Arts

Auditions set for new teen troupe production of ‘Little Women’

A fresh opportunity for Island teenagers to raise their voices is coming to Vashon.

  • Aug 27, 2008

Fiddlin’ ’Round for Farmers Market

Just Fiddlin’ ’Round will play a benefit concert for Vashon Island Growers Association (VIGA) at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Café Luna. All proceeds will benefit the Vashon Farmers Market.

  • Aug 27, 2008

The biggest art event of the year — Vashon Allied

The biggest art event of the year — Vashon Allied Arts’ 2008 Art Auction — is slated for Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19 and 20, at Blue Heron Art Center.

  • Aug 27, 2008

Karen Dale

Karen Dale

  • Aug 26, 2008

VAA teaches an Island to dance, sing and perform

Registration is now open for the next round of Vashon Allied Arts classes.

  • Aug 26, 2008

The Bike shows off a secret star

In an intriguing move, Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi is spreading the word that a well-known “mystery guest” will will take its stage with the band “The Lassy Coils” at 9:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28.

  • Aug 26, 2008

John Anderson

John Anderson

  • Aug 26, 2008

Unraveling the mystery of Butoh dance

The Indonesian pagoda on David Smith’s Vashon property will be the setting for “3 Ways to Change,” an evening of Butoh dance performed by Shinjo Brewer, Maureen Freehill and Bridget Scott at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.

  • Aug 26, 2008

Callng first-time voters to rock UMO performance piece

Calling all student thespians: UMO Ensemble is creating a new feature work called “First Vote” that combines inner city students from an alternative high school in South Seattle with Vashon students.

  • Aug 26, 2008

Arts briefs

Dr. Sputnik lands at Luna

  • Aug 26, 2008

Folk festival boasts a wealth of wine and song

Vashon Winery will present its first Vashon Folk Festival on the winery grounds, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, and continuing into the evening hours.

  • Aug 21, 2008

Vashon’s Mik Kuhlman wins King County 4Culture grant to develop performance piece

Actress, writer and Islander Mik Kuhlman was awarded an independent projects grant grant this month from 4Culture, King County’s cultural services agency, to develop “Shadows,” Kuhlman’s new solo performance piece.

  • Aug 21, 2008

Vashon Beachcomber Arts Briefs | Aug. 20

Free Concerts in the Park continue with Island Jazz Quintet at Ober Park at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21. The renowned Island group will play jazz standards and new tunes, too. Members of Island Jazz Quintet include Maggie Laird on melodica and vocals, Richard Person on horns, Todd Zimberg on drums, Todd Gowers on upright bass and Tom Wilkins on keyboards.

  • Aug 20, 2008

Captain Joe: Keeping Point Robinson’s light burning bright

Visiting the Point Robinson Lighthouse with Joe Wubbold is an education. A retired Coast Guard Captain, he loves showing visitors the lighthouse and its rare Fresnel lens.

  • Aug 20, 2008

Singer’s musical journey brings her to Luna

Vashon singer-songwriter Laurie Lyons will perform at Café Luna at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23. There is no cover charge.

  • Aug 20, 2008

Vashon Island Chorale’s next concert, “A Celebrati

Vashon Island Chorale’s next concert, “A Celebration of Carols,” will include “Fantasia on Christmas Carols,” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, a “Consort of Christmas Carols” by PDQ Bach and several seasonal songs by British and American composers. The concert will be held on Dec. 6 and 7.

  • Aug 20, 2008

Dancing shoes a must for reggae show at Bike

Clinton Fearon and The Boogie Brown Band will return to Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi at 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 for what organizers promise will be a rousing and free-wheeling night of reggae music.

  • Aug 19, 2008

New conductor brings baton to Vashon Island Chorale

The Vashon Island Chorale has named choral conductor Gary D. Cannon as its new artistic director. Cannon served as guest conductor in the fall of 2007, giving members of the chorale and the community a chance to get to know him.

  • Aug 19, 2008

Sun Island Farm in Dockton bursts with the earth’s bounty

People swear that Maury Island has a different climate than Vashon, and a visit to Celina and Joe Yarkin’s sunny acreage offers edible proof in early August.

  • Aug 13, 2008