling with the inherent misogyny of the Golden Dawn tradition.

This sweet old deck will be on my table and working for the special Halloween Tarot nights at Noir Arts and Oddities this week.

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Obscure Card Game Night

Laura is hosting a monthly Obscure Card Game Night at The Moth & Candle studio!

OPEN TO ALL! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Laura will teach the group how to play the month’s chosen card game, we will learn a little bit about the background of the game, then we’ll play several rounds and see how we like it. A little bit history, a little bit fun and games… Obscure Card Game night is something a little bit different to shake off the “same-old same-olds.”

  • Third Thursdays 7 – 9 pm **Unless otherwise noted.
  • Moth & Candle studio, 3130 Bell Street, KCMO
  • Free & open to the public. $5 suggested donation

Upcoming Dates

  • March 21st: Piquet – Is one of the oldest card games still being played today. Referenced as early as 1535, Piquet remained the most popular card game in France until the early twentieth century.
  • April 18th: Skat – Is the national game of Germany and is considered one of the most interesting card games for three players.
  • May 16th: TBA
  • June 20th: TBA