Category: Alec Clayton

Olympia Film Collective seeking new voices

* Article updated with additional comments from Oly Film Collective * by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia Film Collective “Studio” are short film projects...

Award winning artists at SPSCC Invitational Exhibition

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS An invitational exhibition is something new and exciting for the gallery at South Puget Sound Community College. Juror Amy McBride invited...

Woman’s Club of Olympia celebrates 135th anniversary with special event

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Woman’s Club of Olympia is holding its 135th Anniversary celebration March 24, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Abigail Stuart House. There...

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane comes to Olympia Family Theater

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The story of a china doll, a rabbit, is the next offering of the ever-entertaining Olympia Family Theater. Edward Tulane is a toy rabbit...

VISUAL ART REVIEW: Jean Mandeberg at Bar Francis

VISUAL ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Bar Francis is a tiny coffee shop on Franklin Street nestled between Dumpster Values and Old School Pizza. It’s a place...

THEATER REVIEW: The Art of Racing in the Rain at Harlequin Productions

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Harlequin Productions’ “The Art of Racing in the Rain” is a triumph of humor and humanity, guaranteed to make...

Olympia Little Theatre: Butterflies are Free

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Next up at Olympia Little Theatre is the comedy with a message, Butterflies are Free, by Leonard Gershe, winner of two Tony Awards. Unusual...

ART REVIEW: World famous photographers shown at Evergreen Andy Warhol, Dorothea Lange, Diane Arbus and more

ART REVIEW: by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS There are two major, world-class photography exhibitions in the main art gallery at The Evergreen State College and the smaller...

The Glass Menagerie at South Puget Sound Community College

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Tennessee Williams’ classic drama “The Glass Menagerie” is coming to South Puget Sound Community College in March, to be...

VISUAL ART REVIEW: CJ Swanson paintings at Batdorf and Bronson

VISUAL ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton FOR OLY ARTS Years ago, CJ Swanson and her husband, the painter David Noah Giles, opened the now defunct Art on Center Gallery in...