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Musical puts playful spin on classic movie for kids

Vashon Allied Arts’ musical, “Shrek Jr.,” will be performed this weekend.  - Courtesy Photo
  • May 27, 2015 at 2:25PM

In a playful spin on the popular Dreamworks movie “Shrek,” Vashon Allied Arts’ youth production of “Shrek Jr. The Musical” will call into question the nature of true love in two performances slated for this weekend.


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Seattle group plays Vashon fundraiser

  • May 27, 2015 at 2:19PM

In a benefit concert for the Vashon group Rock Island String Kollective (RISK), the Seattle band The Onlies will bring their original and fiddle-driven music to Havurat Ee Shalom from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

New book heralds the ABCs of beloved Vashon landmarks

  • May 27, 2015 at 10:53AM

In a whimsical and colorful celebration of place, a new book, “V is for Vashon,” is the collaborative effort of three islanders working in the arts. The paintings are by Pam Ingalls, words by Tom Conway and design by illustrator and book designer Annie Brulé. The creative trio will read and sign copies of “V is for Vashon,” published by Chatwin Books, at 6 p.m. Friday at the Vashon Bookshop.

Seattle performance artist joined by local talent

  • May 27, 2015 at 10:52AM

Spoken word, live music, narrated memoir with cartoons, photos and maps, personal objects given away — let’s just say performance art is the name of the game beginning at 7 p.m. Friday at Hastings- Cone Gallery.

Photographer reveals her mind's eye in island show

  • May 19, 2015 at 11:45AM

Island photographer Lori Kay likes shapes. The more repetitive the shape is, the better. They grab her attention as does color, especially the wildly saturated colors of the spectrum.

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