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January 30, 2020

2020 OLYMPIA DANCE FESTIVAL!

PRESENTED BY BALLET NORTHWEST & THE WASHINGTON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS The 11th annual Olympia Dance Festival Features 13 dance groups from the area performing ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, tap, jazz, ballroom, Middle Eastern, Irish, Chinese dance, and more! Featuring special guests from Cirque du Soleil and music from the Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia.…
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January 28, 2020

A Unique Valentine’s Day Experience!

Silent Movie: Lucky Star With World-Class Theater Organist Dennis James Curated by the incomparable world-class theater organist Dennis James, the Center’s Silent Movie Series bring to life the golden age of cinema. A treat for the eyes and ears, each movie shines with live music played on an Olympia treasure from 1924, the Mighty Andy…
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January 24, 2020

Washington Center Receives $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Olympia, WA – The Washington Center for the Performing Arts has been approved for a $10,000 Challenge America grant to support bringing Koresh Dance Company to the region for a multi-day experience and learning opportunity. Overall, the National Endowment for the Arts has approved 1,187 grants totaling $27.3 million in the first round of fiscal…
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January 22, 2020

Now open – Scholarship Applications

“If the arts exist to enrich our lives… then The Washington Center’s mission must surely be not only to provide the various art forms but to nurture the pursuit of them in our young people.” ~ Sally Anacker, Former Board President The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce that scholarship applications…
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January 22, 2020

Arts Awards Nominations Open!

Tell us who inspires you! We want to know who you think makes our community a place where art thrives! The Excellence in the Arts awards were created to recognize the individuals and organizations whose work, support, and creativity help build a vibrant cultural community. We invite you to help us recognize those who have demonstrated excellence…
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