Arts

A garden tour offers up inspiration in living color

Vashon Center for the Arts hosts its annual affair of wine tasting, lectures and art this weekend.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Duo brings poetry, power to upcoming performance

Concert-goers can expect to hear music that is stirring, contemplative and topical.

Third-graders sound the alarm to save salmon and orcas

Artworks call on their viewers to step up to protect the fragile ecosystems of the Salish Sea.

What’s Happening June 13 – 20

Tributes to music greats, a showcase of island gardens, beer and the Blues, and more.

  • Jun 12, 2019

A new musical production wraps ‘O Brother’ songs in fresh gimmick

A fresh narrative, built around Vashonian lore, will adapt famous soundtrack to island story.

What’s Happening June 6 – 13

Claudia Schmidt, a celebrated singer-songwriter, will perform at a house concert at 7 p.m. Monday.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Music talk delves into the life and times of Ravel

The lecture will include performances by acclaimed musicians.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Can’t-miss performances, blockbuster new shows to debut

Island’s first art walk of the summer will unfold from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 7.

Vashon Dance Academy does ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Performance will incorporate ballet, hip hop and modern dance to tell familiar story.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Jon Langford comes to town

Founded punk band The Mekons and alt-country ensembles The Waco Brothers and Pine Valley Cosmonauts.

  • Jun 5, 2019

Peter Mulvey plays at VCA

Mulvey began his career as a college student busking on the streets of Dublin, Ireland.

  • May 31, 2019

What’s Happening May 30 – June 6

Clown school gymnasts, young string players in concert, “A Swampbottom Jamboree,” and more.

  • May 29, 2019

Nikkita Oliver set to send powerful message

The acclaimed activist and artist will present programs for youth and general audiences.

Dancers will soar in ‘Divertissements’ and ‘Hook Pan’

Double bill to include traditional and reinvented classics, original mixes of dance styles

  • May 29, 2019

Poets Tess Gallagher and Alice Derry to read recent works

Both will read selections from old and new collections.

Rainbow Girls come to Vashon for an intimate show

The Californian folk trio meld love, self-reflection and social justice into their music.

What’s Happening May 23 – May 30

A punk rock flea market, an open call audition, a dancing double bill, and more.

  • May 22, 2019

A Flamenco artist returns to Vashon with new show

Presentation will feature singer/percussionist Jose Moreno and guitarist Pedro Cortes.

  • May 22, 2019

A new film tells the ‘enormous’ story of The Gorge

A Vashon screening is bookended by the film’s Seattle premiere at SIFF.

What’s Happening May 16 – 23

A night of guitar, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” an exhibit of photos from the border, and more.

  • May 15, 2019