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The End of an Era at The Evergreen State College

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The Evergreen State College is known for a...

Rock Against Trump, a youth-led benefit concert

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS In early June, the Capitol Theater in Olympia will see...

Jeff Barehand

Jeff Barehand at the Seattle International Film Festival

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS How does a stay-at-home dad get bitten by the video bug and...

White Ravens and the Art of Listening

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The island archipelago of Haida Gwaii lies 585 miles from...

Theater Review: Three Days of Rain at Harlequin

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Harlequin Productions’ latest offering is...

Past and Present Come to Life in Three Days of Rain at Harlequin

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS   Harlequin Productions’ “Three Days of Rain,”...

Costumer Extraordinaire – Welcome to Mishka’s Playground

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS If Einstein were a costume designer, his shop would look...

Harlequin Productions Turns a Corner, Creates a Brighter Future

by KAREN LUNDE and NED HAYES In the winter of 2018, Olympia’s own theatrical...

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Concert: Coming Full Circle

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS   In June of 1947, the Olympia Symphony Orchestra (OSO)...

LaVon Hardison is Earshot Jazz Vocalist of The Year

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS Olympia’s own Lavon Hardison was voted the 2017...

Spring Films & Events at Olympia Film Society

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS  FRANKIE COSMOS April 18 “Frankie Cosmos is the best...

Masterworks Choral Ensemble Celebrates Female Composers

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS When one thinks of Mendelssohn, one likely thinks of Felix....

Olympia Film Collective seeking new voices

* Article updated with additional comments from Oly Film Collective * by Alec Clayton for...

Award winning artists at SPSCC Invitational Exhibition

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS An invitational exhibition is something new and exciting for...

In Defense of the Arts: 2018

In January 2017, OLY ARTS published our editorial about possible defunding of the...

Grease at Capital High School

The Theater Season at Area High Schools

by McKenzie Murray for OLY ARTS Three local high schools have announced their dramatic...

Visiting Olympia: New Destinations to Explore

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