The island band High and Lonesome will play a show at the Red Bike this Friday starting at 8:30 p.m.
Island author Rachel Bard will read from her third historical novel, “A Reed in the Wind: Joanna Plantagenet, Queen of Sicily,” at 6 p.m. tomorrow, July 30, at the Vashon Bookshop.
The high-flying aerialist spectacle “Open Air” will return to the Open Space for Arts & Community once again at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.
Acclaimed classical singer Natalie Mann will visit Vashon this week to debut her new music video and give a small private concert.
The band Lonesome Shack will slam the Red Bike with a smorgasbord of raw postwar blues on Friday. The show begins at 8:30 p.m.
Vashon Youth Theatre will bring a musical adaptation of “Carrie” to the stage the first weekend of August.
Greenstage’s production of Shakespeare will bring tragedy to Ober Park once more.
Author Will North has a tough job. He has to murder people and then outwit his readers as to who done it. Good thing he loves his work as a mystery writer, his chosen setting of Cornwall, England and the friends he makes in his literary line of duty. North plans to launch the second book in his Davies and West mystery series, “Too Clever by Half,” at 6 p.m. Friday at Vashon Bookshop.
After a quarter-century of performing on Vashon, UMO Ensemble is taking its show on the road to the glittering lights of New York City. But before the company leaves town, it plans to hold a one-evening benefit performance of “Fail Better” on Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
Something new will hit the music stages this year at Vashon’s Strawberry Festival. It will play a crucial role but remain behind the scenes, invisible to the audience.
Two years ago, One More Mile played at the Red Bike to a sold-out house. The band will return to the bike at 9 p.m. Friday for another packed show.
Vashon’s 2015-17 poets laureate will be announced today, July 15, at a celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Vashon Winery.
Publish the Quest is a band with deep Vashon roots that has made a name for itself worldwide as both a musical and philanthropic force. The group, fronted by island native Jacob Bain, will come home to Vashon for another Strawberry Festival show, beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bike.
A figure in a firefighter’s suit appears in assorted Western landscapes. A young woman in a dress fashioned from bubble wrap populates dreamy urban and natural environments. Both anomalous and thought-provoking figures become the actual and metaphorical stars in a new book by island photographer David Lynch, “Strangers in the Landscape: Dialogues of Figure and Landscape in the American West.”
Though Vashon guitarist and singer-songwriter Ian Moore has played gigs with the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan and ZZ Top to large audiences, he will play an intimate show at 9 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.
When David Hartness graduated from Vashon High School in 2001, he worked for three months as a volunteer teaching English in a small rural village in Kenya. Now, nine years later and based on seven years of experience living in Africa, Hartness has published a novel set in Mozambique called “Amani’s River.” Hartness will read from his new book at 5 p.m. Friday at Vashon Bookshop.