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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...

Upcoming Events at Orca Books

By Alec Clayton September promises to be a stellar month for events at Olympia’s Orca...

StoryOly Grand Slam

By Christian Carvajal As StoryOly completes its third season of raconteurial...

Upcoming Events at Browsers Bookshop

By Alec Clayton Browsers Bookshop has a full schedule of art exhibits, book readings and...

Olympia Film Collective

By Jonah Barrett Camera speed. Sound speed. Action! The Olympia Film Collective is set to...

Olympia Film Society Fall Events

By Adam McKinney One of Olympia’s most consistent deliverers of fascinating movies and...

New Gallery Opens in Downtown Olympia

By Jonah Barrett A new gallery opened its doors to downtown Olympia at August’s end....

Emerald City Music Presents: Four Seasons

By Adam McKinney As fall approaches, we see also the arrival of Emerald City Music’s...

Masterworks Choral Ensemble Pays Homage to Four Elements

By Karen Lunde The Masterworks Choral Ensemble is poised for its 38th season under the...

Lakewood Playhouse Celebrates 80th Season

By Christian Carvajal Now in his eighth year as managing artistic director of Lakewood...

Washington Center Features Shoshana Bean in 2018-19 Season

By Tom Simpson The Washington Center for the Performing Arts’ 2018-2019 season is...

High School Stages 2018-2019

In addition to the varied schedules of theater offered by professional,...

Olympia Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Route 66

By LUCIA VOLKER The upcoming season is the 66th for Olympia Symphony Orchestra. Last...

Theater Review: Ruthless! The Stage Mother of all Musicals

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS The subtitle “the stage mother of all...

Music in the Park – En Canto

By ADAM McKINNEY En Canto, a seven-piece, Brazilian-dance band, is infused with an...

Legally Blonde at Broadway Olympia Productions

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Musical theater has returned to Olympia with...

Spicy Little Pearls

By CHRISTIAN CARVAJAL “I did not know that there were other performers like me,” says...

A Hodgepodge of Art at Art House Designs

ART REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia’s Art House Designs is not your typical...

Lounge on Fire at Rhythm & Rye

by Adam McKinney If you saw a band list a collection of absurdly disparate influences,...

Music in the Park – Blind Facsimile

By ADAM McKINNEY If there’s any wonder why cover bands have played a consistent...

Lacey in Tune – The Not-Its

By TOM SIMPSON If you are under age 15, and you like to rock, Lacey in Tune and...

Lacey in Tune – Return of the King

By TOM SIMPSON Danny Vernon is well known to Olympia and Lacey audiences for his...

Bridge Summer Concert Series

By ADAM McKINNEY There’s an ongoing movement around the world to foster positivity,...

Christopher Mathie—Essences of the Seashore

VISUAL ART REVIEW By Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Christopher Mathie is a frequent...

“Ruthless!” Premiers at Harlequin Productions

by Tom Simpson On August 16, Harlequin Productions opens the musical Ruthless! – The...

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