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A group of 7- to 13-year-old island kids has teamed up to tackle the high drama of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” and they’ll show off what they’ve learned about sword-fighting, family feuds and doomed romance at a free performance this weekend.
Jacob Bain remembers the nights when he had to stand outside in the cold between sets because he was 17 — too young to be admitted to the bars where his band got its first gigs.
A group of islanders working to support Vashon’s Latino population is gaining traction, and their latest effort — to ensure that more Spanish-speaking toddlers get a chance to attend preschool on Vashon — will bring a mouth-watering spread of Latin cuisine to this Friday’s Gallery Cruise.
A small shop with a distinctly local flair will be the scene of a farewell party during this Friday evening’s Gallery Cruise.
Two powerhouse players in Seattle’s vibrant music scene will play a local benefit for Vashon Youth & Family Services on Sunday.
An alliance of local groups and student organizations will present a screening of the acclaimed new documentary “How to Survive a Plague” at 7 p.m. Friday in the Vashon High School theater.
Geoff Johns, a local percussionist, performer, educator and world music scholar, died on Wednesday, March 20, of cancer. He was 54.
A group of Islanders, led by Jessica Bolding, has organized a free “Celebration of Life” party for Island teens, set to start at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
Whatever you do, don’t miss Vashon High School’s musical “In the Heights,” which continues its run this weekend and next.
For more than 20 years, Ela Lamblin has been making metal devices that honk, squeak, spin, rock and fly through the air in magical and unexpected ways.
Through her long career as an educator and high school principal on Vashon, Susan Hanson has given her students guided tours to magical worlds, including medieval castles, a German cabaret, a prohibition-era Chicago speakeasy and the ivied halls of Harvard Law School.
An upcoming exhibition at VALISE has a special significance: It’s the final curatorial effort of Mia McEldowney, a force in the Seattle art scene who made Vashon her home for the past nine years.
Four mornings a week, the fleet of daily commuters heading to the mainland from Vashon’s north-end ferry dock roll past Bruce Brown, a ferry worker who directs them onto the waiting boat.
One of Vashon’s liveliest parties is coming up — Vashon Film Society’s annual Oscar Night bash at the Vashon Theatre, set to start at 4 p.m. Sunday with rides around the block in a classic British limousine and a swarm of local “paparazzi” snapping photos as guests arrive on the red carpet.
Jim Lynch, an award-winning novelist from Olympia, will come to Vashon next week to discuss his latest bestseller, “Truth Like the Sun.”
Recess Monkey — one of the hottest bands in Seattle’s vibrant “kindie rock” movement — will come to Vashon on Saturday, providing a chance for pint-sized music fans and their parents to dance in the aisles of the Blue Heron.
The Greg Ruby Quartet, an ensemble that plays music inspired by virtuoso jazz guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt, is coming to town on Saturday for a concert at the Blue Heron Arts Center.
A two-concert series called the Vashon French Baroque Festival will begin tonight at Bethel Church and continue next Wednes-day, Jan. 16, with programs of chamber music from the court of Louis XIV.
What if all Vashon parents read the same book — and it was filled with great advice about how to deal with their teenagers and ’tweens?
A talented ensemble of islanders will perform Gian Carlo Menotti’s famous opera, “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” this weekend — closing out the Christmas season by marking the ancient church holiday of the Epiphany.