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Sing along for a good cause at Village Green

Sing along for a good cause at Village Green

Sing along for a good cause at Village Green

Sing along for a good cause at Village Green
Island singer-songwriter launches new album

Island singer-songwriter launches new album

Sarah Christine takes ‘Time to Shine’ onstage

Island singer-songwriter launches new album
Festival maestro keeps an island tradition in tune

Festival maestro keeps an island tradition in tune

Jim Marsh’s job is to make sure that Vashon’s biggest event of the year runs like a top.

Festival maestro keeps an island tradition in tune
Tacoma police kill Vashon man in confrontation at detention center

Tacoma police kill Vashon man in confrontation at detention center

Willem Van Spronsen told friends, family he intended for police to kill him.

Tacoma police kill Vashon man in confrontation at detention center
A new poet laureate brings passion to her post

A new poet laureate brings passion to her post

Susan Lynch accepted the mantle as laureate on June 27 at a ceremony at Vashon Winery.

A new poet laureate brings passion to her post
Art appreciation: Ray Pfortner shares 25 years of memories

Art appreciation: Ray Pfortner shares 25 years of memories

The exhibit is a nod to the fact that Pfortner has now resided on the island for 25 years.

Art appreciation: Ray Pfortner shares 25 years of memories
Acclaimed dancers find a space to create on Vashon

Acclaimed dancers find a space to create on Vashon

Seattle Dance Collective will perform its debut program at Vashon Center for the Arts.

Acclaimed dancers find a space to create on Vashon
Music festival will bloom on Maury Island

Music festival will bloom on Maury Island

The lineup, presented by Tip the Scales, will include award-winning musician Stephanie Anne Johnson.

Music festival will bloom on Maury Island
Hip-hop hero Onry Ozzborn comes to Vashon

Hip-hop hero Onry Ozzborn comes to Vashon

Rapper and producer Michael Martinez is revered in the Seattle scene and beyond.

Hip-hop hero Onry Ozzborn comes to Vashon
Theater embraces new ideas, old-fashioned fun

Theater embraces new ideas, old-fashioned fun

A summer series will bring retro classics back to Vashon’s historic silver screen

Theater embraces new ideas, old-fashioned fun
Groundbreaking female Gambian musician comes to Vashon

Groundbreaking female Gambian musician comes to Vashon

The show will be a must-see island occasion.

Groundbreaking female Gambian musician comes to Vashon
‘Come Together’: a tribute to The Beatles

‘Come Together’: a tribute to The Beatles

Island bands and musicians will perform songs from the Fab Four canon.

‘Come Together’: a tribute to The Beatles
Recommendation: ‘Tree,’ at Vashon Center for the Arts

Recommendation: ‘Tree,’ at Vashon Center for the Arts

Artist Dawna Holloway is curating the works of 20 well-known artists in the Pacific Northwest.

Recommendation: ‘Tree,’ at Vashon Center for the Arts
Drama Dock attracts new talent for production of ‘Tommy’

Drama Dock attracts new talent for production of ‘Tommy’

In many ways, the show is about the quiet and long process of recovering from trauma.

Drama Dock attracts new talent for production of ‘Tommy’
Duo brings poetry, power to upcoming performance

Duo brings poetry, power to upcoming performance

Concert-goers can expect to hear music that is stirring, contemplative and topical.

Duo brings poetry, power to upcoming performance
Third-graders sound the alarm to save salmon and orcas

Third-graders sound the alarm to save salmon and orcas

Artworks call on their viewers to step up to protect the fragile ecosystems of the Salish Sea.

Third-graders sound the alarm to save salmon and orcas
Loud and proud, an exhibit celebrates LGBTQ life on Vashon

Loud and proud, an exhibit celebrates LGBTQ life on Vashon

The show, at the island’s Heritage Museum, is on view until March 31, 2020.

Loud and proud, an exhibit celebrates LGBTQ life on Vashon
A new musical production wraps ‘O Brother’ songs in fresh gimmick

A new musical production wraps ‘O Brother’ songs in fresh gimmick

A fresh narrative, built around Vashonian lore, will adapt famous soundtrack to island story.

A new musical production wraps ‘O Brother’ songs in fresh gimmick
Can’t-miss performances, blockbuster new shows to debut

Can’t-miss performances, blockbuster new shows to debut

Island’s first art walk of the summer will unfold from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 7.

Can’t-miss performances, blockbuster new shows to debut
Nikkita Oliver set to send powerful message

Nikkita Oliver set to send powerful message

The acclaimed activist and artist will present programs for youth and general audiences.

Nikkita Oliver set to send powerful message