Arts

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Evening with jazz singer

Greta Matassa, a talented vocalist popular on the Northwest jazz scene, will…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

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International genre-breaking spectacle comes to Open Space

The international genre-breaking spectacular, MarchFourth, will bring its self-proclaimed “celebratory frenzy” to…

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

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January Poetry Well features poet and magician

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

  • Jan 17th, 2017

 

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Vashon author talks about aquifers

Island author Mary Bruno will talk about the world’s aquifers as part…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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The Love Markets (Laurie Clark Photo)

Cabaret and dinner benefits UMO

For one night only, UMO’s annual benefit cabaret will return to The…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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Storytelling Festival celebrates a decade of stories

The Vashon Wilderness Program will present its 10th annual Storytelling Festival at…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
Steffon Moody telling a story at Storytelling Festival (Courtesy Photo)
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Gritty groove band at Red Bike

The Shady Bottom band promises to “shake off the dust of everyday…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
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South Sound Saxophone Ensemble (Courtesy Photo)

Sax concert benefits school band

The Tacoma-based South Sound Saxophone Ensemble will present a benefit concert for…

  • Jan 17th, 2017
South Sound Saxophone Ensemble (Courtesy Photo)
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Impressionism: where it all began

Art historian Rebecca Albiani will return to Vashon Center for the Arts for Art Talks at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday,Jan. 17. Tuesday’s talk will focus on French Impressionist Claude Monet after he settled in the town of Argenteuil, a15-minute train ride from Paris, in 1871. His friends — Manet, Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro — visited frequently,often copying Monet’s work.

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Double billing at the Red Bike

Vaudeville Etiquette will play at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Interactive story told with puppets

The hallmark wit and unique creativity of the Zambini Brothers Puppets will…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Orignal global music performed at VCA

House of Waters, a New York based band with a global sound drawing inspiration from Africa, India, South America and jazz, will play a show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Katherine L White Hall.

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Preserving anciets texts of Egypt

Vashon Center for the Arts’ Arts & Humanities series will present a talk by Dr. Peter Dorman at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Katherine L White Hall. Dorman is an international leader in the field of Egyptology and the study of the ancient Near East.

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Guitarist performs Broadway show tunes

Island musician Lance Morgan will perform a free acoustic guitar concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Havarat Ee Shalom.

  • Jan 10th, 2017
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Vashon Chamber Music presents second concert in new series

Vashon Chamber Music presents second concert in new series

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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Documentary tells timely tale of refugees

Vashon Film Society will present “Zona Intangible,” a new documentary about Peruvian…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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Island band rocks the Bike

It’s been over a year since Gregg Curry &Ragged Glory played at…

  • Jan 3rd, 2017
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Celebrate the new year with First Friday gallery cruise

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

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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VCA begins exec search

Vashon Center for the Arts is Looking for an Executive Director to…

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Fly away with Sinatra song and dance review

When Vashon native Elise Ericksen returned to the island last September after…

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Sing with the Chorale

Vashon Island Chorale under the direction of Dr. Gary D. Cannon will…

  • Dec 27th, 2016
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Books by over 100 island authors sold at bookshop

In need of a respite from too much holiday fare? Let yourself…

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Islanders sing holiday songs to benefit local nonprofits

Vashon Events’ fourth annual “Will Sing for Vashon” holiday fundraiser will begin…

  • Dec 20th, 2016
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Portland singer-songwriter returns to the Roasterie

Portland singer-songwriter John Craigie will return to the Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie.…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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International, genre-breaking spectacular comes to Open Space

The international, genre-breaking spectacular, MarchFourth, will bring its self-proclaimed “celebratory frenzy” to the Open Space for Arts & Community at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18.

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Juliana Wright (Emily Browne Photo)

Christmas classic takes on new look

Vashon Center for the Arts Center for Dance’s annual performance of “The…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
Juliana Wright (Emily Browne Photo)
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S Curves perform at Red Bike

Portland singer-songwriter John Craigie will return to the Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie…

  • Dec 13th, 2016
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Poetry Well for December

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

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Vashon Sings!: A pop-up choir

Join Vashon Center for the Arts as we host our first ever…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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ARTS AROUND TOWN

A favorite tradition continues this weekend when Vashon artists open their studios…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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New executive director takes the helm of Open Space

Two years ago, islander Amanda Westbrooke thought she might volunteer for Open…

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                                “Last Stop on Market Street” by Matt de la Peña

Watch a book come to life

Vashon Center for the Arts’ Family Series will present Book-It Theatre’s production…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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                                “Last Stop on Market Street” by Matt de la Peña
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                                Eugenie Jones

Jazz singer, composer performs at VCA

Eugenie Jones, the 2016 Earshot Jazz Vocalist of the Year, will bring…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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                                Ralph Reign

Local musicians fundraise for Standing Rock

Join local musicians Brotha Nature, Torbjorn, The Frizz, Sarah Christine, Ralph Reign,…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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                                High and Lonesome

Hear foot-tappin’ tunes at the Red Bike

Friday at 8:30 pmThe High and Lonesome Band is a group of…

  • Dec 6th, 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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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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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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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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