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A Time-Traveling Comedy at Olympia Little Theatre

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Time is of the essence in English playwright Alan...

THEATER REVIEW: American Idiot at Lakewood Playhouse

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS I carried delicious anticipation and a...

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

by Adam McKinney for OLY  ARTS There aren’t many popular musical institutions more...

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories at the Washington Center

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS Two accomplished musicians, their acoustic guitars, and some...

I Am My Own Wife at Harlequin Productions

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Harlequin Productions will bring Doug Wright’s...

Theater Review: Stardust Christmas Fandango

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Harlequin Productions’ The Stardust...

Theater Review: Winnie the Pooh

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia Family Theater has never done a bad...

Kathy Gore-Fuss: At Home in Nature

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS For nearly four decades, the art of Olympia artist Kathy...

Apple Tree Showcases Musical Annie

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS South Sound children’s theater group Apple Tree Productions...

Christmas Carol on stage at Evergreen

by Jerry Berebitsky and Lori Lively Charles Dickens’ classic play, A Christmas Carol,...

Olympia Celebrates a Festival of Lights

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS One of the joys of living in a broad, multicultural...

The Glory of the Lord Shall Be Revealed – Messiah Sing-Along

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTs As the winter months descend on the world, the cold and...

Masterworks Choral Ensemble Brings A Season of Light

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS The Masterworks Choral Ensemble will brighten the Washington...

SOGO HoHo Holiday Variety Show

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The holidays kick off with a roar at the 2017 Student...

South Sound Sacred Celebrations

by Ned Hayes for OLY ARTS Winter is a time for family and for fun. Christmas is often...

Olympia Family Theater Becomes the Hundred Acre Wood

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Olympia meets the Hundred Acre Wood this fall season at...

The Stardust Christmas Fandango at Harlequin Productions

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS This season’s The Stardust Christmas Fandango at Harlequin...

Olympia Downtown for the Holidays

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS Olympia always welcomes in the new holiday season in style...

A Stroll through Providence Christmas Forest

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS In its 30th year, Providence Christmas Forest is a...

Kenny G Headlines the Washington Center

(Update: Kenny G show is now sold out) by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS Kenny G will ring in a...

Governor’s Arts Award for Terry Shaw

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Choir director, composer, and teacher Terry Shaw has won a...

Man Forever: Percussive Art in Olympia

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS Man Forever represents something of a music nerd’s...

Bat Boy: The Musical at South Puget Sound Community College

Three New Stage Productions at SPSCC

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS The number 3 is auspicious, whether we’re talking...

The Fall Cookbook Club at Browsers Bookshop

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Few people associate bookstores with intimate potluck...

Jeffree Stewart’s Breath and Bone Songs

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Jeffree Stewart has been making art in the Olympia area...

Saint Martin's University Theatre Arts

Four Shows From Saint Martin’s University

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Saint Martin’s University’s theater department usually...

Lauren Love

Goodnight Desdemona (Hello, Comedy)

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Practically everything William Shakespeare wrote has been...

Nathan Rødahl

Expect the Unexpected From Olympia Chamber Orchestra

by Rosemary Ponnekanti for OLY ARTS Improvisation isn’t usually a thing for classical...

Tales Told in Ten: A Theater Festival

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Gather three dozen creative people. Give them a prompt and...

A Change in the Air for SOGO

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia is starting its...

The Pumpkin House

by Ned Hayes for OLY ARTS Pumpkin carving is an annual tradition at the Halloween...

Poet Nikkita Oliver Returns to Olympia for 2017 Women of Achievement Celebration

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS In November, YWCA Olympia is welcoming back nationally...

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