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Vashon Center for the Arts will continue its shift to online presentations with upcoming shows.

In a turbulent time, islanders demonstrate, too

Holding signs, demonstrators recited the names of African-Americans killed by police officers.

Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens

The oldest winner of the organization’s haiku contest took the top prize in the Nature category.

Local churches take cautious approach to resuming services

Despite an easing of restrictions, faith leaders on Vashon said they will still hold online services

Keep getting your arts fix at home

Recommended: More artful experiences to enjoy from the comfort of your own sofa.

After sudden shift, The Ruby Brink perseveres and innovates

In this ongoing series, we hear from island restaurateurs about how they are faring in the pandemic.

A performer dons an eye-catching costume to welcome visitors

The performance was intended as a reminder that Vashon’s population is vulnerable to the coronavirus.

Veterans carry out a somber task on Memorial Day

Last weekend, flags were placed by the graves of island veterans in tribute to their service.

There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts

Homegrown entertainment is easy to find.

Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion

Mary Lynn Buss, a tile and mosaic master, in her own words.

Rediscovering Vashon’s restaurants, reinvented

Food is life. It took 71 days for me to learn that, fully.

For decades of deep dedication, beloved teacher is recognized

Lopez has taught for 56 years, including 45 years at McMurray Middle School.

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An islander fell ill — but couldn’t get tested

“We’re all trying to figure this one out.”

Vashon Events offers ways to still connect with music

Efforts include live-streamed internet concerts and a ramped-up free musical instrument library.

Coronavirus dims the lights on Vashon arts scene

Mandated closures of venues have shut down Vashon’s normally vibrant arts community.

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Arts groups react to emerging threat, VCA, Heritage Museum and Open Space shutter until further notice

School closures prompt new public health guidelines for caregivers

The announcement also links resources and other sources of information.

Christine Andreas and Iris DeMent (Courtesy Photo)

Don’t miss exquisite divas in concert

Don’t miss Christine Andreas or Iris DeMent in their rare island appearances.

Christine Andreas and Iris DeMent (Courtesy Photo)

Finding inspiration in history, authors show a path forward

Tacoma-based duo behind “Dead Feminists” will present at Vashon Center for the Arts.