Elizabeth Shepherd

A dynamic duo reunites for a good cause

Several years ago, local musicians Daryl Redeker and Sarah Perlman played several much-appreciated concerts on the island as an energetic violin/fiddle and guitar duo named RedPer

A sculptor turns rust into razzle-dazzle art

It’s easy to find sculptor David Erue’s house on Cove Road — there’s a baby elephant next to the driveway.

Vashon Opera takes wing with ‘Die Fledermaus’

Two star-studded performances of Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” — a work Vashon soprano Jennifer Krikawa calls an “exquisitely beautiful and bubbly spectacle” — are set to take place next weekend at the Vashon High School theater.

Fall into a fresh season of art

The Gallery Cruise will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at art spots all over town

Outdoor performance captures local history

In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit will put on a dance, music and poetry performance based on the history of Vashon this Saturday.

Musicians play two albums, start to finish

Fans of the Beatles and Bob Dylan can hear island players interpret two of the music icons’ most celebrated albums at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bicycle Bistro.

Shared office space opens in Vashon town

HUB070, a new office space in Vashon town, offers an opportunity for individuals, small businesses and organizations to learn from one another while sharing an office space, says its founder, Carolyn Amick

An annual aerial festival will give islanders something to look up to

Open Air, an outdoor aerial festival, will launch its third annual presentation at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, on the grounds of Open Space for Arts & Community.

Sounds of summer

A wild weekend of music is in store for islanders, with four very different shows scheduled to raise the rafters at venues around town.

A concert by noted players is for a good cause

A concert featuring critically acclaimed composers from Vashon and Seattle will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.

Two new art spaces roll out, another changes hands

Island art lovers will see some changes in Vashon’s gallery scene on Friday evening’s Gallery Cruise.

Vashon’s walls will talk with an art walk

his Friday, August’s monthly Gallery Cruise promises a wealth of all kinds of art to gaze upon, as well as a chance to check out two new galleries. Most art galleries are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

A showcase for songwriters spotlights men

It will be raining men at a singer-songwriter showcase set for 8 p.m. Friday at Red Bicycle Bistro.

Roaring feature film was shot on Vashon

After a long and obsessive journey, a West Seattle filmmaker has crossed the finish line in his quest to make the perfect car movie, and the results will light up the big screen soon at the Vashon Theatre.

Couples who play together, stay together on Vashon stages

Beginning in 1928, Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne set the bar on what it meant to be a theatrical power couple, refusing for the next 32 years to appear on stage separately.

Local music promoters line up a new place for Vashon entertainment

For island couple Pete Welch and Allison Shirk, spreading the word about Vashon’s lively arts, cultural and charity scenes has become a passion in recent months.

Film on UFO sighting unfolds on Maury Island

One of the weirdest chapters in island history will soon light up the big screen.

Take a walk on the arty side

The Hardware Store Restaurant’s gallery will be filled with two exhibits organized by island photographer Ray Pfortner. Viewers will be able to cast People’s Choice Award ballots for both shows

Another era on Vashon comes back to life over social media

A treasure trove of old photos has been making its way out of dusty photo albums and onto the internet, filling a Facebook page aimed at celebrating Vashon’s past.

New CD has global flair

Tarana, a world fusion group that includes islander Jason Everett, will release its first CD, “Waves of Sound,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at the Vashon Havurat. The group plays original music influenced by Indian, Arabic, Eastern European, Latin and flamenco styles