Arts

Joy Goldstein: A life of protest

Joy Goldstein and her son Michael celebrated Mother’s Day in an unconventional way this year — they went to the Bangor Naval Submarine Base in Bremerton to protest the presence of nuclear weapons there.

  • May 22, 2008

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

Buy tickets for Garden Tour

  • May 22, 2008

Island-made film vies for spot at Seattle film festival

tWatch it online and vote from home to help the film succeed.

Blue Heron hosts collectors’ sale

The Blue Heron Gallery will host an art sale next week. Reminiscent of last year’s Archives Art Sale, which featured works by Island artists, this year’s sale offers works donated by passionate Island art collectors.

  • May 21, 2008

Hear music at Café Luna

Just Fiddlin ’Round

  • May 21, 2008

Track 19 releases ‘Two Drink Minimum’

Vashon Island-based trio Track 19 has released its first CD. Take a big dose of rock and roll. Pour in some Texas blues, some Gypsy jazz and some Muscle Shoals R&B. Wash it down with a slammin’ drummer, a wildly inventive guitarist and an in-the-pocket bassist.

  • May 21, 2008

Dancers bring ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to the stage

Tchaikovsky’s “The Sleeping Beauty” will be performed by Blue Heron Dance Company on the Vashon High School stage at 7 p.m. Friday, May 16, and Saturday, May 17, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 18. Regarded as the composer’s finest ballet score, Blue Heron Dance Company first performed the three-act ballet in 1998.

  • May 14, 2008

Edson photos featured at Heritage Museum

This weekend, The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association and Heritage Museum are launching an exhibition of works by Norman Stewart Edson, a photographer who made his home on Vashon from 1921 to 1968.

  • May 13, 2008

Slam poetry becomes a monthly event Slam poetry becomes a monthly event

Vashon’s poetry scene is expanding and becoming richer; performance poets who revel in the Slam Poetry scene have claimed a night of their own. Slam Poetry will be performed First Thursday evenings at Café Luna, beginning this summer, and will debut at 7 p.m. tomorrow night, Thursday, May 15.

  • May 13, 2008

‘Wizard of Oz’ and Pink Floyd are strange bedfellows ‘Wizard of Oz’ and Pink Floyd are strange bedfellows

Why would a classic art-rock record released in 1973 have even a remote connection to a legendary 1939 Judy Garland film?

  • May 7, 2008

Sleeping Beauty Ballet

Sleeping Beauty ballet goes en pointe at Blue Heron Blue Heron Dance Company, comprised of 50 advanced dancers, will perform the “The Sleeping Beauty” ballet… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2008

Studios and galleries open for spring tour

The Spring Art Studio Tour, now in its 30th year, is on the first two weekends in May, from 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, and, May 10 and 11.

  • May 2, 2008

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

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  • 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