Arts

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.

Arts in the time of coronavirus | UPDATED

Arts groups react to emerging threat, VCA, Heritage Museum and Open Space shutter until further notice

The Kitchen Sink exhibit in the main gallery of Valise is an installation featuring the work of George and Amelie Rebus (Courtesy Photo).

Updated: First Friday promises art array

Most spots are open from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • Mar 9, 2020
The Kitchen Sink exhibit in the main gallery of Valise is an installation featuring the work of George and Amelie Rebus (Courtesy Photo).

Updated: Theater experience unveils trials of immigration court

Experience is intended to raise funds for Advocates for Immigrants in Detention Northwest.

Vashon Center for the Arts honors Women’s History Month

This year is the 100th anniversary of the constitutional amendment granting women the right to vote.

  • Mar 6, 2020

Updated: What’s Happening March 5 – 12

Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes, “Come Together,” a climate talk at the arts center, and more.

  • Mar 5, 2020
Christine Andreas and Iris DeMent (Courtesy Photo)

Don’t miss exquisite divas in concert

Don’t miss Christine Andreas or Iris DeMent in their rare island appearances.

Christine Andreas and Iris DeMent (Courtesy Photo)

What’s Happening Feb. 27 – March 5

Readers Theatre returns, “A Journey with Dr. Burney,” Flamenco star Savannah Fuentes, Purim, and more.

  • Feb 26, 2020

Finding inspiration in history, authors show a path forward

Tacoma-based duo behind “Dead Feminists” will present at Vashon Center for the Arts.

Song and dance fill the stage at arts center

A high-energy presentation of African dance and a concert by a rock legend are both on tap this weekend at Vashon Center for the Arts.… Continue reading

Powerhouse poet, storyteller and activist returns to Vashon

The former Seattle mayoral candidate whose worked on everything from arts and law performs Feb. 28

Arts center pulls out the stops with upcoming slate of shows

Noteworthy performers will grace the stage at Vashon Center for the Arts through the next month.