Time: August 31, 2012 at 5pm to September 2, 2012 at 11:45pm
Location: Benton County Fairgrounds
City/Town: Corvallis, OR
Website or Map: http://www.wildgoosefestival.…
Event Type: festival
Organized By: Wild Goose Festival
Latest Activity: Aug 1, 2012
We are a community creating a festival at the intersection of justice, spirituality and art. We take inspiration from many places, such as Greenbelt, Burning Man, the Iona Community, SXSW, and others. The festival is open to everyone; we don’t censor what can be said; we invite respectful — but fearless — conversation and action for the common good.
The Wild Goose is a Celtic spirituality metaphor that evokes unpredictability, beauty, and grace. The festival resonates with this image because we recognize that in the current climate of religious and political division and lack of civility, embracing the creative and open nature of our faith is perhaps our greatest asset for re-building and strengthening our relationships with each other, with our enemies, with our stories, our questions, and the other. In that spirit, in an informal setting, and in the context of creative and respectful relationships, we invite you to imagine a new world with us.
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