Arts

Giving birth to bold ideas about having babies

The agony and the ecstasy of childbirth will be celebrated on Vashon during several arts and community events coming to the Island Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21.

  • Sep 16, 2008

One woman’s lifetime of work: Emma Kukors finds joy and friendship at her job at Sawbones

Sawbones' oldest employee makes her mark at company in more ways than one.

  • Sep 12, 2008

Picoso’s pulse is coming to the Bike

The rhythms of Afro-Cuban music will be heard at 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, when the Seattle-based band Picoso takes the stage at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.

  • Sep 10, 2008

VAA’s 32nd annual art auction, “The Mad Hatter’s

VAA’s 32nd annual art auction, “The Mad Hatter’s Ball,” will take place from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, and 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Blue Heron Art Center.

  • Sep 10, 2008

A First Friday to remember

Last week, on a still summery evening, Vashon dressed up for First Friday festivities and launched the fall art season.

  • Sep 9, 2008

Jeanne Snell brings passion to paintings

An exhibit of watercolors by Islander Jeanne Snell is on display at the Back Bay Inn in September.

  • Sep 9, 2008

JiJi Saunders

JiJi Saunders

  • Sep 9, 2008

Jerry Balcom

Jerry Balcom

  • Sep 9, 2008

Washington’s first poet laureate to read at Vashon Winery Sept. 6

Samuel Green, Washington state’s first poet laureate, will read poetry at Vashon Winery at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, as the final installation of the winery’s 2008 summer concert series.

  • Sep 4, 2008

Cartoon by Vashon artist chosen for new book

To see more of Jeff Hawley’s cartoons, visit www.logjamcomic.blogspot.com.

  • Sep 3, 2008

All aboard for Track 19’s show at the Bike

Vashon-based trio Track 19 will play a free show at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6.

  • Sep 3, 2008

Art on Friday Artists and musicians spice up Café Luna

Debbie Dawn Numoto will exhibit watercolor paintings at Café Luna, with an opening reception slated for 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5.

  • Sep 3, 2008

Kutscher’s exhibit at Silverwood shows artist’s growing mastery

Silverwood Gallery will open a major exhibition of works by renowned Island painter Ted Kutscher at noon on Friday, Sept. 5. An artist’s reception will follow in the evening.

  • Sep 3, 2008

Photographer searches for herself in portraits

Jenn Reidel’s new series of photos “The Desk,” will open from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Gallery 070.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Ivonne Escobar de Kommer

Ivonne Escobar de Kommer

  • Sep 2, 2008

Portage Fill swings at Ober

Summer Concerts in the Park will end with a blast from the past when the Island’s own big band, Portage Fill, takes the stage at Ober Park from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4.

  • Sep 2, 2008

Jenn Reidel

Jenn Reidel

  • Sep 2, 2008

PO boat captain Marsha Morse stands out in a field dominated by men

Fewer than 1 percent of state ferry workers are women who become first mate, second mate or captain.

  • Aug 29, 2008

Tahoma View Farm: A passion for fruit takes root on Maury Island

When Carolina Nurik and her family moved to Maury Island from Central Florida 10 years ago, the only plants growing around their new home were grass, two red maples and a hedge. As she researched a landscaping plan, one person advised she grow only evergreens on her five acres, and a garden designer wasn’t any more inspirational.

  • Aug 27, 2008

A legendary sailor visits Vashon, where she’ll find the boat that carried her across the Pacific

A remarkable reunion is about to take place on Vashon.

  • Aug 27, 2008