Arts

What’s Happening June 18 - 25

What’s Happening June 18 – 25

Upcoming concerts with Vashon Live, Groups screen ‘13th’ and discuss it, Artful totems, and more.

  • Jun 18, 2020
What’s Happening June 18 - 25
Local artist shares his talent in a new way

Local artist shares his talent in a new way

Steffon Moody, a well-known islander, is now The Beachcomber’s “go-to” artist for editorial cartoons.

Local artist shares his talent in a new way
Culinary power couple keeps the flavor coming at Gravy

Culinary power couple keeps the flavor coming at Gravy

This is the latest installment of a new series hearing from island chefs and restaurant owners.

Culinary power couple keeps the flavor coming at Gravy
Teachers salute seniors who shined in performing arts

Teachers salute seniors who shined in performing arts

This installment of an ongoing series recognizes seniors who have excelled in the performing arts.

  • Jun 12, 2020
Teachers salute seniors who shined in performing arts
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.
Set your browser to visit arts center

Set your browser to visit arts center

Vashon Center for the Arts will continue its shift to online presentations with upcoming shows.

Set your browser to visit arts center
Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens

Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens

The oldest winner of the organization’s haiku contest took the top prize in the Nature category.

Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens
Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens

Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens

The Beachcomber is debuting a series of profiles of island farms.

  • Jun 6, 2020
Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens
Keep getting your arts fix at home

Keep getting your arts fix at home

Recommended: More artful experiences to enjoy from the comfort of your own sofa.

Keep getting your arts fix at home
Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales

Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales

“During this pandemic, collaboration and supporting each other is key.”

  • May 28, 2020
Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales
Our Town: Artist bring vibrate palette and skill to her work

Our Town: Artist bring vibrate palette and skill to her work

Kathleen Kinney has painted, designed, taught, created and exhibited for decades.

  • May 28, 2020
Our Town: Artist bring vibrate palette and skill to her work
There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts

There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts

Homegrown entertainment is easy to find.

There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts
Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion

Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion

Mary Lynn Buss, a tile and mosaic master, in her own words.

Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion
A chef keeps ideas flowing in the era of take-out

A chef keeps ideas flowing in the era of take-out

This is the first installment in a new series for The Beachcomber.

  • May 23, 2020
A chef keeps ideas flowing in the era of take-out
The art makers: Karen Fevold creates with clay

The art makers: Karen Fevold creates with clay

Creating functional ware allows her to focus on things people use and interact with every day.

  • May 15, 2020
The art makers: Karen Fevold creates with clay
Movies, Concerts and More

Movies, Concerts and More

What’s Happening May 7 - 14.

  • May 10, 2020
Movies, Concerts and More
VCA staff returns, plots a course of online programs for now

VCA staff returns, plots a course of online programs for now

The arts center received funding from the federal CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program.

  • Apr 30, 2020
VCA staff returns, plots a course of online programs for now
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020
Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses
Stroll the halls on local online art gallery for treasures

Stroll the halls on local online art gallery for treasures

All the works on view are for sale, supporting the artists and Vashon Center for the Arts.

  • Apr 16, 2020
Stroll the halls on local online art gallery for treasures
Get off the rock with a virtual arts vacation

Get off the rock with a virtual arts vacation

An amazing wealth of cultural opportunities have now opened up online, mostly for free.

  • Apr 10, 2020
Get off the rock with a virtual arts vacation