Books and Words

BOOKS AND WORDS IN OLYMPIA

Author Jim Lynch

Use Your Words at Saint Martin’s Summer Creative Writing Institute

by Ned Hayes for OLY ARTS Fiction writers will spread their creative wings at the Summer...

Ken Waldman, photo by Art Sutch

Fiddling Around With Poet Ken Waldman

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS “Good satire has its place.” That’s a simple,...

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto Reading

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Pamela Rotner Sakamoto’s Midnight in Broad Daylight is...

envelope from Sam Miller

Sam Miller’s Letters From Jail

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS This Thursday evening, comedian Sam Miller is getting...

painting by Megan Bailey

Weekend Preview: April 21, 2017

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, we’re...

Corinna Luyken

Corinna Luyken at Captain Little

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Most kids love to draw. The difference between artists like...

Terren Zander and Olympia Poetry Network

Olympia Poetry Network Celebrates the Dead (Poets)

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Once a month, the lights at Traditions Café dim...

Tumwater Timberland Library

The Battle of Tumwater Library

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS What happens in the library after the lights go out? Friday...

Tom Rawson

Tom Rawson at Traditions Café

by Nora Kovacs for OLY ARTS Northwest favorite Tom Rawson is part folksinger, part...

Alexander Boldizar

Alexander Boldizar Author Reading

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Few authors can boast having worked as a porter,...

Megan Snyder-Camp

Megan Snyder-Camp Poetry Reading

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Each month, Olympia poets, authors and literary...

Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell: Learning From Dead People

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS To read Sarah Vowell’s bestselling nonfiction works...

Pacific Northwest Book Picks for 2017

Olympia bookseller Andrea Y. Griffith of Browsers Bookshop provided readers of OLY ARTS...

The Heartsparkle Players with top row Cameron Osier, Gaston Excell-Rehm, Sara Rucker and Lydia Beth Leimbach; Aeryk Bjork

The Thunders Have a Passion for Books

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS In “Playback Theatre,” the action on stage...

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Last Stop on Market Street

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Lacey Loves to Read aims to get kids fired up about...

John Pratt in OLT's Educating Rita

Chaucer Comes to Life on Stage

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS In mid-January 2017, Olympia Little Theatre will produce a...

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