Arts

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                                Karla Bonoff

lang performs two benefit concerts at VCA

The international pop and country singer-songwriter k.d lang will launch her U.S. “Ingénue Redux” tour with two benefit concerts at Vashon Center for the Arts… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

 

Bonoff plays live show at Vashon Theatre

On tour in the Northwest, Bonoff will first play a show in Portland, then at Seattle’s Triple Door, before taking the ferry to Vashon for… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

 

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                                Jacob Liberman

New lecture in ‘From Science to Spirit” series

Last December, island healthcare informatics company Nura Health SPC launched a new series of lectures called “From Science to Spirit to ONE” to explore “the… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2018

 

Americana roots musician with ties to Vashon plays at VCA

Singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Alex Ashley has promised an evening of original blues and Americana roots music when he and his band, The Resolve, perform at… Continue reading

Fact informs fiction in new novel by island author

Professional lobbying, since its makeover by the likes of Paul Manafort during the Reagan era, now carries a pretty bad rap. But talk to islander,… Continue reading

Tenor Limmie Pulliam will perform matinee concert

Rising opera star Limmie Pulliam made his Vashon Opera debut in 2016 as Canio in “I Pagliacci.” The critically acclaimed tenor will return for a… Continue reading

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                                Elizabeth Klob

Falling Awake: new show by UMO

Before UMO Ensemble debuts its latest work, “Falling Awake: A Fugue State,” at Seattle’s ACT Theatre in March, islanders will have a chance to preview… Continue reading

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                                Elizabeth Klob
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                                George Washington’s son, George Cleveland Washington, rear right, played basketball for Vashon College and died as a result of the fire there.

Heritage Museum will offer pop-up show, honoring Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the Heritage Museum is hosting a small pop-up show Feb. 16 to 19. It will include portraits, photos, documents,… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018
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                                George Washington’s son, George Cleveland Washington, rear right, played basketball for Vashon College and died as a result of the fire there.
Peter Kreitner and Rich Wiley (Courtesy Photo)

It Can’t Happen Here: or could it?

Resistance Productions will hold a staged reading of Sinclair Lewis’ 1936 book, “It Can’t Happen Here,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Vashon High School… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018
Peter Kreitner and Rich Wiley (Courtesy Photo)

Drama Dock to hold auditions for its spring production

Drama Dock will hold auditions for its spring production of “All in the Timing” at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, in… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018
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                                High and Lonesome

Longtime island band plays Friday at the Bike

The all-island High and Lonesome Band will play a show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike. The band is a group of friends… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018
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                                High and Lonesome

February Poetry Well

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This month includes a poem by Tanner Venturi. Evening Ballad I scribble through the… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018
Matisyahu and band (Nechama Leitner Photo)

Rapper plays rare, full-band acoustic show

Grammy-nominated singer and rapper Matisyahu returns to Washington on his Forest of Faith tour for a rare acoustic performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018
Matisyahu and band (Nechama Leitner Photo)

Play foreshadowed presidential election

Long before the unexpected came to pass with the election of a populist billionaire television personality, Sinclair Lewis foreshadowed the election of Donald Trump in… Continue reading

VCA to hold town hall next week for island artists, wider community

The board of Vashon Center for the Arts will hold a town hall next Tuesday for island artists and members of the broader community interested… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Weaving: a silent oratory and metaphor for life

Outside Suzanne Hubbard’s light-filled studio stands a grand Douglas fir, impressive in size, unusual in its multi-trunked, many-armed form. Inside stands a grand Swedish fir… Continue reading

Grammy-winner Paula Cole plays VCA this weekend

Grammy winner, double-platinum singer-songwriter and activist Paula Cole will perform for one night only at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kay White Hall. Cole started… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Grants available for art, heritage and preservation projects

Grants to support projects that have the arts, heritage and preservation at their core are currently being offered by 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency.… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

SURJ sponsors presentation

Racial justice educator and author Debby Irving will present a talk called “I’m a Good Person, Isn’t That Enough?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018
“On Top In Underneath” by Nan Leiter (Courtesy Photo)

Artist’s work focuses on water

Island artist exhibits paintings at Tacoma’s Gathering Space gallery

  • Feb 6, 2018
“On Top In Underneath” by Nan Leiter (Courtesy Photo)