Arts

Artist’s work chosen for publication in master watercolor book

Island artist Donna Botten likes to paint portraits, but not of people…

 

Performers fly high in aerial festival

High above the 10-acre meadow behind Open Space for Arts & Community,…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

 

Bluesy-rock band returns to Red Bike

OneNiteStand will bring its bluesy-rockin’ sound to the Red Bike at 8:30…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

 

Publish The Quest plays concert in park

Publish The Quest, a popular band with deep Vashon roots, will play…

  • Aug 15th, 2017

CANCELLED: Americana roots musician with ties to Vashon plays at VCA

*Editor’s Note: Vashon Center for the Arts announced Wednesday that this concert…

Austin duo play concert at Sugar Shack

The Sugar Shack will host the Austin, Texas, folk-pop duo Beth//James for…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Urban Latin band plays concert in park

The Seattle Urban Latin band Picoso will play the next free Concerts…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Late island artist to be celebrated at VCA

The late island artist Art Hansen will be remembered and celebrated on…

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Allison Shirk at Red Bike

Allison Shirk plays at Red Bike

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Poetry Well for August

Poetry Well for the month of August

  • Aug 8th, 2017

Interactive Shakespeare improv comes to VCA

Jet City Improv will perform an irreverent Shakespeare improvisation of “The Lost…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

1940s Jazz at Red Bike

Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays will return to the Red Bike at…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Country rock band open summer concert series

The free Summer Concerts in the Park series will open with the…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Take a summer stroll through galleries and art spots on Friday

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.…

  • Aug 1st, 2017

Nationally recognized artist opens show at VALISE

A collection of linked short stories is a literary genre in which…

Summer musical shines satirical light on serious subjects

Drama Dock has been growing a garden of humor starring carnivorous plants…

Two day music festival features 26 on and off island performers

For the third year, the Chautauqua Music Festival promises a weekend of…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Summer Concerts in the Park series returns

Enjoy live outdoor music when the Summer Concerts in the Park series…

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Art Hansen remembered as prolific and generous artist

By all accounts, Art Hansen was a prolific artist and generous man.…

Kinetic sculptures fill Open Space meadow

A five-year work in progress will come to fruition Saturday with the…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

JD Hobson returns to Red Bike

The JD Hobson Band will return to the Red Bike at 9…

  • Jul 18th, 2017

Kinetic art celebration at Open Space

A five-year work in progress will come to fruition Saturday with the…

Island artists set to unveil new kinetic sculpture at Burning Man festival, Seattle celebration

Island musician/sculptor Ela Lamblin and choreographer/community collaborator Leah Mann are big-picture artists…

Poetry Well for July

The Poetry Well is a monthly column that showcases island poetry. This…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

VCA Bramblefest features Cowboy Junkies

Cowboy Junkies, the popular Canadian alternative country/blues/folk rock band, will be the…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

UMO Resistance Cabaret performs at ACT

UMO and guest artists will present “UMO Resistance Cabaret” in Seattle for…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Islander’s documentary returns to Vashon Theatre

“Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton,” a documentary by islander Stephen…

  • Jul 11th, 2017

Islander shares three decades of inspiration

It was 1988, and the second annual Seattle AIDS Walk was about…

Step out for Friday’s summer gallery cruise

Most galleries and art spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Conscious cartoons: Islander shows his own and other animated short films

When the Trump administration issued the ban on travel to the United…

Island duo return to Red Bike

Singer-songwriter duo Gus Reeves and Camille Coldeen from the band Cherrywood Station…

  • Jul 5th, 2017

Vashon Artists in Schools program celebrates NEA grant, 30-year anniversary

Two celebratory events will coincide during the upcoming 2017-18 school year for…

Island artist brings whimsical tile work to Pike Place Market

For not quite 20 years, island artist Clare Dohna had a stall…

Island author launches debut novel with scenes set on the island

Islander Blaine Beveridge will launch the publication of his new book, “A…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

Seattle band tips hat to ska and reggae music, will perform on island Friday

A Seattle ska band, The Georgetown Orbits, will bring its traditional ska…

  • Jun 27th, 2017

VCA Garden Tour blooms again

Vashon Center for the Arts’ annual Garden Tour will return on Saturday…

  • Jun 21st, 2017

Singer-songwriter returns with tribute to a wild ride

It’s been a wild, though admittedly wonderful, ride for indie pop/rock singer-songwriter…

Youth perform Shakespeare

VCA ShakesKIDS, the youth production company founded for young students to perform…

  • Jun 20th, 2017

Free acoustic set at Vashon Island Music

The band KUINKA will play a free acoustic set at 4 p.m.…

  • Jun 13th, 2017

Virtuoso guitarist comes to Vashon

Critically acclaimed classical guitarist Michael Nicolella will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday…

  • Jun 13th, 2017