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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...

SOGO: Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia

By Karen Lunde At the conclusion of the 2017-2018 season, after 18 years with Student...

Susan Christian at LGM Studios

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Susan Christian returns to Salon Refu (now the...

Dry Powder, a High Comedy/Drama in the World of High Finance

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Dry Powder is billed as a comedy, and yes...

Jenn Champion Brings Unique Synth Pop to Capitol Theater

By Adam McKinney For over two decades, Jenn Champion has been making open-hearted music...

Space Invaders at Lakewood Playhouse

By Christian Carvajal “Across an immense ethereal gulf,” a voice intoned,...

The Creative Thinking Behind Washington’s New Certified Creative Districts

By Christian Carvajal We all know the state of Washington is proud of its creativity....

Masterworks Choral Ensemble Gets Back to Nature

By Molly Gilmore Masterworks Choral Ensemble begins its 38th season by celebrating...

Keb’ Mo’

By Adam McKinney Legend has it – and legends have everything – that Robert Johnson...

Dry Powder: Explosive

By Christian Carvajal In a surprise August move, Harlequin Productions cancelled its...

Swing by Eagles Ballroom

By Kameko Lashlee Every Tuesday evening on the corner of Fourth and Plum Street, a...

Arts Walk Highlights

By Alec Clayton Barlow Palminteri, featured artist for Arts Walk at Art House Design, is...

The Olympia Peace Choir’s Fall Fundraiser

By Karen Lunde Ever bought a musician at auction? On October 20, The Olympia Peace Choir...

Corduroy at Olympia Family Theater

By Lucy Volker Family-friendly comedy Corduroy opens this month at Olympia Family...

Cloudy With a Chance of Potato Balls

By Jonah Barrett For a vegan, dining out can be a minefield. Options are usually limited...

Theater Review: Red at Olympia Little Theatre

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS John Logan’s dramatic two-man show Red at...

Carol Hannum: Worlds Apart

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Carol Hannum is an underappreciated local...

Rodents of Unusual Size Swarm the Capitol Theater

By Karen Lunde and Billy Thomas Imagine a 20-pound rodent that looks like a weird cross...

Red at Olympia Little Theatre

By Alec Clayton The angst, artistic sensibility and intelligence of the great...

Angel Nava Brings a New Perspective to Fall Arts Walk

By Karen Lunde Olympia brings artists and thousands of art lovers together each spring...

Always Something Worthwhile at Rhythm & Rye

By Adam McKinney Olympia has never been short on entertainment options; the city’s...

Visual Arts Review – Bright Scenes of Sea and Land at Childhood’s End

Visual Art Review by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Photo: “Poised” pastel by Barbara...

Percival Restaurant Palate Pleasures

By Ned Hayes South Puget Sound Community College might seem an unusual place to find a...

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