What a weekend for island arts. Not only is this weekend the beginning of the Holiday Art Studio Tour, but islanders can begin their art perusing by taking to town Friday evening for the First Friday gallery cruise. Most galleries are open 6 to 9 p.m.
Island artists will open their doors the first two weekends of December for the annual Holiday Art Studio Tour.
Troupes of young dancers are in final rehearsals for this year’s staging of “The Nutracker” to be presented by the Vashon Allied Arts Center for Dance Dec. 6 through 8 at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
One More Mile, a Vashon band that has been together for more than three years, will play a free show at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Bicycle Bistro.
Vashon resident and Native artist Israel Shotridge was recently awarded one of 16 fellowships handed out nationwide by the Native Arts and Culture Foundation (NACF).
You don’t need to travel to India to hear the traditional melodies and beguiling rhythms of East Indian music.
When the staged reading of the play “Billyboy” hits the boards as the next performance in Vashon Allied Arts New Works Series, audience members will have a chance to give direct feedback not only to a former Hollywood screenwriter but also a current Hollywood star.
Vashon Island Youth Chorus and I Solisti di Vashon Youth String Ensemble will perform Vivaldi’s “Gloria for Young Voices and Instruments,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Vashon Methodist Church.
Vashon Pianist Paul Swenson will perform a solo recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Spirit. The performance will be a benefit for the church.
The Ian McFeron Band will play a free show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bicycle Bistro
Local artist Suzanna Leigh will open an exhibition of more than 50 of her paintings on silk at 7 p.m. Friday, at Vashon Community Care
The flamboyant art of flamenco will be on display this weekend, when Vashon Allied Arts brings guitarist Ben Woods and dancer Stephanie Pedraza to town to perform.