Arts

Japanese Day of Exile remembered in art and poetry

Commemorates the day Japanese American residents of Vashon Island were forced to leave their homes.

  • May 15, 2019

Award-winning memoirist to read at Vashon Bookshop

Alice Bloch’s latest book explores the meaning of motherhood from various perspectives.

  • May 15, 2019

Band takes Peter Gabriel’s music in a new direction

The Security Project will recreate some of the mystery from Gabriel’s original music.

  • May 15, 2019

‘Mamma Mia’ leaves audiences singing

The production is, in the end, the ultimate crowd pleaser.

What’s Happening May 9 – 16

Art studio tour continues, a roots balladeer takes to new island stage, a poetry workshop, and more.

  • May 8, 2019

American Fingerstyle Guitar Night

National recording artists to play at Tip the Scales event

  • May 8, 2019

Vashon Opera journeys to New Orleans

Composer André Previn adapted the opera from Tennessee Williams’ play.

  • May 8, 2019

VHS students do Abba – Mamma Mia!

The show’s aim is to foster an appreciation for the joy and value that songs bring to everyday life.

  • May 8, 2019

Van Redekers play dance party music

In preparation for the show, the band has arranged a dozen new groove-infused cover tunes.

  • May 8, 2019

Open Space offers an intimate evening of song

Singer-songwriters Kate Copeland and Kirsten Maxwell will perform an intimate concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 6, in the Bruce Black Box Theater of Open… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2019

Spring into a gallery cruise on Friday

Most arts spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Studio tour is rite of spring on Vashon

Viewers will find treasures tucked away all over the island

What’s Happening May 2 – 9

A Talking Heads tribute, a Drive-By Trucker, a Cinco de Mayo celebration and more.

  • May 1, 2019

Spicy series is back with ‘Flights of Fancy’

Burlesco Notturno will unveil its latest installment this weekend.

French coconut pie is heaven in a crust

This recipe knocks the socks, shoes, broaches and Band-aids off any other pie that came before it.

Vashon Bookshop celebrates its independence

The one-day national party hosted by booksellers across the country will be held this Saturday.

What’s Happening April 25 – May 2

A photography show, funky tunes, an art studio tour, Oompa Loompas take the stage, and more.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Chorale celebrates 30 years of song in concert this weekend

Beginning in 1989, the Chorale has since become a beloved island institution.

Two bands with a big sound play a double-bill

Both are known for soaring, spacious sounds and adventurous, genre-crossing discographies.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Recommendation: Patterson Hood at Vashon Theatre

The singer is known for writing music expressing the duality of the south’s prideful soul and shame.