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Lois Beck and Mary McCann at Department of Ecology

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Department of Ecology in Lacey is routinely...

A Christmas Story, The Musical

By Lucia Volker A Christmas Story, The Musical is a musical-theater riff on the classic,...

Holiday Review: Shrek the Musical at Triad Theater

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Standing Room Only’s “Shrek the...

Kid-Friendly Holiday Activities

By Christian Carvajal From Sunday, Nov. 25 to Christmas Eve, visitors to Hands On...

We’re Off to See the Wizard

By Jonah Barrett Grab those glamorous, ruby slippers and follow the Yellow Brick Road all...

A Scrooge for All Ages

By Jonah Barrett Ghosts aren’t always the best subject matter for children, even as...

Well-Told Tales at StoryOly

By Christian Carvajal Professional storyteller Elizabeth Lord has been the host of...

Profile: Sound and Vision Living

By Lucia Volker Seasoned interior designer Nicole Durden and her husband Dan opened their...

Six Appeal

By Adam McKinney The practice of getting together to sing songs a capella may be as old...

Celebrate New Years Eve With Pigs on the Wing

By Adam McKinney Few bands are as groundbreaking, iconic, indelible and interchangeably...

Olympia Little Theatre Triple-Dog-Dares Ya

By Christian Carvajal For many, the 1983 family movie A Christmas Story is an annual...

Olympia Film Society: Winter Events

By Noah Shachar Olympia Film Society plans a slew of enriching events for its historic,...

Masterworks’ Yultide Celebration

By Kameko Lashlee Gaul Those looking for family-oriented, holiday fun that’s equal...

A Nuttier Nutcracker

By Molly Gilmore For the 10th anniversary of its The Nutcracker, Studio West Dance...

Ballet Confections

By Molly Gilmore In Ballet Northwest’s 34th-annual The Nutcracker, sugarplums will...

A Deadly Wind at Browers Bookshop

By Alec Clayton John Dodge, longtime columnist for The Olympian, has published a book...

Harlequin Productions Revives Holiday Classic The 1940s Radio Hour

By Billy Thomas This holiday season, Harlequin Productions goes back in time to present...

Duck the Malls

By Christian Carvajal Olympia Film Society’s 16th-annual Duck the Malls fundraiser...

41st Annual Olympia Toy Run

By Christian Carvajal As December begins, the 41st-annual Olympia Toy Run means thousands...

Downtown for the Holidays

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL The Olympia Downtown Association presents a cornucopia of holiday...

Magic and Merriment at Oly on Ice

By Christian Carvajal It’s one of our favorite yuletide scenes: The Peanuts gang twirls...

Theater Review: Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol at Olympia Family Theater

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS What really happened to make Ebenezer Scrooge...

Lyle Lovett Returns to the Washington Center with John Hiatt

By Lucy Volker Legendary musicians Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will be performing together...

Jesse Morrow and Nicholas Main play Harper and Prior in SPSCC's Angels in America.

Better Angels: The Great Work Arrives

THEATER REVIEW by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS What an inspiring, majestic mountain...

Olympia Little Theater’s Clockwork

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS “Clockwork” at Olympia Little Theatre is...

Becky Knold’s ‘Meditation Paintings’ at Department of Ecology

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Abstract Expressionist painter Adolph...

SPSCC presents: Angels in America

By Tom Simpson Last June, the Broadway revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America won...

The Velveteen Rabbit at Lakewood Playhouse

By Lucy Volker Children’s classic The Velveteen Rabbit is a spotlight of the season at...

Barlow Palmenteri, Nathan Barnes and Liza Brenner at Allsorts Gallery

VISUAL ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Three painters whose style and subject...

Olympia Chamber Orchestra Begins Season

By Molly Gilmore In its 2018-2019 season — its first full season under the direction of...

Coffee With Friends

By Molly Gilmore On Saturday, Oct. 27, Emerald City Music invites you to the musical...

Broadway Olympia’s “Rocky Horror”

By Molly Gilmore Broadway Olympia’s production of The Rocky Horror Show — opening, oh...

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