Olympias first Doubleshot Festival, a benefit for the Northwest Playwrights Association and Capital Playhouse, challenges local and regional writers and actors to create theater from scratch and present it to an audience 23½ hours later. The 7 short plays will premiere Saturday night, and be performed again Sunday.
The 2008 Dale Wasserman play about a Neil Simon-esque playwright who yearns to be taken seriously will break in the Olympia Little Theaters new lighting and heating systems, and serve as a premiere for its 19-year-old director, Julia VanDerslice.
Olympia Little Theatre is back in show business after four months of renovations and updates. The theater is hosting a party Saturday to celebrate the changes, which include a new heating and air-conditioning system, a new lighting system and a higher ceiling to make room for all of that, as well as for taller sets.
Starting this weekend at the Midnight Sun, two TAO casts -- one male, one female -- offer different theatrical takes on Quentin Tarantino's first film, 1992's "Reservoir Dogs."
National Geographic photographer Jodi Cobb has made a career documenting the secret worlds of women, including the lives of women in Saudi Arabia and the geisha in Japan. More recently, shes photographed modern slaves around the world. Every story is a journey of learning, said Cobb, wholl speak Friday night in Olympia as part of the National Geographic Live series.
The familiar tale of Robin Hood gets a Monty Python-esque treatment in the latest OFT production led by Tom Sanders -- which means it will be as amusing to adults as it is to children. And the audience gets some opportunities to participate as well.
BOISE, Idaho – Pelicans splash in a shallow eddy in the Snake River near Three Island Crossing State Park in Idaho and take you by surprise because of their large size.
The first Olympia Acoustic Festival this weekend will celebrate music, camaraderie, collaboration and rain.
'Rock and Roll Hypnotist' will use his skills to persuade audience members to take off their shirts, spank each other and more on Saturday at The Royal Lounge in Olympia.
It’s Virginia Painter’s business to know Washington’s state parks inside and out, but that doesn’t make a goal she completed about six years ago any less impressive.