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Lois Beck and Mary McCann at Department of Ecology

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Department of Ecology in Lacey is routinely filled with art, with rotating shows of local and area artists in the public...

A Christmas Story, The Musical

By Lucia Volker A Christmas Story, The Musical is a musical-theater riff on the classic, holiday comedy. “I desperately wanted this show to be part of our first...

Kid-Friendly Holiday Activities

By Christian Carvajal From Sunday, Nov. 25 to Christmas Eve, visitors to Hands On Children’s Museum are encouraged to write letters to the troops with art supplies...

We’re Off to See the Wizard

By Jonah Barrett Grab those glamorous, ruby slippers and follow the Yellow Brick Road all the way to Washington Street. L. Frank Baum’s magical tale of friendship and...

A Scrooge for All Ages

By Jonah Barrett Ghosts aren’t always the best subject matter for children, even as part of a Christmas story. There are, however, times when fantasy is more than...

Well-Told Tales at StoryOly

By Christian Carvajal Professional storyteller Elizabeth Lord has been the host of StoryOly since she and Amy Shepard launched that raconteurial showdown in Nov. 2015....

Profile: Sound and Vision Living

By Lucia Volker Seasoned interior designer Nicole Durden and her husband Dan opened their store, Sound and Vision Living, in the beginning of October on Olympia’s east...

Six Appeal

By Adam McKinney The practice of getting together to sing songs a capella may be as old as music itself. After all, instruments aren’t always available, and when they...

Celebrate New Years Eve With Pigs on the Wing

By Adam McKinney Few bands are as groundbreaking, iconic, indelible and interchangeably melodramatic and unknowable as Pink Floyd. They’re a band defined by...

Olympia Little Theatre Triple-Dog-Dares Ya

By Christian Carvajal For many, the 1983 family movie A Christmas Story is an annual tradition. A middling success at the box office, it achieved immortality on marathon...