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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.