If you were one of the thousands whose artfully decorated envelopes did not win a ticket to the Grateful Dead’s “Fare Thee Well” concerts in Chicago, do not despair. The Open Space for Arts & Community has worked steadily since January to be granted a license to broadcast a live feed of the final three shows on July 3, 4 and 5.
Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays will return to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Former Seattleite and rising country singer Zoe Muth will lead her band, the Lost High Rollers, to kick off this year’s Summer Concerts in the Park series, presented by the Vashon Park District and curated by Vashon Events.
Most art spots and galleries are open from 6 to 9 p.m.
Performance artist Mik Kuhlman's new show "House #30" will open at Seattle's West Lenin Theater this weekend.
The supercalifragilisticexpialidocious magic of “Mary Poppins,” the classic Disney movie based on P.L. Travers novels, will be danced to life by Vashon Dance Academy students this weekend at the Vashon High School theater.
Author and landscape designer Terry Hershey will read from his latest book, “Sanctuary: Creating a Space for Grace in Your Life.”
Shannon Kirk, daughter-in-law of islanders Mike and Patti Kirk, will read and sign her new book, “Method 12/33,” at 4 p.m. Friday at the Vashon Bookshop
The Portland blues duo Hillstomp will bring its distinctive backwoods American music to the Red Bike at 8:30 p.m. Friday
Singer-songwriter Carter Castle and fellow island musicians will perform original music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Heron.
It’s taken over 40 years, but the art world has finally caught up to island artist Ann Leda Shapiro. Two of Shapiro’s paintings, once deemed offensive by New York City’s Whitney Museum of Modern Art, this year became part of the Seattle Art Museum’s permanent collection. The censored painting, “Two Sides of Self,” and another from the same era, “Woman Landing on Man on the Moon,” now take their seat in SAM’s small but growing holdings of 20th century art by women.
Last year, the Red Bike held a special Father’s Day event that paired fathers and their children of all ages performing together. On Saturday at 8 p.m., the Red Bike will host the second annual event.
While the task for any poet is to choose the exact word or phrase that gives meaning — by naming or through metaphor — to an experience, feeling, image or thought, the self-assigned mission of island poet Cal Kinnear has been a deeply reflective process of un-naming
Allison Shirk and her band of five island musicians will bring a unique brand of Americana music to the Blue Heron at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.