Category: Alec Clayton

Legally Blonde at Broadway Olympia Productions

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Musical theater has returned to Olympia with the staging of Legally Blonde by the capital city’s new theater company...

A Hodgepodge of Art at Art House Designs

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia’s Art House Designs is not your typical art gallery. They seldom have regularly scheduled shows. Rather, it is more...

Christopher Mathie—Essences of the Seashore

VISUAL ART REVIEW By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Christopher Mathie is a frequent exhibiting artist at Childhood’s End. It’s been long enough since I’ve seen his...

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...

Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition

VISUAL ART REVIEW By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Works by man of the best area artists can be seen at the Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition at South Puget Sound...

Jacci Lynn Butler’s Holy Trinity at Browsers Book Shop

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Jacci Lynn Butler’s Holy Trinity and Other Tales in Abstract at Browsers Book Shop is this artist’s first solo exhibition in...

Capital Lakefair Princesses 2018

By ALEC CLAYTON Every year, Capital Lakefair gives the South Sound its own royal court, chosen in the spring from among junior girls at local high schools. Here’s a...

Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical: The Music of Bruce Whitney

By ALEC CLAYTON This summer Harlequin Productions celebrates 30 years of music by Bruce Whitney, who started as a rock musician and has arranged, conducted and performed...

Tumwater Brewery Beautification Proposal

By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Christopher Gerber, an aesthetic engineer with Artists With Ecology, sees the dilapidated old Olympia Brewery building in Tumwater as an...

Oaxaca to Washington at Childhood’s End Gallery

VISUAL ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Childhood’s End Gallery’s latest show is clearly different from their usual group show. Oaxaca to Washington is an...