Arts

With gas prices rising, the real issue is how to change our consumption

Gasoline prices are high now, and although they may fluctuate, a variety of indicators suggest they’ll only go higher. As a result, it’s time we get serious about living well using less fuel.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Teens know the difference between experimentation and addiction

Adolescence has always been heralded as a time of experimentation. It’s a time of growth and burgeoning independence, when children apply pressure to the disciplinary boundaries their parents impose. For many teenagers on Vashon Island, this involves the use of drugs and alcohol.

  • Apr 26, 2008

The PTSA auction, our childhood, who we are today: It all fits

It’s funny. You can look at the face of a child, and there are signs of the adult to come. How quickly do we become ourselves? At a year? At 10?

  • Apr 26, 2008

McNealy’s porcelain and Willson’s paintings grace the Blue Heron

Island artist Valerie Willson’s work conveys her deep connection to the natural world. Rippling water, thrushes, trees and sky, remnants of her childhood in Oregon and her current home overlooking Quartermaster Harbor — such are the images one sees in her paintings and that will be on display in her upcoming show at Blue Heron Gallery.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Spain leads chorale in ‘Sing Alleluia!’

Tickets for the Vashon Chorale Spring Concert are available at both book stores and are $12.50 general admission and $10 for seniors and students. The Saturday April 5 performance will be at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday April 6 concert starts at 3 p.m.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Intervision, a jazz quintet from Portland that has been compared to Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder, comes to Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi (formerly Bishop’s) for a one-night show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5. The cover charge is $8.

Intervision, a jazz quintet from Portland that has been compared to Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder, comes to Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi (formerly Bishop’s) for a one-night show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5. The cover charge is $8.

  • Apr 2, 2008

“2001” returns to silver screen Film society marks futuristic film’s 40th anniversary with screening

“2001” will show at the Vashon Theatre at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Admission is by donation to Vashon Film Society.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Danny O’Keefe: Legendary singer brings blues to Vashon

Legendary Northwest singer/songwriter Danny O’Keefe is bringing the blues to Vashon.

  • Apr 2, 2008