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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

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

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.

Resettlement committee benefit includes Syrian market and Betsy Rose concert

Singer-songwriter, activist and Buddhist practitioner Betsy Rose will perform a benefit concert for the Vashon Resettlement Committee on Friday at the Methodist Church. The event… Continue reading

Grand reopening: Open Space celebrates remodel with community event

After three long years of juggling to keep programing on schedule while construction permits and deadlines shifted, Open Space for Arts & Community will welcome… Continue reading

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                                The Van Redeker Band

Acoustic concert to benefit Land Trust

When the popular Van Redeker Band sets up to play a show Saturday night, not a single amplifier will be in sight. The group is… Continue reading

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                                The Van Redeker Band

Test your knowledge, learn new facts with Vashon Treasure Hunt

In this ever-increasing age of digital distraction and obsession, Vashon resident Barbara Dusty Gustafson is offering a timeless alternative: a Vashon scavenger or treasure hunt.… Continue reading

Islander’s unique pilgrimage featured in new documentary

When the award-winning documentary “Phil’s Camino” premieres on Friday at Vashon Theatre, the star of the film, Phil Volker, will have walked his backyard Camino… Continue reading

New book by island author chosen for Land Trust book club

A young girl and her father are riding a snowmobile in upstate New York. As they cross the open fields, the blue light from television… Continue reading

New book tells story of rogue American spy in Korea

Seattle author Blaine Harden has an uncanny ability to uncover stories about men whose lives become a portal through which to better understand the United… Continue reading

Burning Man: the story of a landmark cultural arts festival

Once a year, a city of 70,000 souls seems to rise out of Nevada’s mud-cracked Black Rock Desert, remains for a week and then disappears.… Continue reading

New coming of age film, scored by island composer, to be shown at theater

Vashon Film Society will present “Lane 1974,” a bittersweet coming-of-age drama, at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Vashon Theatre. The award-winning independent film was written and… Continue reading

Author will read from book about dark reign of American spy in Korea

Blaine Harden’s latest nonfiction, “King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea,” is not just an investigative biography of the most important… Continue reading

Audubon releases new calendar, will show images Friday

When the Vashon-Maury Island Audubon Society first invited island photographers to submit images of local birds for a new calendar, it received just a few.… Continue reading

Island composer scores Seattle director’s film

Vashon Film Society will present a bittersweet coming-of-age drama, “Lane 1974,” at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Vashon Theatre. The award-winning independent film was… Continue reading