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Outdoor Film Screenings: a Summertime Guide

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Several parks and societies screen films throughout the summer in Olympia. Families and movie buffs are welcome. Be sure to bring a...

Dr. Geoff Proehl of University of Puget Sound

Geoff Proehl Receives Dramaturgy Award

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Geoff Proehl, professor of theater arts at University of Puget Sound (UPS), has been selected by his North American theater-arts peers...

Brian Ferris, Deb Rutter, Vince Chavez, Tim Stensager, Lorraine Stensager and Evan Ogden are Blind Facsimile.

2016: Classic-Rock Band Blind Facsimile at Music in the Park

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The classic-rock band Blind Facsimile, aka Blind Fax, is Deb Rutter (vocals), Lorraine Stensager (vocals, keyboards), Tim Stensager (vocals,...

Summer Youth Theater Programs

Olympia enjoys an embarrassment of riches when it comes to local acting talent, but every star owes his or her success to good teachers. Thus it’s no surprise Oly...

Browsers Bookshop hosted a reading of The Eagle Tree by Ned Hayes.

Author Readings: a Summertime Guide

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS This summer Olympia will host a number of authors and writers at events ranging from book signings to story readings. Literary enthusiasts...

Special Musicals From Apple Tree Productions

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Apple Tree Productions’ summer season offers two musicals that aim to create a professional-theater experience for young actors and...

Blues County Sheriff

2016: Blues County Sheriff at Music in the Park

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS On Aug. 5, Music in the Park moves to the Port Plaza at Percival Landing for a show from old-style-blues band Blues County Sheriff. Band...

The ladies of TUSH! Burlesque

Olympia’s Own Summer Sirens

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Olympia’s TUSH! Burlesque has been cooperatively creating innovative and intelligent neo-burlesque since 2009. The troupe is a...

Swing 49

2016: Swing 49 at Olympia’s Music in the Park

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The gypsy-jazz band Swing 49 performs for Olympia’s Music in the Park this summer. Self-described as offering soulful vocal jazz,...

Barlow Palminteri

New Paintings by Barlow Palminteri at Salon Refu

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS EDITOR’S NOTE: This event was cancelled by the venue on Aug. 4. — Olympia painter Barlow Palminteri graces the walls of Salon...