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  • Shi-Shi Beach

    Written on September 11, 2013 at 7:46 am, by

    From Cape Flattery, I drove to the trail head for Shi-Shi (pronounced Shy Shy) beach, also located on the Makah Reservation. For overnight parking, plan to park on the front lawn of a private residence– be warned parking is ten dollars a day. Overnight parking is not permitted at the trail head, which is heavily Continue Reading »

    Northern’s upcoming second annual benefit auction

    Written on September 2, 2013 at 12:16 pm, by

    This month, September, is my last month as Gallery Director with Northern. I’m passing the project into the capable hands of Scott and Alex, local artists and entrepreneurs extraordinaire. After five years of working on the Olympia All Ages Project, from participating on the original board in 2008 to finding and renovating the original space Continue Reading »

    Arrington’s 24 Hour Drawing Performance @ Northern

    Written on February 28, 2013 at 10:10 pm, by

    At the beginning of January, Arrington de Dionyso staged a 24 hour drawing performance at Northern. His drawings are totally gorgeous. You should check them out!

    Quintron & Miss Pussycat @ Northern

    Written on August 8, 2012 at 8:36 am, by

    On Tuesday, July 3rd, the enigmatic Quintron & Miss Pussycat headlined a show at Northern, with tourmate Dent May and K Recs big shot Calvin Johnson as opening acts. There were easily 90+ people there and Oh! The dancing! Dent May is a new fave – go check out his new album “Do Things” available Continue Reading »

    Hank Green & Harry and the Potters @ Northern

    Written on August 6, 2012 at 2:01 pm, by

    On Monday, July 30th, Northern hosted the 10 year “bandiversary” tour by Harry and The Potters, with long time friends The Potter Puppet Pals and Hank Green. Nerd rock at its finest, the show sold all 150 presale tickets to eager teenagers and their sometimes-less-than-eager parents. Regardless, it was Northern’s first bona fide sellout in Continue Reading »

    Photoland @ Northern

    Written on July 24, 2012 at 3:14 pm, by

    Right before I left for Buffalo, the interns at Evergreen’s renowned Photoland had an opening reception for their June show at Northern. It was a harried night, surely ending in debauchery for the grads. Another batch of fine photographers released into the turbulent seas of the art world. To swimming instead of sinking…

    Welcome Back, Northern!

    Written on June 27, 2012 at 9:09 pm, by

    Northern is back! Finally. We had a soft opening just in time for Olympia’s annual spring ArtsWalk this past April. I’m talking by-the-skin-of-our-teeth kind of opening — the space still reeked of paint (I don’t think the restrooms were even dry yet) and the floor was covered in some weird red vegetable dust that supposedly Continue Reading »