Today we must mourn the mourners and celebrate the passing of something bigger than the sum of its parts. Yes, it is with bittersweet sadness that we announce today, the closing of this chapter of one of the most ambitious art projects we have ever undertaken; Nevertold. Bitter because we love what we do and we have loved supporting a vibrant community of strangers, creeps, collectors and lovers of death. Sweet because we will have time once again to pursue the other avenues of art that we’ve so sorely missed by putting all of our time and energy into this one project. It’s been an amazing time getting to know all of you, sharing our love of this strange and limitless world of the macabre and the unknown. We leave now to go and further explore that limitless world and we hope that you all will too.
Nevertold will close its storefront April 30th, 2017 forever. Until then, we will be making deals and having flash sales. As they say, Everything must go! And so too must Nevertold and ultimately you and I. But remember, whatever mark you make in this wonderful life, no matter how small is a mark made forever. We hope our small mark on this great big world meant something to you and that you’ll go forward as we will, marking this existence with Friendship, Love and Truth. Stay curious. Death is not the end…
Our cauldron is hot and we’re brewing some Halloween magic for the community! Communion trays overflowing with absinthe, music, wine, prank calls to the spirit world via ouija board, delicious snacks, a seance, and reminders of death’s ever present shadow are all going to be a part of this wonderful evening. We’ll be holding a costume contest with Nevertold prizes for the winners, so dress to impress! Bring your friends, loved ones, and any spirits that may be following you around.
Friday, October 28th from 7-10pm.
This Saturday join us at Nevertold for the first in our series of spooky readings with talented writers! The séance is upon us! We’ll attempt to channel the spirits of the dead writers we admire while hearing the latest readings of some of the most talented writers working today. Ouija board, Ouija board, will you work for us? Come and be part of the fun, get spooked with classic séance shenanigans and enjoy an afterworld themed beer brewed especially for us by Outlander Brewery while you are regaled by readings by, Jenny Zhang, David Schmader, Sarah Galvin, Sonya Vatomsky, James Gendron and our very own Jackson Bennett. It’ll be a haunting evening not to be forgotten!
Changing up to a summery window display means we get to shift a few baboons around. This is Bob, our new store greeter!
Nevertold is proud to be involved with Seattle’s Anti-Block Party! Consider this your darker, spookier, and cheaper alternative to the Capitol Hill Block Party. We have crafted these handsome custom casket keychains to be included in gift bags for those who buy a 2-day pre-sale ticket! Only a limited amount left. You’ll also get stuff from Gargoyles Statuary, NYXc gift with Bat Bucks in addition to a $5 coupon. PLUS some BCP & band merch. .
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Bat City is always working on bridging the gap between Seattle’s alternative dark communities. Our mission is to cross alternative genres, come together to mobilize our artist, producers, and fans to create an unstoppable, recognizable, alternative community in Seattle. We want to see an all encompassing alternative scene that allows us to support our artists and our venues on a scale that demands attention.
Seattle’s favorite deathly duo are now a part of forever! Some film students from Seattle University saw fit to make a short documentary about our little shop and did a fine job of making us look more human than we otherwise might! It’s a quick watch and they did an absolutely perfect job of capturing the joy of death that we feel every day here at Nevertold! Long live the cinema!
Tomorrow night at Vermillion on Capitol Hill, the voices of four poets and your friendly neighborhood ghoul will ring out! Our own Jackson Bennett will be reading some anecdotes from his book in progress on the history of grave robbing and enlightening you to the finer points of disturbing the dead along with Sonya Vatomsky, Zachary Cosby, Shy Watson and Jon-Michael Frank reading actual and real poetry! Come on down, you can’t lose.
Danger! Tread lightly but have no fear, it’s only the sky falling after all. Our building is getting a new roof but we’re still here noon to 7pm as always! And look on the bright side, if a roofer falls on you, we’re here to build you and him fine caskets to be buried in. Come cheat death and get curious!
The variance of the inner workings of the human head! A thing we at Nevertold never could tire of. This skull is, unmarked but was a Clay Adams preparation according to the Doctor from which it was purchased. Ever wonder how your teeth are hooked up? Or what the inner working of your sinus cavity or ear are all about? This smiler has conveniently hinged cutaways to answer all your burning questions without the need for self surgery! It is one of the nicest examples of this type of preparation that we have seen and comes with a carrying case for an evening out on the town!
Our Caracal found the perfect new owner! We love bringing spirit animals together.