Category: Archived Posts

Weekend Preview: June 23, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, we’ve got all the behind-the-scenes details you’ll need to plan an amazing...

David Scherer-Water

Local, Satirical Author David Scherer-Water

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS There are unique and quirky aspects of Olympia that are hard to put into words for even the best of authors, yet writer and social...

LaVon Hardison

Weekend Preview: June 16, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, the theater community brings a stellar lineup of unique performances to the stage while...

The Slocan Ramblers

The Slocan Ramblers Preach the Gospel of Bluegrass

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS It’s no surprise bluegrass brought The Slocan Ramblers together. The Canadian quartet plays bluegrass and plays it well. The band won the...

Capital City Pride Event Schedule

by OLY ARTS staff PRIDE POWER-UP Thursday, June 15 9 p.m.   Dance Party – Jake’s on 4th, 311 Fourth Ave.   PRIDE KICK-OFF  Friday, June 16 Street party in...

Pride Proclamations: Pride for Everyone

by OLY ARTS staff Capital City Pride is the culmination of the month-long celebration of LGBTQ life in Washington state. Last year, Governor Jay Inslee honored that...

LaVon Hardison

Jazz Cabaret Comes to St. John’s

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS St. John’s Episcopal Church, long known for its classical-music series, is now a place for jazz. The church’s second jazz-cabaret...

Pride Overview

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS “Resist hate. Celebrate love.” That’s the theme of the 27th-annual Capital City Pride, and it reflects the two sides of the event’s...

Celebrating Love, Resisting Hate: Interviews with Pride Leaders

by Ned Hayes for OLY ARTS Capital City Pride celebrates 26 years in 2017, and with this year’s celebration the torch of leadership has passed. Anna Schlecht has...

Pride Recognitions

by OLY ARTS staff Each year, Capital City Pride recognizes local members of the community. Attendees at open Pride meetings throughout the year can nominate people for...