Arts

Vashon Theatre goes virtual with two new films

Vashon Theatre goes virtual with two new films

The theater is now offering two new documentary film releases online.

  • Apr 10, 2020
Vashon Theatre goes virtual with two new films
As the garden blooms — get ready, get set, haiku — you could win a prize

As the garden blooms — get ready, get set, haiku — you could win a prize

During April 2020, the Mukai Farm & Garden on Vashon Island will sponsor its first Haiku Festival, complete with a juried competition for people of… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2020
As the garden blooms — get ready, get set, haiku — you could win a prize
What’s Happening April 2 - 9

What’s Happening April 2 – 9

Order titles from the bookshop, online theater classes for kids, Vashon history contest, and more.

  • Apr 3, 2020
What’s Happening April 2 - 9
‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’
Time for a new read by a local author

Time for a new read by a local author

“The King of Nothing Much” has been called “a bighearted riff on masculine anxiety” by Booklist.

  • Mar 26, 2020
Time for a new read by a local author
Screen time saves the day

Screen time saves the day

The arts are alive — even while you are staying home

  • Mar 26, 2020
Screen time saves the day
As VCA lays off workers, it asks islanders for support

As VCA lays off workers, it asks islanders for support

The COVID-19 crisis came at a time of broad expansion of VCA’s programs.

  • Mar 26, 2020
As VCA lays off workers, it asks islanders for support
Vashon Events offers ways to still connect with music

Vashon Events offers ways to still connect with music

Efforts include live-streamed internet concerts and a ramped-up free musical instrument library.

Vashon Events offers ways to still connect with music
Coronavirus dims the lights on Vashon arts scene

Coronavirus dims the lights on Vashon arts scene

Mandated closures of venues have shut down Vashon’s normally vibrant arts community.

Coronavirus dims the lights on Vashon arts scene
Arts in the time of coronavirus | UPDATED

Arts in the time of coronavirus | UPDATED

Arts groups react to emerging threat, VCA, Heritage Museum and Open Space shutter until further notice

Arts in the time of coronavirus | UPDATED
The Kitchen Sink exhibit in the main gallery of Valise is an installation featuring the work of George and Amelie Rebus (Courtesy Photo).

Updated: First Friday promises art array

Most spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • Mar 9, 2020
The Kitchen Sink exhibit in the main gallery of Valise is an installation featuring the work of George and Amelie Rebus (Courtesy Photo).
Updated: Theater experience unveils trials of immigration court

Updated: Theater experience unveils trials of immigration court

Experience is intended to raise funds for Advocates for Immigrants in Detention Northwest.

Updated: Theater experience unveils trials of immigration court
Vashon Center for the Arts honors Women’s History Month

Vashon Center for the Arts honors Women’s History Month

This year is the 100th anniversary of the constitutional amendment granting women the right to vote.

  • Mar 6, 2020
Vashon Center for the Arts honors Women’s History Month
Updated: What’s Happening March 5 - 12

Updated: What’s Happening March 5 – 12

Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes, “Come Together,” a climate talk at the arts center, and more.

  • Mar 5, 2020
Updated: What’s Happening March 5 - 12
Christine Andreas and Iris DeMent (Courtesy Photo)

Don’t miss exquisite divas in concert

Don’t miss Christine Andreas or Iris DeMent in their rare island appearances.

Christine Andreas and Iris DeMent (Courtesy Photo)
What’s Happening Feb. 27 - March 5

What’s Happening Feb. 27 – March 5

Readers Theatre returns, “A Journey with Dr. Burney,” Flamenco star Savannah Fuentes, Purim, and more.

  • Feb 26, 2020
What’s Happening Feb. 27 - March 5
Finding inspiration in history, authors show a path forward

Finding inspiration in history, authors show a path forward

Tacoma-based duo behind “Dead Feminists” will present at Vashon Center for the Arts.

Finding inspiration in history, authors show a path forward
Song and dance fill the stage at arts center

Song and dance fill the stage at arts center

A high-energy presentation of African dance and a concert by a rock legend are both on tap this weekend at Vashon Center for the Arts.… Continue reading

Song and dance fill the stage at arts center
Powerhouse poet, storyteller and activist returns to Vashon

Powerhouse poet, storyteller and activist returns to Vashon

The former Seattle mayoral candidate whose worked on everything from arts and law performs Feb. 28

Powerhouse poet, storyteller and activist returns to Vashon
Arts center pulls out the stops with upcoming slate of shows

Arts center pulls out the stops with upcoming slate of shows

Noteworthy performers will grace the stage at Vashon Center for the Arts through the next month.

Arts center pulls out the stops with upcoming slate of shows