Arts briefs Nov. 29

VASHON WORLD AIDS DAYS Several events, most free of charge, will take place as part of the Vashon World AIDS Days this Thursday through Sunday.… Continue reading

  • Nov 28, 2018

New play tells stories of mothers and daughters

The world premiere of a new play about the bond between mothers and daughters, “My Mother, MySelf,” will have performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.… Continue reading

Holiday studio tour begins this weekend

Islanders can experience art up close and personal when the members of Vashon Island Visual Artists (VIVA) collectively fling open their doors to the public… Continue reading

Beer Puppet Theatre comes to Vashon

A fanciful new series, Beer and Puppet Theatre, will launch at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Vashon Brewing Community Pub. The maestro of the… Continue reading

What’s Happening Nov. 22 – 29

New play is set for premiere The world premiere performances of a new play, “My Mother, MySelf,” written and directed by islander Torena O’Rorke, with… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Savannah Fuentes brings white-hot Flamenco to town

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes will bring her latest show, “Pasajera, an Evening of Flamenco,” to Vashon at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the… Continue reading

  • Nov 20, 2018

Storytelling series brings true tales to cozy pub

Mic Drop will offer a roster of performers every other Friday night.

What’s Happening Nov. 15 – 22

Tip the Scales with Kate MacLeod Songwriter and fiddler Kate MacLeod will be joined by island musicians Rebekah Kuzma and Kat Eggleston at a Tip… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Young actors will romp in lively ‘Mary Poppins, Jr.’

A cast of more than 30 exuberant theater kids, in grades six to 12, will take to the stage to perform “Mary Poppins, Jr.” this… Continue reading

  • Nov 14, 2018

Vashon Then & Now: New season looks at island’s Japanese-American past

Islanders can step back in time to examine the contributions of Japanese Americans on Vashon, as well as the tragedy and shame of their forced… Continue reading

Civic Rep offers a revelation in new production

“Dragon Country: Four Short Plays,” by Tennessee Williams.

Sharing the Stage headliners return to their musical roots

Local youth musicians will open for Snuff Redux.

Arts around town: Theater, music, art history and more

‘Dragon Country’ Civic Rep, Vashon’s newest professional theater company, presents “Dragon Country: Four Short Plays by Tennesee Williams” to run from Nov. 9 through 18… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Snuff Redux, students to headline at Sharing the Stage

Snuff Redux, a Seattle band that includes former islander Daniel Chesney and Vashon Public Schools alumni Skyler Ford, will headline at Sharing the Stage, this… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Artist and youth create new public art

The whimsical sculpture adorns a spot by Vashon Pharmacy.

First Friday brings wealth of art and music

Most galleries and exhibits are open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Emerging artists’ showcase features bold new voices

Vashon audiences can hear a selection of stories that illustrate the new American dream when “An Evening with 2018 Intiman Emerging Artist Alumni” is presented… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Longtime activist reads her poetry

Joy Matusky Goldstein, a longtime islander known best as a potter and activist, has also quietly written poetry for many years. She’ll go public as… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Tennessee Williams’ short plays to shine at Open Space

“Dragon Country” is presented by Civic Rep, a new theater company.

Michael Meade brings timeless tales to his hometown

Michael Meade, a celebrated mythologist, storyteller and author, will bring his blend of timeless tales, unifying songs and timely perspectives on the issues of the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018