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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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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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May 3, 2017

The Washington Center Welcomes Our New Director of Marketing and Sales

Director of Marketing and Sales, Billy Thomas The Washington Center is happy to welcome Billy Thomas, our new Director of Marketing and Sales! Billy joins our team on Monday, May 1st and brings with him a wealth of experience from his time as an Account Executive at The Olympian. He’s looking forward to working with…
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March 22, 2017

Tulalip Tribe Awards $2,000 to our Free and Reduced Ticket Program

The Tulalip Tribe has generously awarded The Washington Center $2,000 from their community impact fund. This fund is committed to improving arts and culture, education and youth, the environment, health care, public safety, and social services in our communities. At The Washington Center, these funds directly support our Free and Reduced Ticket program where we…
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