Discover the unseen threads of history and science woven into the fabric of Oklahoma as we invite you to an extraordinary evening with science journalist and psychedelic researcher Michael Mason. Join us for “Mystic Plains: Oklahoma’s Psychedelic Past and Future,” a thought-provoking exploration into the fascinating world of psychedelics and their deep-rooted connection to our state’s heritage.

Event Details

  • When: January 24, 2024
  • Where: All Souls Unitarian Church
  • Time: 7:00pm

What To Expect:

“Mystic Plains: Oklahoma’s Psychedelic Past and Future,” is a compelling talk exploring Oklahoma’s intriguing relationship with psychedelics, from its historical roots in indigenous cultures to the forefront of modern psychedelic research. You’ll discover how this rich and often untold story weaves through the fabric of Oklahoma’s heritage, revealing a unique perspective on the cultural, spiritual, and scientific dimensions of psychedelic substances.

This enlightening presentation with Michael Mason will not only delve into the past but also cast a light on the future, examining the resurgence of interest in the therapeutic potential of psychedelics and their impact on mental health and well-being in today’s society.

Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a seeker of spiritual insights, or curious about the future of psychedelic research, this talk promises a captivating journey through Oklahoma’s mystical psychedelic landscape.

Dinner, Chapel and Childcare Available

This event starts at 7pm, but you can join us early for a mushroom-themed dinner starting at 5:30pm for a suggested donation of $10. After dinner, join us for chapel at 6:30pm. We’ll also have childcare available from 6:15-8:30pm.

About Michael Mason

Michael Mason is a science journalist and recipient of the Tim Ferris Psychedelic Journalism Fellowship from UC Berkeley. His research has taken him from the Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Research Center and into underground laboratories. He is also the founder of This Land magazine and author of the book “Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury and Its Aftermath.”

Image of Michael Mason, science journalist and host of Mystic Plains: Oklahoma's Psychedelic Past and Future.