Arts

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Our Town: Local photographer learns new language of artmaking

According to Ed Holmes, the creative voice is present within all of us.

  • Sep 15, 2021

 

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What’s Happening in Arts | Sept. 9 to 16

Support Vashon Center for the Arts, learn about plankton, and enroll in sculpture classes.

  • Sep 9, 2021

 

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First Friday serves up art, concert, and stupid bikes

Last week, islanders and weekend visitors wandered out to partake in the first “First Friday” of the fall season — a night filled with familiar… Continue reading

 

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Flower-powered band to perform season-ender on outdoor stage

Seattle-based band General Mojo’s to close out Summer Stage season at Open Space.

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Laser and music show will light up the night next week

“Liquid Light” returns, in a follow-up from its debut presentation from July 4th.

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Book Vashon

Islanders share life stories through new memoir collection

“Where We Came From” preserves group’s stories for their friends, families and next generation.

  • Sep 7, 2021
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Amanda Kelly, who will lead the yoga flow benefit on Sunday, is a writer, yogi, mother and activist. She has taught across the planet and right in her own backyard. Her monthly community classes and students support local and international mutual aid organizations.

Community Yoga Flow to benefit Afghani and Haitian Refugees

“Together We Rise,” is a free, all-are-welcome yoga class on Labor Day weekend. Donations are welcome.

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Amanda Kelly, who will lead the yoga flow benefit on Sunday, is a writer, yogi, mother and activist. She has taught across the planet and right in her own backyard. Her monthly community classes and students support local and international mutual aid organizations.
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Shook Twins to perform at Open Space on Sunday, Sept. 12

Open Space for Arts & Community and local producer Debra Heesch will present the Portland, Oregon-based act, Shook Twins, at an outdoor concert that will… Continue reading

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A celebration of the life of Marshall McKay Murray will take place on Oct. 16.

What’s Happening

Fall arts classes, upcoming performances, a celebration of life for Marshall Murray

  • Aug 31, 2021
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A celebration of the life of Marshall McKay Murray will take place on Oct. 16.
Pascale Judet Artwork
Drawings and paintings by Pascale Judet can be seen at VALISE Gallery’s new show.

First Friday gallery walk beckons art lovers on Sept. 4

First Friday will launch VCA’s annual art auction, which culminates with a gala on Friday, Sept. 24

Pascale Judet Artwork
Drawings and paintings by Pascale Judet can be seen at VALISE Gallery’s new show.
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.

‘Back to normal’ could be the worst thing to happen for some seniors | Senior Lifestyles

Is it over yet? COVID, that is? When will things get back to normal, we wonder. Isn’t it what we all want? It’s not what… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2021
Rajiv Nagaich is an elder law attorney, author, adjunct law school professor, and retirement planning visionary who has achieved national recognition for his cutting-edge work with retirees and his contributions to the practice of elder law. He is the founder of two firms based in Federal Way: Life Point Law, an elder law and estate planning firm, and AgingOptions, a firm that provides retirement-related education to consumers and professionals.
One more mile

What’s Happening Aug. 26 – Sept. 2

One More Mile is closer for Concerts in Park, Croaker plays the pub, and more.

  • Aug 26, 2021
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With new safety policies in place, VCA offers concerts, auction

Some major events are coming to the arts center this fall.

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Award-winning show on LGBTQ life on Vashon has closing party

By Peter Woodburn For Vashon Heritage Museum When the Vashon Heritage Museum opened its exhibit, “IN and OUT: Being LGBTQ on Vashon Island,” back on… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2021
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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness

By Larry Lark, contributor Residents of the PNW are no strangers to Subaru. In fact, they seem to be everywhere. The 2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness… Continue reading

  • Aug 25, 2021
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Car review: 2021 McLaren GT

By Larry Lark, contributor I’m not sure words can do the 2021 McLaren GT justice. But given the privilege of a four-day, 300-mile test drive,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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2022 Kia Carnival SX. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2022 Kia Carnival SX

By Larry Lark, contributor It’s the way of the world. As old models go, new one’s replace them. Kinda like humans, I guess. The all-new… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2021
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Review: Poet summons up a sensory tour of climate change

Ann Spiers has always been inspired by the landscapes and climate of the Pacific Northwest.

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Acclaimed dance troupe opens new season on Vashon

The performances will include hybrid dance creations by choreographers Rena Butler and Mark Caserta.

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Our Town: Photographer has found rich inspiration on Vashon

Here, we meet up a familiar face to many: photographer Michelle Bates.

  • Aug 19, 2021
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