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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 […]


Arrington de Dionyso Studio Visit

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Ian Vanek visited Arrington de Dionyso at his studio in Downtown Olympia on June 26, 2014.  We get an intimate peek at his work and materials, narrated by the artist himself. Arrington de Dionyso’s Malaikat dan Singa have the album Open the Crown [KLP244] available now from the K Mail Order Dept.  


P.W. Elverum Posting for the Unknown!

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Here’s Phil Elverum of P.W. Elverum & Sun stepping out of his auto in Olympia while making the rounds of prime posting locations. Ms. Mariella Luz greets him with her usual aplomb: Mr. Elverum carefully places a poster for the Anacortes Unknown Music Series on the door of the Dub Narcotic Studio: The Anacortes Unknown […]


2014 Olympia Experimental Music Festival Photogs!

Monday, June 30th, 2014

The Olympia Experimental Music Festival began Friday night at Northern with everyone’s favorite accordion player, Big Tom the Lithuanian. Yeah! He was immediately followed by former Olympia resident J.D. Helwig who lay out the tools of his trade on a prayer rug and commenced to chime in on a celestial wavelength, improvising freely but not […]



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