The Structure of Love Is Indestructible

INTERNATIONAL DEBUT EVENT

OLYMPIA,WA

The international debut event to unveil The Structure of Love Is Indestructible will take place September 11 -15, 2013.    

This debut will last five days, each day having a different theme related to the meaning of the sculpture.  The event will include keynote speakers and live music. Fire fighters from the Olympia area have volunteered to usher. 

The debut will take place at the Harbor House on Percival Landing in Olympia, WA.

SCHEDULE AND DAY THEMES

9/11/13

DAY 1 - Honoring Service

12pm-9pm

12:00 noon-12:30pm - Unveiling Ceremony

                                     

Honor Guard of Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey Firefighters

America the Beautiful to be sung by Sara Flotree and accompanied by Olympia High School students Sarah Smith (violin), Belinda So (violin), Danzhu Zhou (piano)

-Welcome by artist Ross Matteson,

-Remarks by Col. Timothy Walker ret. (mult-Purple Heart recipient and patriot)

-Remarks by Stephen M. Langer, Ph.D  (Olympia City Council Member and solution-     focused clinical psychologist)

-Olympia High School students Sarah Smith (violin), Belinda So (violin), Danzhu Zhou (piano) perform a tribute to 9/11 titled New World by Michael McLean music will be introduced and directed by Charles Schooler(Olympia High School faculty)

-Sculpture Unveiling and multi-colored Dove Release

12:30pm - Harbor House open for viewing of sculpture

7:00 pm - 8:00pm Dan Walker and Shannon DeLong  (guitar and vocal) perform

9:00pm - Harbor House closes for day

A short video presentation will be shown throughout the day in the Harbor House.  It will honor event sponsors, as well as share information on Ross’ work including the story of The Structure of Love Is Indestructible.  The subject, “Courage in Journalism” will be addressed in a video segment from Alice Musabende of Rwanda.

Local firefighters will be ushering from 11:00am-2:00pm.

Music DJ’d by McKane Cutler 12:30-2pm

9/12/13

DAY 2 - Recognizing Peace and Justice

9am-9pm

9:00am - Harbor House opens for viewing of sculpture

 

7:00-7:30pm - Jim Page (activist, improvisational folk-singer/poet, guitar and vocals)performs                  

 

7:30pm - Cindy Corrie (President, Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice)  and Ross Matteson speak

 

8:00-9:00pm - Jim Page (activist, improvisational folk-singer/poet, guitar and vocals)performs

 

9:00pm - Harbor House closes

 

A short video presentation will be shown throughout the day in the Harbor House.  It will honor event sponsors, as well as share information on Ross’ work including the story of The Structure of Love Is Indestructible.  The subject, “Courage in Journalism” will be addressed in a video segment from Alice Musabende of Rwanda.

 

Local firefighters will be ushering from 6:30pm-9:00pm.

 

Music DJ’d by McKane Cutler 6-7pm

9/13/13

DAY 3 - Courage in Journalism

9am-9pm

9:00am - Harbor House opens for viewing of sculpture

 

12:15pm - John Dodge (inspirationalist writer and journalist for The Olympian) and Ross Matteson speak

 

12:30pm- 1:00pm Tarik Bentlemsani (of The Brown Edition- guitar)

 

5:00-6:15pm - Chickadee (4 Person Jazz Band) performs

 

6:15-7:00pm – Artesian Rumble Arkestra (15 Piece Social Justice Marching Band)

 

9:00pm - Harbor House closes

 

A short video presentation will be shown throughout the day in the Harbor House.  It will honor event sponsors, as well as share information on Ross’ work including the story of The Structure of Love Is Indestructible.  The subject, “Courage in Journalism” will be addressed in a video segment from Alice Musabende of Rwanda.

 

Local firefighters will be ushering from 11:30am-1:30pm.

 

Music DJ’d by McKane Cutler 5-8pm

9/14/13

DAY 4 - Uncovering Truth in Nature

9am-9pm

9:00am - Harbor House opens for viewing of sculpture

3:30-5:00pm - Buckshot Brass Band (Washington’s funkiest brass band) perform

5:00-5:30pm - Ross Matteson (artist/activist) speaks

           

5:30-6:00pm - Rob Saecker (Mbira) performs

6:00-8:00pm - Dale Russ (fiddle) and Tom Creegan (Uilleann Irish pipes) perform

9:00pm - Harbor House closes

A short video presentation will be shown throughout the day in the Harbor House.  It will honor event sponsors, as well as share information on Ross’ work including the story of The Structure of Love Is Indestructible.  The subject, “Courage in Journalism” will be addressed in a video segment from Alice Musabende of Rwanda.

Local firefighters will be ushering from 12:00pm-9:00pm. 

9/15/13

DAY 5 - Interfaith Unity

9am-9pm

9:00 - Harbor House opens for viewing of sculpture

4:00-5:00pm - Erev Rav (Pacific Northwest’s premiere klezmer orchestra) performs

5:00pm - Fred La Motte (Interfaith Chaplin, Common Bread at The Evergreen State College) and Ross Matteson speak.  Fred will also conduct a brief interfaith blessing.

9:00pm - Harbor House closes

A short video presentation will be shown throughout the day in the Harbor House.  It will honor event sponsors, as well as share information on Ross’ work including the story of The Structure of Love Is Indestructible.  The subject, “Courage in Journalism” will be addressed in a video segment from Alice Musabende of Rwanda.

Local firefighters will be ushering from 3:30pm-6:00pm.

Music DJ’d by McKane Cutler 6-8pm

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LOCATION

The Harbor House on Percival Landing

405 Columbia St NW 

Olympia, WA 98501