Arts

Retired political economist turns to writing poetry

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

 

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…

 

Vashon Theatre shows Met Opera

It will be a five-year dream come true for Vashon Theatre owner…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

 

Arts around town this week (Oct. 11 – Oct. 18)

Arts around town

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Musical duo perform third show on a Friday, the 13

Singer Dari Haffie and singer song-writer Lance Morgan have a quirky tradition,…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

October Poetry Well

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Islanders will talk about once-in-a-lifetime bike trip, show their art

It’s been written about in the paper. It’s been talked about on…

Grant, auction show arts organizations are well- supported

Island arts organizations well supported

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

State and island poets laureate read from new poetry book

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

Arts Around Town (Oct. 4 – Oct. 11)

Arts Around Town

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Celebrate an array of art during autumn gallery cruise Friday evening

Mixed media artist Megan Molloy will exhibit her work in “Reflections” at…

  • Oct 3rd, 2017

Drama Dock presents a concert within a play

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

Arts all around town this week (Sept. 27 -Oct. 4)

Arts around town

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Island artist exhibits drawings for a new children’s book

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

Lelavision reveals new kinetic sculpture

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

World-class musicians record in Seattle, perform on Vashon

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

Youth musicians share the stage with Seattle band

Sharing the Stage returns to the Red Bike with five Vashon High…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

VCA art auction includes signature experiences

Vashon Center for the Arts’ 2017 Art Auction, “Swing Time at VCA”…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

Bob Haworth at Vashon Theatre this Sunday

Folk singer Bob Haworth, or Bo Mooney as his cohorts knew him…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Island poets shares her ‘A’ poems

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

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

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

Island author will read from book about Bill Fisher

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

  • Sep 19th, 2017

World-class slack-key guitarist brings Hawaii to Vashon

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

Legendary folk musician returns to Vashon to play concert

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

Island puppeteer will have installation at MoPop’s Maker Faire

At Adam Ende’s studio in Dockton where he creates his Jawbone Puppet…

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

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

September Poetry Well

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Van Redeker Band returns to Red Bike

Known for its energetic performances, vocal harmonies and non-stop boogie, the Van…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Opera performs Donizetti masterpiece

Vashon Opera’s ninth season will open with the dramatic, romantic and character-driven…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Legendary jazz singer comes full circle back to Vashon

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

Inspirational evening with islanders making a difference

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

Renowned author discusses Buddhism

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

VCA names seven commissioned artists for upcoming art auction

Honoring a long-standing tradition, Vashon Center for the Arts chose seven island…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Vashon Opera opens season nine with drama and romance

Vashon Opera’s ninth season will open with the dramatic, romantic and character-driven…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

Vashon’s next poet laureate to be announced

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

Art auction preview party features art and local fare

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

September gallery cruise: Fall all into a world of art

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Vashon band kicks off final month of Ellisport exhibit

The Vashon jazz/post-jazz/ neo bossa ensemble Some’tet will mark the final month…

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Island’s own big band will play the last concert in the park of the summer

Big band plays free concert in the park

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Doors concert recreated in show at Red Bike

The American Night, a touring Doors tribute act from Seattle, will recreate…

  • Aug 29th, 2017