Arts

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Meet Sandra Noel, Who Is Vashon’s Next Poet Laureate

Sandra Noel is the new Vashon Poet Laureate 2021-23. Later this summer, tentatively outside at Vashon Winery, the laureate selection committee will honor Sandra and… Continue reading

 

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Haikus Still Blooming at Mukai; With Winners Announced

All haiku entries can be seen at mukaifarmandgarden.org and on outdoor display through June.

 

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Jazz, Glorious Jazz, Comes Back to Kay White Hall on Sunday

Jazz fans, rejoice: the first live jazz concert to take place at Vashon Center for the Arts in more than a year will happen this… Continue reading

 

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Island Author Will North Is Back, With a New Novel

Local author Will North has been quiet for a while. But it wasn’t writer’s block. After a three-year battle to overcome two life-threatening cancers and… Continue reading

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Small Island, Big Art: VIVA Member Show Opens Friday

Opening at Vashon Center for the Arts, this is the biggest membership show ever.

  • Jun 3, 2021
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Enchantment Abounds at Swamp Bottom Jamboree

The roster of performers at this year’s event reads like a who’s who of Vashon’s arts scene.

  • Jun 3, 2021
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Start To Finish, Youth Artists Make an Exhibition

Vashon Center for the Arts has strengthened a long-standing program of support for youth artists.

  • Jun 3, 2021
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First Friday Means More Art in Local Galleries

Exhibits at Vashon Center for the Arts and in town will open for June’s First Friday Gallery Cruise.

  • Jun 3, 2021
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Music Briefs

RiverBend plays a show next weekend; Michael Tracy talks Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.

  • Jun 3, 2021
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Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line

By Larry Lark, contributor Sometimes it’s better to zig when the competition zags. That’s what Hyundai did with the 2021 Sonata N Line, an expansion… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2021
Car review: 2021 Hyundai Sonata N Line
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Local Artist Who Makes Botanical Art Bloom Offers Workshop/Demo

Far from being “art about plants,” botanical art captures plants in stunning watercolor paintings.

  • May 27, 2021
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What’s Happening May 27 – June 3

RiverBend will play a show next Friday, Michael Tracy’s history lecture and performance, and more.

  • May 27, 2021
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Cinema Under the Stars Is Back for Summer Fun

The Night Light Drive-In will re-open on Memorial Day weekend on the Great Lawn at Open Space.

  • May 27, 2021
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How to Harness a Writing Task, and Ride It Home

One day, years ago, I was suddenly seized by inspiration.

  • May 27, 2021
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Youth Create Art About Salmon and Wetlands Restoration

Salmon native to this region are currently classified as threatened or endangered.

  • May 20, 2021
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What’s Happening May 20 – 27

Catch a movie under the stars, Patterson Hood comes to Vashon Center for the Arts, and more.

  • May 20, 2021
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2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor Kia’s fourth-generation Sorrento sports utility vehicle is a game-changer. Since its debut in 2002, the Sorento is one of Kia’s best-known… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
2021 Kia Sorento X-Line AWD. Courtesy photo
2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 GLB250 4MATIC is a brand-spanking new addition to the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup. Durable and practical with powerful yet compact… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2021
2021 Mercedes Benz GLB250 4MATIC. Courtesy photo
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What’s Happening May 13 – 20

Whim W’Him IRL appears live on stage, Drama Dock holds auditions for “The Buddy Holly Story,” and more.

  • May 13, 2021
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The Shows Must Go On: Live Theater Returns This Summer

A summer festival featuring four productions held on multiple stages is on its way, and there’s more.

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