Some hold that the action of the pendulum or dowsing rod is driven by spirits. Others say the pendulum responds to mysterious energy fields.
The Austin Seance appears in Kerrville, Texas Dec. 15-17 for the Wild West Victorian Fest.
Ouija boards are steeped in spiritualist traditions dating back a century and associated with esoteric religions, art and literature.
Marcel Proust famously describes psychometric phenomena in his opus Remembrances of Things Past.
The Houston Food Bank is among the great organizations working in Houston for the long haul.
In exchange for your pledge to KOOP radio, 91.7 FM, receive vouchers for two tickets to a Vortex sitting, plus an Austin Séance Activity Book, plus a talking board.
Located at the center of the King William National Historic District and along the world-famous River Walk, the Villa Finale is the state’s first National Trust Historic Site.
Houghton created her drawings in a variety of methods, but always during a séance. She produced her first in 1861, years before more renowned abstract artists.
Leonora Piper was one of the most acclaimed mediums of her era. She made believers of famous thinkers, but her detractors were numerous — and adamant.
An eerie demonstration in 1848, conducted by Kate and Margaret Fox in a small New York farmhouse, is remembered as the first American séance.
Is it right to interpret what happens during sittings as signs of the paranormal? Or should we instead be led, exclusively, by cold hard reason?
Success is never guaranteed, but we’ve often observed that tables will tip for sitters who are willing to wait, concentrate and remain still.