Sunday, December 28  1 – 5 PM

2015: Year Ahead Panel

Austin Coppock, Jessica Murray, Rio Olesky


$35 Members / $40 Non-Members at the door

Austin R. Coppock  is an astrological consultant and the current president of the AYA (Association for Young Astrologers). Austin has written extensively on astrology, including hundreds of columns, dozens of articles, and Astrological Almanacs for 2011-2014. He has been featured in the Mountain Astrologer as well as the CLAVIS Journal.

And most recently in 2014, Three Hands Press published Austin’s book on the decans, The Thirty Six Faces. Austin’s approach to astrology is rooted in tradition, yet open to contemporary developments. His work encompasses the critical and often ignored overlap between astrology and magical traditions, such as Hermeticism.

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Jessica Murray  has been writing cultural commentary and practicing astrology for thirty-five years. After graduating from Brown University in psychology, fine arts and linguistics, Jessica toured with a political theatre troupe before moving to San Francisco in 1975, where a study of Jung led her to astrology.

Jessica’s website,, offers topical blog, a monthly Skywatch, a lecture series that addresses the astrology of today, and her books, including Soul-Sick Nation: An Astrologer’s View of America. Her latest book, At the Crossroads: An Astrologer’s Look at Turbulent Times, is about the world-altering transits of our era. Jessica is featured in the anthology  Transpersonal Astrology: Explorations at the Frontier, which came out in May 2013. She is also a contributor to Reality Sandwich,, and the Mountain Astrologer Magazine.

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Rio Olesky  received a Bachelor’s Degree in humanities from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master’s Degree in humanities from San Francisco State University. He has been a serious student of astrology since 1967 and a professional astrologer since 1976. Rio also writes monthly columns for local and national publications. He gives lectures and has been on various radio and television talk shows. Rio’s Beginning Astrology classes are held at Santa Rosa Junior College and his Intermediate classes are held at New Horizons School in Santa Rosa. Both classes have been ongoing since the mid-70’s. 

Rio has written two books:  Astrology and Consciousness, and  A Manual for the Modern Mystic, and co-created a teaching tool called The AstroReader. Although his primary focus is spiritual (he has been a practitioner of Kriya Yoga since 1975), Rio also brings to his readings the experience of being a husband, father of 5 and grandfather of 7. He is also an accomplished didgeridoo player.  

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We so hope you will be able to join us! 

The Panel presentations on what we may expect in 2015 begin promptly at  1:00 pm
Location: The Women’s Building, 3543 18th St, SF 94110 @ Valencia

Transit: Plan your trip using the transit Trip Planner!

Take BART to the 16th Street Station. 
MUNI bus lines serving this area:  14, 22, 26, 33, 49 & the J Church. 
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Parking is available at two city garages, each 3 blocks away.
For rates, contact the
SF Department of Parking & Traffic. 
Mission/Bartlett Garage,
3255 21st Street (between Valencia and Mission).
16th St/Hoff Garage,
16th & Hoff (just above 16th St Bart).
Street parking is available, both metered and non-metered.
Caution: Between the hours of 4pm & 6pm on weekdays, there is a tow-away zone on Eighteenth Street (opposite the Building).

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