First Friday

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018 1:31pm
  • Arts
Painting by Rachel LordKenaga (Courtesy Photo)

Painting by Rachel LordKenaga (Courtesy Photo)

Most galleries and art spots will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday

Relics: a show of bits of time” is a new exhibit by Rachel LordKenaga at Hastings-Cone Gallery.

Painting by Rachel LordKenaga (Courtesy Photo)

Painting by Rachel LordKenaga (Courtesy Photo)

In response to the rainy season, VALISE Gallery will present the “Blue Show” with work by gallery members.

Café Luna will show prints and paintings by Brittany Walker.

“Near the Cove” by Brittany Walker (Courtesy Photo)

“Near the Cove” by Brittany Walker (Courtesy Photo)

Martha Kirk will exhibit her leatherwork at Vashon Island Baking Company.

Island artist Odin Lonning has been working with third graders at Chautauqua Elementary School through VCA’s Vashon Island Artists in the Schools program. In connection with a unit on Pacific Northwest ecosystems, Lonning taught students how to make Salish-style paddles using shapes and colors found in Native Salish art. The students’ work will be on display at the Blue Heron Education Center Gallery.

Odin Lonning with students at Chautauqua Elementary School (Courtesy Photo)

Odin Lonning with students at Chautauqua Elementary School (Courtesy Photo)

The Harbor School will hold a preview of artwork, at the former Frame of Mind, to be auctioned both online and at the school’s March 24 Voyagers Auction held at Open Space for Arts & Community. The online auction will run March 9 to 23. Visit harborschool.org for more.

Vashon Center for the Arts’ Koch Gallery will show contemporary, vintage, personal and community quilts by island fabric artists in the “Vashon Island Quilt Exhibition.”

Vashon Intuitive Arts will show watercolors by Geri Peterson.

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A reggae god, a dance for a cause, a boogie at the bookstore, and more.

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A music double-bill celebrates island connections

Lifelong friends will perform original songs from two new albums.

Spring into April’s First Friday Art Walk

Most island galleries and art spots will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. with many featuring musical acts.

Pearl Django is back with jazzy strings and swing

The band’s extensive repertoire includes traditional jazz classics and original compositions.

Do a musical double-take at Shook Twins show

The duo write music, sing and play a range of instruments that could fill a music shop

Jazz series brings acclaimed players to town

Three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto will take the stage at Vashon Center for the Arts

A lecture on Debussy won’t be all talk

The event will also include a chance for islanders to hear the composer’s lovely music.

What’s Happening March 28 – April 4

Fairy tales, edgy puppets, cold brews and more.

Songwriters celebrated in concert at Havurah

The local group Tip the Scales will shine a spotlight on beloved fixtures in Vashon’s music community

A local artist takes the helm at Open Space

Jiji Saunders was appointed executive director of the space in late January.