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Open Space kicks off renovation with gala fundraiser

  • May 25, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 26, 2016 at 2:43PM

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.


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Tour of Cuba brings home colorful images

  • Jun 29, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 4:50PM

Last May, island husband-and-wife duo, photographer Ray Pfortner and designer Nancy Wing, led a WTE, Inc. photography tour to Cuba. Beginning Friday and running for the month of July, an exhibition of the colorful city and countryside images taken on the tour — many shot from behind-the-typical-tourist-scene-locations — will cover the walls of The Hardware Store Restaurant.

Take a peek at summer art shows on Friday

  • Jun 29, 2016 at 1:30AM

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday

Seattle musician returns to the Red Bike

  • Jun 29, 2016 at 1:30AM

Garth Reeves, a Seattle singer and guitarist with strong ties to Vashon, will return to the island for a free show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.

Poets launch first periodic portfolio of island poetry

  • Jun 29, 2016 at 1:30AM

Last year, a group of island poets — Randy Barnes, Annie Brulé, Cal Kinnear, Susan Lynch and Jennifer Lynch — got together to create a plan for printing small collections of broadside poems.

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