Shakespeare in Hollywood

WEEKEND PREVIEW is your weekly guide to events in Thurston County. This week, Olympia has more theater performances premiering than you can imagine, plus heavy-hitting readings and conferences to keep you on your toes.

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Follow the links below for more information on each event.



 

NEW EVENTS

Theater

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Take a trip to the courthouse while watching 12 Angry Men at Standing Room Only in Yelm.

Keep the world’s longest-running play going (and the ending a secret) at The Mousetrap, playing at Tumwater High School.

Laugh out loud with the classic comic opera The Pirates of Penzance at Olympia High School.

Enjoy the Nöel Coward rom-com Present Laughter at Harlequin Productions.

Bring magical folklore to life at Shakespeare in Hollywood at Olympia Little Theatre.

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Dance 

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Experience pure entertainment at Rock Candy Burlesque’s Tassel Tuesday, a burlesque and variety revue at Rhythm & Rye.

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Books and Words

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Nikkita Oliver

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Take a stand against racism at YWCA Olympia’s inaugural Racial Justice Summit: Intent vs. Impact, featuring spoken-word artist and activist Nikkita Oliver, at South Puget Sound Community College.

Enjoy the beautiful synthesis of poetry and fiddle music at the Ken Waldman author reading at Orca Books.

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Other Events

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Celebrate the season at May Faire, an annual festival with baked goods, garland making, rope winding, square dancing and local food vendors, all at Olympia Waldorf School.

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CONTINUING EVENTS

Visual Arts 

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Charging, archival digital print by Joe Hedges

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[lgc_column grid=”80″ tablet_grid=”80″ mobile_grid=”100″ last=”true”]Delve into the artistic world of sculptor, painter and print artist Joe Hedges at The Gallery at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts.

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