What can we expect next week?


Next week is the beginning of an end. May is passing the fun to June. Let us take a peek at these wonderful local events.

Black Box Jazz: David Joyner and Jared Hall Quartet, Friday, May 26, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
David Lee Joyner is an in-demand pianist, composer, vocalist, and educator in the Pacific Northwest region. Trumpeter, composer, and educator Jared Hall is the winner of the 2013 National Trumpet Competition – Jazz Division. Click this link for more details.

Ceramics Workshop: Pinch Pot Portraits with Mike Lalone, Saturday, May 27, 12:30  p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
In this fun and creative workshop at Arbutus Folk School, you will build your own pinch pot portraits in clay with master ceramicist Mike Lalone. You will learn how to shape and sculpt a mini clay face with realistic proportions and expressions. Don’t worry if you have never worked with clay before; this workshop is suitable for all levels, and we will provide everything you need! Your clay portraits will be bisque fired for you after the workshop. Click this link for more details.

Bee Gees Gold, Saturday, May 27, from 7:30 p.m.
John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to the falsetto, you will close your eyes and say its Barry! Click this link for more details.

Create your own Wind Chime at The Depot, Sunday, May 28, 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Join a fun and creative day in the park as you craft these beautiful wind chimes. You will start by choosing your beads and then we will provide step-by-step instructions to show how to string and attach them to create your finished project. Click this link for more details.

Sunday in the Park with George, May 26 - June 4
The South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Theatre Collective presents Sunday in the Park with George at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Main Stage from May 26 to June 4, 2023. This event, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine, pays homage to art and artists as it explores the challenges and sacrifices artists make to innovate and survive. Click this link for more details.

Broadway Show Stoppers concert, Wednesday, May 31, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
This concert is presented by the South Puget Sound New Horizons Band (SPSNHB), a sixty-member band of local musicians aged 50 and up. The free show is at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, May 31, 2023, at the Worthington Center on the St. Martin's University campus. A continuous slide show of student work is also included in the exhibition. Click this link for more details.

“What We Can Do”: Panel Discussion with local immigrant-serving organizations, Friday, June 2, 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
This week is the last opportunity to see Uncaged Art, an exhibit presenting photographs of the artwork of unaccompanied immigrant youth who were detained at Tornillo Detention Center in Texas. Join Kindra Galan, Educational Director, CIELO (Centro Integral Educativo Latino de Olympia), Dianna Torres Angulo, President, Hispanic Roundtable, Diana Perez, TOGETHER’s Community Schools Program Manager for Tumwater schools, and members of Strengthening Sanctuary Alliance. They will reflect on the exhibit and talk about actions we can take to support immigrant rights at the border and locally, to realize Olympia’s Sanctuary City commitment. Click this link for more details.


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