The Evergreen Art Lecture Series presents a broad range of interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary art issues by artists, writers, activists and scholars. The emphasis is to introduce the way in which a variety of practices undertake fields of inquiry in the arts. The series provides a lively forum for the exchange of ideas between the speakers, students, faculty and the public. The series will take place in Lecture Hall 1 (after week 4) at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Most of the talks take place on every other Wednesday during the quarter from 11:30-1:00 pm and are free and open to the public.
Fall Quarter 2016
Week 2, 10/ 5: Emily Adams, visual artist; Evergreen faculty and printmaking technician (location TBA)
Week 4, 10/19: Geraldine Ondrizek, visual artist; her exhibition, Tracing Genetic Inheritance, is currently at the Evergreen Gallery (location TBA)
Week 6, 11/2: Charles Mudede, cultural critic, film maker and Associate Editor for The Stranger; LH1
Week 7, 11/9: Anna Moschovakis, poet, translator and editor (location TBA)
Week 8, 11/16: Molly Dilworth, visual artist, public art and creative research; LH1
On a recent Thursday night, Cascadia Homebrew hosted local musicians Oly Mountain Boys, for a BrewGrass night. The smell of wheat and hops, the snap-along sounds of feel-good bluegrass, and the murmur of conversations, punctuated by laughs, filled the room. This down-to-earth vibe not only exists in the tap room/U-brew/nanobrewery’s atmosphere (kids and dogs welcome), […]
Over 69,000 fans packed CenturyLink Field for the Seattle Seahawk’s first game of the season. After a thrilling last minute win, despite Russell Wilson’s ankle injury, the rest of the season promises to be exciting, loud, and 12th Man proud. But don’t let football signal the end of summer fun; come celebrate with Awesome RV […]
Join the Olympia Theater Club as it performs selections from the play “It Can't Happen Here", Sinclair Lewis and John C. Moffett’s 1936 adaptation of the famous novel. Mirroring the rise of fascism in Europe, this cautionary tale follows the election of a populist demagogue who pledges to return the country to prosperity and greatness. Despite the extremity of his actions, many make excuses and reassure themselves that fascism “can’t happen here”--only to find that they are wrong.
We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.Google Plus One Facebook Like
Celebrate the National Parks Centennial Year at the Tumwater Timberland Libary. Hear tales from retired National Park Ranger, Russell Cahill. Reading selections from his new book, "Tales from the Parks," he’ll share some of his exciting adventures in the National Parks during the 1960s and 1970s and discuss how the National and State Parks have evolved over the last century and a half.
We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13. Call 360-943-7790 for more information.
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Submitted by Out of the Darkness Walk – Olympia Every Fall, communities across the country host the Out of the Darkness Walk, the largest fundraising and awareness event for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Olympia has hosted this walk in the past and will host an Out of the Darkness Walk again this […]
Shuruq III - Olympia’s third Arab Festival - comes to The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St. NW, in downtown Olympia, Saturday, October 8th, 11AM-5PM, during Olympia's Fall Arts Walk. Sponsored by the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice, this fun-packed celebration of Arab culture features music, dance, art, a parade of Arab fashions, traditional Arab food, educational panels and speakers, vendor and country tables, children’s activities, and displays from all 22 Arab countries! Critically acclaimed music and dance ensembles including the House of Tarab and Jafra Dabke troupe from Seattle and al-Andalus from Portland will perform on the main stage. New performers include Argan Band (a Moroccan fusion band from Seattle) and Khaldoun Ramzi (Iraqi singer from Kent, Washington).
Friday evening, October 7, from 5-10 p.m., an Arab Festival Café at the nearby Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural (corner of State and Capitol Way N), will feature Arabic coffee and sweets and a photo exhibit by Irum Sheikh titled Palestinians Envision Life Without Occupation.
Make Shuruq III one of your Fall Arts Walk stops! We will focus on the diversity and complexity of the Arab peoples by challenging stereotypes, showcasing Arab arts and performance, and celebrating diversity within our own community.
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. Other cosponsors include Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation, Jewish Voice for Peace-Tacoma, Veterans for Peace-Rachel Corrie Chapter #1, G.I. Voice, The Mousetrap Fine Cheeses and Delectables, and generous individuals.
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Few professions are as simultaneously misunderstood and appreciated as chiropractic. Supporters adamantly proclaim the benefits. The skeptics continue to doubt. Yet the fact remains that there has been steady growth of chiropractors in the United States as more people consult chiropractors as an alternative to surgery or medicine. The American Chiropractic Association estimates that chiropractic […]
Maybe even more impressive than Scott Gunther’s thrilling, tackle-breaking touchdown romps and his knack for busting loose for long runs on the football field is his report card. This is one first-team, all-league running back who has not let sports eclipse the classroom. It doesn’t matter if he’s taking a handoff on the football field […]
Melanie McGuire’s speaking voice is one that compels you to listen. Low and resonate, she can draw you in with just a word or two. It’s no surprise, then, that her singing voice is equally as commanding. It’s a voice she’s been using since she was a young child, singing songs and improvising harmonies in […]
Submitted by SCJ Alliance SCJ Alliance is pleased to announce the addition of Elisabeth Wooton to our Lacey office as a transportation planner. Elisabeth brings seven years of transportation planning experience with an emphasis on complete street designs. Prior to joining SCJ, she was working as a pedestrian and bicycle planner for New York City’s Department […]
Submitted by Adopt-A-Pet of Shelton Sugar is a sweet and shy older lady (10+ years) looking for a home with someone who wants a loving girl who will cuddle on the sofa. Sugar is very happy on your lap, going for short walks, and on car rides. We have many great dogs and always need […]
This time of year is thrilling for super fans and armchair quarterbacks alike. But no matter your team of choice, tailgating makes any event into something to remember. On Tuesday, September 20, Lacey’s FASTSIGNS invites customers, chamber members, and fellow Rotarians for a 5:01 Surge anniversary tailgate extravaganza. The event celebrates owner Grace Kendall’s 15 […]
Submitted by Olympia Community School Thurston County’s oldest alternative secular elementary school will be all about “the new” this September – gleaming new child-friendly facilities, a newly added fifth grade, and now a new, highly skilled teacher. Joanna Gibson will join the Olympia Community School (OCS) to teach the school’s small fourth/fifth grade class. Gibson joins […]
Beep! Beep! Make way for Olympia’s newest interactive art installation. The Olympia Timberland Library, in partnership with local artists, recently revealed the bookmobile – a place for kids to drive their imaginations further. Built by local woodworker Jay T. Scott, the bookmobile has two steering wheels, windows, and seating for both kids and adults to […]
At the Olympia Farmers Market, bright colors are not limited to the summer months. Dan Pierson, owner of Dan’s Dahlias, has been keeping his Olympia Farmers Market booth bright and cheery for the past 33 years. Located in the middle of the market, Dan’s Dahlias is a beacon of light and exotic color to market shoppers. […]
I remember Olympia beer from holiday picnics in the 1970s. My parents sat in aluminum lawn chairs sipping beer from stubby brown bottles while they watched their children play with metal lawn darts. It was a halcyon time for that generation. Olympia beer was ours—our hops, our water, our employer, and our legacy. The roots […]