Category: Alec Clayton

Daphne’s Dive at Olympia Little Theatre

Theatre Review by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia Little Theatre’s latest show is Daphne’s Dive by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes,...

Sumi Small Works at the 5th Avenue Loft Gallery

By Alec Clayton A collection of 50 small Sumi artworks from 22 members of Puget Sound Sumi Artists fills the walls at the Fifth Avenue Loft Gallery. “There’s a good...

Cameron Combs Named Capital City Pride’s Activist of the Year

By ALEC CLAYTON This year’s Capital City Pride award for activist of the year goes to Cameron Combs, activist, trans man, writer and president of the Pizza Klatch...

Other People’s Lives

By Alec Clayton Tumwater High School is presenting a student-written play, “Other People’s Lives” by Caelyn White, an 18-year-old graduating senior. “Other...

Arts and Culture Events This Memorial Day Weekend

By Billy Thomas As the weather continues to warm up, and the sun — that’s that bright thing in the sky, for those of us who have forgotten, due to its infrequent...

A Doll’s House: A Forerunner of Feminism Updated and as Relevant as Ever

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Henrik Ibsen’s controversial classic A Doll’s House as presented at Harlequin Productions is stunning, and as relevant...

Local Theater Makes It Big

Tacoma Little Theatre’s production of The Pillowman took top honors at the American Association of Community Theatre Region IX competition in Spokane this...

Sweet Things on Paper: The Photography of Ashley Miller

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Evergreen State College graduate Ashley Miller has returned with a photography exhibition called Sweet Things in Galerie...

Meet the Artists at South Sound Studio Tour

By Alec Clayton There’s nothing like getting up close and personal with artists in the places where they create their art—see how they work, pick their brains, maybe...

Healing Art by Kimberly Saltiel

By Alec Clayton Local artist Kimberly Saltiel believes art has the power to heal, and she has the research to back it up. She notes that studies show a direct link...