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a show-stopping neighborhood packed to the brim with arts and entertainment  

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The Washington Center for the Performing Arts presents Stephen Petronio Company

Stephen Petronio Company is at the epicenter of dance, music, visual art, and fashion as they coalesce in the world of modern dance. The dance company is provacative and cutting-edge, to say the least, and it's bringing its stunning dance performances to the Washington Center for the Performing Arts this month, on March 29. Watch the video for a sneak peek!

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Results from our 2018 Readers Poll

Every year we ask the readers of the Weekly Volcano what they like best in the greater Olympia area, and every year they respond. In the following pages you’ll find feature stories of some of the winners from the 2018 Best of Olympia Reader’s Poll, and some writer's picks as well ... ​​ READ MORE

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