Arts

‘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

What’s Happening August 15 – August 22

‘Noises Off!’ extends its run Drama Dock’s production of the comedy “Noises Off!” has been extended for two additional performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug.… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

What’s Happening August 8 – August 15

TED KUTSCHER SOLO SHOW Work by esteemed local artist Ted Kutscher will be shown at The Hardware Store Restaurant Gallery throughout August. Kutscher, a longtime… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2018
C. Hunter Davis (Courtesy Photo)

August Poetry Well

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This month includes a poem by C. Hunter Davis. I started writing in fourth… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018
C. Hunter Davis (Courtesy Photo)

Group ceramics show will shine at Arts Fest

Vashon’s vibrant ceramic art scene will take center stage on Aug. 10, with the opening of a new group show at Vashon Summer Arts Fest,… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

Cuban sounds to fill the air at Ober Park

Vashon’s Summer Concerts in the Park series will continue at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, at Ober Park, with traditional Cuban music played by Kiki… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

Comedic ‘Noises Off!’ is something to shout about

It’s been nearly a decade since Marshall Murray exploded onto the local theater scene as the star of “Honk!” Now, appearing in “Noises Off!” —… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2018

Art-walkers, get set for a special First Friday stroll

Don’t miss all the visual treats in store on the August First Friday Art Walk. Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to… Continue reading

  • Aug 3, 2018