Category: Molly Gilmore

Dean Schmidt (bassist, left) and Bernie Jacobs (flutist)

Olympia Jazz Walk 2016

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Olympia loves Arts Walk, when businesses become galleries and people who crave culture stroll the streets. This Saturday, the city gets...

Sharon Stearnes

Stearnes and the Andy Crow Mighty Wurlitzer

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Sharon Stearnes, the organist for the Seattle Mariners from 1985 to 1990, will play the 1924 Wurlitzer organ at The Washington Center for...

Jim Lynch Novel Optioned for Film and TV

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Could Border Songs be on its way to becoming a TV show by acclaimed Canadian screenwriter Graeme Manson, the man behind the award-winning...

Katherine Strohmaier

The Last Five Years: From Beginning to End to Beginning

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS The Last Five Years, opening Aug. 18 at Harlequin Productions’ State Theater, tells the story of a relationship told from beginning to...

Scarlett Pedersen, Kelly Miller, Rachel Greene and Brian McCracken

Socially Conscious, Brutally Honest: Poetry Slam

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Consider those impassioned poems about the state of the world—poems that are being not simply read but performed—that one sees all over...

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...

Capital Lakefair Queen and Princesses 2016

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Olympians probably aren’t acquainted with many royals. But every year, Capital Lakefair gives the South Sound its own royal court, chosen...

A Classical Ear: Emerald City Music

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Music lovers can get an earful of classical music at Emerald City Music’s new series of chamber concerts, starting July 14 in Olympia....

Foreigner

Foreigner: Jukebox Heroes

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS On Saturday July 9, the Olympia Choral Society will share the stage with Foreigner, the band that rocked radios around the country in the...

Little Shop of Horrors at Harlequin Productions

Faust in a Florist Shop

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Audrey II, the people-eating plant protagonist of Harlequin Productions’ Little Shop of Horrors, is a role too big for one person. If the...