Arts

Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales

“During this pandemic, collaboration and supporting each other is key.”

  • May 28, 2020

Our Town: Artist bring vibrate palette and skill to her work

Kathleen Kinney has painted, designed, taught, created and exhibited for decades.

  • May 28, 2020

There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts

Homegrown entertainment is easy to find.

Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion

Mary Lynn Buss, a tile and mosaic master, in her own words.

A chef keeps ideas flowing in the era of take-out

This is the first installment in a new series for The Beachcomber.

  • May 23, 2020

The art makers: Karen Fevold creates with clay

Creating functional ware allows her to focus on things people use and interact with every day.

  • May 15, 2020

Movies, Concerts and More

What’s Happening May 7 - 14.

  • May 10, 2020

VCA staff returns, plots a course of online programs for now

The arts center received funding from the federal CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program.

  • Apr 30, 2020

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

  • Apr 24, 2020

Stroll the halls on local online art gallery for treasures

All the works on view are for sale, supporting the artists and Vashon Center for the Arts.

  • Apr 16, 2020

Get off the rock with a virtual arts vacation

An amazing wealth of cultural opportunities have now opened up online, mostly for free.

  • Apr 10, 2020

Vashon Theatre goes virtual with two new films

The theater is now offering two new documentary film releases online.

  • Apr 10, 2020

As the garden blooms — get ready, get set, haiku — you could win a prize

During April 2020, the Mukai Farm & Garden on Vashon Island will sponsor its first Haiku Festival, complete with a juried competition for people of… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2020

What’s Happening April 2 – 9

Order titles from the bookshop, online theater classes for kids, Vashon history contest, and more.

  • Apr 3, 2020

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

Time for a new read by a local author

“The King of Nothing Much” has been called “a bighearted riff on masculine anxiety” by Booklist.

  • Mar 26, 2020

Screen time saves the day

The arts are alive — even while you are staying home

  • Mar 26, 2020

As VCA lays off workers, it asks islanders for support

The COVID-19 crisis came at a time of broad expansion of VCA’s programs.

  • Mar 26, 2020

Vashon Events offers ways to still connect with music

Efforts include live-streamed internet concerts and a ramped-up free musical instrument library.

Coronavirus dims the lights on Vashon arts scene

Mandated closures of venues have shut down Vashon’s normally vibrant arts community.