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Driving Miss Daisy Arrives at Olympia Little Theatre

by Alec Clayton Coming to Olympia Little Theatre is Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer...

If Timberline High Student Can Make It There, She Can Make It Anywhere

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL Timberline High School junior Analisa Allen scored a triumph...

A Dangerous Search for Unspun Facts

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL Equivocation is the use of ambiguous language to obscure...

Zap, Zing, Pow — Flavors Explode at E-San Zap Café

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL The largest region in Thailand, slightly smaller than Wisconsin, is...

Lyrics and Emotions Flow at The Bridge Flowcase

By Billy Thomas The Bridge Music Project (The Bridge), a Thurston County based non-profit...

2018 State of the Arts

By Billy Thomas and Lydia Boss, special contributor Artist Trust is a nonprofit...

Olympia Teens Deliver Verses Louder Than a Bomb at Tacoma Event

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL Louder Than a Bomb (LTAB) is a month-long competition for poets...

Bunbury at Olympia Little Theatre

By ALEC CLAYTON Bunbury, subtitled A Serious Play for Trivial People, comes to Olympia...

A True Tale of 100 Dresses

By ALEC CLAYTON Inspired by a true story, The Hundred Dresses tells the story of Polish...

The Intersection of Love and Information

By KAREN LUNDE What’s the difference between data and emotion? That’s the question...

Shake a Shimmy with Mas Uda

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL Each year, Olympia belly-dance troupe Mas Uda donates proceeds from...

Olympia Dance Festival Celebrates 10 Years

By KAREN LUNDE Each year, Ballet Northwest celebrates dance in all its forms by bringing...

Broadway Olympia Productions Asks for Public Support to Continue Season

By Billy Thomas On Valentine’s Day, while many couples were doting over chocolates...

It’s Pronounced Fronk-in-steen

By ADAM McKINNEY In 1974, Mel Brooks directed two of film’s all-time-great comedies,...

The Tallboys

By Adam McKinney You may be forgiven for, after hearing that a band calls themselves the...

The Horsenecks

By Adam McKinney Roots music has never really been far away from the contemporary,...

Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms

By Adam McKinney In music, there are few pleasures so simple and satisfying as hearing...

Cranking Out a Good Time

By MELINDA MINTON This year’s Oly Old Time Festival brings food, music, workshops and...

Footwear Made Fabulous

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL In 1993, bankruptcy threatened Northamptonshire, England’s nearly...

New Olympia Poet Laureate Sady Sparks

By NED HAYES Sady Sparks, a current undergraduate at The Evergreen State College, has...

Well-Traveled Musical Highways…and Snowplows

By LUCY VOLKER and BILLY THOMAS February’s performance by the Olympia...

February and March Events at Olympia Film Society

By Noah Shachar Kicking 2019 off with live music, cult-classic cinema, and a black-tie...

Lacey Celebrates Its Robust Heritage

By MELINDA MINTON This year brings Lacey Cultural Celebration, previously called Lacey...

Not Just Entertainment: Live Installation at Le Voyeur

By JONAH BARRETT Visual-art shows needn’t just be entertaining, they can also engage...

The Wedding Singer

By ADAM McKINNEY If a man made his career by setting the mood for the happiest moment in...

Ira Glass and His American Life

By NED HAYES At the age of 19, Ira Glass began his career in public radio. Over the 39...

2019 Percival Plinth Project Begins

By Billy Thomas The City of Olympia Percival Plinth Sculpture Project kicked off in early...

Music for 18 Musicians

By KAMEKO LASHLEE The orchestra is a centuries-old pastime, and it’s as good an excuse...

Author/playwright Christian Carvajal

Measure for Measure?

By Editor On January 31, 2019, Tacoma Little Theatre‘s Off the Shelf program...

Measure for Measure? (Full Script)

By William Shakespeare,Adapted by Christian Carvajal First presented at Tacoma Little...

I Ought to Be in Pictures, a Sweet Story by Neil Simon

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Neil Simon, Jason Haws, Harlequin...

Annual Postcard Show at South Puget Sound Community College

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The defining thing about the annual postcard show...

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