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July 31, 2018

THE CENTER STAGE AWARDS & GALA CREATED MAGIC & MEMORIES

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts had a record 232 guests for the 3rd Annual CENTER Stage Awards & Gala on Thursday evening. Guests enjoyed a staged street-side cocktail hour with live music in anticipation of the big reveal inside the Main Stage. The Center production staff had transformed the lower Orchestra seating with…
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July 19, 2018

Ira Glass to Speak in Olympia This Spring!

Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass Ira Glass is the creator, producer and host of This American Life, the iconic weekly public radio program with millions of listeners around the world. This March 24 at 5pm he will speak at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts. Using audio clips, music, and…
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June 13, 2018

Our New Season Revealed!

The Washington Center is excited to announce our brand new season of music, theater, and dance! This diverse season showcases exceptional artistry along with stories of humanity through the lens of performing arts. The impressive list of shows includes season opener and homegrown Olympian Shoshana Bean, Puddles, the 6’8” sad clown with a golden voice,…
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May 2, 2018

EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The 3rd Annual CENTER Stage Awards & Gala will be held at The Washington Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, July 26, 2018. The event is a fundraiser for The Washington Center and an opportunity to celebrate local artists and supporters of the arts. “This year’s gala will have a ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ feel,”…
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April 13, 2018

THE WASHINGTON CENTER CELEBRATES ARTS WALK

Join the Washington Center for the Performing Arts as we celebrate Olympia Arts Walk and Procession of the Species Celebration Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28! The Center has a full schedule of events accompanying the variety of art and performances happening throughout downtown Olympia. Center hours for this Spring’s Arts Walk are: Friday,…
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