Dream Interpretation for Beginners

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Why do we dream? What do dreams mean? Bring your experiences and your questions to this introductory class on dream interpretation presented by local expert Paula Otano. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater Timberland Library.

Theater Artists Olympia presents- An Improbable Peck of Plays 3D! Our Annual One-Act Play Festival!

We here at Theater Artists Olympia understand your need for fast-paced, eclectic, three dimensional theater. That’s why we’re rolling out our third annual one-act play festival, An Improbable Peck of Plays 3D! Armed with an arsenal of fantastic locally written plays from our friends at Northwest Playwrights Alliance, our group of directors stand ready to launch a series of tremendous, albeit short, one-acts in your general direction. Featuring the directing prowess of Mark Alford, pug Bujead, Christian Carvajal, Elizabeth Lord, Morgan Picton, and Vanessa Postil-combined with a stellar cast and crew-this year’s festival promises to be the best available in this dimension!

WHO: Theater Artists Olympia
WHAT: An Improbable Peck of Plays 3D
WHEN: August 21-September 7; all shows at 8pm except for one 2:30pm matinee on September 7
WHERE: The Midnight Sun performance space N. 113 Columbia ST. downtown Olympia
PRICE: $12 (no one turned away)
TICKETS: Available at the door the night of the performance and also in advance at brownpapertickets.com. Call 360.259.2743 for more info.

Lisa Sweet at Salon Refu

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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4th Annual Love Our Local Fest

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 1:00pm - 9:00pm

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Website at http://www.loveourlocalfest.org.

Orca Books event: Sarah Thomas Gulden on Yoga

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:00pm

Sarah Thomas Gulden will be at Orca Books to present Balancing the Wheels: A Practical Guide to Chakras in Yoga and Life.  She will also demonstrate a few positions and related movements. 

Sarah's experience with yoga started in childhood and has been a life-long passion, including studies in spiritual philosophy, tarot, astrology, Reiki, alternative medicine, and traditional symbology. She is a long-time member of Shanti Yoga Ashram and the Essene Church in Bethesda, MD, is a RYT-500 hour yoga instructor from ISHTA Yoga, and teaches private, corporate, and studio yoga classes as well as personal Chakra Coaching sessions throughout the Greater Washington, DC area. She has led numerous local and international yoga retreats.

Orca Books is at 509 4th Ave E in downtown Olympia. This event is FREE and open to the public.

More Train Videos

I became interested in trains because of what is going on at the Port with importing the ceramic proppant frac sand, and coal and oil trains. After having seen a number of trains going through the area, I can say they are awesome in their own right. I have been posting more video of trains passing through the county on the BNSF Railway. Here are a few to sample, in case you're interested in trains. If you think they are awesome, then you might want to watch full screen HD and turn the volume up!

Robert F. W. Whitlock YouTube Channel

Here's my most recent Oil Train video, this one was going quite fast by N Rich Rd:

Orca Books free author reading: author and mountaineer David Stevenson reads from his "Letters from Chamonix"

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:00pm

Author and mountaineer David Stevenson will be reading from his latest collection of short stories, Letters from Chamonix, which was recently nominated for the Boardman Tasker Prize. Climbers and story-lovers, come join us!This event is FREE and open to the public. It's happening down at Orca Books, 509 4th Ave E in downtown Olympia.


Praise for Letters from Chamonix:

"Stevenson plays his stories like a rope taut with the weight of his character's lives. You sense every subtle slackening and sudden pull. Like any good climb, his narratives become mysterious, ghostly. Out of solid rock comes magic."

— Craig Childs, author of Apocalyptic Planet, Field Guide to the Everending Earth

Thurston Solar Tour 2014

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Thu, 08/21/2014 (All day)

This startling new comedy shines its spotlight on the inhabitants of a tiny town whose insignificant and bumbling lives somehow manage to reflect and remind us of the vast wonder of life and the universe we all live in. Inspired by Thornton Wilder’s classic play, Our Town, it will challenge your convictions about birth, death, and everything in between.

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