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The Adarna

The Adarna at Capital Lakefair

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS This July will see the return of Seattle rock band The Adarna to Lakefair, playing during the final hours of the last day of the festival....

Kissy Flick

Kissy Flick at Music in the Park

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Kissy Flick makes its Music in the Park debut with a sound the duo describes as eclectic as Olympia. It’s a blend of Americana, jazz, pop,...

Misty Mamas

Misty Mamas at Music in the Park

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS There’s aren’t many bluegrass bands that can rival Misty Mamas in dishing up traditional, folksy music with mesmerizing harmonies...

Empowered Young Women: Lakefair’s Royal Court 2017

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS With a mission to build and celebrate community in Thurston County, Capital Lakefair awards scholarships to outstanding young women...

Weekend Preview: June 30, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, there’s more outdoor theater, dance and music events than you can count. Just grab a...

Abbey Road Live

Abbey Road Live at Music in the Park

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Olympia Music in the Park concerts most often feature local and regional acts, but this year’s series opens with a performance by Beatles...

Rodney Crowell

A Music Fan’s Musician: Rodney Crowell

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS It’s not uncommon for certain members of musical genres to become cliquey, forbidding outside entrance from other genres. Of them...

South Sound BBQ Festival

Get Your Fingers Messy at the South Sound BBQ Festival

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS The Lacey Chamber of Commerce hosts the South Sound BBQ Festival as a finale to Lacey Days. This will culminate the celebration of the...

Dana Winter, Heather Christopher, Meghan Goodman, Samantha Chandler and Katelyn Hoffman in 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche

REVIEW: 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche at TAO

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Theater Artists Olympia’s 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche might be one of the most difficult reviews I’ve ever written,...

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...