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Americana roots musician with ties to Vashon plays at VCA

Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Alex Ashley has promised an evening of original blues and Americana roots music when he and his band, The Resolve, perform at… Continue reading

 

Fact informs fiction in new novel by island author

Professional lobbying, since its makeover by the likes of Paul Manafort during the Reagan era, now carries a pretty bad rap. But talk to islander,… Continue reading

 

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                                Elizabeth Klob

Falling Awake: new show by UMO

Before UMO Ensemble debuts its latest work, “Falling Awake: A Fugue State,” at Seattle’s ACT Theatre in March, islanders will have a chance to preview… Continue reading

 

Tenor Limmie Pulliam will perform matinee concert

Rising opera star Limmie Pulliam made his Vashon Opera debut in 2016 as Canio in “I Pagliacci.” The critically acclaimed tenor will return for a… Continue reading

Karla Bonoff to perform live concert at Vashon Theatre

In the heady days of the late 1960s and early 70s, The Troubadour nightclub in West Hollywood did more than just serve up well-drinks; it… Continue reading

Play foreshadowed presidential election

Long before the unexpected came to pass with the election of a populist billionaire television personality, Sinclair Lewis foreshadowed the election of Donald Trump in… Continue reading

Weaving: a silent oratory and metaphor for life

Outside Suzanne Hubbard’s light-filled studio stands a grand Douglas fir, impressive in size, unusual in its multi-trunked, many-armed form. Inside stands a grand Swedish fir… Continue reading

Raven’s Nest reopens as new gallery and business model

When Raven’s Nest Gallery re-opened last Friday night, gallery cruisers stepped into a newly designed, somewhat smaller gallery that in some ways felt more spacious.… Continue reading

Author, activist talks about white privilege

Racial justice educator and author Debby Irving will present a talk called “I’m a Good Person, Isn’t That Enough?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Two nonprofits partner to feature local musicians on First Friday

A new partnership between two nonprofits, Vashon Events and Vashon Center for the Arts, will bring local bands to the stage of the Kay White… Continue reading

Author, activist talks about role of white privilege and systemic racism

Racial justice educator and author Debby Irving will present a talk called “I’m a Good Person, Isn’t That Enough?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

World’s quickest theater festival returns to Vashon

It will be an invigorating mad-capped scramble when “14/48: The World’s Quickest Theatre Festival” returns to Vashon for four shows on two nights this weekend… Continue reading

New VCA interactive installation begins

A new, interactive installation will be created over this month and next inside the Vashon Center for the Arts gallery and lobby. Vashon artist Elizabeth… Continue reading

Singer, songwriter kd lang to perform fundraiser concert on Vashon

This version of the article corrects information about tickets at the Moore Theater. Vashon just got lucky, very lucky. Not lucky once, but twice as… Continue reading

Former islander lands part in ABC series

Actor McKay Stewart, a former islander who lived on Vashon between 1989 and 1992 and attended Vashon High School, recently landed a role in an… Continue reading

Environmental film festival will benefit Land Trust

The Vashon Maury Island Land Trust will present the first annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, Where Activism Gets Inspired, at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

New public art installed on high school campus

Northwest artist Bob Leverich stood in the cold rain last Thursday afternoon, camera in hand, ready to snap photos of a public art sculpture installed… Continue reading

Gather Vashon: A new gallery, classroom, workspace and gathering spot in town

It will be in with the new and sort of out with the old when Kathy Raines and Whitney Rose, current co-managers of Heron’s Nest… Continue reading

Calligraphy through the years: an artist’s constant companion

Adventurous of spirit. That’s how longtime islander, calligraphy artist, author, aerobatic pilot, photojournalist, Hiway Haiku innovator and a founding mother of Vashon Allied Arts Kaj… Continue reading

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                                Orion Moss, left, stars as Red Ranger and Rich Wiley as Head Elf in the Drama Dock musical “Red Ranger Comes Calling” this weekend at the Vashon High School theater.
John de Groen Photo
                                Orion Moss, left, stars as Red Ranger and Rich Wiley as Head Elf in the Drama Dock musical “Red Ranger Comes Calling” this weekend at the Vashon High School theater.