Arts

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Celebrate the season with First Friday Gallery walk

Most galleries and arts spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

 

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Annual holiday studio tour opens this weekend

The annual island Holiday Art Studio Tour, featuring 34 locations and more…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

 

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Arts around town (Nov. 30 – Dec. 7)

Comedy Night returns to the Red Bicycle with Los Angeles comedian Ty…

  • Nov 29th, 2016

 

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Vashon Film Society presents award-winning film

Vashon Film Society will present two screenings plus a Q &A with…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Island artist constructs new work out of old or discarded objects

When most people look at a chair, they see a functional piece…

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Islander paints scenes of Croatia and Italy

A new take on a decade’s-long tradition will unfold at The Hardware…

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Chorale performs beloved holiday choral work

The Vashon Island Chorale will sing George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah,” one of the most frequentlyperformed choral works in Western music, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 3, and at 3 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Ruffle some feathers and kick up your dancing heels

Rippin’ Chicken will return to the Red Bike for another evening of funky, bugaloo and soul jazz at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016
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Audubon calendar showcases island photographers’ work, raises money

The photographic work of 15 current or former islanders is being showcased…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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New choral work delivers message of freedom

Uhuru means freedom in Swahili. It’s also the title of a song…

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Actors and puppets perform Shakespeare

Two actors and 30 puppets will perform a unique version of William…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Two one-act plays look at friendship

Two short plays will make up one full show when Vashon High…

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OneNiteStand at the Red Bike

The local band OneNiteStand will return to play a show at 8:30…

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Youth perform classic musical this weekend

VCA Youth Musical Theatre will perform an adaptation of the beloved classic, “The Sound of Music,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Nov 15th, 2016
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Poetry Well for November features poet and bookseller

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This…

  • Nov 8th, 2016
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Music, theater and art lectures coming up this month

Talk focuses on Hudson River Art historian Rebecca Albiani will give a…

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With new building finished, longtime director of Vashon arts center to retire this spring

After serving at the helm of Vashon Center for the Arts for 11 years, Executive Director Molly Reed has announced she will retire in March.

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Fall into a world of art on First Friday gallery cruise

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

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Shook Twins shake it up at Open Space

Following a popular show on Vashon last year, the Shook Twins will return to Open Space for Arts & Community at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, with doors opening at 7 p.m.

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Arts around town

A collection of arts and lifestyle events on Vashon

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Singer-songwriter pens historical play, featuring her songs

Local singer-songwriter Kat Eggleston’s new play, “The Cyclone Line,” will open on Friday at 7:30 p.m. with a second showing at &:30 p.m. Saturday, both at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Nov 1st, 2016
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Fall into a world of art on First Friday gallery cruise

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 4

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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Shook Twins shake it up at Open Space

Following a popular show on Vashon last year, the Shook Twins will return

  • Nov 4th, 2016
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“Tales of Darkness”: Collaborative puppet show will bring monsters to life

In a more than 250-year-old warehouse on a rainy autumn evening just days before Halloween, a team of artists, musicians and actors are concocting entertainment fit for the season.

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Eggleston’s “The Cyclone Line” restores voices lost in the dust

Coffee is widely known to be fertilizer for the creative process, and it was over a cup o' joe that singer-songwriter Kat Eggleston and director-producer Charlotte Tiencken hatched the idea that spawned "The Cyclone Line."

  • Oct 26th, 2016
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Living ‘vibrantly in the face of adversity’: Islander learns to live life with cancer

One late afternoon last month, while the spun-gold of autumn's fading light filtered through the madrona trees, a Los Angeles-based film crew gathered at the home of Phil Volker on Wax Orchard Road. The location, worthy of starring in a film, set the scene for a joyous reunion of the director, crew, cast and friends of the award-winning documentary, "Phil's Camino," on the eve of the film's presentation at the Port Townsend Film Festival.

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Birthday bash celebrates two anniversaries

There will be toasts to be had when Voice of Vashon's KVSH 101.9FM station and the popular island band Some'tet celebrate significant anniversaries during a shared event at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.

Poetry Well for October

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This month includes a poem by Susan Lynch.

  • Oct 12th, 2016

Theater festival plays created and performed in 48 hours

A beloved theater festival will debut on Vashon when The 14/48 Theater Festival presents 14 plays created in 48 hours to island audiences at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Oct 5th, 2016

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

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

  • Oct 5th, 2016

Caspar Babypants returns to Vashon

Caspar Babypants will return to the island with his upbeat and entertaining songs as part of VCA's Family Series at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Oct 5th, 2016

Youth opens for popular band

Islander Jonah Cole — sponsored by Vashon Events Youth Opener program — will open for the Van Redeker Band, the headline group playing at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.

  • Oct 5th, 2016

Electric cellist and one-time resident returns to Vashon to play a show

Cellist, vocalist and composer Jami Sieber, a one-time Vashon resident in the 1980s, is a celebrated pioneer of the electric cello, garnering awards and rave reviews in Europe, Asia and North America. She will bring her evocative music to the Vashon High School theater for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14.

SIFF winner shown at Vashon Theatre

The Vashon Film Society kicks off its 2016-17 Art Film Series with "Girl Asleep," the Australian coming-of-age story that captured the Seattle International Film Festival's (SIFF) 2016 Grand Jury Prize. The film will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Vashon Theatre.

  • Oct 5th, 2016
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Vashon, Seattle and NYC choreographers perform together

Two years ago, Vashon Allied Arts (now Vashon Center for the Arts) presented an evening of contemporary choreography to an enthusiastic island audience. This weekend, the island arts organization will again host both on-and off-island choreographers for "Flashpoint: An Evening of Contemporary Dance."

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Northwest band returns to the Red Bike

Swindler will bring its signature and innovative fusion of funk, groove, jazz and rock to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

  • Sep 28th, 2016
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Vahson Chamber Music opens new season

Vashon Chamber Music will open its new season with an evening of Schubert and Schumann at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Sep 28th, 2016
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Arts center celebrates prestigious award and 2016 art auction

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.

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Short documentary about islander premiers in Port Townsend film festival

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.

  • Sep 22nd, 2016
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Seattle band plays covers from 1920s to present

The Seattle band Super Krewe will play a show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.

  • Sep 22nd, 2016
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