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Amy Solomon-Minarchi

Writing in the Rain With Olympia’s Poet Laureate

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Olympia’s first poet laureate, Amy...

Thomas Lockhart, Deya Ozburn, Jeff Hirschberg and Anita Pirkle in The Trip to Bountiful

REVIEW: The Trip to Bountiful

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS I watched a preview performance of The Trip...

"Shells," sculpture by Lucy Gentry Meltzer

Lucy Gentry Meltzer: Biophilia Collection at Salon Refu

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Artist and costume designer Lucy Gentry Meltzer is the next...

1984

REVIEW: 1984

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The setting is bleak, harsh, cold. Everything...

Kathryn Beall

Kathryn Beall, 1961-2017

Last week, Olympia lost one of its great local theater boosters. Kathryn Dene Beall died...

Black Violin

Chops and Hip-Hop With Black Violin

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Contrary to the old saying, sometimes it’s Mother who...

The Multitalented Kate Ayers

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS The Olympia theater scene is no stranger to the idea of...

Marek Chabrowski, ink drawing

The Art of Poland and Chopin

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS South Puget Sound Community College and the...

Mark Alford, Xander Layden and Morgan Picton in TAO's 1984

Yesterday’s Tomorrow Is Today

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Just two days after the inauguration of Donald Trump, Pug...

Scot and Linda Whitney

Linda and Scot Whitney, Artists of Real. Live. Theater

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Running a theater company requires a large package of...

James Patrick

The Trip to Bountiful at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS In storytelling and theater, some plays have themes...

Carolyn Willems Van Dijk

Carolyn Willems Van Dijk: Impacting the World

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS EDITOR’S NOTE: This article marks the first of an...

"Mountain Lake," screen print by Sherry Buckner

Sherry Buckner’s New Works at Childhood’s End

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Sherry Buckner returns to her beloved theme of plein-air...

Elizabeth Alexander and Simon Tran in Alice in Wonderland

Olympia Family Theater Discovers the Wonder

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Forget everything you know from Disney’s version of Alice...

Felt Decoded by Janice Arnold, photo courtesy of San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design

Felt Decoded by Janice Arnold

by Nora Kovacs for OLY ARTS Felt Decoded, the latest exhibition by Olympia-based textile...

Pacific Northwest Book Picks for 2017

Olympia bookseller Andrea Y. Griffith of Browsers Bookshop provided readers of OLY ARTS...

Visiting Olympia: New Destinations to Explore

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