• Tacoma Little Theatre closes 105th season with Lively Performance of From the Mississippi Delta
    Endesha Ida Mae Holland’s “From the Mississippi Delta” Tacoma Little Theatre through June 23 is punctuated by song and is drawn from the lives of African American people living in the Deep South during the Jim Crow era. Photo of Sonia Alexis & Whitney Crawford by Dennis K Photography.
  • The Shoestring Circus to Make Its Olympia Debut This Summer
    The Shoestring Circus, a one-of-a-kind, all-human circus experience headquartered in Bellingham, will debut in Olympia with more than a dozen local performances from June 28 to July 7. Audience members can expect family-friendly humor and acrobatics all set to a “medieval fantasy” storyline.
  • Community, A Storefront Exhibition in the Goldberg Building
    The theme of the latest exhibition at the Goldberg Building windows in downtown Olympia is a celebration of our local community featuring works by China Star, Kelly Watson, Daisy Curley and Aaron Zonka. It is beautifully executed and displayed in a variety of styles and media. It will be on view now through the month of July in the windows at Fourth Avenue and Capital Way.
  • Teeny Tine Zine Fair Celebrates the Subversive, Alternative and Unlikely World of DIY Publishing
    “One of the cool things about zines is that there aren’t really any rules,” says Aggie Burstein, curator of Timberland Regional Library’s Zine Library and chief organizer of the Teeny Tiny Zine Fair, whose own definition doesn’t go further than “an independently created publication that anyone can make, about anything, for any reason.” 
  • Review: Wonderful Wizard of Oz at Olympia Family Theater
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at Olympia Family Theater comprises both young and not-so-young actors, smoothly stirred into a well-tuned ensemble; part of the fun of watching it is the speed and energy with which the story is rolled out, almost like street theater, or commedia, or circus.
  • The King in Yellow, a Review
    Theatre Artists Olympia’s The King in Yellow, a world premiere play by Olympia playwright and actor Xander Layden, runs through May 26 at OlyTheater in Capital Mall. The first act is an intelligent and funny comedy of manners with hints of something else beneath the surface. Act Two is an edge-of-your-seat horror show.
  • Xander Layden’s Funny Horror Tale The King in Yellow
    The King in Yellow, a world-premiere play running May 10-26, is penned by well-known Olympia actor Xander Layden. “It’s like nothing I’ve seen around here,” said director Pug Bujeaud, “It’s like nothing I’ve seen anywhere. It’s cosmic. It’s a progression from Victorian romantic comedy of manners to existential horror. It’s not an arc that you see very often in theater.”
  • Epic Compositions Collide at the Spring Concert Series from the Capital City Chorus
    Capital City Chorus’ 2024 spring concert on May 3 & 4, presents “Requiem” from Herbert Howells and “It is Happiness” from Joan Szymko. “I don’t think anyone’s ever programmed these two pieces together … and it’s, I think it’s going to be very, very fun to move from one to the other,” said Vicki Jardine-Tobin, director of the Chorale.
  • Olympia Animation Society Forges an Animation Community for the Next Generation
    One of the newest clubs formed by students at The Evergreen State College, the Olympia Animation Society, was founded by Evergreen students Caira Olinger and Laika Taddei. “There’s a lot of people looking into animation, in media arts.” said Olinger.
  • TAM’s “Soft Power” Exhibition Delivers Tour de Force of Contemporary Textile-Based Art
    by Dave R. Davison Soft Power, an exhibition of textile art now running at Tacoma Art Museum opened October 14, 2023 and runs through September 1, 2024 and offers an expansive, colorful and provocative experience. Had we world enough and time, a person could no doubt write a whole book exploring the many facets of …

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