Category: Christian Carvajal

Rachel Corrie

At Long Last, Her Name Is Rachel Corrie

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Even now, 13 years after her death at age 23, few names are more controversial in Thurston County than that of Olympia activist Rachel...

a Christmas cactus

A Noir Christmas at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS “Jake Marley was dead,” says director Kendra Malm, adding with a wink, “to begin with.” It’s a measure...

Dan Pickens and Hope Chamberlain in "Lip Readers," photo by Joe Saladino

30 in 60: Short Plays at St. Martin’s University

The audience is in control, and anything can happen during 30 Plays in 60 Minutes, this fall’s production by the Saint Martin’s University theater arts department....

Ms. Hattie Hotpants and Bettie Beelzebub, performing as The Red Rockets

Falling for Tush! Burlesque

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS For most of us, the arrival of autumn means breaking out hoodies and knitted sweaters. It’s quite the opposite, however, for...

Brad Upton

The Dream Team of Stand-up Comedy

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Comedian Brad Upton writes about everyday life, a 28-year marriage and anything else that pops into his head. He’s a past winner...

Frank Kohel and Micheal O'Hara in The Story of My Life

The Story of Two Entwined Lives

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Actors Frank Kohel and Micheal O’Hara are household names in Tacoma theatrical circles. They’ve already performed two-man musical...

Words, Words, Words: Science Fiction

Words, Words, Words Goes Back to the Future

Theater Artists Olympia (TAO) will present an evening of science fiction in the Midnight Sun Performance Space. This event marks the sixth installment in the ongoing...

Scott Douglas and supporters in TAO's Seven Ways to Get There

Fall Shows From Theater Artists Olympia

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Theater Artists Olympia (TAO) has announced its fall 2016 stage offerings exclusively to OLY ARTS. As it has for the past four years,...

Lesa Terry

Terry Twins to Play Salon Refu

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The Terry Twins, Lesa and Mona, will play music for stringed instruments at Salon Refu. The gallery is displaying landscapes by...

DBST

2016: DBST Has a Real Type of Thing Going Down

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS In only five short years, Olympia funksters DBST have graduated from playing downtown dive bars to share stages with the likes of Joe...