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"Turnbuckle," collage by Evan Horback

Collagist Evan Horback at Compass Rose

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Evan Clayton Horback grew up in New Jersey and earned a degree in art from State University of New York. Between those two events, he spent...

Dr. Jamie Olson

St. Martin’s Professor Wins NEA Literature Translation Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded Saint Martin’s University associate professor and dean of English Jamie Olson a Literature Translation Fellowship...

Molly Gloss (and Koko)

Molly Gloss Speaking at St. Martin’s University

Saint Martin’s University welcomes award-winning Portland, Oregon writer Molly Gloss to its annual Les Bailey Writers Series. She’ll meet with university...

Sun Riah (photo by Alexander Hughes)

Here Comes Sun Riah

Sun Riah will perform with local acts Liquid Letters, Cop Fetish and Derek M. Johnson at Le Voyeur. An Oklahoma-based experimental harpist, vocalist and songwriter, Sun...

From "My Love Hath / Kissed in Fixing," art by Shaw Osha

REVIEW: Shaw Osha’s “My Love Hath / Kissed in Fixing” at Salon Refu

VISUAL ARTS REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Salon Refu owner Susan Christion posted this on Facebook: “I have an art gallery, Salon Refu. This evening we finished...

"I Long to Be Free From Longing," sculpture by Margaret Noble

Margaret Noble’s “Resonating Objects”

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS “Look, don’t touch” is a general rule with art. But “Resonating Objects,” at The Gallery at South Puget Sound Community College...

Evolfo

Evolfo: The Food of Love

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS The band name Evolfo is a shortened version of its original, longer form, Evolfo Doofeht, which is itself a reverse spelling of “the food...

"The Bangles" at Night of the Living Tribute Bands 2015

Night of the Living Tribute Bands 2016

by Guy Bergstrom for OLY ARTS Art never dies–and nothing sticks to people more than the music they grew up with, no matter how good or bad it was. You can’t...

Young Arts Ambassadors showcase

Young Arts Ambassadors

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The Young Arts Ambassadors program (YAA) begins its third successive year this fall, and the window for new applicants is closing fast....

Chelsea Baker at Olympia Zine Fest 2015, photo by Emily McHugh

Olympia Zine Fest 2016

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Olympia Zine Fest (OZF) makes its second annual appearance this fall. The fun begins Sept. 30 with a pre-fest celebration with special New...