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SOGO Winter Concert

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St SE, Olympia

The Winter Concert highlights a variety of musical styles. Music Director Cameron May leads the Conservatory Orchestra in Copland’s Variations on a Shaker Melody and Moncayo’s Huapango, a dance-like work. SOGO member Cade McBride has arranged Debussy’s piano work The Sunken Cathedral for orchestra. The concert closes with a true barn burner with the fourth ...

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$6 – $8

Dancing to the Music of the Forest

2707 Conger Ave NW Olympia, WA 2707 Conger Ave NW, Olympia

Join us for an evening of learning through dance, music, and film where you'll actually hear the trees sing! In this exciting multimedia dance performance and educational event, you'll hear biofeedback from trees translated into musical notes, explore the mycelial networks that make up our forests, and learn about local efforts to protect Legacy Forests--all ...

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$25

Lacey Cultural Celebration

Saint Martin's University 5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Lacey Cultural Celebration Saturday, March 9, 10am-6pm Saint Martin’s University Savor the sights & sounds of the world without leaving Lacey! Join us as we celebrate the heritage and cultures of our community at this FREE Festival. This year will be bigger than ever as we bring the world to you!  Enjoy music and dance ...

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Free

Wyatt Smith Organ Concert

St. John's Episcopal Church 114 20th St. SE, Olympia

On St. John’s 3,800-pipe Schlicker Organ, Wyatt Smith will be performing works by living composers that celebrate Mother Earth and the environment. Composers include Craig Phillips, Margaret Sandresky, Aaron David Miller, Connor Chee, and Carson Cooman. Wyatt Smith is an American concert organist appearing in both solo and collaborative performances throughout the United States and ...

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$20

Creativity Salons hosted by Window Seat Media, monthly

The Liberation Collective, YWCA Friendship Hall 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Window Seat Media is hosting a space to support community members engaging in creativity. Bring a storytelling project in your chosen medium that you want to work ...

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Free and by donation

MCE: HARMONY SWEEPSTAKES A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St SE, Olympia

Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival has been called “the granddaddy of all singing contests” for a cappella groups. It embraces all styles of music performed a cappella, from doo-wop and barbershop, gospel, and jazz to exciting new directions of contemporary vocal harmony. The PNW 2023 champions, Outpour, return as hosts for this high energy event featuring the ...

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$23 – $28

Pride

Washington Center for the Performing Arts 512 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Alexandra Arrieche, Music Director and Conductor Based on a love story for the ages, explore musical expressions of prohibited love with the Olympia Symphony through this thought-provoking program, including dazzling audience favorite, Kristin Lee, and a surprise ending you won't want to miss! PROKOFIEV/BERNSTEIN Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (featuring Kristin Lee, ...

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