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Music on the Rock | Entertainment Briefs
Nov 06 2012, 4:35 PM
Vashon’s Free Range Folk Choir will inaugurate its fifth season with an all-ages concert at 7 p.m. Friday, at the Methodist Church. Selections will include “Što Mi E Milo,” a well-known Macedonian folk song; “Aralo,” a rousing piece from the Republic of Georgia; “Freedom Road,” from the Civil Rights movement, and a round that the audience will be invited to join in on.
Celebrating the culinary arts: A local author’s new cookbook is piping hot
Nov 06 2012, 4:39 PM
The irresistible aromas of fresh-baked bread, tarts and pies might soon waft through more Island kitchens than usual — now that one of Seattle’s celebrated pastry chefs has issued her second cookbook.
Read local: Two Vashon authors hold events
Nov 06 2012, 4:40 PM
Michael Meade, an Island-based storyteller, mythologist and author, will offer a presentation themed around the release of his new book, “Why the World Doesn’t End: Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Vashon Methodist Church. The evening will include a blend of storytelling, poetry and discussion.
Intolerance hits all sides on Vashon | Letter to the Editor
Nov 06 2012, 4:41 PM
In reading The Beach-comber’s editorial (“The politics of yard signs and marriage equality”), I found myself in complete agreement with concerns about the lack of tolerance shown when someone’s political views are marginalized, and in the case described, vandalism by the removal of signs from a yard.
Shelter the Flame a lovely gathering for marriage equality | Letter to the Editor
Nov 06 2012, 4:42 PM
On Sunday evening, Oct. 21, as the rain stopped and the crescent moon broke through dark, retreating clouds, the first of almost 300 attendees to the Shelter the Flame marriage equality event and candlelight vigil emerged from Vashon Theatre.
Dreams of a new space for the arts bring a smile | Letter to the Editor
Nov 06 2012, 4:43 PM
As I sip my coffee at the Roasterie at Center, I contemplate the recent developments in this historic intersection.
Community council seeks to remake itself | Commentary
Nov 06 2012, 4:45 PM
At the Vashon-Maury Island Community Council meeting last month, Steve Graham requested substantive discussion of the bylaw changes five colleagues and I suggest for the organization. We are proposing an overhaul — not a line-by-line update, but a new set of bylaws to replace what is now in place.
The cumulative impact of good conservation work | Editorial
Nov 06 2012, 4:47 PM
The region’s salmon are a powerful emblem, a metaphor for life in the Pacific Northwest. As fish go, they’re mighty creatures — wide-ranging and strong, dramatic and almost mythic in the sweep of their lives.
Interim park director to step down
Nov 06 2012, 4:48 PM
Susan McCabe, interim executive director at the Vashon Park District, has decided to leave the agency at the end of January.
A Vashon nursery takes some risks and discovers a new path
Nov 06 2012, 4:59 PM
After more than 40 years in the nursery business, Kathy Wheaton, owner of Kathy’s Corner in the heart of Vashon, is experiencing her 15 minutes — and then some — of fame.