Arts

Vashon Park District commissioner Kristin Pesman

Dreams for Island recreation site start to take shape

Skaters, bikers and disc golfers are one step closer to having their dream park in Burton, after the Vashon Park District hired an Islander and… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2008
Vashon Park District commissioner Kristin Pesman

Clinics aim to make medical care affordable to uninsured patients

Vashon Family Practice has established a sliding-scale billing program to make medical care more affordable for uninsured patients. The clinic will charge set fees to… Continue reading

  • Oct 23, 2008

The healing power of acupuncture

The ancient art offers much more than pain relief.

It was a festive scene on Saturday when Annie Brulé unveiled her mural before Duane Dietz
It was a festive scene on Saturday when Annie Brulé unveiled her mural before Duane Dietz
Thomas Marriot plays jazz trumpet on Friday.

Jazz on Friday, piano on Saturday

Island music fans can take advantage of two shows coming to Vashon this weekend.Jazz trumpeter Thomas Marriott, a rising star who jazz great Maynard Ferguson… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008
Thomas Marriot plays jazz trumpet on Friday.

New groups to groove to at Bike

Nashville-based chanteuse Tori Sparks will take the stage for a free concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi.Called “a… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008
Steffon and Arlette Moody have found a way to live a creative life on the Island that includes being parents

Sweethearts in a spooky show

Island performers Steffon and Arlette Moody gear up for a new production of “Dark Carny: A Macabre Cabaret.”

  • Oct 21, 2008
Steffon and Arlette Moody have found a way to live a creative life on the Island that includes being parents

Arts briefs: Oct. 22

Call for actorsDrama Dock will hold auditions for “On Golden Pond,” from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 28 and 29, at McMurray… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2008
Christine Juarez lines up a group of dancers that have studied with her for 12 years.

Brava, ballerinas

A new ballet, “The Black Gloves,” stars graduating Blue Heron dancers.

Christine Juarez lines up a group of dancers that have studied with her for 12 years.

Upcoming at the Red Bike

Dusty 45’sThe Dusty 45’s, a group that includes some of Seattle’s top roots-rockabilly musicians, will take the stage at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2008
Patrick McManus will present “My Brilliant Life” in a VAA New Works double bill show with Susan McCabe

An Einstein look-alike builds a brilliant career from a remarkable coincidence

A New Works performance by an Islander stems from a striking resemblance.

  • Oct 15, 2008
Patrick McManus will present “My Brilliant Life” in a VAA New Works double bill show with Susan McCabe

Arts briefs: Oct. 15

Island couture on the runwayThe Heron’s Nest will be the site of a free fashion show from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19.Designs from… Continue reading

  • Oct 15, 2008
Islander David Rothmiller directed the documentary
Islander David Rothmiller directed the documentary
Roundup

Arts briefs: Oct. 8

Luna takes a look at a chemical giantThere will be a free screening of “The World According to Monsanto” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9,… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008
Roundup
The Staxx Brothers play high-octane music inspired by a number of different musical genres.

Staxx Brothers bring a dizzying blend of funk, hip-hop, jazz and R&B to the Bike

The Staxx Brothers, a Seattle band that blends hip-hop and R&B with funk and jazz instrumentation, will take the stage at Red Bicycle Bistro &… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008
The Staxx Brothers play high-octane music inspired by a number of different musical genres.

Eggleston and Ruskin join on stage

Islanders will have a chance to hear two well-known musicians combine forces for the first time at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, when Rick Ruskin… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008
Susan McCabe will perform her one-woman show next weekend.

A new one-woman show by an Island writer is hot stuff

By JANICE RANDALLWhat does a new Vashon show have in common with a beloved newspaper columnist and the author of “The Vagina Monologues?”According to Susan… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008
Susan McCabe will perform her one-woman show next weekend.

Krikawas bring character, wit and beautiful singing to the Blue Heron

By ELIZABETH NYELast Saturday at the Blue Heron, Jennifer and Andrew Krikawa serenaded Islanders, treating a packed house to a splendid romp through an evening… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2008
Clarissa Boyajian dances in the premiere of “The Black Gloves.”
Clarissa Boyajian dances in the premiere of “The Black Gloves.”