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VCC Center for Dance presents annual spring ballet

VAA Center for Dance students will dance to life the story of Stravinsky’s “The Firebird” ballet at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.

The annual spring ballet will showcase graduating students, including Meg Sayre of Vashon High School and Sam Opsal of Cornish College of the Arts.

Tickets are $12 for VAA members, students and seniors or $16 for general admission.

Tickets are sold at VAA or


Vashon Events hosts live music Thursday evenings

Vashon Events will bring live music to The Hardware Store Restaurant Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., while the restaurant offers a late night supper menu of noodles, soups and breads.

The month of May includes a lineup of acoustic musicians, including Daryl Redeker, who is the featured musician for Thursday.

Sarah Christine and Chaz Reed will play the following Thursday, May 22, followed by Jon Whalen on Thursday, May 29.

All ages are welcome. There is no cover charge.

60 Second film fest

Watch 45 short films from around the world

The Sixty Second Film Festival is back for the third year. Stories of time travel, super heroes, grief and anatomy will be just a few of the themes at this year’s festival on Saturday.

Doors open at the Vashon Theatre at 1 p.m. and snacks and beverages will be available. Screenings begin at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available at and at the door.


OneNiteStand returns with old and new tunes

OneNiteStand will play at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Bike. With new material and female guest artists, these musical veterans will play blues tunes along with their own originals.

Band members include Luke McQuillin, Mike Nichols, Slab Finley, Gib Dammann, Fletcher Andrews and Ainslie MacLeod.

Terri and Azula from the band Avaaza will join the blues boys.

This is a free cover and all ages are welcome until 11 p.m., then 21 and older.

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