OLY ARTS Summer 2024 Print Edition

You can read the articles that are in OLY ARTS Summer 2024 Print Edition from links on this page, and you can read and download the PDF version linked in the website’s sidebar.

LoveOly SummerFest 2024

By John Longenbaugh This is on page 8-9 of OLY ARTS Summer 2024 print edition. Ah, summer. The time of year when what you want isn’t just one good thing, but a bunch of them sort of bumping into each other in an exciting fashion. Take the words “Love,” “Oly,” “Summer” and “Festival”— four fine …

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LoveOly SummerFest 2024

At “LoveOly SummerFest 2024” running June 21-23, there are family-friendly activities like the much-beloved Pet Parade and live performances from Oly Family Theatre. There’s an impressive line-up for the music stage featuring two days of more than a dozen local and regional bands and musicians.

OLY ARTS Spring 2024 Print Edition

You can read the articles that are in OLY ARTS Spring 2024 Print Edition from links on this page and you can read and download the PDF version linked in the website’s sidebar.

Processing the Procession

A Talk with The Procession of Species founder and “Director Guy” Eli Sterling about the return of the Procession after a four-year hiatus. If you’ve never attended, you might assume it’s a classic small-town parade with an environmental vibe and plenty of costumes, masks, puppets, music and dancing — and you’d be sort of right.

Getting to Know Olympia Film Collective

There’s one group that’s been working to build a professional infrastructure for filmmakers in Olympia: the Olympia Film Collective, which since 2012 has helped create a steady production of short films by local filmmakers, often shot in and around well-known Olympia locations and businesses.

John Longenbaugh

John Longebaugh is a writer/director who’s been writing about the arts for the last three decades, including as the Theatre Critic for Seattle Weekly, the West Coast correspondent for Backstage, and a writer-at-large for Oregon Arts Watch, as well as various regional magazines. Now relocated to Olympia, he’s doubling down on his creative writing, and …

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