Event will explore, link Western science and indigenous spirituality

The Grand Convergence: The New Science of the Body-Mind-Spirit Trinity, is a fundraiser


Arts Around Town Nov. 22 – 29

Laugh holiday stress away tonight The 38th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition, billed as “America’s biggest touring comedy festival,” started Nov. 2 and is continuing… Continue reading

  • Nov 21, 2017


Arts Around Town Nov. 15 through 22

Island native plays a solo show of original songs Vashon musician Fionn Meade will play a show of original songs and poems, accompanied by some… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017


JD Hobson (Pete Welch Photo)

Island musician plays unplugged solo show

JD Hobson will play an acoustic show from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Vashon’s Havurat Ee Shalom. For years, Hobson has played as a… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017
JD Hobson (Pete Welch Photo)

New book by island author chosen for Land Trust book club

A young girl and her father are riding a snowmobile in upstate New York. As they cross the open fields, the blue light from television… Continue reading

Peter Mulvey (top), Danielle Ate the Sandwich (bottom left) and Joe Panzetta (bottom right) will play a show at the Roasterie Sunday night. (Courtesy Photos)

Three musicians plays a show at Roasterie

Musicians, Peter Mulvey, Danielle Ate the Sandwich and Joe Panzetta will play a show at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie. Over… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2017
Peter Mulvey (top), Danielle Ate the Sandwich (bottom left) and Joe Panzetta (bottom right) will play a show at the Roasterie Sunday night. (Courtesy Photos)

VCA looking for Nutcracker volunteers

VCA Center for Dance is looking for volunteers — critical to the show’s success — who might like to help with its annual production of… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2017

Arts around town Nov. 8 through 15

Chamber group presents Bartok Vashon Chamber Music will present an evening of music by composers Bela Bartok, Maurice Ravel and Astor Piazzolla at 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

New book tells story of rogue American spy in Korea

Seattle author Blaine Harden has an uncanny ability to uncover stories about men whose lives become a portal through which to better understand the United… Continue reading

Celebrate KVSH third birthday bash with some air guitar

Vashon’s own community radio station, Voice of Vashon, invites all islanders to help celebrate the station’s third anniversary with a Birthday Bash Lip Sync Battle… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Poetry Well for November

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This month includes a poem by Eric Horsting. Opening Nights Something must then begin,… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2017

Burning Man: the story of a landmark cultural arts festival

Once a year, a city of 70,000 souls seems to rise out of Nevada’s mud-cracked Black Rock Desert, remains for a week and then disappears.… Continue reading

New coming of age film, scored by island composer, to be shown at theater

Vashon Film Society will present “Lane 1974,” a bittersweet coming-of-age drama, at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Vashon Theatre. The award-winning independent film was written and… Continue reading

Juno-winning banjoist and composer performs at VCA this weekend

Two-time Juno Award-winning banjoist and composer Jayme Stone will perform a show featuring songs from his most recent album, “Folklife,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

First Friday gallery cruise offers art of all shapes, sizes and mediums

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m Café Luna will show Seattle artist Sue Hardy’s intaglio prints made from copper… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Retro-chic trio will sing at Bike

The Curvettes — Arlette Moody, Stephanie Murray and Elaine Ott-Rocheford — will play a show at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike. Formerly known… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Total Experience Gospel Choir returns to Vashon

For close to 30 years, islander Larry Flynn has been a champion of the Total Experience Gospel Choir led by director and pastor Pat Wright.… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017

Author will read from book about dark reign of American spy in Korea

Blaine Harden’s latest nonfiction, “King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America’s Spymaster in Korea,” is not just an investigative biography of the most important… Continue reading

Audubon releases new calendar, will show images Friday

When the Vashon-Maury Island Audubon Society first invited island photographers to submit images of local birds for a new calendar, it received just a few.… Continue reading

Vashon Island Pet Protectors’ annual fundraiser moves online

Vashon Island Pet Protectors is learning new tricks. The nonprofit will hold its first online auction — Throw Us a Bone — in lieu of… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2017