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Lucia Perillo (photo by Becky Liebman)

Lucia Perillo, 1958-2016

Renowned author and poet Lucia Perillo died in her Olympia home October 16 of unknown causes. Her passing was reported by her publisher, Port Townsend’s Copper...

Sierra Hull and Ethan Jodziewicz

Sierra Hull Bluegrass Concert

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Bluegrass artist Sierra Hull and accompanying double-bassist Ethan Jodziewicz will perform at Traditions Café and World Folk Art this...

The Gravity Quartet

Excursions With The Gravity Quartet

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS Local music scenes like Olympia’s can’t always support bands built on classical influences. From a purely economic standpoint,...

Elizabeth Lord, host of StoryOly

Do Tell at StoryOly

(UPDATED October 18, 2016) On the third Tuesday of each month, Rhythm & Rye hosts StoryOly, Olympia’s most beloved “story slam” event. Half the suggested...

Isaac McKenziesullivan as Gerald the Elephant and Joanna Gibson as Piggie

REVIEW: Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Now showing at Olympia Family Theater (OFT), Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” is a small play that packs a...

"And They Call This Home" (oil on linen panel), Kathy Gore-Fuss

REVIEW: Kathy Gore-Fuss at Salon Refu

VISUAL ARTS REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The exhibition of drawings and paintings by Kathy Gore Fuss at Salon Refu offers proof positive that practice makes...

"Tracing Genetic Inheritance," exhibit by Geraldine Ondrizek

Geraldine Ondrizek Visual Art Exhibit

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Geraldine Ondrizek, artist and professor of art in Portland, Oregon, works in the crossroad between visual art, architecture and...

Sam Miller at Le Voyeur

Sam Miller in Seattle International Comedy Competition

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Olympia comedian Sam Miller will compete in this year’s Seattle International Comedy Competition. He’ll compete in the first round of...

Dillinger's Cocktails, photo by Cortney Kelley Photography

Dillinger’s Expanding

by Jennifer Crain for OLY ARTS In November, Dillinger’s Cocktails & Kitchen will open an expanded dining room and bar. The cocktail lounge, modeled after the...

Ben Folds

An Interview With Ben Folds

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Ben Folds—he of the clever and oh-so-revealing lyrics and piano skill that’s earned the respect of Billy Joel and Elton...