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Poets Tess Gallagher and Alice Derry to read recent works

Poets Tess Gallagher and Alice Derry to read recent works

Both will read selections from old and new collections.

Poets Tess Gallagher and Alice Derry to read recent works
Rainbow Girls come to Vashon for an intimate show

Rainbow Girls come to Vashon for an intimate show

The Californian folk trio meld love, self-reflection and social justice into their music.

Rainbow Girls come to Vashon for an intimate show
A new film tells the ‘enormous’ story of The Gorge

A new film tells the ‘enormous’ story of The Gorge

A Vashon screening is bookended by the film’s Seattle premiere at SIFF.

A new film tells the ‘enormous’ story of The Gorge
Finances, future of VCA discussed

Finances, future of VCA discussed

An endowment, one-night auction and new partnerships are changes ahead

Finances, future of VCA discussed
Spring into a gallery cruise on Friday

Spring into a gallery cruise on Friday

Most arts spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Spring into a gallery cruise on Friday
Studio tour is rite of spring on Vashon

Studio tour is rite of spring on Vashon

Viewers will find treasures tucked away all over the island

Studio tour is rite of spring on Vashon
Snapdragon renovates to reveal ‘arts center for the people’

Snapdragon renovates to reveal ‘arts center for the people’

Snapdragon Bakery & Café will open a new area of the restaurant on Friday.

Snapdragon renovates to reveal ‘arts center for the people’
Spicy series is back with ‘Flights of Fancy’

Spicy series is back with ‘Flights of Fancy’

Burlesco Notturno will unveil its latest installment this weekend.

Spicy series is back with ‘Flights of Fancy’
Arts center changes leadership lineup

Arts center changes leadership lineup

One leadership role at the organization was eliminated to create another.

Arts center changes leadership lineup
Vashon Bookshop celebrates its independence

Vashon Bookshop celebrates its independence

The one-day national party hosted by booksellers across the country will be held this Saturday.

Vashon Bookshop celebrates its independence
Chorale celebrates 30 years of song in concert this weekend

Chorale celebrates 30 years of song in concert this weekend

Beginning in 1989, the Chorale has since become a beloved island institution.

Chorale celebrates 30 years of song in concert this weekend
Recommendation: Patterson Hood at Vashon Theatre

Recommendation: Patterson Hood at Vashon Theatre

The singer is known for writing music expressing the duality of the south’s prideful soul and shame.

Recommendation: Patterson Hood at Vashon Theatre
Organizations join forces to restore meadow

Organizations join forces to restore meadow

Vashon Nature Center will take up residence at Vashon Center for the Arts.

Organizations join forces to restore meadow
Musical trifecta showcases early, classical and chamber music

Musical trifecta showcases early, classical and chamber music

From a string quartet to the talents of a piano prodigy, audiences are sure to be dazzled.

Musical trifecta showcases early, classical and chamber music
Changing course, pondering the future

Changing course, pondering the future

Vashon Center for the Arts has seen budget-stretching expansion for visual arts programs.

Changing course, pondering the future
Lit Con set to unfold on Vashon

Lit Con set to unfold on Vashon

Poets will ply their wisdom in workshops and readings.

Lit Con set to unfold on Vashon
Do a musical double-take at Shook Twins show

Do a musical double-take at Shook Twins show

The duo write music, sing and play a range of instruments that could fill a music shop

Do a musical double-take at Shook Twins show
A plethora of poetry and prose will pop at Lit Con

A plethora of poetry and prose will pop at Lit Con

The first-time event will offer up 75 literary events for young and old.

A plethora of poetry and prose will pop at Lit Con
Spring into April’s First Friday Art Walk

Spring into April’s First Friday Art Walk

Most island galleries and art spots will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. with many featuring musical acts.

Spring into April’s First Friday Art Walk
A local artist takes the helm at Open Space

A local artist takes the helm at Open Space

Jiji Saunders was appointed executive director of the space in late January.

A local artist takes the helm at Open Space