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Olympia Library Goes Sub Pop!

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Yesterday the Downtown Olympia branch of the Timberland Regional Library played host to Bruce Pavitt, founder of Sub Pop Records and author of the new book Sub Pop U.S.A. the Subterranean Pop Music Anthology 1890-1988. Mr. Pavitt read from the book and spoke about his fanzine form the ’80s Subterranean Pop that is reprinted in […]


Sub Pop U.S.A. at the Olympia Library!

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

On Dec. 18 the Olympia Timberland Library is hosting a celebration at their downtown branch (313 8th Ave. SE) of Sub Pop U.S.A. The Subterranean Pop Music Anthology 1980-1988. Author Bruce Pavitt and contributor Calvin Johnson will be in attendance and give a brief talk about the book. Calvin, under his nom de plume Selector […]


Selector Dub Narcotic at Bar Francis!

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Wake up Sunday morning to the vibrant sounds of Selector Dub Narcotic spinning underground 45s of the soul, independent, jamaican, punk, country, beat, blues and etc. variety. It’s happening Sunday July 27, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Bar Francis (located inside Northern), downtown Olympia.Be there and be square.  


Northwest Literary Showcase

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

  The Northwest Literary Showcase at this year’s Helsing Junction Sleeopver, August 15-17, presents a broad mix of essayists, novelists, zinesters, and poets from around the Northwest. Combining seasoned award-winning authors with up-and-coming writers, the showcase brings an entertaining assortment of local talent. Some of the artists appearing this year are: Sarah Mirk lives most of her life […]


LAKE, House Show, Olympia!

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

There are so many house shows going down in Olympia these days that it is hard to keep track of what when where. LAKE have played several this spring into summer. When I called Mark Morrison (in above photog with fellow LAKE members Ashley Eriksson and Andrew Dorsett) about this particular event I witnessed in […]



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