Elizabeth Shepherd

Song and dance fill the stage at arts center

A high-energy presentation of African dance and a concert by a rock legend are both on tap this weekend at Vashon Center for the Arts.… Continue reading

Powerhouse poet, storyteller and activist returns to Vashon

The former Seattle mayoral candidate whose worked on everything from arts and law performs Feb. 28

Arts center pulls out the stops with upcoming slate of shows

Noteworthy performers will grace the stage at Vashon Center for the Arts through the next month.

Prize-winning artists embark on a new chapter on Vashon

Couple aims to subvert work of traditional museums, promote environmental justice, climate concerns.

Vashon is for lovers

Island venues are pulling out all the stops for lovebirds of all stripes this weekend.

‘Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender’

Lisa Wolpe explores the history of her own troubled family through some of the Bard’s best-known work

More First Friday fun

Most art spots in the lineup are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

Prick up your ears: Thrills abound at upcoming concerts

Sample the diversity and spark of an island music scene that never seems to slow down or miss a beat

VCA names interim director to top post

Interim director Allison Halstead Reid was chosen after a months-long search by the VCA board.

A poetry podcast for pint-sized listeners

The show, which includes themed activities for listeners, launches on Monday, Jan. 27.

Festival aims to turn Vashon into Celtic isle

Admission to all festival activities is by donation at the door.

Dancers wow on a quick visit to Vashon

Members of dance company Whim W’Him held an open rehearsal in VCA’s Kay White Hall.

Writers to pen and premiere 14 new plays in fast-paced fest

Director said attendees can anticipate something different than a typical night at the theater.

Classical music thrills abound for island audiences | UPDATED

Performances are slated for the Vashon Center for the Arts stage and Salish Sea Early Music Festival

An event offers food for thought about women’s lives

“Enough: Vashon Women in Conversation,” aims to support women’s empowerment organizations.

A benefit raises funds for a beloved local dancer

The concert will include dance pieces ranging from classical ballet to original works.

Island to celebrate MLK Day on Jan. 20

An afternoon of performances will honor the visionary work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Big Joy’ celebrates exuberant poet and filmmaker

Film screenings, discussions and a performance will celebrate the life and work of James Broughton.

Go on a gallery cruise to see first exhibits of the new year

Most receptions are planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Upcoming concert has a boogie-woogie beat

The concert is a fundraiser for Drama Dock’s upcoming summer production of “Winghaven Park.”