Arts

Theater company celebrates Tennessee Williams in new season

Civic Rep, a new theater company in residence at Open Space for Arts & Community, will present “A One Night Stand with Tennessee,” a coming-out… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2018

With new book, island chef chronicles farm life and food

Kurt Timmermeister has never been afraid of trying new things, but when digital photography overtook traditional film, the author, dairy farmer and former restaurateur of… Continue reading

It’s time to stop and smell the roses at Vashon’s annual garden tour

Vashon Center for the Arts will present its 28th Annual Garden Tour on Saturday and Sunday, June 23 and 24, featuring five lush properties selected… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

What’s Happening June 13 – 20

POETRY READING AT VALISE There will be a poetry reading by islander Susan Lynch at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15. The event, “Now here is… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2018

Remembering songs of indegenous culture

Flutist and storyteller Gary Stroutsos will present “Remembering the Songs,” a concert and multimedia presentation, at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Vashon Center for… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

The foot-stomping romance and rhythm of Flamenco arrives

A well-known Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes, will bring her latest show, “Feria, an Evening of Flamenco,” to Vashon at 7:30 p.m. Sunday June 10, at… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

Students fly through the air at Open Space

“Metamorphosis,” an original work by students of the UMO School of Physical Arts, will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Open Space… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

What’s Happening June 6 – 13

LUTE AND FLUTE IN CONCERT The music of Silvius Leopold Weiss, a lutenist of the baroque period, will be heard at the final performance of… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2018

Shows by island artists dominate June’s First Friday Art Walk

Take an art walk to celebrate the First Friday of June. VIVA members strut their stuff in two locations June’s First Friday art walk will… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2018

What’s Happening: May 30 – June 6

BIG O WONDERLAND AT OPEN SPACE Islanders can come as Alice or the Mad Hatter to a gala fundraiser for Open Space for Arts &… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2018
Linera Lucas (Courtesy Photo)

Poetry Well for May

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This month includes a poem by Linera Lucas, who has won the Crucible Fiction… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2018
Linera Lucas (Courtesy Photo)

Center for Dance will perform two works this weekend

Vashon Center for Dance will present “Pictures at an Exhibition” and “Alice in Wonderland” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2, and… Continue reading

  • May 29, 2018

Arts briefs for May 23 – 30

BACH AND MORE AT BETHEL The Salish Sea Early Music Festival will present Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, with soloists Jonathan Oddie (harpsichord),… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

Theater: Big questions for a small island

What would happen if a talented child of Vashon grew up, moved away to become an accomplished writer and performer, and then returned to debut… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

`Pinocchio’ brought to life through dance

The famous Italian fairy tale about an untruthful puppet will be brought to life by students of Vashon Dance Academy in four performances of “Pinocchio”… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

Award-winning Canadian writers to hold readings at bookshop

A reading by two award-winning Canadian writers will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 26, at Vashon Bookshop. The reading, organized by Vashon Poet… Continue reading

  • May 22, 2018

Arts on the island

‘Catch Us While You Can’ exhibit calls longtime artists and musicians out to play “Think Woodstock without the mud” — that’s how longtime island artist… Continue reading

  • May 16, 2018

WHAT’S HAPPENING (May 16)

PRINT TALK In conjunction with the Quartermaster Press Studio 25th anniversary retrospective, a monotype demonstration by Valerie Willson will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Rooster will crow at the Bike

Strap on your dancing shoes for a night of music with the island band Rooster, booked to play at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, at… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018

Vashon Opera to perform The Magic Flute

Vashon Opera will bring “The Magic Flute” to Vashon Center for the Arts, beginning with a reduced-ticket price dress rehearsal at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Weekend… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018