Olympia, Washington

What is Olympia, Washington known for?


hit songs

. alias origin Olympia (Olympia, Washington), Washington (Washington (U.S. state)), United States genre Pop (Popular music) '''The Fleetwoods''' were a singing trio (Trio (music)) from Olympia, Washington, United States; formed in the late 1950s. They were responsible for eleven hit (hit record) songs, beginning with "Come Softly to Me". The song was originally called "Come Softly", as written and arranged by founding lead singer Gretchen Christopher and the group was originally named '''Two Girls and a Guy''', but both were changed en route to the song's becoming a chart-topper. The '''Procession of the Species Celebration''' is an annual, community arts-based Earth Day celebration in Olympia, Washington. It is the largest annual Earth Day celebration in the Puget Sound area and Cascadia (Cascadia (bioregion)) bioregion. Taking place during Olympia's (Olympia, Washington) annual Spring Arts Walk, the Procession regularly draws 30,000 spectators and 2,000-3,000 participants. What has been the impact of the Procession? — Official Website of the Procession of the Species. Retrieved October 16, 2009. The celebration, now in its 17th year, is completely noncommercial, made possible by community contributions of money, materials, time, and skills. Who creates the Procession? — Official Website of the Procession of the Species. Retrieved October 16, 2009. The Procession is produced by Earthbound Productions, a 501 C-3 organization, and currently does not benefit from any public funding from the city of Olympia. Seven weeks before the Procession, a community art studio is established. This studio is open to the public and a minimal donation is requested, but no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. As there is no permanent studio space available for the Procession, each year Earthbound Productions locates and rents a space to serve as the community art studio; ultimately, the group hopes to find a permanent location. About the Community Art Studio — Official Website of the Procession of the Species. Retrieved October 16, 2009. The studio, staffed solely by volunteers, becomes a central location for art & music workshops and costume design. Participants use a wide range of artistic approaches, such as Batik, Papier Mache, and Luminaria. They use mostly donated or scavenged materials to express appreciation for the natural world and create their costumes, banners, floats, puppets, drumming, community bands, and more. During the event itself, bedecked in their costumes featuring the elements (Classical element) and various species of plants and animals, people of all ages join in the procession. The event itself has three ground rules: no live pets, no motorized vehicles, and no written words. The Three Rules Explained — Official Website of the Procession of the Species. Retrieved October 16, 2009. Phranc was an important influence on the Queercore movement, 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 -


video education

an 80-acre sculpture garden and art gallery. Each year the Olympia Film Society (OFS) produces a film festival and fosters film and video education in Olympia. It also shows independent, classic and international films year-round at the art-deco Capitol Theater. A mostly volunteer-powered organization, OFS supports and presents a variety of culture events, including ''All Freakin' Night'', an all-night horror film screening with a cult following. On the fourth Saturday in April


record industry

1988 piece in ''The New York Times Magazine'', "Why I'm Quitting the Senate", in which he complained of "bickering and protracted paralysis". '''Sympathy for the Record Industry''' (also known as '''Sympathy Records''' or '''Sympathy 4 the R.I.''') is a mainly independent (independent record label) garage rock and punk (Punk rock) label formed in 1988 (1988 in music) by record industry anti-mogul Long Gone John. The first

, taken by photographer Vicki Berndt, and an early Hole logo in pink text. Another Berndt photograph is featured on the first page of the EP's twenty-page booklet and was used by Sympathy for the Record Industry as an official promotional photograph a year later around the time of the release of Hole's debut studio album, ''Pretty on the Inside'' (1991). The booklet focuses strictly on Hole's early career and includes a full transcipt of one of the band's first interviews for ''Flipside (Flipside (fanzine))'' in October 1990, accompanying photographs by Al Flipside, 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 -


films year

an 80-acre sculpture garden and art gallery. Each year the Olympia Film Society (OFS) produces a film festival and fosters film and video education in Olympia. It also shows independent, classic and international films year-round at the art-deco Capitol Theater. A mostly volunteer-powered organization, OFS supports and presents a variety of culture events, including ''All Freakin' Night'', an all-night horror film screening with a cult following. On the fourth Saturday in April, in honor of Earth Day, Olympia is host to one of the region's largest community celebrations - the Procession of the Species celebration. Held in conjunction with the city's biannual Arts Walk, the Procession is organized by the community-based non-profit organization, Earthbound Productions. Structured around an annual Community Art Studio that is free and open to the public, organizers provide art, music and dance workshops during the preceding seven weeks leading up to the Procession weekend. About the Community Art Studio — Official Website of the Procession of the Species. Retrieved October 16, 2009. In its July 2009 ''Best of America'' feature, ''Reader's Digest'' magazine honored the Procession of the Species with the top spot in its “can’t resist” parades and processions list. Procession of the Species tops Readers Digest list — June 22, 2009. The Olympian. Retrieved October 16, 2009. 8 People, Places and Things We Love About America — Reader's Digest Website. Retrieved October 16, 2009. Open to all, the Procession of the Species attracts up to 30,000 viewers, while its costumed participants of all ages frequently number nearly 3,000. On the Friday evening before the Procession of Species, a Luminary Procession is held. Sports In 1984, Olympia hosted the U.S. Olympic women's marathon trial. The winner of the event was Joan Benoit who would later win a gold medal at the first women's Olympic marathon at the 1984 Summer Olympic games (1984 Summer Olympics) in Los Angeles. Olympia is the home of the Oly Rollers, the local women's flat track roller derby league whose travel team (the Cosa Nostra Donnas) became the 2009 national champions of the Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) by winning the national "Declaration of Derby" tournament in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 15, 2009. 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 -


series

to Olympia, in the short story "Goldfish", which is set in 1936. A Great Depression-era town with government buildings is sketchily described. The yarn ends violently on the extreme tip of the Olympic Peninsula, in a smugglers' nest in Westport. In the young adult novel series Gossip Girl (novel series) (Gossip Girl), the character Dan Humphrey attends The Evergreen State College, located in Olympia. Influences on music The Olympia

title The Complete Peanuts Volume 3 (1955–56) year 2005 publisher Fantagraphics Books During its initial months, the band went through a series of names, starting with Skid Row and including Pen Cap Chew, Bliss, and Ted Ed Fred. The group finally settled on Nirvana, which Cobain said was chosen because "I wanted a name that was kind of beautiful or nice and pretty instead of a mean, raunchy punk rock name like the Angry Samoans". Azerrad, 1994. p. 61–2

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art rock

of the Dead author Bradley, Stephen date February 28, 2011 work The Washington Times Communities - Riffs accessdate April 1, 2011 quote The Trail of Dead has been known as something of a sprawling band ever since the band's first release in 1998. They've always been able to incorporate elements of noise rock and art rock into a post-hardcore foundation that allows for them to wander sonically not only from song to song but within each song itself and never losing the listener's interest in the song. in Austin (Austin, Texas), and At the Drive-In from El Paso (El Paso, Texas). This last band was known for their energy in both performances and music, and for their "driving melodic punk riffs, meshed together with quieter interlocking note-picking". 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 -


love rock

Underground Convention in Olympia, Washington, heralded the emerging riot grrrl phenomenon. Billed as "Love Rock Revolution Girl Style Now", the concert's lineup included Bikini Kill, Bratmobile, Heavens to Betsy, L7 (L7 (band)), and Mecca Normal. Raha (2005), p. 154. The riot grrrl movement foregrounded feminist concerns and progressive politics in general; the DIY ethic and fanzines were also central elements of the scene. Jackson (2005


amp music

October 16, 2009. The studio, staffed solely by volunteers, becomes a central location for art & music workshops and costume design. Participants use a wide range of artistic approaches, such as Batik, Papier Mache, and Luminaria. They use mostly donated or scavenged materials to express appreciation for the natural world and create their costumes, banners, floats, puppets, drumming, community bands, and more. During the event itself, bedecked in their costumes featuring the elements (Classical element) and various species of plants and animals, people of all ages join in the procession. The event itself has three ground rules: no live pets, no motorized vehicles, and no written words. The Three Rules Explained — Official Website of the Procession of the Species. Retrieved October 16, 2009. Phranc was an important influence on the Queercore movement, 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 -


main power

Defense Forces Israeli commandos raid Entebbe (Operation Entebbe) airport in Uganda, rescuing all but four of the passengers and crew of an Air France jetliner seized by Palestinian terrorists. *1977 – The George Jackson Brigade plants a bomb at the main power substation for the Washington (Washington (state)) state capitol in Olympia (Olympia, Washington) in solidarity with a prison strike at the Walla Walla State Penitentiary Intensive Security Unit *1982 – Iranian diplomats kidnapping (1982): four Iranian diplomats are kidnapped by Lebanese militia in Lebanon. In late 1986 Cobain moved into an apartment, paying his rent by working at a Polynesian (Polynesian culture) coastal resort approximately 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 -


publishing radical

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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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