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Lacey in Tune – Creature Teachers

By TOM SIMPSON Instead of music or acting, this evening focuses on creatures of all sizes and types – including the most creepy-crawly of all, snakes and spiders....

The Washington Center Gala 2018

By JONAH BARRETT for OLY ARTS   Get dressed up and get fancy for the third-annual Center Stage Awards and Gala at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts this...

Music in the Park – Micaiah Sawyer

By ADAM McKINNEY Blessed with a clear, strong and achingly vulnerable singing voice, Mikaiah Sawyer is one of the brightest spots in the Olympia music scene. Drawing...

Lacey in Tune – Rock Hits with Jimmy Vegas

By TOM SIMPSON For the past 15 years, the Jimmy Vegas Band cover group has entertained audiences at special events and festivals. The band’s repertoire is enormous,...

Theater Review: Animal Fire Theatre’s The Winter’s Tale

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Animal Fire Theatre’s The Winter’s Tale is the way Shakespeare in the Park should be done. The outdoor setting is a...

Lacey in Tune – Justin James

By TOM SIMPSON Las Vegas performer Justin James comes to Lacey in Tune for a Saturday evening family-friendly performance. James combines a sharp comedic wit with the...

Visual Arts Review: Marilyn Bedford at Allsorts Gallery

Visual Arts Review by SUSAN CHRISTIAN (special to Oly Arts) Marilyn Bedford is showing her paintings at the small home gallery — Allsorts in Olympia — for...

Music in the Park – Hook Me Up

By ADAM McKINNEY Washington is no slouch when it comes to quality and quantity of jazz bands, but some lack a sense of self-awareness and infectious fun. It’s a fate...

Capital Lakefair Schedule 2018

Capital Lakefair celebrates 61 years of service to our community in 2018. It was created as an event to celebrate waterfront activities and bring people to the downtown...

Capital Lakefair Guide 2018

Capital Lakefair celebrates 61 years of service to our community in 2018. It was created as an event to celebrate waterfront activities and bring people to the downtown...