Arts

At Subway, a family perseveres to live their dream

In this ongoing series, we hear from island restaurateurs about how they are faring in the pandemic.

 

What’s Happening Sept. 3 to Sept. 10

Catch a flick at the drive-in (“Go, greased lightnin!”), take a trip to Mars at VALISE, and more.

  • Sep 11, 2020

 

Original dance works find a place in the sun

Four pieces slated to take the stage at the Vashon Center for Dance have been reworked for video.

  • Sep 11, 2020

 

A night at the drive-in is for the birds

Two programs, both Vashon bird-centric, will be shown on the big screen on Tuesday.

What’s Happening Sept. 10 – 17

Drive the red carpet at Open Space, Passport2Pain switches gears, Rotary plans a benefit, and more.

  • Sep 11, 2020

Stay up late to catch a Vashon variety show

“It’s Late on Vashon” features local talent and special guests and streams online.

  • Sep 5, 2020

Arts center pivots to hold its gala auction in a new way

The livestreamed event will include entertainment, special guests, “door” prizes and more.

Island Ways: a letter from a friend

The world of connection and love and surprise doesn’t die in a pandemic.

  • Sep 4, 2020

Our Town: Elaine Summers still wants to tile the town

The mosaic artist recounts her inspirations, how her life and artwork have unfolded amid pandemic.

  • Aug 31, 2020

The arts bring clarity and purpose to a confusing time

Almost every island family engages in the arts in some way.

  • Aug 31, 2020

Upstart producers keep Vashon’s arts scene humming online

Vashon Live shows have had close to 250,000 views since the series began in early March.

With passion for the arts intact, key staffer returns to VCA

“I have so enjoyed working with the VCA team through the years and that continues to be the case.”

  • Aug 24, 2020

Our Town: Painting in a pandemic, with Richard Lipke

The virus has pushed him to work even harder, creating 34 paintings since October.

  • Aug 24, 2020

What’s Happening Aug. 20 to 27

Movie magic, Sundae + Mr. Goessl pop up in concert, author pens an island mystery, and more.

  • Aug 22, 2020

What’s Happening Aug. 13 – 20

Drive up to the drive-in, Ian Moore concert sure to please, and more.

  • Aug 15, 2020

Summer Arts Fest to open its final set of shows

For this week, the walls of Vashon Center for the Arts will be filled with works by 22 local artists

Local author sheds light on how to cope with climate change

The book explores how climate change indicators affect the daily work of scientists.

What’s Happening Aug. 6 – 13

Arts center joins joins ‘Remembrance Project,’ VALISE reopens for a gallery cruise, and more.

  • Aug 7, 2020

Birds take flight on a new mural at arts center

“It is important to create hope and inspiration and for people to fall in love with what they see.”

  • Jul 25, 2020

Summer Arts Fest has a new lineup of shows

The new work on display will include watercolors, paintings, paper cut images, and mixed media work.

  • Jul 25, 2020