A list of events happening around the island in the coming week.
OneNiteStand & The Sirens will bring its bluesy-rockin’ sound to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
First Friday will feature works by multiple artists and the opening of Voice of Vashon's Storefront Studio.
UMO will hold its second annual Circus Spectacular beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
Vashon Allied Arts’ Classical Series will present an afternoon of Beethoven’s sonatas played by two renowned musicians, Angelo Rondello and Brittany Boulding, at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Heron.
Vashon Events will host its fourth annual Valentine’s Day show — a bit early this year — at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.
If good things come in small packages, then Hallie Aldrich may have cornered the market.
The Vashon Wilderness Program will host its ninth annual Storytelling Festival at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
The second annual UMO Circus Spectacular will feature performers taking to the air and tumbling on mats for an evening of family fun beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, at the Open Space for Arts & Community.
In its current special exhibit, the Heritage Museum is showcasing the craft of former islander Marshall Sohl, who told the history of Vashon and its people by rendering it meticulously through wood burning and painting.
The dynamic and experimental duo of Leah Mann and Ela Lamblin, the creative directors behind Lelavision, will return to the Blue Heron for two performances at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Writer Wendell Berry once said that if you don't know where you are, you don't know who you are. The sense of place — both the spirit of the land and the character of the community — has long been a beguiling subject for many a writer and storyteller.
German painter, printmaker and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz will be the subject of art historian Rebecca Albiani's Vashon Allied Arts' Art History Talks lecture set for 1 p.m. Thursday at the Vashon High School theater.
The 18th century bard of Scotland, Robert or Rabbie Burns, made his mark as a lyricist, pioneer of the Romantic movement and as Scotland's national poet. Since 1802, six years after his death, the Burns Supper has been held to celebrate the man who penned the New Year's song "Auld Lang Syne" and, Scotland's unofficial national anthem, "Scots Wha Hae." The celebration is marked by toasts and ample servings of haggis.
The Seattle tribute band Hot Lava will bring the sound of the 1970s band the B-52s' party and dancing music to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Vashon Allied Arts' Classical Concert series will present a program with music by several Nordic composers at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Blue Heron.
The Holiday Art Studio Tour will be open this weekend, with over 80 artists exhibiting their work at 35 island locations. Studios and art spots will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.