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Procession: Hansen Elementary Students Get Industrious

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS Although few people welcome ants parading across their...

Procession: Luminary Lights Glow in the Night

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS The subtler sibling to the many-splendored Procession of...

Procession: Berebitsky’s Marvelous Menagerie

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS   Jerry Berebitsky is the technical director for...

Procession of the Species 2018

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS The annual return of two Olympia institutions is...

Costumer Extraordinaire – Welcome to Mishka’s Playground

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

Las Cafeteras: Eclectic Big Band Tastes Like L.A.

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS One would be hard-pressed to find a band more intimately...

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....

Say Yes to Pink Martini

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Portland-based Pink Martini is a danceable jazz combo...

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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