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November 24, 2020

What We’re Listening To: Jocelyn Wood, Development Director

Pacific Northwest native Morten Lauridsen has brought me so much solace during these turbulent times. His compositions exalt the range of the human voice. They are often reminiscent of Gregorian and Renaissance music, yet with an unmistakably modern quality. His pieces, such as O Magnum Mysterium and Lux Aeterna (the whole cycle, which he composed…
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November 20, 2020

The Washington Center Announces Holiday Plans: Promotes Locally-Owned Downtown Businesses and More

Working in partnership with the City of Olympia, the Washington Center is announcing plans to bring some much-needed cheer to downtown Olympia this holiday season. During this year of global pandemic, we all need the comfort of something familiar. “Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Washington Center has been actively working to begin operating to…
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October 21, 2020

Sponsor Some Holiday Cheer

During this year of global pandemic, we all need the comfort of something familiar. So while we’re still closed to the public for live performances, we’re working in partnership with the City of Olympia to bring some much-needed cheer downtown for the holidays. With your help, we will make it snow outside the Washington Center…
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October 13, 2020

What We’re Listening To: Jill Barnes, Executive Director

Editors Note: I recommend listening to the soundtrack while you read. I’ve been enjoying creating “themed” days for myself and my family. We’re having fun creating playlists for our themes like Motown, a lunch lady playlist, Hello Monday!, Billy Joel, Dolly Parton, and Sir Elton John. But the soundtrack that has been with me daily…
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October 12, 2020

Annual Report Just Released for 19-20 Season

Our 2019-2020 season was off to a magical start. Many of you were with me. We were in a beautiful theater, experiencing an intimate connection – one that provides an experience like no other. The Washington Center was seeing record ticket sales as well as and record ticket income. And then COVID-19 hit. Since then,…
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