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OLY ARTS is your expert guide to arts and culture in the Olympia region. This newsletter features Capital Lakefair and the best of local live entertainment for July 14-20.
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OLY ARTS: Welcome to Capital Lakefair!


It's Capital Lakefair weekend--but it's also when we're releasing our debut summer print edition of OLY ARTS! This weekly newsletter is your three-minute guide to live entertainment in the Olympia area, July 14-20.

Are you hungry for funnel cakes and fun by the light of the midway? Here's our overview of the festivities--but we cover every aspect of Capital Lakefair, from its royal court to its live music schedule to the car show on Deschutes Parkway. You can also enjoy our look back at the history of this Olympia institution.

Here's the OLY ARTS preview of what's happening in Olympia this week:

StoryOly: Family

StoryOly is Olympia’s premiere story-slam event. Similar to such podcasts as The Moth, Risk! and Snap Judgement, community members come together each month to share eight-minute personal stories on a pre-announced theme. StoryOly aims to encourage and develop community engagement and connection through the medium of storytelling. This month's story slam topic is Family Half of all ticket sales are donated to Olympia SafePlace.

When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 18 (+ August 15)

Where: Rhythm & Rye,
311 Capitol Way N, Olympia

How much:
$5-$10 suggested donation
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Little Shop of Horrors (extended!)

The sell-out sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score has just been extended through Saturday, July 30. The OLY ARTS preview is here: Faust in a Florist Shop. Seymour Krelborn is a meek floral shop assistant who happens upon a strange plant. Little does he know that this unusual plant will develop a soulful R&B voice and a thirst for blood. Fun for everyone.

When: 8 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, July 14 - 30; 2 p.m. Sunday, July 17

Where: Harlequin Productions,
202 Fourth Ave. E, Olympia

How much:
$25-$43.50
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Emerald City Music: New Classical Series

Join violinist Kristin Lee and classical guitarist Jordan Dodson for an intimate evening of coffee and chamber music at Batdorf & Bronson. Enjoy colorful violin and guitar duets by Bach, Piazzola, Paganini and more. This intimate concert inaugurates the Emerald City Concert Series in Olympia and Seattle, instituted by Lee and Seattle arts administrator Andrew Goldstein, which aims to bring chamber music to a wider audience.

When: 7 p.m., Thursday, July 14

Where: Batdorf & Bronson,
516 Capitol Way S, Olympia

How much: $25
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