Category: Alec Clayton

Bob Coble and Debra van Tuinen Show Complementary Painting and Sculpture

By Alec Clayton Once again, Bob Cable and Debra van Tuinen grace the space at Waterstreet Café for Arts Walk. “I will be showing my new oils on canvas,” van...

Carved Wood and Ceramics at Childhood’s End Gallery

By Alec Clayton As long as there has been Arts Walk in Olympia, Childhood’s End Gallery has been one of the most popular galleries to visit. In the past the gallery...

Susan Aurand and Mary McCann enliven Childhood’s End

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS A warm and welcoming glow washes over you as you step into the gallery at Childhood’s End. It’s not just that the art on...

Driving Miss Daisy Arrives at Olympia Little Theatre

by Alec Clayton Coming to Olympia Little Theatre is Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy, perhaps best known from the Academy Award-winning...

Bunbury at Olympia Little Theatre

By ALEC CLAYTON Bunbury, subtitled A Serious Play for Trivial People, comes to Olympia Little Theatre this March — but what or whom is Bunbury? For 124 years he’s...

A True Tale of 100 Dresses

By ALEC CLAYTON Inspired by a true story, The Hundred Dresses tells the story of Polish immigrant Wanda Petronski and the bullying she endured at school. Petronski’s...

Annual Postcard Show at South Puget Sound Community College

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The defining thing about the annual postcard show at South Puget Sound Community College is humor, is variety, is lots and lots...

Pastels and Prints

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Sherry Buckner’s latest pastel landscapes beg an old question: why do it. Nature can be stunningly beautiful, especially when...

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...

Holiday Review: Shrek the Musical at Triad Theater

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Standing Room Only’s “Shrek the Musical” at Triad Theater is a fairy tale for adults that is also suitable for...