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Matt Mikkelsen, "Quiet Mind: Soundscape Conservation on the Olympic Peninsula" [Chimacum]

Where: Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum, WA 98325.

“Matthew Mikkelsen is a filmmaker and audiophile who has been working with Gordon Hempton [Gordan Hempton and John Grossman are authors of the book One Square Inch of Silence] on the One Square Inch of Silence project, which began in the Hoh Rain Forest of Olympic National Park. Setting out to find possibly the quietest place in the United States, Hempton and Mikkelsen have traveled the world promoting sound ecology and environmental conservation, sharing a little piece of the Olympic Peninsula as a symbol of what can happen when we just listen.”

The Clemente website describes its community dialogue program as follows:
     “Join us for an informal series of engaging community dialogue to explore how the arts and humanities reflect upon and inspire our sense of place, and how they can help us build stronger communities.”
     “Every first Wednesday of the month at the Finnriver Cider Garden, 124 Center Road, Chimacum, WA 98325.
     “Program to start at 6pm in the Tasting Porch (newly enclosed & heated!)
“The dialogue series is free and open to the public.
     “Food and drinks are available for purchase on site. Come for a healthy meal and delicious cider--stay for a cozy evening of community and conversation in the heart of Chimacum!”

A full list of the Clemente monthly community-dialogue series can be found at this website:
— The Clemente Course in the Humanities, [accessed 3 Apr 2019]