Arts

Vashon Then & Now: New season looks at island’s Japanese-American past

Islanders can step back in time to examine the contributions of Japanese Americans on Vashon, as well as the tragedy and shame of their forced… Continue reading

 

Civic Rep offers a revelation in new production

“Dragon Country: Four Short Plays,” by Tennessee Williams.

 

Sharing the Stage headliners return to their musical roots

Local youth musicians will open for Snuff Redux.

 

Arts around town: Theater, music, art history and more

‘Dragon Country’ Civic Rep, Vashon’s newest professional theater company, presents “Dragon Country: Four Short Plays by Tennesee Williams” to run from Nov. 9 through 18… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Snuff Redux, students to headline at Sharing the Stage

Snuff Redux, a Seattle band that includes former islander Daniel Chesney and Vashon Public Schools alumni Skyler Ford, will headline at Sharing the Stage, this… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2018

Artist and youth create new public art

The whimsical sculpture adorns a spot by Vashon Pharmacy.

First Friday brings wealth of art and music

Most galleries and exhibits are open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2.

  • Oct 31, 2018

Emerging artists’ showcase features bold new voices

Vashon audiences can hear a selection of stories that illustrate the new American dream when “An Evening with 2018 Intiman Emerging Artist Alumni” is presented… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Longtime activist reads her poetry

Joy Matusky Goldstein, a longtime islander known best as a potter and activist, has also quietly written poetry for many years. She’ll go public as… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Tennessee Williams’ short plays to shine at Open Space

“Dragon Country” is presented by Civic Rep, a new theater company.

Michael Meade brings timeless tales to his hometown

Michael Meade, a celebrated mythologist, storyteller and author, will bring his blend of timeless tales, unifying songs and timely perspectives on the issues of the… Continue reading

  • Oct 31, 2018

Stitch by stitch, a new business fulfills a dream

For Vashon Costuming, it’s the busiest time of year.

Arts briefs Oct. 25 – Nov. 1

FIRST FRIDAY CONCERT Mark your calendars for the First Friday gallery cruise of Nov. 2, which will include a free concert. From 7:30 to 9… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

A night of songs, mystic poetry, kirtan and mantra

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, an international teacher, author and founder of the Total Yoga Nidra Network, will offer an evening of inspirational and devotional songs, mystic poetry… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

Chamber orchestra offers special season opener

Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra will open a new season of concerts with a full performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, and an abbreviated and… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2018

“14/48 Vashon” is back

A madcap whirlwind of theatrical creation will take place this weekend, when Vashon Center for the Arts again joins forces with Open Space for Arts… Continue reading

Arts & Humanities Series: ‘Legacy’

Vashon Center for the Arts will present the first talk of its 2018-19 Arts & Humanities series at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, featuring a… Continue reading

Arts in Brief: What’s Happening Oct. 18 – 25

The arts in brief MOODY, BLUES AND CLASSIC ROCK OneNiteStand, a local band, will play a free show at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2018

New album has a big sound

The Deep Energy Orchestra, a band of accomplished, international musicians brought together by local composer and bassist Jason Everett, will have a concert at 4… Continue reading

Timely art show follows gut-wrenching day

In a cruel twist of timing no one could have anticipated, Vashon Center for the Arts opened its long-planned exhibition of artworks referencing the #MeToo… Continue reading