Kathryn Beall (director), Tom Lockhart and John Pratt of An Act of the Imagination

OLT’s Act of the Imagination

by Kristopher Stewart for OLY ARTS An Act of the Imagination combines the thrills and twists of Agatha Christie mysteries with the intimacy of small-scale theater. The play, opening Oct. 14 at Olympia Little Theatre (OLT), depicts the tumultuous experience of a well-to-do novelist who falls victim to a convoluted blackmail plot–or so it seems. …

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Capital Lakefair Car Show

On Your Marks for the Capital Lakefair Car Show

by Kristopher Stewart for OLY ARTS On the evening of Friday, July 14, hundreds of Lakefair attendees will flock to Marathon Park along Deschutes Parkway in Olympia — some in muscle cars, luxury Mercedes, or even ’50s coupes — to attend Capital Lakefair’s annual car show. The event opens at 4:15 p.m. for participants in …

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Broke North rocked the stage in a previous competition.

Capital Lakefair’s High School Battle of the Bands

by Kristopher Stewart for OLY ARTS The opening night of Capital Lakefair, July 12, will bring a variety of performances to the main stage at Heritage Park, but one is set apart from the rest. The annual “Battle of the Bands” event, which pits high-school bands against each other, runs from 6 p.m. to 8:30 …

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Kristopher Stewart

Kristopher Stewart is a freelance writer and college student in Washington state. After graduating from Timberline High School with three years of journalism experience on the staff of The Blazer, Timberline’s award-winning news magazine, he earned his associate’s degree from South Puget Sound Community College and is attending Western Washington University, where he’s studying computer …

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