What’s Happening June 18 – 25

Upcoming concerts with Vashon Live, Groups screen ‘13th’ and discuss it, Artful totems, and more.

  • Jun 18, 2020

Local artist shares his talent in a new way

Steffon Moody, a well-known islander, is now The Beachcomber’s “go-to” artist for editorial cartoons.

Culinary power couple keeps the flavor coming at Gravy

This is the latest installment of a new series hearing from island chefs and restaurant owners.

Teachers salute seniors who shined in performing arts

This installment of an ongoing series recognizes seniors who have excelled in the performing arts.

  • Jun 12, 2020
TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Local production company seeking film, TV pitches from young minority creatives

The Big Pitch competition, put on by TLG Motion Pictures (“Hoarders”), started about six months ago.

TLG Motion Pictures CEO Erik Bernard and TLG founder Courtney LeMarco on a set. Photo courtesy TLG Motion Pictures.

Set your browser to visit arts center

Vashon Center for the Arts will continue its shift to online presentations with upcoming shows.

Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens

The oldest winner of the organization’s haiku contest took the top prize in the Nature category.

Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens

The Beachcomber is debuting a series of profiles of island farms.

  • Jun 6, 2020

Keep getting your arts fix at home

Recommended: More artful experiences to enjoy from the comfort of your own sofa.

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