Arts

Three poets read at Books by the Way

t Bradfield, Hill and Dream bring their NW tour to Vashon.

  • Apr 30, 2008

Pam Ingalls shows Jamaican portraits at Hardware Store

Islander Pam Ingalls will offer an oil painting show called “Facing Jamaica” at The Hardware Store Restaurant as part of the Vashon Island Art Studio Tour starting May 3. The idea for the show came last year when she was painting portraits of Vashon Islanders.

  • Apr 30, 2008

Music

Islander Ian Moore, a singer, songwriter and guitarist who’s been compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Roy Orbison, will take a break from his touring schedule to perform in his first Blue Heron concert, one night only, at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 5.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Backroads is coming out of the woods again for a First Friday performance at the Back Bay Inn from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 4.

Backroads is coming out of the woods again for a First Friday performance at the Back Bay Inn from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 4.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Art shows open Friday

Gallery 070

  • Apr 26, 2008

Jack and Geri Peterson are offering their large collection of vintage original video release/movie posters as a way to generate some funds for Vashon Community Care Center (VCCC).

Jack and Geri Peterson are offering their large collection of vintage original video release/movie posters as a way to generate some funds for Vashon Community Care Center (VCCC).

  • Apr 26, 2008

MUSIC

Watermark plays at Luna

  • Apr 26, 2008

Visual arts

Erik Hoogen, known for his “Thank you for Shopping at Thriftway” mural done 10 years ago, is Cafe Luna’s featured artist for the month of April.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Sewing apprenticeships pair students with mentors

Twin sisters are bringing their passions together to offer a mentorship program to high-schoolers this spring, in a discipline they hold dear to their hearts — sewing.

  • Apr 26, 2008

With gas prices rising, the real issue is how to change our consumption

Gasoline prices are high now, and although they may fluctuate, a variety of indicators suggest they’ll only go higher. As a result, it’s time we get serious about living well using less fuel.

  • Apr 26, 2008

Teens know the difference between experimentation and addiction

Adolescence has always been heralded as a time of experimentation. It’s a time of growth and burgeoning independence, when children apply pressure to the disciplinary boundaries their parents impose. For many teenagers on Vashon Island, this involves the use of drugs and alcohol.

  • Apr 26, 2008

The PTSA auction, our childhood, who we are today: It all fits

It’s funny. You can look at the face of a child, and there are signs of the adult to come. How quickly do we become ourselves? At a year? At 10?

  • Apr 26, 2008

McNealy’s porcelain and Willson’s paintings grace the Blue Heron

Island artist Valerie Willson’s work conveys her deep connection to the natural world. Rippling water, thrushes, trees and sky, remnants of her childhood in Oregon and her current home overlooking Quartermaster Harbor — such are the images one sees in her paintings and that will be on display in her upcoming show at Blue Heron Gallery.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Spain leads chorale in ‘Sing Alleluia!’

Tickets for the Vashon Chorale Spring Concert are available at both book stores and are $12.50 general admission and $10 for seniors and students. The Saturday April 5 performance will be at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday April 6 concert starts at 3 p.m.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Intervision, a jazz quintet from Portland that has been compared to Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder, comes to Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi (formerly Bishop’s) for a one-night show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5. The cover charge is $8.

Intervision, a jazz quintet from Portland that has been compared to Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder, comes to Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi (formerly Bishop’s) for a one-night show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5. The cover charge is $8.

  • Apr 2, 2008

“2001” returns to silver screen Film society marks futuristic film’s 40th anniversary with screening

“2001” will show at the Vashon Theatre at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Admission is by donation to Vashon Film Society.

  • Apr 2, 2008

Danny O’Keefe: Legendary singer brings blues to Vashon

Legendary Northwest singer/songwriter Danny O’Keefe is bringing the blues to Vashon.

  • Apr 2, 2008