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Arts and Entertainment
For the past three years, in a sunny office on the second floor of the Open Space for Arts & Community, co-founders Janet McAlpin and David Godsey have been putting their considerable creative talents toward a brand new act. Calling it a makeover from the inside out, the two performing artists are launching a $1.5 million renovation of the building with a kick-off gala event — The Big O — the first Sunday in June.
Community Events, September 2016
It's been a big year for Vashon Center for the Arts. The grassroots organization turned 50 in 2016, opened the doors to its $20 million arts center in April and will hold its art auction, "Come Together: Celebrating 50 Years," in the new facility this weekend. But the icing on the artistic cake came when Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington State Arts Commission recently awarded the community nonprofit one of five Governor's Arts & Heritage Awards.
An award-winning short documentary about islander Phil Volker, "Phil's Camino," will be shown at the Port Townsend Film Festival at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Seattle band Super Krewe will play a show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.
Seattle band Norman Baker & The Backroads is known for traveling to as many communities as possible to share its signature brand of music and stories of the road. The band will come to Vashon to play a show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.