The Shoestring Circus to Make Its Olympia Debut This Summer

The Shoestring Circus, a one-of-a-kind, all-human circus experience headquartered in Bellingham, will debut in Olympia with more than a dozen local performances from June 28 to July 7. Audience members can expect family-friendly humor and acrobatics all set to a “medieval fantasy” storyline.

Epic Compositions Collide at the Spring Concert Series from the Capital City Chorus

Capital City Chorus’ 2024 spring concert on May 3 & 4, presents “Requiem” from Herbert Howells and “It is Happiness” from Joan Szymko. “I don’t think anyone’s ever programmed these two pieces together … and it’s, I think it’s going to be very, very fun to move from one to the other,” said Vicki Jardine-Tobin, director of the Chorale.

OLY ARTS Spring 2024 Print Edition

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Strip at the Crypt Returns to Olympia’s Cryptatropa Bar This May

Through Strip at the Crypt, the art of burlesque is melded with elements of improvisational comedy into one tongue-in-cheek show that’s bound to skirt expectations. Strip at the Crypt was established in 2019, and after experimenting with the layout over the years, each one-night show features around eight performers as well as a live song from co-creators and hosts, Hattie Hotpants and Vanessa the Witch.

Celebrate Father’s Day Weekend at the 2024 Olympic Air Show

Look to the skies this Father’s Day weekend during the 24th Anniversary Olympic Air Show organized by the Olympic Flight Museum. On June 15 and 16, crowds are expected to gather at the Olympia Regional Airport for stunning displays and aerobatic demonstrations from antique aircraft and beyond. The Olympic Air Show grants a unique opportunity to watch these types of aircraft in action in the South Puget Sound region, with additional family-friendly activities and attractions on the ground.

“Learn, Listen, Enjoy, Experience” at Tacoma Ocean Fest 2024

by Molly Walsh This June, the Foss Waterway Seaport in Tacoma will deliver a fresh take to Tacoma Ocean Fest. The menu of events will include water-based activities, live music, educational booths and art installations. And to couple the summertime festivities, attendees can take in the local marine landscape and waterfront’s natural beauty. Tacoma Ocean …

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Enjoy Music and Literature Across the Decades with Three Concerts From SPSCC

With the goal to make live music more accessible for the college’s students, staff and faculty and greater community, the Music Department at South Puget Sound Community College is hosting three concerts (March 15, 16, and 19) at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Main Stage that traverse time and genre, showcasing elements of classic poetry, grand overtures and big band sounds through the decades.

Sitting Down with Three Poets Featured in Mud Flat Verse (an anthology)

From the low tides of Mud Bay in the Pacific Northwest to the lush greenery of Mississippi and beyond, 81 pieces by 19 poets including seven from Thurston County are joined in “Mud Flat Verse (an anthology).” The anthology, published in late 2023, is a creation of Olympia publisher Mud Flat Press.

The Capital City Chorus Returns With Annual “Christmas With the Chorus” Concert Series

The Capital City Chorus is back with the fifth annual “Christmas with the Chorus” concert series taking place December 8 and 9 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and December 10 at the Capital High School Performing Arts Center. “Folks who … like to take in music and folks who like Christmas music, but also like to broaden their horizons a little bit,” said Daniel Colgan, about who might enjoy the upcoming concerts.

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