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October 2019

Murals of Oregon

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Dennis Shelton          Oregon is fortunate to have an outstanding variety of murals and muralists. Murals have come to represent the unique history and culture of an area and its people, and in many cases have become symbols of civic pride. I have been photographing and documenting murals for over 40 years. For this show, we will visit 35 Oregon cities and towns. Also included will be all of the murals dedicated to the 20 x 21…

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Murals of India

October 1 @ 2:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Dennis Shelton          Like so many places in the world, the art of contemporary murals has boomed in India, adding to the traditional murals found in temples. In an already vibrant culture, the mural has added its color and content to the national scene. India's murals are political, religious, historical and whimsical and represent the ideas and styles of a variety of muralists. I have traveled throughout India for 32 years and have photographed murals from Kashmir…

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That’s Just the Way Life Is

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Leslie Compton           Leslie will be presenting her narrative non-fiction book, That’s Just the Way Life Is, which details the relationship between herself and her father as he battled cancer. She will speak about the difficult times, the delightful memories and choices we have when confronting a similar situation through discussion and role play.  

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The Importance of Creativity

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Monica Seitzol-Phillips          Have you heard someone say “You’re so creative, and I’m just not”? We seem to have established two camps, creative and not-creative. Creativity is a basic part of the human psyche. This talk will explore why creativity is important. Audience participation will be encouraged.

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Folk Tales

October 8 @ 2:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Monica Seitzol-Phillips          Folktales have been around probably as long as mankind. This talk will explore the importance of and different aspects of tales from around the world and open up the idea that folktales are not just for children.

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Great Alaskan Earthquake

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenters: Michael Tomlinson and Marty Sherman          The Great 1964 Mw9.2 Alaska Earthquake was the 2nd largest earthquake ever measured with modern instruments. Michael Tomlinson will summarize the tectonic geology that resulted in what was the first earthquake labeled a megathrust earthquake. This earthquake advanced our understanding of plate tectonics, particularly subduction zones, not only of the Aleutian-Alaska Subduction Zone but other subduction zones such as Cascadia. Marty Sherman will relate his experiences (accompanied by photos of some…

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Trek: My Peace Pilgrimage in Search of a Kinder America

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Rand Bishop          Rand Bishop will read passages from Trek and share stories and lessons from his 90-day, 900-mile pilgrimage. In 2017, at 67, Rand walked from Southern California to the Central Oregon Coast. Content featured in the presentation will include encounters with people from a variety of ages, races, ethnicities, religious faiths, political postures, and socio-economic status, as well as observations on Pacific Coast history and geography. Rand, an accomplished musical performer, will also share some…

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Yoga for Every Body

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Erin Bowman          As a yoga and movement therapist, Erin specializes in adapting traditional yoga to support folks managing chronic pain and restoring mobility. In this interactive presentation, Erin will explore the foundations of yoga, pitfalls of contemporary movement patterns and postures, and reveal how modern approaches to this ancient practice can contribute to healing your body, mind and spirit.

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How to Publish a Book: Traditional and Self-Publishing

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Suzanne Parrott          You will learn the basics of the book publishing industry and resources to choose for the publishing path that best fits you and your work. Now, more than at any other time in history, there are more opportunities and possibilities to write, share, and publish a story — and interact with an audience. Whether you are after the traditional publishing experience, complete with an agent, editor, and publisher, or want to self-publish your book, it's…

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Ahuʻailāʻau: Birth of a Volcanic Vent

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Sifan Kahale          What happens when a volcanic vent pops up in the middle of your street (or under your house)! Photos and videos of the incredible 2018 Kilauea eruption, as well as an explanation of what and how it happened.

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