Arts

VCA names interim director to top post

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

 

What’s Happening Jan. 30 – Feb. 6

Mozart for lunch, “Celtic Spring” blooms this weekend, “Around the World in Eighty Wines,” and more.

  • Jan 29, 2020

 

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

 

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.

What’s Happening Jan. 23 – 30

Shauna Ahern, concerts, talks and events, a “formidable belter” at Open Space, and more.

  • Jan 22, 2020

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.

Rise Up brings the beats of a blockbuster to life

Rise Up, The Hamilton Tribute Band will play two shows at Vashon Center for the Arts.

What’s Happening Jan. 16 – 23

Queer film series continues, one-minute “storython” festival returns, Caspar Babypants, and more.

  • Jan 17, 2020

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.

What’s Happening Jan. 9 – 16

Exploring the work of Faith Ringgold, Swing-era classics, a Hamilton Tribute Band, and more.

  • Jan 8, 2020

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

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

As new year dawns, an island photographer looks back

Ray Pfortner writes how the Tramp Harbor dock and Vashon Theatre have brought him inspiration.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Upcoming concert has a boogie-woogie beat

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

What’s Happening Jan. 2 – 9

Celebrating James Broughton, artists exhibit on Bainbridge, after-school theater program, and more.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Looking back at an artful year on Vashon

2019 saw a flurry of performers, concerts, theater productions, art exhibitions and more.