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Unraveling the mystery of Butoh dance

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Indonesian pagoda on David Smith’s Vashon property will be the setting for “3 Ways to Change,” an evening of Butoh dance performed by Shinjo Brewer, Maureen Freehill and Bridget Scott at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.

The biggest art event of the year — Vashon Allied

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The biggest art event of the year — Vashon Allied Arts’ 2008 Art Auction — is slated for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20, at Blue Heron Art Center.

Callng first-time voters to rock UMO performance piece

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Calling all student thespians: UMO Ensemble is creating a new feature work called “First Vote” that combines inner city students from an alternative high school in South Seattle with Vashon students.

Arts briefs

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Dr. Sputnik lands at Luna

Auditions set for new teen troupe production of ‘Little Women’

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

A fresh opportunity for Island teenagers to raise their voices is coming to Vashon.

A legendary sailor visits Vashon, where she’ll find the boat that carried her across the Pacific

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

A remarkable reunion is about to take place on Vashon.

From the community Two silent films touch upon one thing that matters hugely in life: It’s who you love that counts

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

I’ve read that Buster Keaton’s stated goal was to get the audience to laugh, which is no small undertaking.

SCENE & HEARD

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Walkers hold ‘charity ball’ dinner

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Road Crew, a group of Island walkers, held a dress-up, potluck dinner to celebrate the first anniversary of the establishment of “United Walkers’ Way” — a fund to which they contribute and which will benefit Island human-need-based nonprofit organizations.

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Nursing moms meet

CLASSES

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The class “Eating for Health and Weight Loss” will offer three new sessions, and each will run for five weeks. They start at 7 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, Aug. 27 (for men only), Monday, Sept. 1 and Thursday, Sept. 18.

CALENDAR

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Vashon Farmers Market will be open in the Village Green from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27.

HAPPENING

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Transportation poll seeks input

Seals take on the lake

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Kids take on HOTS triathlon, too

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

On Sunday, Aug. 24, the eighth annual Heart of the Sound (HOTS) Triathlon took place at the Burton Peninsula. Men, women, relay teams of three and kids competed in the race, under skies that weren’t always hospitable.

Golfers tee off in pink ‘for a cure’

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Golfers tee off in pink ‘for a cure’

Athletes turn out in force for ‘HOTS’

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

An anxious ten-second countdown, a cannon blast from an offshore longboat, and the Eighth Annual Vashon Heart of the Sound Triathlon (HOTS) was under way on Sunday.

Archery season begins in September

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Hunting season is here again. We are now beginning the “early archery season.” Folks may be observed traipsing through the woods with bow and arrow in hand in pursuit of the elusive Odocoileus hemionus (blacktail deer).

Vashon HouseHold to purchase apartment complex behind post office

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00AM

Vashon Household, in its latest effort to create and maintain affordable housing on the Island, is in the process of purchasing the aging, three-building apartment complex on 178th Avenue S.W. behind the Vashon post office.

Fire chars business in heart of downtown Vashon

  • Aug 20, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Aug 25, 2008 at 12:10PM

An environmental consulting business on Bank Road caught fire at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 — one of the three biggest fires on the Island in the last year, said Bob Larsen, Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR) assistant chief.

Free women's health exams for qualifying women

  • Aug 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 21, 2008 at 10:46AM

Some Island women are able to take advantage of a state program that offers free clinical exams and mammograms to those who qualify, since two Island health clinics have contracted with the program this year.

In our opinion: Not again...

  • Aug 20, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Aug 21, 2008 at 10:31AM

Wasn’t it just last week that you read about vandalism in this very spot? Well, it happened again. This time, Vashon’s unidentified troublemakers smashed into the Island’s public schools and several school buses between 3 and 4 a.m. last Tuesday.

County will soon require homeowners to certify their septic systems are in good condition

  • Aug 20, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Aug 21, 2008 at 10:29AM

King County, concerned about the impact failing septic systems have on Puget Sound, is about to require homeowners to certify their septics are in good order when their property changes hands, county officials say.

Folk festival boasts a wealth of wine and song

  • Aug 20, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Aug 21, 2008 at 10:28AM

Vashon Winery will present its first Vashon Folk Festival on the winery grounds, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, and continuing into the evening hours.

Vashon's Mik Kuhlman wins King County 4Culture grant to develop performance piece

  • Aug 20, 2008 at 1:00AM updated Aug 21, 2008 at 10:27AM

Actress, writer and Islander Mik Kuhlman was awarded an independent projects grant grant this month from 4Culture, King County’s cultural services agency, to develop “Shadows,” Kuhlman’s new solo performance piece.

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