Category: Jonah Barrett

Olympia Toy Run, photo by Jimmi Davies

Get Your Motor Runnin’ for Olympia Toy Run

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Once a year, the streets of Olympia close for a few hours as thousands of motorcycles roar down Pacific Avenue onto State, Capitol, Fifth...

The Fabricated Partner of Cody McGuire

The Fabricated Partner of Cody McGuire Premiere

The Olympia Film Society will present the debut feature film from writer and director Jonah Barrett, a film student at The Evergreen State College and staff writer for...

Young Arts Ambassadors showcase

Young Arts Ambassadors

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The Young Arts Ambassadors program (YAA) begins its third successive year this fall, and the window for new applicants is closing fast....

Chelsea Baker at Olympia Zine Fest 2015, photo by Emily McHugh

Olympia Zine Fest 2016

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Olympia Zine Fest (OZF) makes its second annual appearance this fall. The fun begins Sept. 30 with a pre-fest celebration with special New...

Bikini Kill in 1991

Dance, Dance, Revolution: Olympia Music History at the Washington State History Museum

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Washington State History Museum’s newest exhibit, “A Revolution You Can Dance To,” opens Sept. 10 in Tacoma. The exhibit...

An Improbable Peck of Plays

An Improbable Peck of Plays 5

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS An Improbable Peck of Plays turns five this year, presented by Theater Artists Olympia (TAO) and the Northwest Playwrights Alliance in the...

Poet Eva Donjacour, photo by Ryan Harris

Olympia People’s Mic

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS As the seasons change from green to orange, Old Growth Poetry Collective continues to bring poetry events to Olympia. The collective’s...

Photo courtesy Matt Lebens.

Outdoor Film Screenings: a Summertime Guide

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Several parks and societies screen films throughout the summer in Olympia. Families and movie buffs are welcome. Be sure to bring a...

Browsers Bookshop hosted a reading of The Eagle Tree by Ned Hayes.

Author Readings: a Summertime Guide

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS This summer Olympia will host a number of authors and writers at events ranging from book signings to story readings. Literary enthusiasts...