Arts

Aerial experts prepare to wow with new production

The high-flying ensemble has been at work for more than a year to create the original piece.

 

Makana returns to share virtuosity, aloha spirit

The slack-key guitar legend has a special love for Vashon audiences.

 

A Vashon-made movie will have island premiere

“Point Defiance” will have its Pacific Northwest premiere screening at Vashon Center for the Arts.

  • Mar 13, 2019

 

Fiber artists will share their secrets at March exhibit

Works by felters, knitters, fiber dyers, rug hookers, embroiderers, quilters and more are on display

  • Mar 13, 2019

What’s Happening March 14 – 21

Dazzling performances, original works, imagination on display and more.

  • Mar 13, 2019

This guitar god aims his show at pint-sized audience

Music icon Chris Ballew rocks on as Caspar Babypants, having released a total of 14 albums for kids.

What’s Happening March 7 – 14

A tribute to a troubled Texas troubadour, a double feature by students, rock the Havurah, and more.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Acclaimed players to celebrate Bach in concert

Their performance is one of 84 scheduled regionally as part of the Salish Sea Early Music Festival.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Samuel Beckett inspires UMO to “Fail Better”

The show is being revived for two nights as a fundraiser for the venerable island theater company.

A writer and magician conjures a new book of poetry

Islander Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma will read from “The Safety of Edges” at Vashon Bookshop.

Mike and Gerry Feinstein wrote the adaptation of Brian Doyle’s work, inspired by a lecture they arranged for Vashon’s Arts Humanities lecture series (Harry Connolly Photo).

New production shares wisdom of a ‘story-catcher’

Brian Doyle’s work has been adapted for the stage by two longtime island arts lovers.

Mike and Gerry Feinstein wrote the adaptation of Brian Doyle’s work, inspired by a lecture they arranged for Vashon’s Arts Humanities lecture series (Harry Connolly Photo).

A classical series continues with two concerts

Two beloved local groups will have notable guest soloists.

Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays ride into the Bike

The show will be a mix of 1940s hepcat jazz, modern soul and RB, bossa nova, rock, and torch ballads

  • Feb 27, 2019

Performers unplug for shows at the Havurat

In recent years, the Havurat has established itself as a popular venue

What’s happening Feb. 28 – March 7

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  • Feb 27, 2019

A tribute to Townes Van Zandt offers timeless songs

The show will feature a lineup of performers and mark the 75th birthday of the singer-songwriter.

Celebrate island art at Friday’s gallery cruise

Most galleries and art spots will be open from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • Feb 27, 2019

Drama Dock’s `Odd Couple’ delights

A talented cast shines in a play about women, for women, starring women.

What’s Happening Feb. 21 – 28

The Oscars, island concerts, a lauded author, a stick dulcimer workshop, and more.

  • Feb 20, 2019

Concert combines fancy footwork and banjo

The show will be a celebration of traditional music and dance.

  • Feb 13, 2019