Courtney Bennett is a local community member and arts supporter. She has volunteered with Olympia Film Society and the Bridge Music Project. They have been a librarian, zine writer, festival and concert organizer, and a personal assistant to YouTubers. She is currently working on a memoir and several novels.
Gregory Bortnichak is an electric cellist fascinated by musical and sensory extremes. Originally from Northwest NJ, he studied jazz and classical music while earning a BA in Women’s Studies at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. He has been recording and touring throughout North America for the past 25 years, performing in experimental pop projects like Teach Me Equals and RedRumsey, noise-punk duo Sparta Philharmonic, and under his own name s... Keep Reading
Sophia Nothing, Discount World, Unity Garnish (portland), Nick Podgurski (new york)
UNITY GARNISH is a platform for artworks composed and produced by Derek Blackstone and Sam Klickner. Often referred to in shorthand as UG, the Portland based duo has established an obtuse identity online and irl, combining elaborately detailed composition with nearly irresponsible electronic collage, gratuitous inside-joking and self-reference. The two are al... Keep Reading
Once upon a time in the whimsical realm of avant-garde soundscapes and artistic marvels, there was a human named Bryan Eubanks. As enigmatic as a Cheshire cat's grin and as eclectic as a kaleidoscope, Bryan's journey through life reads like a colorful tapestry woven with threads of eccentricity and creativity. Hailing from the wasted lands of southeastern Washington State (Eastern Cascadia), his first introductions to music came via half asl... Keep Reading
ALICE DOES COMPUTER MUSIC - (NYC)
alice does computer music is an electronic project by cellist, songwriter, and producer Alice Gerlach. Conjuring a hazy space between pop and experimentalism, Gerlach's work takes inspiration from an eclectic range of music such as ambient, avant-garde pop, breakcore, and noise.
NEGATIVE ZEAL - (Olympia)
Sonic explorations created with unease, joy, confusion, grief, and gratitude for planet earth and its in... Keep Reading
Even if you think you have no more wall space for art, CaTMA has you covered with “PILLOW TALK,” opening this weekend, October 6-7.
Join us during Olympia’s ARTS WALK for the opening of our newest art exhibit “PILLOW TALK”, a group show of 13 artists with Arrington de Dionyso, Austin Davis, Celery Jones, China Faith Star, Elliot Kurtz, Fin Umbra, Jahla Brown, Jo Stiehl, Lucy Gentry, Sage Rogers, Shane Donaldson, Sylvie Sovina and Tom Fath. ... Keep Reading
QUANTUM UNTANGLEMENT is an International Arts Exhibition featuring the PAINTINGS of The Students of Haitian Artist Leonce Love, co-founder of the Timoun Rezistans Art School in Gran-Rue, Haiti paired with a special installation and gallery collaboration with Dancer and Performance Artist Frances Ney (France/Olympia) entailing taking Francis' interactive performance piece THE COMMON THREAD and turning it into a static installation that can be... Keep Reading
ETERNITIES is a collaboration between bass clarinetist Katie Porter (Utah) and sound artist Bob Bellerue (NYC). Their work is inspired by deep presence, resonant feedback, melodic drone, and overtone magic, in the fluid realm between intention and indeterminacy.
ARRINGTON DE DIONYSO (Olympia,WA) back from his tour and residency in Italy brings us the sounds of those cities, countrysides and time spaces.
EARLY SHOW 4pm $10 : 7/22
JOIN US FOR OUR LYRICAL PICNIC
FRED ABONG : (Throwing Muses, Belly) presents the beautiful lyricism of his solo songwriting for us in this special event. Fred Abong Music
LIQUID LETTERS : Local to Olympia, our curator China Star presents a rare happening of improvised music and her own poetry. Liquid Letters Poetry
OLIVIA LYON : (Moo) Graces is with the power of her solo releases. Olivia Lyon
MIDDLE SPACE : It's the gentle pause between your thoughts and actions; the neutral space between the emotions you feel and how you CHOOSE to react. From a more philosophical perspective, your middle space is the dance between ego and your highest self.
The monochrome art of Lucy Gentry (Olympia, WA) and Rebecca Figel (Vancouver, BC Canada) expresses the above sentiment in the process each artist utilizes to reach the final destination of a ... Keep Reading