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The End of an Era at The Evergreen State College

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The Evergreen State College is known for a...

Rock Against Trump, a youth-led benefit concert

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS In early June, the Capitol Theater in Olympia will see...

Jeff Barehand

Jeff Barehand at the Seattle International Film Festival

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS How does a stay-at-home dad get bitten by the video bug and...

White Ravens and the Art of Listening

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The island archipelago of Haida Gwaii lies 585 miles from...

Theater Review: Three Days of Rain at Harlequin

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Harlequin Productions’ latest offering is...

Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna at the Lacey Library

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS Washington State’s new Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna,...

Procession of the Species 2018 — Photo Essay

OLY ARTS is excited to partner again with Shanna Paxton Photography for the complete...

Arts Walk: Katherine Smith and Jess Tanguay — The Duality of Fantasy and Reality

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The work of two visual artists will collide in a single...

Past and Present Come to Life in Three Days of Rain at Harlequin

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS   Harlequin Productions’ “Three Days of Rain,”...

Arts Walk: China Star

Arts Walk Pick 2018 by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Evergreen Arts Walk Tour describes...

Arts Walk: Chris Maynard

Arts Walk Pick 2018 by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Chris Maynard’s unique and...

Arts Walk: Debra Van Tuinen

Arts Walk Pick 2018 by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Debra Van Tuinen’s latest paintings in...

Arts Walk: Daniel G. Bernstein

Arts Walk Pick 2018 by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Daniel G. Bernstein’s photography...

Arts Walk: Diana Fairbanks

Arts Walk Pick 2018 by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Art lovers should have little trouble...

Arts Walk: Mia Schulte

Arts Walk Pick 2018 by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Mia Schulte creates brightly colored...

Procession of the Species 2018

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS The annual return of two Olympia institutions is...

Costumer Extraordinaire – Welcome to Mishka’s Playground

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS If Einstein were a costume designer, his shop would look...

Frankie Cosmos in Olympia

by Kate Hayes for OLY ARTS Frankie Cosmos is on her way to Olympia! Next Wednesday night...

Las Cafeteras: Eclectic Big Band Tastes Like L.A.

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS One would be hard-pressed to find a band more intimately...

Harlequin Productions Turns a Corner, Creates a Brighter Future

by KAREN LUNDE and NED HAYES In the winter of 2018, Olympia’s own theatrical...

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Concert: Coming Full Circle

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS   In June of 1947, the Olympia Symphony Orchestra (OSO)...

LaVon Hardison is Earshot Jazz Vocalist of The Year

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS Olympia’s own Lavon Hardison was voted the 2017...

Spring Films & Events at Olympia Film Society

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS  FRANKIE COSMOS April 18 “Frankie Cosmos is the best...

Masterworks Choral Ensemble Celebrates Female Composers

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS When one thinks of Mendelssohn, one likely thinks of Felix....

Say Yes to Pink Martini

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Portland-based Pink Martini is a danceable jazz combo...

Olympia Film Collective seeking new voices

* Article updated with additional comments from Oly Film Collective * by Alec Clayton for...

Saint Martin’s presents Urinetown, the Musical

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS Urinetown – the ribald and uproarious musical with the...

Award winning artists at SPSCC Invitational Exhibition

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS An invitational exhibition is something new and exciting for...

Center Salon To Welcome Jess Walter

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS Two of the Northwest’s most well-known novelists will be...

Olympia Peace Choir Spring Concert

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS The Olympia Peace Choir will hold its annual spring concert...

Harlequin Productions apologizes for past missteps, promises a safer environment

* This story has been updated on March 21 with a new statement from Harlequin Productions...

Woman’s Club of Olympia celebrates 135th anniversary with special event

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The Woman’s Club of Olympia is holding its 135th...

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