Juli Goetz Morser

Juli Goetz posted 307 stories to Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber.
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Retired political economist turns to writing poetry

When islander Jack Churchill retired from his career as a political economist…

  • Oct 10th, 2017 10:54am

New book by local author, farmer includes recipes and essays about life on the farm

It’s been seven years since former restaurateur and chef, now farmer and…

  • Oct 10th, 2017 10:55am

State and island poets laureate read from new poetry book

Why do words matter? Do words matter? What is the matter with…

  • Oct 9th, 2017 2:08pm

Island artist exhibits drawings for a new children’s book

Once upon a time — about 20 years ago — a father,…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:11am

Lelavision reveals new kinetic sculpture

Island musician/sculptor Ela Lambin and Leah Mann are the dynamic duo behind…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:18am

World-class musicians record in Seattle, perform on Vashon

If the music quality is high, then the audience will come. If…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 10:31am

Drama Dock presents a concert within a play

When does artistic passion cross the line into obsession? When does that…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 3:19pm

Island poets shares her ‘A’ poems

Walk into poet and longtime islander Carey Hunter Davis’ house, and the…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:02am

Dozens of islanders collaborate, release Vashon-crafted album, music video

Valentine’s Day is still several months away, but island musician and singer-songwriter…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 10:07am

World-class slack-key guitarist brings Hawaii to Vashon

If you’ve ever heard world-class slack-key guitarist Makana play a show, then…

  • Sep 21st, 2017 3:32pm

Legendary folk musician returns to Vashon to play concert

Back in the day, singer Bob Haworth — Bo Mooney as his…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 10:00am

Islander’s book documents history of Fisher Pond, legacy of Bill Fisher

There is a legacy that stands at the center of the island,…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 10:08am

Legendary jazz singer comes full circle back to Vashon

Legendary jazz vocalist Diane Schuur played her first gig on Vashon over…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 2:18pm

Inspirational evening with islanders making a difference

Please note: The event has been changed to Friday, Sept. 8. Islander…

  • Sep 7th, 2017 9:44am

Renowned author discusses Buddhism

The New York Times bestselling author, evolutionary scientist and Buddhist practioner Robert…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:32am

Vashon’s next poet laureate to be announced

Merna Ann Hecht has been named Vashon’s next poet laureate and will…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 9:35am

Art auction preview party features art and local fare

Vashon Center for the Arts promises an evening of visual and gustatory…

  • Aug 29th, 2017 10:18am

Artist’s work chosen for publication in master watercolor book

Island artist Donna Botten likes to paint portraits, but not of people…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 9:49am

CANCELLED: Americana roots musician with ties to Vashon plays at VCA

*Editor’s Note: Vashon Center for the Arts announced Wednesday that this concert…

  • Aug 9th, 2017 9:47am

Nationally recognized artist opens show at VALISE

A collection of linked short stories is a literary genre in which…

  • Aug 1st, 2017 9:36am

Open Space hits halfway mark on building renovation

Step inside the former Great Hall of Open Space for Arts &Community,…

  • Jul 25th, 2017 11:06am

Summer musical shines satirical light on serious subjects

Drama Dock has been growing a garden of humor starring carnivorous plants…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 2:48pm

Art Hansen remembered as prolific and generous artist

By all accounts, Art Hansen was a prolific artist and generous man.…

  • Jul 18th, 2017 11:20am

Islander shares three decades of inspiration

It was 1988, and the second annual Seattle AIDS Walk was about…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 10:01am

Kinetic art celebration at Open Space

A five-year work in progress will come to fruition Saturday with the…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 10:03am

Island artists set to unveil new kinetic sculpture at Burning Man festival, Seattle celebration

Island musician/sculptor Ela Lamblin and choreographer/community collaborator Leah Mann are big-picture artists…

  • Jul 13th, 2017 10:32am

Conscious cartoons: Islander shows his own and other animated short films

When the Trump administration issued the ban on travel to the United…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 12:01pm

Vashon Artists in Schools program celebrates NEA grant, 30-year anniversary

Two celebratory events will coincide during the upcoming 2017-18 school year for…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 9:11am

Island artist brings whimsical tile work to Pike Place Market

For not quite 20 years, island artist Clare Dohna had a stall…

  • Jun 29th, 2017 10:50am

Singer-songwriter returns with tribute to a wild ride

It’s been a wild, though admittedly wonderful, ride for indie pop/rock singer-songwriter…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 10:09am

Short plays, written and directed by high school students, will run on Thursday

“Eat My Shorts: A Theatrical Feast” is the year-end presentation by the…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 10:30am

Art and science make two wings of same bird at Chautuaqua

When Chautauqua Elementary teachers Shanon Browne and Karen Barich asked islander Rose…

  • Jun 13th, 2017 11:38am

Vashon Dance Academy presents old fairy tale with a modern twist

Vashon Dance Academy and Dance!Vashon will present their annual performance featuring over…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 10:03am

Author reads from new sequel to young adult novel

According to island author Bob Jonas, “Death Brew” is a concoction he…

  • Jun 6th, 2017 10:10am

Island sound experts lend a hand at Vashon Theatre

Not long ago, island audio engineers, mixers and musicians Jason Staczek and…

  • May 30th, 2017 10:04am

Author reads timely new children’s book

For most adults, time has the bad habit of flying far too…

  • May 30th, 2017 3:23pm

Ballet, moden, tap and hip hop wake a slumbering princess

A new dance dimension will help awaken the slumbering princess in VCA…

  • May 24th, 2017 12:13pm

Longtime artistic director of VCA dance departs for new show

When VCA Center for Dance Director Christine Juarez stepped into the Blue…

  • May 24th, 2017 11:50am

Healing through art: one islander’s experience

For the past several years, island caregiver Joy Nelsen returned home from…

  • May 24th, 2017 12:01pm

Island poet reads from new chapbook

Evidence of Sandra Noel’s world spills out on the pages of her…

  • May 16th, 2017 10:41am