Arts

Islanders are invited to dress up for Bollywood Night at Vashon Theatre.

Film Society celebrates fall with Bollywood and Burning Man flicks

Vashon Film Society (VFS) will welcome cinephiles back to Vashon Theatre with two lively season opening events. Admission to both events is by donation at… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2008
Islanders are invited to dress up for Bollywood Night at Vashon Theatre.
Hop down the rabbit hole to an artsy affair

Hop down the rabbit hole to an artsy affair

Vashon Allied Arts' annual art auction is this weekend.

  • Sep 17, 2008
Hop down the rabbit hole to an artsy affair
Richard Odell snips only blemish-free dahlias to sell at Thriftway and the Farmers Market.

Fields of flowers arrive fresh at market

On a quarter acre of land on S.W. 156th Street just behind the Vashon Winery, Richard Odell tends Fieldstone Flowers’ rambunctious rows of hundreds of dahlia blooms.

  • Sep 17, 2008
Richard Odell snips only blemish-free dahlias to sell at Thriftway and the Farmers Market.
Potter Liz Lewis works with a young clay enthusiast.

Learn clay and charcoal from the pros at VAA

Clay and charcoal drawing classes are about to get underway at Vashon Allied Arts.

  • Sep 16, 2008
Potter Liz Lewis works with a young clay enthusiast.

Arts briefs

All-American duo plays free show at Luna

  • Sep 16, 2008
Dallas Wayne has a Texas-sized baritone voice.

Red Bike brings local heroes and a honky-tonker to its mix of shows

Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi continues to present live music each weekend, drawing from a talent pool culled from Vashon, Seattle and the national scene.

  • Sep 16, 2008
Dallas Wayne has a Texas-sized baritone voice.
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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
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Emma Kukors

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
Emma Kukors
Picoso will bring a Latin beat to the Bike.

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
Picoso will bring a Latin beat to the Bike.

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
Maya Gould

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
Maya Gould
Jeanne Snell’s watercolor painting

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
Jeanne Snell’s watercolor painting
JiJi Saunders

JiJi Saunders

JiJi Saunders

  • Sep 9, 2008
JiJi Saunders
Jerry Balcom

Jerry Balcom

Jerry Balcom

  • Sep 9, 2008
Jerry Balcom

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
A political cartoon by Jeff Hawley

Cartoon by Vashon artist chosen for new book

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

  • Sep 3, 2008
A political cartoon by Jeff Hawley
Track 19 will bring their music to the Red Bicycle on Sept. 6.

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
Track 19 will bring their music to the Red Bicycle on Sept. 6.
Debbie Numoto’s paintings are inspired by her childhood.

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
Debbie Numoto’s paintings are inspired by her childhood.
Ted Kutscher’s painting “Dogfather Hot Dog Stand” is part of his new show.

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
Ted Kutscher’s painting “Dogfather Hot Dog Stand” is part of his new show.
“Keeper of Secrets” will be shown at Gallery 070. Detail above.

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
“Keeper of Secrets” will be shown at Gallery 070. Detail above.