Arts

Prize-winning artists embark on a new chapter on Vashon

Couple aims to subvert work of traditional museums, promote environmental justice, climate concerns.

 

Vashon is for lovers

Island venues are pulling out all the stops for lovebirds of all stripes this weekend.

 

What’s Happening Feb. 13 – 20

Mode Music opens, Eugenie Jones honors Nina Simone, Bells brings His Only Friends, and more.

  • Feb 13, 2020

 

Vegan and Dairy-Free: A tale of two chocolate mousses

How to make a delicious chocolaty treat that will delight vegans and non-vegans alike.

  • Feb 12, 2020

A solo art exhibit confronts redlining, racism and injustice

Pope’s work speaks to the legacy and current realities of social injustice against people of color.

  • Feb 7, 2020

‘Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender’

Lisa Wolpe explores the history of her own troubled family through some of the Bard’s best-known work

More First Friday fun

Most art spots in the lineup are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

What’s Happening Feb. 6 – 13

Greg Blake and Real Country, Kinksi, Llama and Mike Dumovich, ‘Love Letters,’ and more.

  • Feb 6, 2020
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Paradiso Festival is on the rocks following lawsuit

Paradiso Festival, one of the most popular annual EDM events in Washington state, may be in trouble after one of its owning companies is suing… Continue reading

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Prick up your ears: Thrills abound at upcoming concerts

Sample the diversity and spark of an island music scene that never seems to slow down or miss a beat

VCA names interim director to top post

Interim director Allison Halstead Reid was chosen after a months-long search by the VCA board.

What’s Happening Jan. 30 – Feb. 6

Mozart for lunch, “Celtic Spring” blooms this weekend, “Around the World in Eighty Wines,” and more.

  • Jan 29, 2020

A poetry podcast for pint-sized listeners

The show, which includes themed activities for listeners, launches on Monday, Jan. 27.

Festival aims to turn Vashon into Celtic isle

Admission to all festival activities is by donation at the door.

What’s Happening Jan. 23 – 30

Shauna Ahern, concerts, talks and events, a “formidable belter” at Open Space, and more.

  • Jan 22, 2020

Writers to pen and premiere 14 new plays in fast-paced fest

Director said attendees can anticipate something different than a typical night at the theater.

Rise Up brings the beats of a blockbuster to life

Rise Up, The Hamilton Tribute Band will play two shows at Vashon Center for the Arts.

What’s Happening Jan. 16 – 23

Queer film series continues, one-minute “storython” festival returns, Caspar Babypants, and more.

  • Jan 17, 2020

Classical music thrills abound for island audiences | UPDATED

Performances are slated for the Vashon Center for the Arts stage and Salish Sea Early Music Festival

An event offers food for thought about women’s lives

“Enough: Vashon Women in Conversation,” aims to support women’s empowerment organizations.