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Animal Fire Theatre’s The Winter’s Tale

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Animal Fire Theatre’s The Winter’s Tale...

Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition

VISUAL ART REVIEW By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Works by man of the best area artists can...

Olympia Little Theatre Celebrates 79th Season

By Melissa Avril Harris Olympia’s oldest live theater continues its tradition of...

Alex and Reid

By Adam McKinney The very first track on Alex Creamer’s latest LP says it all:...

Lacey in Tune – Justin James

By TOM SIMPSON Las Vegas performer Justin James comes to Lacey in Tune for a Saturday...

Visual Arts Review: Marilyn Bedford at Allsorts Gallery

Visual Arts Review by SUSAN CHRISTIAN (special to Oly Arts) Marilyn Bedford is showing...

Music in the Park – Hook Me Up

By ADAM McKINNEY Washington is no slouch when it comes to quality and quantity of jazz...

Capital Lakefair Schedule 2018

Capital Lakefair celebrates 61 years of service to our community in 2018. It was created...

Capital Lakefair Guide 2018

Capital Lakefair celebrates 61 years of service to our community in 2018. It was created...

Rising Country Star Sings at Lakefair

By TOM SIMPSON Many music fans hear echoes of alt-rock and grunge when they listen to the...

Creative Theatre All-Stars

By MOLLY GILMORE Creative Theatre Experience is a summer program for young people, yet...

Lacey in Tune – Vikki Green, Magic and Music

By TOM SIMPSON Since the age of five, Vikki Gasko Green has been entertaining live...

Lacey in Tune – Hot, Smooth Jazz

By TOM SIMPSON Jazz artist Darren Motamedy has played with Ray Charles, Kenny G, Steve...

Jacci Lynn Butler’s Holy Trinity at Browsers Book Shop

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Jacci Lynn Butler’s Holy Trinity and Other...

Capital Lakefair Princesses 2018

By ALEC CLAYTON Every year, Capital Lakefair gives the South Sound its own royal court,...

Shakespeare in the Park

by JONAH BARRETT All the park’s a stage, but remember to bring bug spray. Animal Fire...

Authors of Swimming Holes Guide – in Olympia

by LUCIA VOLKER Swimming Holes of Washington authors Anna Katz and Shane Robinson will...

New Film Project: Loss of Mt. Rainier

By MELISSA AVRIL HARRIS   Loss of Mt. Rainer is the latest production from the...

Theater Review: Midsummer’s Magical Mystery

Theater Review by NED HAYES Harlequin’s summer revue — The Magical Mystery...

Interview With Melissa Etheridge

By MOLLY GILMORE  Melissa Etheridge is known almost as much for activism as for such...

Entertainment at Lacey Fireworks Spectacular

BBQ, Bands, and Family Fun at Rainier Vista Park by TOM SIMPSON On Tuesday, July 3, the...

Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical: The Music of Bruce Whitney

By ALEC CLAYTON This summer Harlequin Productions celebrates 30 years of music by Bruce...

Legally Blonde and Sleeping Beauty … Junior

By NED HAYES This summer, Pacific Northwest Theater will host summer-theater camps and...

Lacey in Tune – Full Metal Racket

By TOM SIMPSON Late in June, Lacey in Tune hosts the 133rd Army Band’s rock group, Full...

Artesian Family Festival in Tumwater

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL for OLY ARTS Every Fourth of July the city of Tumwater pulls out...

OFT summer workshops, 2016

Olympia Family Theater: Educating Young Artists All Year Long

By REBEKAH FINN Olympia Family Theater has been inspiring young minds for over a decade....

Enter Broadway Olympia Productions

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL An audacious theatrical venture is about to debut at Olympia’s...

Tumwater Brewery Beautification Proposal

By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Christopher Gerber, an aesthetic engineer with Artists With...

Lacey in Tune – Harmonica Pocket

By TOM SIMPSON Musical Family Adventure The Harmonica Pocket is a family-friendly band...

Lacey in Tune – Olson Brothers Country Rock

By TOM SIMPSON Hometown brothers Luke and Isaac Olson will kick off the summer for Lacey...

An Interview With Shawn Colvin

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS The name Shawn Colvin is familiar to anyone who owned...

Oaxaca to Washington at Childhood’s End Gallery

VISUAL ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Childhood’s End Gallery’s latest show...

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