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An all-Island team of comedians is out to tickle Vashon’s funnybone during a night of comedy slated for 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at Red… Continue reading
Could anyone be blamed if they’ve fallen out of love with animated children’s films?
Vashon Allied Arts is branching out with a new program that will bring acclaimed art world movers and shakers, authors, conductors and other cultural heavyweights to Vashon for a series of informative lectures.
It’s an oft-quoted line from a movie about baseball, but as it turns out, it also applies to a cavernous former coffee warehouse on Vashon: “If you build it, they will come.”
Oil painter Mary Rothermel is not only an artist, she’s also an avid rower and environmentalist whose piece for VAA’s auction represents a confluence of those three passions.
A big name in comedy is coming to Vashon Theatre this week, to perform in a live show that will also feature a classic car show and lively music by a local band.
Island music aficionados will be transported to the streets, garrets and cafés of Paris this month, when Giacomo Puccini’s beloved opera, La Bohème, springs to life on the stage of Vashon High School on Sept. 18 and 20.
Hans York, a 2008 winner at the Kerrville Folk Festival, will return to Vashon for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, at the Land Trust Building.
It was a familiar scene on Saturday — scores of activists and community members gathering on the rocky shores near Gold Beach, toting bullhorns, placards, drums, banners and babies.
Wine, song and the waning days of summer will be celebrated this weekend as Vashon Winery presents its second annual folk festival on the winery grounds.
This weekend, Islewilde will present “Tales From an Organ Grinder,” the 18th annual version of its unique festival.
Red Bicycle Bistro and Sushi has a full lineup this weekend for Island music fans, including a first-time ever appearance on the Island by BLVD, a nationally known touring band.
Several Islanders weighed in last week on plans by the Vashon-Maury Chamber of Commerce to market Vashon to off-Island tourists, with some suggesting the idea made enormous sense while others sounded a note of caution.
For years, the “first Friday” art walk has been a time for Island art lovers to gallery hop, munch on appetizers and help themselves to glasses of wine.
The connection between two women artists, born almost a century apart yet bound together by temperament, talent and a shared love of Vashon, will be celebrated in joint exhibitions slated to open this weekend.
Vashon venues will overflow with musical acts in the next few days, with shows for every taste on tap.
Despite a new law that may temporarily stem the flow of wine at openings (see story, page 1), Vashon’s art spaces are gearing up for a festive First Friday, with receptions planned to launch the openings of several new exhibits. The gallery cruise will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7. For complete listings, see page 13.
Islanders can groove to a mix of upbeat Indian pop rock, Brazilian samba and Afro-Cuban dance tunes at Vashon Allied Arts’ annual World Music Festival, set for 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Camp Burton’s outdoor amphitheater.
The Island will be jumping this weekend with a wealth of bands storming the stages all over Vashon.