A group of islanders interested in local fiber production has organized a two-day event to raise awareness about what they call an important but not well recognized part of agriculture and the arts.
Burlesco Notturno will present its eighth show, called “Fantasma,” at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Open Space for Arts & Community, with doors opening at 7 p.m.
Well-known local musicians Star Anna and Mark Pickerel will play an acoustic set of alt-county and rock music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Blue Heron.
A group of singers will perform both original and cover songs at Vashon Events’ third annual Voices of Women Showcase at 8 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike.
From circus arts to politics, coming up, there is something for everyone.
Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece “A Streetcar Named Desire” will be rebroadcast live from London by National Theatre Live at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, and 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Vashon Theatre.
Vashon Allied Arts has invited six contemporary choreographers to mount short snapshots of new work in a show called “Flashpoint” at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Vashon High School Theater.
Vashon Artists in Schools (VAIS) celebrates its 26th year with a new program manager at the helm. Holly Houston assumed her post in mid-July, taking over from Pamela McMahan, a longtime arts supporter and one of the founding members of VAIS.
When an author wakes up in the middle of the night with a concept and first line for a book completely formed in his head, then it might be worth taking notice. For writer Tom Brenner, paying attention to just that paid off with the publication of his children’s book “And Then Comes Halloween” by Candlewick Press
Game time temperature was a sweltering 85 degrees as Vashon took on Goldendale in Naches on Saturday. It was 17 Pirates versus 50 Timberwolves. The stands were bathed in purple with at least 100 Goldendale supporters and about a dozen tie-dyed Vashon faithful.
Films, music and more will provide several arts opportunities in the coming days
Beginning this Friday, Tom Conway, a photographer, writer, gardener and cook, will display his mouth-watering photographs at Café Luna this month. Inspired by things that look good enough to eat, Conway says he looks at what he grows and bakes and then shares the visual harvest and meal with the viewer. He sees the farm stand as an art gallery and the kitchen counter as a canvas. Anna Witte, Café Luna’s September featured artist, will also display new paintings.