Dark Sanctuary Pages

Welcome all ye noctilucent kindred who hunger for the splendors of the night, unafraid to express and unleash their inner (and outer) beautifully-wicked selves!

Dark Sanctuary is a group focused on creating events that celebrate and support our Alternative Culture (and subcultures). We are the first Meetup.com group –worldwide- to feature this topic of interest!
Further, Dark Sanctuary seeks to provide an enjoyable, safe, supportive and friendly atmosphere for Alaska’s local Creatures of the Night. A place to share ideas, experiences and unique lifestyles while exercising respect and common-courtesy to fellow members as well as guests.

Wikipedia defines Alternative Culture: “A type of culture that exists outside (or on) the fringes of mainstream or popular culture, usually under the domain of one or more subcultures. These subcultures may have little or nothing in common besides their relative obscurity, but cultural studies uses this common basis of obscurity to classify them as alternative cultures, or, taken as a whole, the alternative culture. However ‘obscure’ we may seem, together we are a community in a positive light!

“We are all components that make up the Community. It would be nothing without us. Our community is important. Therefore, we are important!
Community derives from the French word communité or the Latin communitas (“with/together” and “gift”). It can be defined as people living in a particular district, city, etc. or a group of people forming a social unit within a larger one. Segregation involves the separation from others or the main mass of a group. It also involves collecting into a new body. The gift from the communitas should not include segregation of our Kin. Rather, it should recognize what brings us together…”
Berinvönn Dærthledd, creator of Nocturné Borealis website ©2010


Meetup.com has been described as an online social networking tool that facilitates offline group meetings in various localities around the world. In other words, Meetup.com's function is to help bring people/members with common interests together offline! So why is it some Meetup members find it necessary to join out-of-state groups that they don't intend to 'meet up' with? If you wish to be a member of this group, you need to be in-state and/or reside in the state of Alaska. Anchorage residents preferred!

Dark Sanctuary strives to schedule a variety of events that are in the interest of it’s members! As these venues may cater to adult themes and/ or pursuits, members are required to be at least 18 years old (21 years of age when alcoholic beverages are involved with valid ID). Some events may require admission to attend! Discounts and/or VIP privileges maybe available to group members who attend these (if not all) events.
Dark Sanctuary seeks to provide an enjoyable, safe, supportive and friendly atmosphere for Alaska’s local 'nightkind'. Members are expected to exercise respect and common-courtesy to fellow members as well as guests. Members expressing extreme profanity (and vulgarity), unwanted sexual aggressiveness, physical/verbal abuse, criminal intent and/or anything that makes others uncomfortable during a Meetup function will not be tolerated!
If a member cannot support these requests, that member has no place within the Dark Sanctuary Meetup. Unacceptable actions (or behaviors) may result in the removal of that member and/or banning them from scheduled events. If a member is removed during an event, their admission will not be refunded!

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About Dark Sanctuary May 26, 2013 8:27 PM anonymous

Anchorage, AK

Founded Dec 8, 2012

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