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Kenneth J. Minnaert Center Main Stage

2011 Mottman Rd. SW
Olympia, WA 98512 United States
360-753-8586

The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center is located on the Olympia campus of the South Puget Sound Community College.

Parking at the Minnaert Center and the South Puget Sound Community College is free. The parking lots closest to the Minnaert Center are A, G, and H.
For a map of the Olympia SPSCC Campus, click here. The Minnaert Center is building 21 on this map.

For box office hours and information click here.


To download a map of the seats in the Minnaert Center main stage, click here.

September 2016
Saturday, September 17, 2016 At 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music: Wanderlust

AN UNFORGETTABLE OPENING NIGHT For the series debut, Emerald City Music opens with a festive program showcasing music reminiscent of world travels. Traversing from Barber’s image of early 1900s New York to Tchaikovsky’s take on…

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October 2016
Saturday, October 1, 2016 At 2:00 pm

Once Upon A Jukebox

Wop-bop-a-loo-bop! Join the Olympia Sweet Adelines for this musical journey back to the 1950s. Set in the Burger Palace Diner. Once Upon a Jukebox is a Cinderella story chock full of girl groups, talent contests,…

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Saturday, October 8, 2016 At 7:30 pm

Arabesque: A Dance Journey

beauty, grace, and a touch of sass East meets West in Arabesque: A Dance Journey presented at the Kenneth J Minnaert Center for the Arts on the SPSCC campus. Featuring Henna of Portland and Olympia's…

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Friday, October 14, 2016 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: Los Hermanos Arango

Unfortunately due to hazardous conditions at the South Puget Sound Community College campus, campus has been closed and tonight’s performance has been cancelled and rescheduled to Monday October 17th at 7:30pm. The Washington Center Box…

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Monday, October 17, 2016 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: Los Hermanos Arango

  Hailing from Cuba, Los Hermanos Arango are a unique musical group rooted in Afro-Cuban folklore and jazz funk.  Since the group formed in 2003. Los Hermanos Arango (The Arango Siblings) have recorded four albums…

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016 At 6:30 pm

Laughter! Not Stigma

Join us for an evening of free entertainment! Critically acclaimed celebrity comic Victoria Maxwell will perform from her celebrated show “That’s Just Crazy Talk,” and local celebrity and rising stand-up star Sam Miller will share his story of living…

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Thursday, October 20, 2016 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: TAIKOPROJECT

Founded in 2000 by a group of young, emerging taiko drummers, Los Angeles-based  TAIKOPROJECT has become a worldwide sensation. The group hit the stage with reinvented forms of traditional Japanese drumming in a high-energy American-style…

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Friday, October 21, 2016 At 2:00 pm

Judy Willman: “Boys in the Boat” documentary

Judy Willman, daughter of Joe Rantz, will share photos and memories of her father's experience as a member of the University of Washington crew celebrated in "The Boys in the Boat." This program is part…

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November 2016
Saturday, November 5, 2016 At 7:30 pm

Autumn Concert

Rossini - Overture to Cinderella Bloch - Concerto Grosso #1 for strings and piano Morley arr. K. Robertson - Renaissance/Baroque Suite for Brass Schubert - Symphony no. 8 Unfinished

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Thursday, November 17, 2016 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department: Cloud 9

Written for Joint Stock, this theatre company’s workshop for the play was “sexual politics,” thus giving Caryl Churchill the idea for her parallel between colonial and sexual oppression. Act I takes place in Victorian Africa,…

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Friday, November 18, 2016 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department: Cloud 9

Written for Joint Stock, this theatre company’s workshop for the play was “sexual politics,” thus giving Caryl Churchill the idea for her parallel between colonial and sexual oppression. Act I takes place in Victorian Africa,…

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Saturday, November 19, 2016 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department: Cloud 9

Written for Joint Stock, this theatre company’s workshop for the play was “sexual politics,” thus giving Caryl Churchill the idea for her parallel between colonial and sexual oppression. Act I takes place in Victorian Africa,…

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Sunday, November 20, 2016 At 2:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department: Cloud 9

Written for Joint Stock, this theatre company’s workshop for the play was “sexual politics,” thus giving Caryl Churchill the idea for her parallel between colonial and sexual oppression. Act I takes place in Victorian Africa,…

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December 2016
Friday, December 2, 2016 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Chorus & Chamber Choir: A Pirate Christmas

  A Pirate Christmas gives the choral groups at SPSCC an opportunity to enter the show choir realm so beloved by audiences of the Seattle Men’s Chorus and other groups. In our holiday show, we…

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Saturday, December 3, 2016 At 7:30 pm

South Puget Sound College Orchestra: Holiday Concert

The South Puget Sound Orchestra presents its first concert of the 2016-2017 Season. Selections include Overtures by Verdi and Humperdinck, Max Bruch’s Kol Nidrei with Tacoma cellist Stuart Hake, and seasonal favorites featuring vocalist Troy…

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Friday, December 9, 2016 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

This event will go on as scheduled. Click here for more info Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets,…

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Saturday, December 10, 2016 At 2:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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Saturday, December 10, 2016 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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Sunday, December 11, 2016 At 1:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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Friday, December 16, 2016 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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Saturday, December 17, 2016 At 2:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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Saturday, December 17, 2016 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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Sunday, December 18, 2016 At 1:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre's fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes and principal guest artists from Pacific Northwest Ballet and Ballet…

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February 2017
Friday, February 10, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: Whim W’him Seattle Contemporary Dance

Seattle contemporary dance company Whim W’Him has been wowing audiences with innovative choreography and dance since 2009. Whim W’Him will perform one of its newest programs, SENSATION, featuring new contemporary dance works from the 2016…

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Saturday, February 25, 2017 At 7:30 pm

The Comic Strippers: A Male Stripper Parody and Improv Comedy Show

A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 21+ ONLY A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy……

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March 2017
Saturday, March 4, 2017 At 7:30 pm

Olympia Chamber Orchestra: Spring Concert

Verdi — La Forza del Destino Brahms — Hungarian Dances Mozart — Concerto in D Minor, 2nd Movement Yufan Moh, pianist Shostakovich — Concerto No. 2, 1st Movement Lilia Allen, pianist Bird in the Woods for…

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Saturday, March 11, 2017 At 6:00 pm

Studio West Dance Guild: Dance to Make A Difference

Studio West Dance Theatre hosts the 9th annual Dance to Make a Difference charity gala. This year, all net proceeds will be donated to Family Support Center of South Sound (FSCSS), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization…

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Sunday, March 12, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Music Department: An Evening of Chamber Music

Chamber Music for Piano and Cello. Pianist Daniel Chow and cellist Ashley Sidon present a recital of chamber works including Sergei Rachmaninoff’s G Minor Sonata.

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Friday, March 17, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Music Department: Memory & Light

This is the winter choral concert for the South Puget Sound Community College music department.

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Saturday, March 18, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Music Department: South Puget Sound College Orchestra Concert

  The South Puget Sound College Orchestra presents its second concert of the 2016-2017 Season. This concert will feature exclusively music of French composers. The program will include:  Suite from the opera “Carmen” by George…

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Monday, March 20, 2017 At 6:00 pm

SPSCC Student Film Showcase

You are invited to an evening of short films! SPSCC’s Film Showcase boasts exciting, inventive, and exhilaration movies. Admission FREE! Come out and support local talent and future filmmakers!

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: The Donny McCaslin Quartet

World renowned saxophonist Donny McCaslin will join keyboardist Jason Lindner, drummer Mark Guiliana, and bassist Tim Lefevbre for a jazz experience unlike any other. McCaslin, a two-time Grammy Award nominee and innovative collaborator, is known…

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: An Evening with Chopin

In partnership with the Lacey - Mińsk Mazowiecki Sister City Association, we welcome talented Polish pianist Jacek Nazarczuk to perform an ode to 19th century Polish composer Frédéric Chopin. Nazarczuk will be joined onstage by…

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Sunday, March 26, 2017 At 2:00 pm

Ebb & Flow Film Showing and Reception

  Ebb and Flow - A Japanese/American family, an oyster and how they influenced Pacific NW history. This film follows 93yr old Jerry (Eiichi) Yamashita’s recounting of the family history to his son Patrick, around…

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April 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Congressional Town Hall: Discuss It With Denny- Local Impacts of the Trump Budget

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Speak out! President Trump’s “America First” budget proposal could have a deep impact on life in the South Sound. Cuts to environmental clean-up projects, affordable housing, transit agencies, scientific research, and arts programs are on…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 At 2:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre presents Giselle

  Studio West Dance Theatre presents the Olympia premier of the supernatural, time-honored classic, Giselle - the preeminent example of 19th-century balletic Romanticism.  Giselle, a beautiful peasant girl, is deceived in love by the aristocrat Albrecht, disguised as a…

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Saturday, April 29, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre presents Giselle

  Studio West Dance Theatre presents the Olympia premier of the supernatural, time-honored classic, Giselle - the preeminent example of 19th-century balletic Romanticism. Giselle, a beautiful peasant girl, is deceived in love by the aristocrat Albrecht, disguised as a…

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May 2017
Thursday, May 18, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture series: Jennifer Finney Boylan

Professor Jennifer Finney Boylan, author of one of the first bestselling works by a transgender American, is widely praised for her advocacy and work in the global LGBTQ+ community. Boylan will speak about transgender themes…

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June 2017
Friday, June 2, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Jazz Band with Timberland High and Aspire Middle School

The South Puget Sound Community College Jazz Band welcomes the Timberline High and Aspire Middle School Jazz Bands. The concert will feature sets by the South Puget Sound Community College Jazz Band, the Timberline High…

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Friday, June 9, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Chorus presents: We’re Still Singing: Songs of Peace, Protest, and Social Justice with special guest Janis Ian

  SPSCC is proud to present a unique vocal concert experience featuring the SPSCC College Chorus and SPSCC Chamber Choir with special guest Janis Ian, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. “We’re Still Singing: Songs of Peace, Protest, and…

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSC Orchestra presents Classical Concord/Romantic Dissonance

  The South Puget Sound College Orchestra completes its third season with classical and romantic era works. Featured pieces are Haydn’s last symphony (No 104 in D Major) and two contrasting romantic overtures by Brahms…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 At 3:30 pm

Olympia Chamber Orchestra: Summer Concert

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Saturday, June 17, 2017 At 6:00 pm

Studio One Dance presents “I Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Studio One Dance Association presents "I Can’t Stop the Feeling" Our 14th Annual Dance Review.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Student Film Showcase

You are invited to an evening of short films! SPSCC’s Spring Student Film Showcase boasts exciting, inventive, and exhilarating movies. Admission FREE! Come out and support local talent and future filmmakers!

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Friday, June 23, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department presents Bat Boy: The Musical

  Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about…

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department presents Bat Boy: The Musical

  Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017 At 2:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department presents Bat Boy: The Musical

  Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about…

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Friday, June 30, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department presents Bat Boy: The Musical

  Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about…

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July 2017
Saturday, July 1, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department presents Bat Boy: The Musical

  Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about…

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Sunday, July 2, 2017 At 2:00 pm

SPSCC Drama Department presents Bat Boy: The Musical

  Story and book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe Based on a story in The Weekly World News, BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is a musical comedy/horror show about…

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August 2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Ballet Northwest: Young Choreographers Showcase

Ballet Northwest’s Young Choreographers Showcase, now in its 6th year, features 16 world premiere dances created by aspiring young choreographers. The dances include ballet, contemporary, tap and jazz and feature a wide array of music…

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September 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 At 6:15 pm

Skookumchuck Wind Energy Project Open House

Skookumchuck Wind Energy Public Open House; the goal is to provide the public with an introduction to the project and an opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the project.

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October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017 At 6:30 pm

Laughter! Not Stigma 2

I’m OK But YOU Need Professional Help: Creating Recovery One Laugh At A Time! David Granirer is a counselor, stand-up comic, author, and founder of Stand Up For Mental Health, a program teaching stand-up comedy…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture series: James McLurkin

  James McLurkin is dedicated to illustrating the fun and excitement in science and engineering.  Award-winning researcher at MIT and Rice University and current hardware engineer at google, McLurkin is widely known for his work…

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Bicentenary Celebration of the Birth of Baha’u’llah and The Bab

Thurston County local Bahá’ís along with Bahá’ís worldwide are preparing for major upcoming celebrations in 2017. On October 21 and 22, in some 100,000 localities worldwide, they will celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017 At 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music: Artist Spotlight, percussionist Andy Akiho

  Brooklyn-based composer and percussionist Andy Akiho takes over the Emerald City Music stage to curate an exclusive evening of his own compositions alongside the works of other inspirational composers. Described as “mold-breaking,” “alert and…

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November 2017
Saturday, November 4, 2017 At 7:30 pm

Olympia Chamber Orchestra: Season Opener

  Arriaga—Symphony in D Bizet—Symphony in C Janáček—Suite for Strings Korngold—Schneeman (The Snowman) Debussy—Petite Suite

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Sunday, November 5, 2017 At 3:00 pm

Miss Thurston County Scholarship Pageant

  The Miss Thurston County Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Washington and Miss America programs. Join us for an evening of local entertainment, and see who is crowned Miss Thurston County…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

  “Clever, pointed and entertaining… This play is one of the wildest and wooliest feminist reappraisals that the theatre has seen, and one of the most intellectually ambitious.”      The Globe and Mail Goodnight Desdemona (Good…

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Friday, November 17, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

  “Clever, pointed and entertaining… This play is one of the wildest and wooliest feminist reappraisals that the theatre has seen, and one of the most intellectually ambitious.”      The Globe and Mail Goodnight Desdemona (Good…

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

  “Clever, pointed and entertaining… This play is one of the wildest and wooliest feminist reappraisals that the theatre has seen, and one of the most intellectually ambitious.”      The Globe and Mail Goodnight Desdemona (Good…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017 At 2:00 pm

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

  “Clever, pointed and entertaining… This play is one of the wildest and wooliest feminist reappraisals that the theatre has seen, and one of the most intellectually ambitious.”      The Globe and Mail Goodnight Desdemona (Good…

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December 2017
Friday, December 1, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Chorus & Chamber Singers: Tis the Season to be Singing

  The South Puget Sound Choir and Chamber Singers presents their first concert of the 2017/2018 Season: ‘Tis the Season to be Singing,’ an evening of holiday favorites, American songbook standards and some classical greats.…

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 At 7:30 pm

SPSC Orchestra: Holiday Classics

  The South Puget Sound College Orchestra presents its first concert of the 2017-2018 season. Opening the concert will be the Festival Overture of Dmitri Shostakovich with added brass players from Olympia High School.  Tchaikovsky’s…

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Monday, December 4, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture series: Anat Cohen Tentet

  Anat Cohen, clarinetist and saxophonist, is well known for her charming and charismatic stage presence.  As a professional musician, Cohen infuses Brazilian jazz, traditional and modern jazz flow, samba and choro, and improvisation to…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Fall Quarter Student Film Showcase

Over the past quarter the film students at SPSCC have been hard at work writing, producing, direction, and editing their short films. This year’s films include comedies, dramas, documentaries, and much more. Come out and…

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a whirlwind…

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Friday, December 15, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a whirlwind…

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 At 2:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a whirlwind…

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a whirlwind…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017 At 1:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a whirlwind…

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Sunday, December 17, 2017 At 5:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a…

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Monday, December 18, 2017 At 1:00 pm

Studio West Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

  Be swept away this holiday season by Studio West Dance Theatre’s fresh take on The Nutcracker. You will be delighted by professional sets, costumes, over 230+ performers, and a mesmerizing snow scene with a whirlwind…

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January 2018
Thursday, January 25 At 6:00 pm

Night School Film & Panel

Night School film viewing and panel discussion Join us for an evening dedicated to the success of adult learners.  We will be screening the documentary film Night School by Andrew Cohn.  The film follows the journey of…

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February 2018
Thursday, February 1 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series: Tanya Tagaq in Concert with Nanook of the North

Due to a temporary technical problem we are unable to link directly to this event. Please locate the event from the list using the link above. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Tanya Tagaq’s music…

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Friday, February 16 At 8:00 pm

The Comic Strippers: A Male Stripper Parody & Improv Comedy Show

  THE COMIC STRIPPERS A male stripper parody and improv comedy show Your favorite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 21+ ONLY WARNING! No…

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Saturday, February 17 At 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music: Spiritual Journey

  Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. For the first time ever, Emerald City Music explores the power of the human voice with a carefully crafted selection…

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March 2018
Saturday, March 3 At 7:30 pm

Olympia Chamber Orchestra: Mid-Season Concert

    Join the Olympia Chamber Orchestra for their mid- season concert, featuring OMTA piano competition winners. Ravel—Mother Goose Suite Schumann—Märchenerzählungen Beethoven—Symphony no. 1

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Friday, March 9 At 7:30 pm

Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra with the SPSCC/TESC Jazz Big Band

  A joint concert of the renowned Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO), directed by Maria Joyner, and the South Puget Sound Community College Jazz Band/Evergreen State College Big Band.

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Saturday, March 10 At 6:00 pm

Dance to Make a Difference

  Studio West Dance Theatre hosts the 10th annual Dance to Make a Difference charity gala. This year, all net proceeds will be donated to Family Support Center of South Sound (FSCSS), a 501(c)3 non-profit…

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Friday, March 16 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Choir presents: Seasons of Song, from Mendelssohn to The Mamas and Papas

  Come enjoy an evening of vocal gems that span 150 years. From Mendelssohn and Faure to the Beach Boys and The Mamas and Papas. The program is filled with choral beauties that feature the…

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Saturday, March 17 At 7:30 pm

SPSC Orchestra presents Romantic Favorites

  The South Puget Sound College Orchestra presents its second concert of the 2017-2018 Season. The March concert presents four of the best known works from the orchestral genre. Rossini’s Overture from the opera William…

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Tuesday, March 20 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Winter Student Film Showcase

You are invited to an evening of short films! SPSCC’s Winter Student Film Showcase boasts exciting, inventive, and exhilarating movies. Admission is FREE! Come out and support local talent and future filmmakers!

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Saturday, March 24 At 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music: In Blue

  Virtuosic classical music shows in Olympia feature the world’s top-tier soloists and chamber musicians. Breaking from the traditional, this lively performance blends two wildly diverse genres: blues and classical. Experience Gershwin’s timeless Rhapsody in…

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May 2018
Thursday, May 10 At 7:30 pm

La Cage aux Folles

  Book by Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman Based on the play by Jean Poiret Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London's Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage…

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Friday, May 11 At 7:30 pm

La Cage aux Folles

  Book by Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman Based on the play by Jean Poiret Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London's Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage…

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Saturday, May 12 At 7:30 pm

La Cage aux Folles

  Book by Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman Based on the play by Jean Poiret Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London's Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage…

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Thursday, May 17 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Artist & Lecture Series presents Kip Fulbeck

  Professor Kip Fulbeck is a pioneering artist, spoken word performer, and filmmaker. Recipient of the UCSB Distinguished Teaching Award, he is also the author of several books. Fulbeck created The Hapa Project which was…

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Friday, May 18 At 7:30 pm

La Cage aux Folles

  Book by Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman Based on the play by Jean Poiret Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London's Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage…

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Saturday, May 19 At 7:30 pm

La Cage aux Folles

  Book by Harvey Fierstein Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman Based on the play by Jean Poiret Much revived, most recently in a 2010 production transferred to Broadway from London's Menier Chocolate Factory, La Cage…

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June 2018
Friday, June 8 At 7:30 pm

SPSCC Choir presents Spring in the Air, Song on the Breath

The South Puget Sound Community Choir and Chamber Singers present their final concert of the 2017/2018 Season. An ode to spring and love, the concert will feature works by Eric Whitacre (Five Hebrew Love Songs),…

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Saturday, June 9 At 7:30 pm

SPSC Orchestra presents Music of American Composers

  The South Puget Sound College Orchestra presents its final concert of the 2017-2018 Season.  The finale of the orchestra’s 4th season will feature symphonic music by American composers Aaron Copland (Fanfare for the Common…

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Tuesday, June 12 At 7:00 pm

SPSCC Student Film Showcase

You are invited to an evening of short films! SPSCC’s Spring Student Film Showcase boasts exciting, inventive, and exhilarating movies. Admission FREE! Come out and support local talent and future filmmakers!

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Thursday, June 14 At 7:30 pm

South Sound Community Swing Band with the SPSCC/TESC Jazz Big Band

  The South Sound Swing Orchestra directed by Brad Schrandt performs selections of swing, ballroom, and vocal jazz at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Auditorium on Thursday, June 14th at 7:30 pm. The SPSCC/TESC Jazz Big…

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Sunday, June 17 At 3:30 pm

Olympia Chamber Orchestra: Season Finale

Join the Olympia Chamber Orchestra for the last concert of their 2017-18 Season!

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Saturday, June 23 At 5:00 pm

Mrs. Washington America Pageant

  The Mrs. Washington America Pageant is Washington's state preliminary to the nationally televised Mrs. America and Mrs. World competitions.  This prestigious pageant is for married woman and is the only pageant to be televised…

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Saturday, June 30 At 5:00 pm

Studio One Dance presents: Dance Dance Dance

  Studio One Dance Association presents "Dance Dance Dance" Our 15th Annual Dance Review.

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July 2018
Sunday, July 1 At 5:00 pm

SOGO Summer Concert

The Conservatory Orchestra will feature Dillon Welch, violin, Casey Felt, cello, and Eric Malson, piano, in Beethoven’s Triple and Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8.

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August 2018
Sunday, August 26 At 7:00 pm

Young Choreographers Showcase

  Ballet Northwest's Young Choreographers Showcase, now in its 7th year, features over a dozen world premiere dances created by aspiring young choreographers. The dance included ballet, contemporary, tap, and jazz and features a wide…

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September 2018
Saturday, September 15 At 7:30 pm

Four Seasons

  Emerald City Music is Olympia’s home for top-flight chamber music performances. Now entering its third season, the series brings over 45 classical soloists and chamber musicians to Olympia from every corner of the globe.…

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