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Up & Coming (Oct. 31 – Nov 5)

FRIDAY OCT. 31 4th Ave Tavern 210 4th Ave E. 9pm. 21+ AKA, Double B & Laces, Cauze N Efekt Brotherhood Lounge 119 Capitol Way NE. 9pm. $5. 21+ Planned Parenthood Benefit w/ DJ Fir$t Lady Capitol Theater 206 5th Ave SE. 8pm....
 

 
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Flyer for Mutant Radio's next reading on Oct 26
Flyer for Mutant Radio's next reading on Oct 26
Flyer for Mutant Radio's next reading on Oct 26

Up & Coming (Oct. 24 – Oct. 30)

Arts & culture events in Olympia between Oct. 24 and Oct. 30. FRIDAY OCT. 24 Capitol Theater 206 5th Ave SE. 9pm. $8 / $2 student The Nightmare Before Christmas Cryptatropa 421 4th Ave E. 21+ Alto, Chrome Windows, Greggg, L...
 

 
 
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Day two of classes this quarter on Red Square. Photo by Shauna Bittle
Day two of classes this quarter on Red Square. Photo by Shauna Bittle
Day two of classes this quarter on Red Square. Photo by Shauna Bittle

Evergreen Faces Lowest Ever State Funding, Ballooning Tuition Costs

State-Wide Budget Shortfalls May Spell Further Cuts

By Issac Scott After six years of sweeping reductions in state funding to The Evergreen State College, state support for the college is at a historic low and may now face major cuts next year, threatening staff layoffs, bigger ...
 

 
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Produce at the 34th annual Harvest Fest at the Evergreen Organic Farm.  Photo by Zachary Newman
Produce at the 34th annual Harvest Fest at the Evergreen Organic Farm.  Photo by Zachary Newman
Produce at the 34th annual Harvest Fest at the Evergreen Organic Farm.  Photo by Zachary Newman

Harvest Festival

By Zachary Newman “This is the fourth Harvest Fest we’ve played, and it’s always been cloudy!” Stephen Smitty, guitarist and vocalist of local favorites Camp Wisdom, told the crowd before his band launched into their set....
 

 
 
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Wasted Advice

Greetings. Welcome to Wasted Advice, wherein you ask for advice and I continue to get drunk and advise you. We both win. You can ask me the questions you can’t ask your resident advisor. How do I deal with my chronic addiction ...
 

 
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Poet CAConrad reading from their new book ECODEVIANCE at Mutant Radio.  Photo by Alice Wynne
Poet CAConrad reading from their new book ECODEVIANCE at Mutant Radio.  Photo by Alice Wynne
Poet CAConrad reading from their new book ECODEVIANCE at Mutant Radio.  Photo by Alice Wynne

Mutant Radio Turns One

Olympia Poetry Series Celebrates Their One Year Anniversary With a Reading on October 26

By Felix Asherah Chrome Standing around on the sidewalk with friends, hugging and chatting as the sun goes down, it feels just like the scene outside one of the countless punk shows I’ve attended since I moved to Olympia. But I...
 

 
 
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Stephie of Hysterics performing with the band at their last ever show at Northern on Oct. 10.  Photo by Blaine Ewig
Stephie of Hysterics performing with the band at their last ever show at Northern on Oct. 10.  Photo by Blaine Ewig
Stephie of Hysterics performing with the band at their last ever show at Northern on Oct. 10.  Photo by Blaine Ewig

Death of Hysterics

Olympia Hardcore-Punk Band Sells Out Final Show

By Josh Wolf More than 150 people packed the Northern Friday Oct. 10 to watch Olympia-born hardcore-punk band Hysterics, while some 50 others hung out outside of the sold-out show. This was the last time Olympia would ever see ...
 

 
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NYC based songwriter and comic artist Jeffrey Lewis performs at Le Voyeur Nov 1
NYC based songwriter and comic artist Jeffrey Lewis performs at Le Voyeur Nov 1
NYC based songwriter and comic artist Jeffrey Lewis performs at Le Voyeur Nov 1

Stuff To Do: Halloween Weekend

By Ira Zuckerman FRIDAY 10/31 Night of the Living Tribute Bands (Capitol Theater, 206 5th Ave SE, 8pm, $10) As rock groups, Bon Jovi and Weezer don’t really share artistic traits. All they have in common is that they made it. F...
 

 
 
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The First Christian Church, where Interfaith Works will house the new shelter.  Photo courtesy of The First Christian Church
The First Christian Church, where Interfaith Works will house the new shelter.  Photo courtesy of The First Christian Church
The First Christian Church, where Interfaith Works will house the new shelter.  Photo courtesy of The First Christian Church

New Homeless Shelter Coming to Downtown Olympia

By Felix Asherah Chrome A new overnight emergency shelter is opening in downtown Olympia on Nov. 1. Interfaith Works is opening the year-round shelter, which will operate from the basement of the First Christian Church on Frank...
 

 
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New Jersey punk band Screaming Females performing in Olympia. Photo by Blaine Ewig
New Jersey punk band Screaming Females performing in Olympia. Photo by Blaine Ewig
New Jersey punk band Screaming Females performing in Olympia. Photo by Blaine Ewig

My Inebriated Journey

Screaming Females at the Palace Flophouse

By Garrett Bekemeyer The night began with the purchasing of two bottles of Johnny Bootlegger and a pack of cigarettes, followed by a hasty drive to the Eastside fueled by Little Big Town singing to our caravan the tales of bein...
 

 
 
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Scott Young holds up a plaster mask. Courtesy of the artist.
Scott Young holds up a plaster mask. Courtesy of the artist.
Scott Young holds up a plaster mask. Courtesy of the artist.

Artist Interview: Scott Young

By Phoebe Celeste Thomas & Jamie Nadel Scott Young is a visual artist and musician in the Olympia area (whose art is featured on our cover). He uses a variety of mediums such as drawing, collage, painting, and, more recentl...