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Ballet Northwest's Swan Lake

A Season of Diversity at Ballet Northwest

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS There isn’t a ballet dancer or aficionado in the...

Olympia Little Theatre Presents Powerful 78th Season

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The 2017-2018 season at Olympia Little Theatre, by far...

Deane Shellman

Olympia Little Theatre Looks to the Stars

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS At a time when women and science are dismissed out of hand...

Olympia Harbor Days

Maritime Fun at Olympia Harbor Days

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS While Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of...

Crystal Beth and the Boom Boom Band

Rhythm & Rye: Funk, Folk and Fun

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS As the dog days of summer descend on the Pacific Northwest,...

Locust Street Dixieland Band

Chehalis Garlic Festival Features Music, Munchies and Mirth

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS If there’s one thing summertime loves, it’s a...

Ellen McLain

Broadway Actress Ellen McLain Stars in August: Osage County

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS There’s an internationally known star in the cast of...

Vince Brown

The Ever-Dapper Vince Brown

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS “I don’t really remember a time when I didn’t...

Olympia Film Society

Olympia Film Society Showcases Miyazaki and More

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS During the last days of summer, Olympia Film Society makes...

"Logical Consequences," acrylic painting by C.J. Swanson

Color and Structure: Susie Englestad and C. J. Swanson

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Featured artists for August and September at Art House...

Tipsy Piano Bar

Smooth Sounds and Southern Hospitality

by Jennifer Crain for OLY ARTS On August 10, the doors to the New Orleans-inspired Tipsy...

"Dragon Ballet" by Arrington DeDionyso

A Paper Narrative: Art at Browsers Bookshop

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Browsers Bookshop is going into the art-exhibition business....

Amy Shephard of StoryOly

StoryOly Seeks Icebreaking Storytellers

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS StoryOly bills itself as Olympia’s premier...

Dennis Rolly, photo by Scot Whitney

Dennis Rolly: Larger Than Life

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS When not appearing on area stages, Dennis Rolly can be found...

"Strange Fire" by Alec Clayton

Alec Clayton: Artist, Author, Critic

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS When artists stop creating art in one medium, they most...

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Olympians at Oregon Shakespeare Festival

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Shakespeare famously wrote, “To be, or not to be? That...

Visiting Olympia: New Destinations to Explore

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