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Washington Center Black Box Theater

512 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
360-753-8586

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The Washington Center for the Performing Arts is located in the heart of Downtown Olympia and is the premier venue for the Arts in the South Puget Sound. The entrance to the Black Box Theater is located through the far right doors as you face the venue.

September 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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October 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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November 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Craig Hoyer

Fridays just aren't the same without a bit of Northwest Jazz. Music lovers 21 and older are invited to join The Washington Center for four evenings of cabaret style jazz performances in our intimate Black…

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Monday, November 21, 2016 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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Saturday, November 26, 2016 At 7:00 pm

The Gingerbread Social

  As the weather grows colder, and we are inspired to connect with friends and family at home and hearth.  It’s time to get ready for a stroll through SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village 2016! Get an…

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Sunday, November 27, 2016 At 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gingerbread Village

As the weather grows colder, and we are inspired to connect with friends and family at home and hearth.  It’s time to get ready for a stroll through SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village 2016! Sunday gets even…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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January 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017 At 7:30 pm

January Comedy In The Box

  Join us for six nights of uproarious laughter at The Washington Center Black Box! All shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar available throughout the evening. Some performers are…

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Friday, January 20, 2017 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: David Deacon Joyner

Fridays just aren't the same without a bit of Northwest Jazz. Music lovers 21 and older are invited to join us for four evenings of cabaret style jazz performances in our intimate Black Box Theater.…

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Monday, January 23, 2017 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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February 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017 At 7:30 pm

February Comedy In The Box

  Join us for six nights of uproarious laughter at The Washington Center Black Box! All shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar available throughout the evening. Some performers are…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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March 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 At 7:30 pm

March Comedy In The Box

  Join us for six nights of uproarious laughter at The Washington Center Black Box! All shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar available throughout the evening. Some performers are…

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Friday, March 10, 2017 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Nathan Breedlove

Fridays just aren't the same without a bit of Northwest Jazz. Music lovers 21 and older are invited to join us for four evenings of cabaret style jazz performances in our intimate Black Box Theater.…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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April 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017 At 7:30 pm

April Comedy In The Box

  Join us for six nights of uproarious laughter at The Washington Center Black Box! All shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar available throughout the evening. Some performers are…

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Saturday, April 15, 2017 At 8:00 pm

An Evening of Alternative Facts: Scatterbrains Improv Comedy featuring Lady Town

Scatterbrains Improv returns for one evening of laughs in a time we really need it. This will be a free performance. Donations are encouraged to local charities.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Art Needs Space: A community forum

The Olympia Artspace Alliance (OAA) is hosting this conversation about affordable quality space for artists. The agenda includes highlights from OAA’s recent survey of artist studios in downtown Olympia. We also will hear from Heather…

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May 2017

Saturday, May 6, 2017 At 6:00 pm

Young Arts Ambassador Youth Showcase

CALLING ALL YOUTH PERFORMERS/VISUAL ARTISTS! The Young Arts Ambassadors are hosting a showcase of youth performance in an inspiring evening of local Olympia YOUTH created/generated ART! We will feature performance and visual based art throughout…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 At 7:30 pm

May Comedy In The Box

Join us for six nights of uproarious laughter at The Washington Center Black Box! All shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar available throughout the evening. Some performers are more…

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Friday, May 12, 2017 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Aaron & Ninee Wolff

Fridays just aren't the same without a bit of Northwest Jazz. Music lovers 21 and older are invited to join us for four evenings of cabaret style jazz performances in our intimate Black Box Theater.…

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 At 7:30 pm

The Center Salon

Local art with local artists Much like Parisian salons of old, The Washington Center presents an intimate evening of music, theater, literature, and art. This event will feature Bryan Willis (playwright), Merridawn Duckler (short fiction),…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 At 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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Saturday, May 27, 2017 At 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music: Back to Bach

  The legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach has shaped the course of Western music time and time again. “Back to Bach” examines the baroque master’s profound influence through the lens of what came after his…

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June 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017 At 7:30 pm

June Comedy In The Box

Join us for six nights of uproarious laughter at The Washington Center Black Box! All shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar available throughout the evening. Some performers are more…

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August 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 At 6:30 pm
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Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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September 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017 At 6:00 pm

Community Movie Night “The Book of Life”

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October 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Steve Luceno

  For 45 years Steve Luceno has been involved in performing live music. His experience has mostly been in standard jazz, Caribbean music, and rhythm & blues. His original songs are usually based on one…

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November 2017

Saturday, November 25, 2017 At 7:00 pm

Gingerbread Village Social

  It’s time once again for SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village! As part Olympia’s annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration, the Gingerbread Village at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts has become a community favorite. Thousands of…

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Sunday, November 26, 2017 At 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Gingerbread Village

It’s time once again for SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village! As part Olympia’s annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration, the Gingerbread Village at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts has become a community favorite. Thousands of visitors…

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December 2017

Friday, December 29, 2017 At 7:00 pm

The Bridge Holiday Performance Showcase

The Bridge Showcase features youth sharing their original music. This event is the final performance for The Bridge Music Project’s Fall songwriting workshop. For the past eight weeks youth from our community have been working…

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January 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: January

  Join us for six nights of laughter with national and regional comedians! Our intimate Black Box shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar. Perfect for a night out with…

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Friday, January 19, 2018 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Dmitri Matheny

  Voted “Northwest Instrumentalist of the Year” in the recent Seattle Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards, flugelhornist/composer Dmitri Matheny has been lauded as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation” (International Review…

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Blonde Poison

  Stella Goldschlag was living illegally in war-torn Berlin when she was betrayed and tortured by Nazis. Offered the chance of saving herself and her parents from the death camps, she agreed to work for…

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Friday, January 26, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Blonde Poison

  Stella Goldschlag was living illegally in war-torn Berlin when she was betrayed and tortured by Nazis. Offered the chance of saving herself and her parents from the death camps, she agreed to work for…

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February 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018 At 6:00 pm

OlyEcosystems 4th Annual Gala

  OlyEcosystems invites you to join a celebratory evening of protecting, preserving, and restoring wilderness in Olympia's urban core with State Representative Beth Doglio and music from Rooster Crow and Love, MC. Enjoy OlyEcosystems Fourth…

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Thursday, February 22, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: February

  Join us for six nights of laughter with national and regional comedians! Our intimate Black Box shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar. Perfect for a night out with…

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March 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: March

  Join us for six nights of laughter with national and regional comedians! Our intimate Black Box shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar. Perfect for a night out with…

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Friday, March 23, 2018 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Climate Change

  Climate Change consists of four stylistically different, cutting edge musicians who come together to blend their creative influences into a statement musical harmony. Synthesizing these numerous influences into one, integrated musical statement, Climate Change’s…

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April 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018 At 7:00 pm

The Bridge Performance Flowcase

The Bridge is back for another awesome performance "Flowcase". This is one of our strongest groups yet with talent coming from across Oly, Lacey and Tumwater. Youth in this project have been working as teams…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: April

  Our intimate Black Box shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar. Perfect for a night out with friends, or a much-needed break from the typical Thursday routine; it’s the…

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Friday, April 13, 2018 At 7:30 pm

The Center Salon

  In the tradition of Parisian salons of old, we present an intimate evening of music, theater, literature, and art. Local and regional masters of visual art, the written word, and music come together to…

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May 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: May

  Our intimate Black Box shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar. Perfect for a night out with friends, or a much-needed break from the typical Thursday routine; it’s the…

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Friday, May 11, 2018 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Joe Mailhot

  Joe Mailhot’s original compositions are inspired by jazz masters like John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, Albert Ayler, and The Art Ensemble of Chicago as well as by modern European composers like Krzystzof Pendercki,…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 At 8:00 pm

Blues in the Black Box with Hurts Like Hell

  Having shared stages with The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, .38 Special and The Little River Band, Hurts Like Hell is dedicated to creating an electrifying, all-original rock and blues sound that draws on the…

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June 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: June

  Join us for six nights of laughter with national and regional comedians! Our intimate Black Box shows feature a headlining act, two opening performers, and a full bar. Perfect for a night out with…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 At 5:00 pm

IF Project

This event is a fundraiser for Thurston Thrives and the IF Project in order to bring this program to Thurston County. We will be showing the IF Documentary, which shows the collaboration between Law Enforcement…

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September 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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October 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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November 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Anjali Silva

Anjali Silva has been recognized globally for her warmly sensuous voice. Her proficiency of world music genres, ranging from Brazilian to American jazz has allowed her to create music that is universal in its appeal.…

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine – By Invite Only

This is an “Invited Final Dress” event. Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine

  Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully structured play with nifty surprise endings.

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Friday, November 9, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine

  Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully structured play with nifty surprise endings.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 At 2:00 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine

  Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully structured play with nifty surprise endings.

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Saturday, November 10, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine

  Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully structured play with nifty surprise endings.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine – Pay What You Can

This is a “Pay What You Can” event. Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine

  Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully structured play with nifty surprise endings.

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Friday, November 16, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Saint Martin’s University Theatre Department presents Almost, Maine

  Almost, Maine by John Cariani, is a series of nine amiably absurdist vignettes about love, with a touch of good-natured magic realism…witty, romantic, unsentimental. This is a beautifully structured play with nifty surprise endings.

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Monday, November 19, 2018 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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Saturday, November 24, 2018 At 7:00 pm

SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village Reception

  It’s time once again for SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village! As part of Olympia’s annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration, the Gingerbread Village at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts has become a community favorite.…

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Sunday, November 25, 2018 At 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sidewalk’s Gingerbread Village – Public Viewing

It’s time once again for SideWalk’s Gingerbread Village! As part of Olympia’s annual Downtown for the Holidays celebration, the Gingerbread Village at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts has become a community favorite. Thousands…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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December 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018 At 2:30 pm

Emerald City Music presents “The Daedalus Quartet”

An up-close encounter with the Daedalus Quartet, winners of the 2001 Banff International String Quartet Competition and Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award. This unique storytelling performance incorporates Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata and other texts, woven…

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Saturday, December 1, 2018 At 7:30 pm

Emerald City Music presents “The Daedalus Quartet”

  An up-close encounter with the Daedalus Quartet, winners of the 2001 Banff International String Quartet Competition and Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award. This unique storytelling performance incorporates Tolstoy’s Kreutzer Sonata and other texts,…

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January 2019

Thursday, January 10 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: Early January

Set aside the cares of the week and enjoy the best evening of comedy Olympia has to offer. Washington Center’s Comedy in the Box brings regional and national comedians to our Black Box theater—a unique,…

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Friday, January 11 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Dan Balmer

  Dan Balmer has long been considered one of the finest guitarists, composers, and educators in the Northwest. In 2009, Dan became one of only five musicians (and the youngest) to be honored with membership…

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Tuesday, January 22 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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Saturday, January 26 At 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Workshop with Richard Louv

  Before his keynote address that evening, Richard Louv will lead an intimate and interactive workshop at 3:30 pm. The workshop will focus on adults interested in engaging children in community-based outdoor learning, using ideas and activities…

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Thursday, January 31 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: Late January

  Set aside the cares of the week and enjoy the best evening of comedy Olympia has to offer. Washington Center’s Comedy in the Box brings regional and national comedians to our Black Box theater¬—a…

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February 2019

Thursday, February 14 At 7:00 pm

Many Maps, One Voice

  Who knew a housewife and mother of five could make such a difference? Certainly not Mary Ellen McCaffree, when she took on the problem of her kids’ ill-funded schools. In this one-woman show, you’ll…

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Friday, February 15 At 7:00 pm

Many Maps, One Voice

  Who knew a housewife and mother of five could make such a difference? Certainly not Mary Ellen McCaffree, when she took on the problem of her kids’ ill-funded schools. In this one-woman show, you’ll…

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Sunday, February 17 At 2:00 pm

Many Maps, One Voice

  Who knew a housewife and mother of five could make such a difference? Certainly not Mary Ellen McCaffree, when she took on the problem of her kids’ ill-funded schools. In this one-woman show, you’ll…

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Sunday, February 17 At 2:00 pm

Many Maps, One Voice

Politics of the Possible in Action is excited to offer 3 showings of Many Maps, One Voice in Olympia. Timely and timeless, Many Maps is a call to civic engagement, citizen action and civility in the ongoing voting rights…

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Wednesday, February 20 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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March 2019

Thursday, March 7 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: March

  Headlining the show will be Eliot Chang! Eliot Chang has recorded two 30-minute Comedy Central Half Hour specials, and is known for his comedy videos where he destroys audience hecklers. No stranger to TV,…

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Friday, March 8 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Samantha Boshnack

  Whether creating sonic explorations with her 14-piece B’shnorkestra or fronting her own quintet, this composer and trumpeter walks a unique path. Contemporary innovators whose sense of rhythm and penchant for “letting loose” have been…

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Sunday, March 10 At 3:00 pm

Pinkalicious Tea Party

  ** The Tea Party is sold out. ** Join us after the show at 3:00 pm for more pink perfection! This special tea party will feature pink cupcakes and pink lemonade! Chaperoning adults are…

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Saturday, March 16 At 1:00 pm

GFWC Capital Woman’s Club Vintage Fashion Show

 

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Monday, March 18 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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April 2019

Friday, April 12 At 7:30 pm

The Center Salon

  Featuring poetry, short stories, theater, and music, this event is like nothing else in Olympia. Invest your heart and mind in a new experience as local and regional artists share a first look into…

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Thursday, April 18 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: April

  Headliner - Drew Dunn started comedy at the age of 21 and has not looked back since. He quickly established himself as one of the best new comedians in New England with his quick wit and…

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Wednesday, April 24 At 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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May 2019

Thursday, May 9 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: May

  Headliner – Matt McClowry Opener – Robert Pidde Emcee – Casey McLain Set aside the cares of the week and enjoy the best evening of comedy Olympia has to offer. Washington Center’s Comedy in the Box…

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Friday, May 10 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: Bill Anschell

  Bill Anschell has studied, composed, and performed jazz piano across the country and around the world. In 2016 he was inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame. A three-time recipient of the Earshot’s…

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Tuesday, May 21 At 6:30 pm
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Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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June 2019

Thursday, June 13 At 7:30 pm

Comedy in the Box: June

Announcing our headliner: Mike Baldwin simply goes out night after night and delivers top notch comedy. His style is instantly likable, entirely personal and it highlights his attention to detail. His material is crisp and…

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Monday, June 17 At 6:30 pm
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Washington Center Volunteer Training

Before you start as a volunteer at The Center, we ask that you take part in a volunteer training. We anticipate this training will take roughly 45 minutes and will be sharing a training video…

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September 2019

Monday, September 9 At 6:30 pm
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Washington Center Volunteer Training

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October 2019

Tuesday, October 8 At 6:30 pm
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Washington Center Volunteer Training

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November 2019

Friday, November 1 At 8:00 pm

Black Box Jazz: LaVon Hardison

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Please call the Box Office at 360-753-8586 to be placed on the wait list. LaVon Hardison sings jazz standards, originals, and her own eclectic and compelling arrangements of popular songs.…

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Saturday, November 2 At 7:30 pm

In the Dark

On Halloween weekend, listen to the terrifying music of George Frederick Haas in total pitch-black darkness. This daring evening offers a rarely-performed work in an immersive sensory experience. THE TUNES Haas "in iij Noct." (In…

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Monday, November 4 At 6:30 pm
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Washington Center Volunteer Training

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