Events

Past Events

Upcoming Events 2017

Living Our Lives in a Larger Story:
A StoryDome Experience

May 6th, 2017 ~ 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Location: The StoryDome Space, Ken’s Korner

Transforming your personal story can change your life.
Transforming our collective story can change the world.

You are invited to join us for the first in a series of monthly events called LIVING OUR LIVES IN A LARGER STORY.  
This evening will be an opportunity to experience a guided tour of the Universe in the StoryDome, followed by a conversation focused on how this enlarged worldview can deepen our community connections and lead to personal transformation..
 
How does the big history context of the Universe Story impact the way we find meaning and fulfillment as a community?
 
The StoryDome is an immersive dome environment that uses the power of visual storytelling to explore the big human stories we tell ourselves about who we are, how we got here, and where we’re going. In our state-of-the-art StoryDome, we will be immersed in awe-inspiring experiences of the Universe Story, and the beauty and sacredness of all life on Earth.
 
Join us in discovering the joy of being alive in this vast sacred Universe that is our home.
The StoryDome show will be performed LIVE by Joe Menth & James Whitcomb.
 
The follow-up conversation will be facilitated by Rick Ingrasci M.D., M.P.H.
 
Donations Welcome
Limited to 18 participants.
Location: StoryDome is at Ken’s Korner Shopping Center in Clinton (Hwy 525 and Langley Road – enter through the center door next to Island Drugs, then turn left).

To register & for more information, contact Rick Ingrasci:


Past Events

Living Your Life in a Larger Story: A StoryDome Workshop

Saturday, March 12th ~ 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: The StoryDome Space, Ken’s Korner

Cost: $50 – $75 (sliding scale)

Transforming your personal story can change your life.
Transforming our collective story can change the world.

The StoryDome is an immersive dome environment that uses the power of visual storytelling to explore the big human stories we tell ourselves about who we are, how we got here, and where we’re going. In our state-of-the-art StoryDome, we will be immersed in awe-inspiring experiences of the Universe Story, and the beauty and sacredness of all life on Earth.

This workshop is designed to cultivate personal creativity, compassion, and community by deepening our relationships with ourselves, each other, and the natural world. We will integrate sacred ceremony, visual storytelling and a dynamic group process both inside and outside of the dome. Using a variety of arts-based techniques for creative self-expression, we will explore ways to apply this shift in consciousness in our daily lives.

Join us in discovering the joy of being alive in this vast sacred Universe that is our home.

Living Your Life in a Larger Story will be facilitated
by Rick Ingrasci M.D., Hazel Bell-Koski, and Lizzy Shipman.

Live StoryDome shows will be performed by Joe Menth & James Whitcomb.
Hazel & Lizzy will incorporate ritual elements from their Universe, Universe project
into the workshop.

Universe Universe: The Awe and Reverence Tour, is a mobile storytelling lodge
that weaves the 14-billion-year story of the universe with indigenous knowledge
and ways of being from around the world.

 

 

StoryDome Workshop 2 Flyer - Living your Life in a Larger Story

StoryDome Workshop – Living your Life in a Larger Story

Bios

Rick Ingrasci, M.D., M.P.H. is the StoryDome’s Project Director. He has a rich background is in psychiatry, holistic medicine, community development, and social entrepreneuring. He currently practices life coaching, mainly with leaders of non-profit organizations. He also has an informal online news service with a “bigmind” perspective. Rick co-founded Interface (Boston’s largest holistic education center), the American Holistic Medical Association, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Hollyhock, where he has been convening an annual Hollyhock Summer Gathering since 1986. He co-authored the bestselling “Chop Wood, Carry Water: A Guide to Finding Spiritual Fulfillment in Everyday Life”.

Maggie Chumbley is service-learning, global and environmental educator. She is a consultant, activist and visionary for bringing deep ecology, conscious living, service, and global and community awareness into the field of education. Her most recent projects include leading the Plastic Free Campuses project for the Plastic Pollution Coalition and advising on education outreach for the upcoming environmental documentary film Midway.

Joe Menth is the Creative Director of the StoryDome as well as the owner of Fine Balance Imaging printing and design studio, and Feather & Fox retail boutique in Langley Washington. He is a graduate of the Art Institute of Seattle where he specialized in computer animation and graphic design. He has also studied photography extensively through higher education courses as well as private instruction with mentors. After working as a Marketing Manager in communications, advertising, web authoring, graphic design, and event management for high-tech and bio-tech corporations, he landed on Whidbey Island and chose to create his own business.

James Whitcomb is the StoryDome’s Visualization Specialist.


Past Events in 2013

October 31-November 3, 2013
The Fall Gathering
Commonweal, Bolinas, CA
http://www.commonweal.org/

October 24-27, 2013
Science & Nonduality Conference
Dolce Hayes Mansion, San Jose, CA
http://www.scienceandnonduality.com/

October 18-20, 2013
Bioneers Conference in the Expo Hall
Marin Center, San Rafael, CA
http://www.bioneers.org/

October 8-9, 2013
Cosmos and Ecology: Stories of the Universe
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)
Institute of Resource, Environment, and Sustainability (IRES)
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
The StoryDome was located in the BC Hydro Engagement Theatre used by CIRS and Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP). The focus of our presentations was on the relationship between sustainability and cosmology, as exemplified by the loss of the human experience of the night sky (and the universe) through light pollution from human settlements.

June 8-9, 2013
Seattle Science Festival
Old Bayview School, Whidbey Island, Washington

The Whidbey GeoDome was invited to be a signature program in the Seattle Science Festival for the second year in a row. On Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, from 11 am to 4 pm, we showed EARTH PORTAL: A Guided Tour of the Universe and Our Place in It at our new home in the former Bayview School on Whidbey Island. Live interactive shows were also featured.

April 27, 2013 10am-3pm
Old Bayview School, Whidbey Island, Washington
Open House

April 10-11, 2013
Hosted by the Counsciousness Club
University of WA at Bothell, Bothell, Washington
UW Bothell

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