Learn the ropes from two of Los Angeles’ most well-known Shibari experts. Get your feet wet with basic knots and ties, then stay for the second half where more advanced techniques such as chest harnesses and suspension are covered.
About the Facilitators:
Ms Nikki Nefarious is an award winning bondage artist, award winning photographer, bondage instructor, professional dominatrix, performer, and fetishist for all seasons. You may have seen her bondage work in Rihanna’s music video “S&M” or Zalman King’s final film “Pleasure or Pain” in which she played the role of herself. The creator of the Bondage Certification Program, Ms Nikki Nefarious, is the only professional fetish artist with personal artifacts in the archives of the Hard Rock Café. She teaches public and private BDSM classes in Los Angeles.
Miss Cassie is the host of TSR network’s Naughty or Nice with Miss Cassie. The show broadcasts every Tuesday evening at 9pm on the TSR network. Known for her rope bondage and suspension performances on stage, Miss Cassie also includes fire play, knife play, flogging, spanking, and caning in her scenes. Miss Cassie teaches ongoing weekly classes at Sanctuary Studios LAX where she also resides as one of their resident Dommes.
Ever wonder where you can go to meet like minded people interested in all those various shades of grey? Perhaps you have your toybag ready but need some guidance on how and where to begin. Meet Bar Sinister’s Resident Hosts; two lifestyle Doms who share how to get started with implement safety, scene negotiation, consensual protocols, public etiquette and so much more.
Are you ready to explore new erotic practices, but don’t where to begin? In this fast-paced class, learn the basics of BDSM: bondage, discipline, domination, submission, & sadomasochism. BDSM fundamentals pertaining to culture, gear, furniture, and safety will be covered. Learn the useful lingo, etiquette, and fashion to feel more confident in BDSM settings. Important resources like literature, videos, and social networking sites will be introduced to further your discovery. Basic play techniques will be brought to life using demonstrations and personal instruction. After completing this class, you will be better prepared to create mind-bending scenes as you start your BDSM journey.
Returning Stockroom University Instructor, Snow Mercy, has over 12-years of BDSM experience, traveling the world as a BDSM educator, performance artist, guest Domme, fetish model and video actress. Mistress Snow Mercy’s recent teaching credits include: San Francisco’s “BondCon” & “Kink University;” Los Angeles’ “DomCon” & “Exxxotica Expo;” and Chicago’s “The Studio” & “Chicago Dungeon Rentals.” Television credits include “Sex with Sunny Megatron” (Showtime), ” Playboy Morning Show” (Playboy TV), “Our America” (Oprah Winfrey Network), and Arte TV (France & Germany).
Subspace – A panel discussion moderated by Hudsy Hawn
“You long for the dream to stop, for the fear of being unable to bear it, And yet you want it to go on, to see how it will end.” from The Story of O
You know you’re submissive… you drooled over Christian Grey and have read The Story of O about a hundred times… so, what now?
So many new female submissives willingly dive down the rabbit hole only to discover they know nothing about protecting themselves.
Hear from some of Los Angeles lifestyle subs. Find out how the found the lifestyle, experience their journeys and keep their knowledge for yourself.
Submission is a gift. The sub has all the power. In this discussion, Subspace is more than just a state of being. It’s a safe place to discover the dominant protector within yourself as you begin your BDSM adventure.
April 18, 2015 2:00PM-5:00PM
Stockroom University: Women in Charge of Kink – Hosted by Mistress Ravensong, Mistress Bella Bathory, and Baroness Kitty Click here for more information.
April 25, 2015 2:00PM-5:00PM
Stockroom University: Open To More: Creating and Sustaining Modern Relationships – Led by Ryan Witherspoon, Marty Lotspeich, Stephanie Witherspoon, and Ann Conners Click here for more information.
The Stockroom and Daedalus Publishing proudly present the launch of “The Illustrated Master of O” with author Ernest Greene and adult film legend Nina Hartley!
The long awaited debut of “The Illustrated Master of O” is finally here! Join us for an evening of elegance as the Los Angeles fetish elite support this limited edition version of The Master of O.
This event to honor Mr. Greene’s book will have an open Q & A forum as well as an opportunity to hear the author read an excerpt from his book, an in-person book signing of this collector’s item will precede a play party which closes the program.
Valet services will be made available for this red carpet event.
Just in time for St Valentine’s day, a sampling of 6 different types of play in one class for you and your sweetie. You will get expert instruction with a focus on safety, hygiene, preparation, and execution of the scene. You will also be able to sample a variety of play during the demo portion of the class. Bring your curiosity and a willingness to try something new. You must be 18 years or older to attend. Singles, couples, and poly groups are all welcome.
Topics to be covered include:
• How to construct a BDSM scene/Role Play
• Service and slave training
• Impact play: Floggers, single tails, paddles, punching, and spanking
• Balloon bondage
• Edge play: Trigger warning!!! This one is extreme play, not for the weak of heart.
• Sensory deprivation/Sensation play
Superheroes of sex ed, Ken Melvoin-Berg and Sunny Megatron are partners in every sense of the word. In addition to co-producing Showtime’s Sex with Sunny Megatron together, the couple initially gained recognition writing and teaching about everyone’s favorite subject: SEX. Some of their sell-out workshops include: BDSM 101, Prostate Milking for Beginners, Ethical Non-Monogamy, Sex Toys 101, ZAP! Electric Play: Wands, TENS & More, G-spots & Squirting and How to Give a World Class Blow Job.
Ken Melvoin-Berg is a Chicago based professional pervert, unscripted TV producer, freelance writer, BDSM/sex educator, and male sex toy advocate. He is also the consulting producer/Sharon Osborne of Showtime’s Sex with Sunny Megatron. Ken is an edutainer armed with knowledge of all things sexual, a humorous lecturing style, and a professional background in biology. Ken has been writing and lecturing on these subjects since 1997. Ken is known for his amazing facial hair and tattoos.
Sunny Megatron is an adult sexuality educator, public speaker, blogger, and pleasure advocate. She is also the host and executive producer of Sex with sunny Megatron on Showtime. Voted one of the 6 most savvy sexologists in North America, Sunny is most known for her approach-ability, humor, and ability to present alternative sexuality topics ways that are accessible and understandable to the mainstream.
February 14th 2015
Stockroom/Syren Retail Boutique
2809 1/2 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Renowned fetish & erotic photographer Steve Diet Goedde will be previewing his upcoming 25-year book retrospective “ARRANGEMENTS” with project editor (and fellow renowned photographer) Eric Kroll.
The retrospective features never-before-seen images from Goedde’s recent and classic photo shoots, alongside a few iconic fan favorites – in fact, nearly 50% of these images are previously unpublished. The series is being launched via a Kickstarter campaign that has earned a Staff Pick from the fundraising site as one of the best projects currently on offer there.
Both Goedde and Kroll will discuss the image selection process with live commentary and Q&A during a slideshow of the forthcoming project. Special guest and model, Kumi, will also be in attendance.
This event is free and will be held at Stockroom Hall located next to our retail boutique at 2809 ½ W. Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. 90026. 4-6pm
ABOUT STEVE DIET GOEDDE:
Steve Diet Goedde has been a fine art photographer for 25 years. His subtle approach to photographing the high-gloss fetish world with a very non-gloss, down-to-earth aesthetic sets him apart from that genre’s more typical styles. (www.stevedietgoedde.com)
The lovely Stoya dropped by our Silverlake boutique where we outfitted her in some luxurious handmade leather pieces from the JT Signature Collection.
Each piece in the JT Signature Collection is designed and assembled in our Los Angeles workshop from garment leather and gold-plated hardware personally selected and approved by The Stockroom’s founder and president, Joel Tucker.