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November 30, 2017

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts Hosts Grammy Award Winner Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present GRAMMY Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo on January 17, 2018, featuring songs from their most recent CD, Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Fathers. This marks the group’s 17th Grammy Award nomination. Ladysmith Black Mambazo has been awarded the Grammy Award four times; in 1988,…
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November 17, 2017

Give Local: Support the Arts & Culture in South Puget Sound

We’re delighted to be one of the organizations participating in Give Local, a brand new campaign through The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound. The campaign runs November 21 through December 13! All donations will be matched up to $5,000. Your donation will provide underwriting for our artistic partners: our local youth and adult performing…
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September 14, 2017

Accepting Prelude Applications

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for our Prelude Series! Ideally suited for musical groups of up to 5 members, this series offers the groups the chance to perform in our lobby before Main Stage shows or Art Gallery Receptions. Since 2014, our Prelude Series has provided both ambiance for theatergoers and an opportunity…
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June 26, 2017

Washington Center Summer Repairs

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts, South Puget Sound’s largest performing arts facility, will be closed to the public for a portion of the summer, upgrading its heating and cooling system. A portion of the system responsible for patron comfort failed last summer in the building owned by the City of Olympia. “The work…
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May 3, 2017

2017 Anacker Scholarship for the Arts Awarded to Henry Nordhorn

Congratulations are in order for Olympia High School senior Henry Nordhorn, recipient of the 2017 Anacker Scholarship for the Arts. Playing both the horn and saxophone, Henry’s dream is to be a professional musician and perform with a world class orchestra like the L.A. Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, or the London Symphony. He plans to…
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