Olympia, Washington

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. ''Washington Post'' writer Chris Richards called their debut album, 1995's ''Personal Best (Personal Best (Team Dresch album))'', "a fiery, all-but-forgotten punk masterpiece."


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; is a particular highlight, simultaneously mocking and celebrating traditional rock's view of female sexuality. Background Mirah was born the youngest of three children. Most of her childhood was spent in Bala Cynwyd (Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania. She started writing music from a very young age, with her first song at four years old. neumu - "Waiting For Mirah's C'mon Miracle", edited by Michael Goldberg When she was twelve, Mirah appeared on ''Double Dare'', a television game show. juliafriedman.com "I actually used the money that I won on Double Dare to pay for the time I spent on the Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament." She began singing and performing at 18 when she moved to Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) and attended Evergreen State College. alias origin Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), USA genre Queercore, punk rock, indie rock, experimental rock '''The Need''' was a queercore band that originated in Olympia, Washington in the late 1990s. It was formed by Rachel Carns (drums and vocals) and Radio Sloan (guitar and bass guitar); headquarters 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E. Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), United States latd latm lats latNS - 195 align "left" Olympia (Olympia, Washington)-Lacey (Lacey, Washington), WA UA 143,826 238.1 91.9 603.9 1564.2 -


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with Dick Batdorf, co-founder of Batdorf and Bronson coffee roasting. Batdorf told Ingersoll that the secret to great coffee was great water – specifically artesian water. Subsequently Ingersoll met at the Spar restaurant with Herb Legg and John Robinson both of whom had worked in the 1950s and 60s to protect the artesian wells in Watershed Park. Legg and Robinson worked behind the scenes to get an article published in the Olympian on February 24, 1992 calling for community support of the well


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and Ditto followed. Howdeshell and Mendonca had been in bands together in Arkansas. The band coalesced when the three members were roommates in Olympia. Reitz is also


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of Washington author Rand McNally year 1939 accessdate 2008-08-26 *a ballroom with a floating floor (The Crystal Ballroom (Crystal Ballroom (Portland, Oregon))), *a saloon in Olympia, Washington called Spar Café and Bar, first opened in 1935. Olympia's Spar Café to be sold, a September 12, 2006 article from the ''Puget Sound Business Journal'' John Low and David


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a transsexual woman (transwoman) who underwent sex reassignment surgery in 1982. Kincaid, Harold and Jennifer McKitrick (2007). ''Establishing Medical Reality: Essays in the Metaphysics and Epistemology of Biomedical Science.'' Springer, ISBN 9781402052156 Since her transition (Transitioning (transgender)), she has lived in a polyamorous relationship with three spouses. Reitz, Jennifer Diane. http


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title Freeway billboard barbs a sign of what free speech really means last Judd first Ron date April 2, 2003 work The Seattle Times accessdate 8 June 2010 location Chehalis One message, attacking a nearby liberal arts college (The Evergreen State College), was photographed, made into a postcard and is sold in the College Bookstore. - Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) WA align center 1889 Olympia (Olympia, Washington) align center 1853 align right 16.7 align center No align right 46,478 align right 234,670 Seattle is the state's largest city. - - Olympia (WA) (Olympia, Washington) 1853 Capital of the Territory of Washington (northern Idaho 1853–1859, all of Idaho 1859–1863.) - - Olympia (WA) (Olympia, Washington) 1853 Capital of the Territory of Washington (west of Continental Divide 1853–1863.) - - rowspan 2 '''Olympia (Olympia, Washington)''' 1853 Capital of the Territory of Washington. - 2005 was a significant year for NYRA. headquarters 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E. Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), United States latd latm lats latNS - 195 align "left" Olympia (Olympia, Washington)-Lacey (Lacey, Washington), WA UA 143,826 238.1 91.9 603.9 1564.2 -


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with a large second-growth forest. Other parks include Priest Point Park, Burfoot Park, Sunrise Park and Yauger Park, which is home to one of Olympia's public skate parks including Friendly Grove which is nestled in a small Eastside Community, and Trillium Park, which was created by the efforts of adjoining neighborhood associations with the easement of private property. The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is located just outside of Olympia, as is the Capitol State Forest


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Delights''''' is a home video by the Melvins, which was released in 1992 through Box Dog Video. Recorded live at the North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, Washington, May 16, 1991. The video was rereleased on DVD (90 mins) in 2003. Seattle hosts a diverse and influential alternative music scene. The Seattle-based record label Sub Pop was the first to sign Nirvana (Nirvana (band)), and also signed such non-grunge bands as The Postal Service and The Shins. Other Seattle-area bands of note include Pearl Jam, Sunn O))), Acceptance (Acceptance (band)), Aiden, Alien Crime Syndicate, Antlers, The Beautiful Mothers, Betty X, the Blakes, The Blood Brothers (The Blood Brothers (band)), Blue Scholars, The Catheters, Charlie Drown, Common Heroes, Dangermart, Daphne Loves Derby (Kent), Death Cab for Cutie (Bellingham (Bellingham, Washington)), Daylight Basement, The Divorce, Dog Bone Sanctuary, Dolour, Drop Six, Drown Mary, Harvey Danger, Fleet Foxes, Foo Fighters, Gatsby's American Dream, Maktub, Metal Church, Minus the Bear, Macklemore, Modest Mouse (Issaquah), Mudhoney (Mudhoney (band)), The Murder City Devils, MxPx (Bremerton (Bremerton, Washington)), The Myriad, Pedro the Lion, Point One, Ruby Doe, Schoolyard Heroes, Screaming Trees (originally from Ellensburg (Ellensburg, Washington)), Second Coming, Sky Cries Mary, Sleater-Kinney (Olympia (Olympia, Washington)), Slicing Grandpa, Smoosh, Soundgarden, Sunny Day Real Estate, Super Deluxe, Supersuckers, Sweet 75, Turn to Fall, United States of Electronica, Utterance, Vendetta Red, Vexed, Vindaloo (Vindaloo (band)), Visqueen (Visqueen (band)), Zeke (Zeke (band)) and The Zero Points. background group_or_band origin Olympia, Washington, USA genre Punk rock, queercore, riot grrrl '''Team Dresch''' is an American punk band from Portland, Oregon, originally formed in Olympia, Washington, which was initially active from 1993 until 1998. The band made a significant impression on the do-it-yourself (DIY punk ethic) movement queercore, which gave voice through zine (punk zine)s and music to the passions and concerns of those in both the LGBT community and the punk subculture. All bandmembers were open lesbians. ''Washington Post'' writer Chris Richards called their debut album, 1995's ''Personal Best (Personal Best (Team Dresch album))'', "a fiery, all-but-forgotten punk masterpiece." headquarters 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E. Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), United States latd latm lats latNS - 195 align "left" Olympia (Olympia, Washington)-Lacey (Lacey, Washington), WA UA 143,826 238.1 91.9 603.9 1564.2 -


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, Shonen Knife began receiving lucrative offers from a range of US labels. By this time, many alternative rock groups had begun citing Shonen Knife as a favorite of theirs, and the resulting word-of-mouth created significant exposure for the band. On March 26, 1987, the trio's songs begin receiving spins on BBC radio from the legendary English (English people) disc jockey John Peel. After spending some time concentrating on their live performances, they had the opportunity to join Sonic Youth as guests at the Muse Hall in Shinsaibashi, Osaka. The two bands even shared a jam session as an encore. They then embarked on their very first gig abroad, playing at 2nd Coming in Los Angeles with the support of Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and Jeff (Jeff McDonald) and Steven McDonald (Steven Shane McDonald) of Redd Kross. Shonen Knife's popularity with alt-rock musicians was perhaps best expressed in 1989, when over twenty different bands came together to record renditions of their favorite Shonen Knife songs for a tribute album entitled ''Every Band Has A Shonen Knife Who Loves Them''. Career His first job, after graduating from Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, was at Will Vinton Studios in Portland, Oregon, where he learned the art of stop-motion animation. Bartlett moved to Los Angeles in 1987 to animate the Penny cartoons, with assistance from Nick Park for ''Pee-wee's Playhouse'' on CBS. Opinions on U.S. policy toward Iran On February 18, 2005 Scott Ritter told an audience in Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)) that George Bush (George W. Bush) had signed-off on preparations to bomb Iranian nuclear facilities, and that these preparations would be completed by June 2005. On the same occasion, he also made reference to the Iraqi elections, saying that the United States had manipulated the 2005 parliamentary election (Iraqi parliamentary election, January 2005), changing the percentage of United Iraqi Alliance votes from 56% to 48%. United for Peace of Pierce County, Washington — We nonviolently oppose the reliance on unilateral military actions rather than cooperative diplomacy The '''Olympia oyster''', ''Ostreola conchaphila'', is the native oyster of the Pacific (Pacific Ocean) coast of North America from Alaska to Mexico. The name is derived from the important 19th century oyster industry near Olympia, Washington, in Puget Sound. thumb left November 2006 flood, Granite Falls on the Stillaguamish River (File:Granite Falls 26428.JPG), Washington The Puget Sound region from Olympia, Washington to Vancouver, BC received several inches of rain per day in November 2006 from a series of successive Pineapple Express storms (Global storm activity of 2006#November 5–7) that caused massive flooding in all major regional rivers and mudslides which closed the mountain passes. These storms included heavy winds which are not usually associated with the phenomenon. Regional dams opened their spillways to 100% as they had reached full capacity due to rain and snowmelt. Officials referred to the storm system as "the worst in a decade" on November 8, 2006. Portions of Oregon were also affected, including over 14 inches (350 mm) in one day at Lees Camp (Lees Camp, Oregon) in the Coast Range, while the normally arid and sheltered Interior of British Columbia received heavy coastal-style rains. headquarters 3000 Pacific Avenue S.E. Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), United States latd latm lats latNS - 195 align "left" Olympia (Olympia, Washington)-Lacey (Lacey, Washington), WA UA 143,826 238.1 91.9 603.9 1564.2 -

Olympia, Washington

'''Olympia''' is the capital (Capital (political)) of the State (U.S. state) of Washington (Washington (state)) and the county seat of Thurston County (Thurston County, Washington). It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was documented as 46,478 in the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). The city borders Lacey (Lacey, Washington), to the East, and Tumwater (Tumwater, Washington) to the South. Olympia is a major cultural center of the Puget Sound region.

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