Arts

A benefit raises funds for a beloved local dancer

The concert will include dance pieces ranging from classical ballet to original works.

Island to celebrate MLK Day on Jan. 20

An afternoon of performances will honor the visionary work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Big Joy’ celebrates exuberant poet and filmmaker

Film screenings, discussions and a performance will celebrate the life and work of James Broughton.

What’s Happening Jan. 9 – 16

Exploring the work of Faith Ringgold, Swing-era classics, a Hamilton Tribute Band, and more.

  • Jan 8, 2020

Go on a gallery cruise to see first exhibits of the new year

Most receptions are planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

As new year dawns, an island photographer looks back

Ray Pfortner writes how the Tramp Harbor dock and Vashon Theatre have brought him inspiration.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Upcoming concert has a boogie-woogie beat

The concert is a fundraiser for Drama Dock’s upcoming summer production of “Winghaven Park.”

What’s Happening Jan. 2 – 9

Celebrating James Broughton, artists exhibit on Bainbridge, after-school theater program, and more.

  • Jan 3, 2020

Looking back at an artful year on Vashon

2019 saw a flurry of performers, concerts, theater productions, art exhibitions and more.

‘1940s Radio Christmas Carol’ is a holiday treat

The show features a fantastic ensemble cast and is full of wonderful songs and comic bits.

Menorahs bring a warm glow to Vashon Center for the Arts

In early December, Vashon Center for the Arts gallery business manager Lynann Politte walked into VCA’s soaring lobby, filled with a Christmas tree and wreath,… Continue reading

VAIS awards new art residencies

“I consider this work a great gift and encourage all-island artists to jump in and play.”

  • Dec 19, 2019

What’s Happening Dec. 19 – 26

“A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol,” Saint Ophelia, Vashon High School grads share the stage, and more.

  • Dec 19, 2019

Orchestra to bring Baroque masters to life on VCA stage

The Sinfonietta is in its 29th season, and this will be the ensemble’s first concert on the island.

  • Dec 19, 2019

Sharing island stories in pictures and words

A collection of poems, personal stories, and photographs pay a loving tribute to the island.

  • Dec 18, 2019

‘Radio show’ is holiday magic on stage

The show will bring together screwball comedy, music and nostalgia for the old days of radio.

Holiday Studio Tour offers something for everyone

The artist roster has grown to the largest Holiday Tour ever this year.

  • Dec 11, 2019

What’s Happening Dec. 12 – 19

Concerts in the dark, an adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” Capote’s “Christmas Memory,” and more.

  • Dec 11, 2019

Van Redeker Band will play benefit once more for Land Trust

The Van Redeker Band performs original songs as well as songs by some of music’s greatest songwriters

  • Dec 9, 2019

The arts are the gift that keeps giving in December

Offerings include all-star performances, concerts, special exhibits and holiday sales.