Arts

What’s Happening Sept. 20 – 27

CATCH ’CATCH US’ “Festival 25: Catch Us While You Can,” celebrating the achievements of almost 100 local artists and musicians who have lived on Vashon… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

 

Concert features masters of traditional Irish music

A traditional Irish music concert by acclaimed button accordionist John Whelan and up-and-coming fiddler Haley Richardson will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23,… Continue reading

  • Sep 19, 2018

 

Vashon Center for the Arts gears up for annual auction

Longtime attendees of Vashon Center for the Arts annual art auction will notice some changes to the big fundraising event this year. The gala, themed… Continue reading

 

Note by glorious note, Vashon Opera achieves a milestone

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been almost a decade since islanders first thrilled to the sound of their own resident opera company. Now, Vashon… Continue reading

What’s Happening Sept. 13 – 20

‘CATCH US WHILE YOU CAN’ CONTINUES Islanders came out in droves for the opening of “Festival 25: Catch Us While You Can” at Open Space… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2018

Singer-songwriter Trevor Hall is coming to Vashon

Update: This show has sold out. International touring and recording artist Trevor Hall will play a show at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Sept. 13, at Open… Continue reading

New film fest aims to open hearts, minds

This Friday night, the big screen at Vashon Theatre will light up with the grand opening of a new animation festival, filled with works made… Continue reading

‘Stupid’ bikes to break rules, creative boundaries

Riding through town for another year Friday, cyclists will once again pilot their zaniest two- (or more) wheeled creations as part of Stupid Bike Night,… Continue reading

What’s Happening Sept. 6 – 13

The Arts in Brief PUBLIC ART UNVEILED To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Vashon Artists in Schools, students at Vashon High School worked with island… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

Make time for music

Some’tet to play at VCA Vashon Island’s jazz/post-jazz ensemble, Some’tet, will play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Vashon Center for the Arts. The group came… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

First Friday art walk offers something for everyone

This first Friday will be full of creativity on display. Most galleries and art spots will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday night.… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018

What’s Happening Aug. 29 – Sept. 5

TROLL’S COTTAGE ROCKS OBER Vashon’s free Summer Concerts in the Park series will close out at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, with a show by… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2018

New animation festival focuses on films with a conscience

A new film festival is set to take place Sept. 14 to 16 at the Vashon Theatre with the aim of using animation as a… Continue reading

Artists who have been around the block shine in new show

Save the dates for Festival 25: Catch Us While You Can, a month-long celebration of art and music created by local artists who have shaped… Continue reading

What’s Happening Aug. 22 – 29

Vashon Summer Arts Fest wraps The Vashon Summer Arts Fest, a two-month long celebration of interdisciplinary and visual arts at Vashon Center for the Arts,… Continue reading

  • Aug 22, 2018

Three summertime shows mean the chance to dance

Islanders can listen to live music and wear out their dancing shoes this week with a trio of almost-end-of-summer shows that run the groove gamut… Continue reading

‘Libbie’ remembered as a force in local theater

Elizabeth “Libbie” Anthony, a revered member of Vashon’s theater community for decades, died on Friday, July 20, in Woodsville, New Hampshire. She was 77. Anthony… Continue reading

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                                Jennifer Stills, shown above at Strawberry Festival, will play a house concert on Saturday, Aug. 25.

Better pay, good music go together, a new group says

A new organization on Vashon is dedicated to helping musicians make a fair wage, one house concert at a time. The group, Tip the Scales,… Continue reading

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                                Jennifer Stills, shown above at Strawberry Festival, will play a house concert on Saturday, Aug. 25.

Artsfest: New exhibits, activities promise artsy fun

Vashon Center for the Arts’ two-month-long Vashon Summer Arts Fest rolls on, with a new batch of exhibits slated to open this week. A slew… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

‘Proof’ meant to entertain, educate

“Proof,” a prize-winning play by David Auburn about a family dealing with mental health issues, will be presented this weekend by Vashon Youth & Family… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018