Arts

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                                George Washington’s son, George Cleveland Washington, rear right, played basketball for Vashon College and died as a result of the fire there.

Heritage Museum will offer pop-up show, honoring Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month, the Heritage Museum is hosting a small pop-up show Feb. 16 to 19. It will include portraits, photos, documents,… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2018

 

Peter Kreitner and Rich Wiley (Courtesy Photo)

It Can’t Happen Here: or could it?

Resistance Productions will hold a staged reading of Sinclair Lewis’ 1936 book, “It Can’t Happen Here,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Vashon High School… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

 

Drama Dock to hold auditions for its spring production

Drama Dock will hold auditions for its spring production of “All in the Timing” at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17 and 18, in… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018

 

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                                High and Lonesome

Longtime island band plays Friday at the Bike

The all-island High and Lonesome Band will play a show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Bike. The band is a group of friends… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018
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                                High and Lonesome

February Poetry Well

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This month includes a poem by Tanner Venturi. Evening Ballad I scribble through the… Continue reading

  • Feb 14, 2018
Matisyahu and band (Nechama Leitner Photo)

Rapper plays rare, full-band acoustic show

Grammy-nominated singer and rapper Matisyahu returns to Washington on his Forest of Faith tour for a rare acoustic performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2018
Matisyahu and band (Nechama Leitner Photo)

Play foreshadowed presidential election

Long before the unexpected came to pass with the election of a populist billionaire television personality, Sinclair Lewis foreshadowed the election of Donald Trump in… Continue reading

VCA to hold town hall next week for island artists, wider community

The board of Vashon Center for the Arts will hold a town hall next Tuesday for island artists and members of the broader community interested… Continue reading

  • Feb 8, 2018

Weaving: a silent oratory and metaphor for life

Outside Suzanne Hubbard’s light-filled studio stands a grand Douglas fir, impressive in size, unusual in its multi-trunked, many-armed form. Inside stands a grand Swedish fir… Continue reading

Grammy-winner Paula Cole plays VCA this weekend

Grammy winner, double-platinum singer-songwriter and activist Paula Cole will perform for one night only at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kay White Hall. Cole started… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Grants available for art, heritage and preservation projects

Grants to support projects that have the arts, heritage and preservation at their core are currently being offered by 4Culture, King County’s cultural funding agency.… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

SURJ sponsors presentation

Racial justice educator and author Debby Irving will present a talk called “I’m a Good Person, Isn’t That Enough?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018
“On Top In Underneath” by Nan Leiter (Courtesy Photo)

Artist’s work focuses on water

Island artist exhibits paintings at Tacoma’s Gathering Space gallery

  • Feb 6, 2018
“On Top In Underneath” by Nan Leiter (Courtesy Photo)

Love duets at the Red Bike

Serenade your sweetheart or listen to songs about love during Vashon Events’ annual show celebrating Valentine’s Day, “Love Duets VI,” at 8 p.m. Friday at… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2018

Raven’s Nest reopens as new gallery and business model

When Raven’s Nest Gallery re-opened last Friday night, gallery cruisers stepped into a newly designed, somewhat smaller gallery that in some ways felt more spacious.… Continue reading

Author, activist talks about white privilege

Racial justice educator and author Debby Irving will present a talk called “I’m a Good Person, Isn’t That Enough?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Two nonprofits partner to feature local musicians on First Friday

A new partnership between two nonprofits, Vashon Events and Vashon Center for the Arts, will bring local bands to the stage of the Kay White… Continue reading

Take a cruise through Vashon’s sea of art

Most galleries and art spots will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. Café Luna will show “Garden Bliss,” a collection of paintings by visionary/healer… Continue reading

  • Jan 31, 2018

Author, activist talks about role of white privilege and systemic racism

Racial justice educator and author Debby Irving will present a talk called “I’m a Good Person, Isn’t That Enough?” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Storytelling festival celebrates 11 years

For the past 11 years, local, professional and amateur storytellers have gathered for an afternoon of storytelling hosted by Vashon Wilderness Program (VWP). The free,… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2018