SWALLOW x Murmurs
November 2 — November 23, 2019
SWALLOWEEN: Saturday, November 2nd | 10 PM - Late



During the month of November, the front room at Murmurs will be completely transformed in SWALLOW, a queer concept club for Los Angeles that transitions from night to day. Designed by and with the community, the architecture of SWALLOW mimics the contraction and expansion of the human body. Passage through the entrance brings you into a warm, hollow space where there is freedom for intimacy and exploration. There are four main modes of experience that shift from day to night:

︎SWALLOW

DAY: Coffee shop offering specialty beverages and experimental snacks.

NIGHT: Glowing bar with the energy of a mouth. Passage through the orifice brings you to a warm, hollow space. Murmurs will host weekly bar nights offering mercurial house cocktails.


︎SPIRAL

DAY: Curving private lounge/ library for work, study and meetings

NIGHT: Glowing dance floor encased by undulating, amoebic walls


︎SUB

DAY: Plush healing room, home to a rotating roster of self-care experiences including facials, sound baths, kundalini classes & more

NIGHT: Scented sensory play lounge featuring a custom icy scent by Julianne Lee


︎SWELL

DAY to NIGHT: Discrete outdoor lounge featuring custom pink leather swings bathed in healing infrared lights


CALENDAR OF EVENTS


11/2: SWALLOWEEN
Come inside & celebrate the inauguration of SWALLOW's month long residency at Murmurs Saturday, November 2 from 10 PM to late. Offering milky beverages on tap, a curving dance floor, plush healing chamber diffused with a custom icy scent by Julianne Lee & discrete outdoor lounge featuring pink leather swings bathed in infrared light. Featuring DJs Mai, Kevin Mcgarry, Chooc Ly Tan & Bapari.
11/5: Facials by Andrea Ámez | 10 AM - 6 PM
Andrea Ámez is not just an esthetician, she is a healer with hands of gold. Trained at the Aveda Institute Los Angeles, Andrea combines both a scientific and holistic approach in her treatments and firmly believes that with the power of intention we can become our best selves both internally and externally. She will be offering 30 minute facial healing sessions with acupressure massage and lymphatic drainage release with TCM Gua Sha techniques. Treatments will focus on lifting and draining excess water and toxins post Halloween. COME N GET GLOWED UP.

30 minute sessions @ $35 each
11/8: SWALLOW Bar night with music & drinks by Steph Russ | 9 PM - 2 AM
11/12: Tarot Card Readings by Marty Windahl | 1 -  4 PM
Marty Windahl (MW) is a spiritual consultant, intuitive, writer and artist. “Marty manages to look at the cards and bring beautiful, guiding language to the trickiest or most stuck feeling questions.” 20 minute sessions @ $40 each





11/13: Sound Bath* | 5 PMSound therapy is a blend of instruments tuned to the body to enhance deep relaxation. With surround sounds of nature to have you breathe into tranquility and peacefully go into a dream state. Join your host Guru Seante for a relaxing experience. 1 hour session
Free and open to the public
11/15: Nails by Sojin | 1 - 5 PMSojin Oh (@sojinails) is a polymathic nail artist who translates organic phenomena, from natural wonders of the sea to the gastronomic, into sublime creations with consideration and a sense of humor.

Gel Mani: $60-$80 sliding scale
Extensions: $75-$95 sliding scale.
Space limited to 3 appointments.
                                                                                                                                                                      
11/15: Sparkly 22’s Miracle Zone* (Kundalini) | 6 PMSparkly 22’s Miracle Zone is a workshop that combines the practice of Kundalini Yoga, ritual, gesture and voice for the purpose of empowering the phy  sical body with magic of the higher worlds. Together we create a zone to receive miracles. In this workshop we will practice basic Kundalini exercises, an advanced kriya for creative manifestation, followed by a participatory ritual involving Sparkly 22’s ceramic instruments. Come prepared to co-create with the universe in the Miracle Zone.

Dress code: Yoga Wear (whites encouraged), and head scarf encouraged
Duration: 1.5 hours Free and open to the public

11/16: Jaye Fishel Bodywork | 11 AM - 5 PM 
Jaye will be offering one hour Craniosacral therapy session, a light touch energetic modality great for resetting the nervous system and overall wellness.

1 hour sessions @ $50 each
11/16: SWALLOW Bar Night | 8 PM - late
DJ Bimbofriend

11/19: Facials by Andrea Ámez | 12 - 5 PM
Andrea Ámez is not just an esthetician, she is a healer with hands of gold. Trained at the Aveda Institute Los Angeles, Andrea combines both a scientific and holistic approach in her treatments and firmly believes that with the power of intention we can become our best selves both internally and externally. She will be offering 30 minute facial healing sessions with acupressure massage and lymphatic drainage release with TCM Gua Sha techniques. Treatments will focus on lifting and draining excess water and toxins post Halloween. COME N GET GLOWED UP.

30 minute sessions @ $35 each
11/20: Astrology Readings by Ilana Kozlov | 10 AM - 4 PMlana Kozlov is a non-binary astrologer, clairvoyant and writer based in Los Angeles. Their work with natal charts is positioned as something that investigates our collective ability to transcend centeredness, so as to be in fellowship with one another, and achieve a more open communion with the planets. In a natal reading, a client can expect to glean clarity about their history, and hopefully find reconcile for things past and present.

Ilana explores your natal chart in 30 minute sessions. $30-$60 sliding scale

11/21: Laney Paradise Herbalism Workshop  | 11 AM - 12 PM
Laney Paradise is an herbalist and Biodiversity Agent. She / they recently moved from Portland, OR to Los Angeles to aid in reforestation and increase plant biodiversity. This workshop is curated to be accessible to anyone with trained or narrative plant knowledge. We will explore native medicinal plants that grow in Los Angeles, their healing properties and methods of preparations. There are medicinal plants growing on every corner and alleyway & they are available to ally with you towards reciprocal healing and abundance.Free *Donations welcome/sliding scale $1-11
11/22: Reiki Energy Healing by Sam Lepre | 3 - 7 PMSamantha is a 2nd generation Usai Reiki healer who specializes in many chakra/meridian healing modalities and combines techniques for tailored healing. Reiki can be described as spiritually guided force energy that restores energetic balance, raises vibration, and clears energy pathways. She believes that you are your true healer and her job is to assist your connection to the divine and your higher self. During your hands-on session you will experience relaxation that promotes healing from within. It is recommended that you avoid caffeine at least two hours before your session.30 minute sessions @ $20 each (flexible)
11/23: SWALLOW Closing Party | 10 PM - late

Reservation required *RSVP required  For reservations and RSVPs, please email clubswallowla@gmail.com ***All events take place at Murmurs: 1411 Newton Street, Los Angeles***