Arts

What’s Happening July 2 - 9

What’s Happening July 2 – 9

A virtual variety show, a public art initiative, and more.

  • Jul 4, 2020
What’s Happening July 2 - 9
VCA reopens gallery as part of continued efforts to adapt

VCA reopens gallery as part of continued efforts to adapt

Arts center director calls recent layoffs ‘a loss that can’t be overstated.’

VCA reopens gallery as part of continued efforts to adapt
What’s Happening June 25 - July 2

What’s Happening June 25 – July 2

Glitter and Be Gay, Vashon Theatre fills its digital multiplex, mythologist Michael Meade, and more.

  • Jun 27, 2020
What’s Happening June 25 - July 2
Time for Pride, with online events including a dance party

Time for Pride, with online events including a dance party

Celebrate in a socially distant way by joining a number of online community programs.

Time for Pride, with online events including a dance party
Meet our farmers: Venison Valley Farm Creamery

Meet our farmers: Venison Valley Farm Creamery

The Killian family loves being outdoors and nourishing deep relationships with their animals.

  • Jun 18, 2020
Meet our farmers: Venison Valley Farm Creamery
What’s Happening June 18 - 25

What’s Happening June 18 – 25

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

  • Jun 18, 2020
What’s Happening June 18 - 25
Local artist shares his talent in a new way

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.

Local artist shares his talent in a new way
Culinary power couple keeps the flavor coming at Gravy

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.

Culinary power couple keeps the flavor coming at Gravy
Teachers salute seniors who shined in performing arts

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
Teachers salute seniors who shined in performing arts
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

Set your browser to visit arts center

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

Set your browser to visit arts center
Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens

Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens

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

Evocative poetry blooms at Mukai Farm & Gardens
Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens

Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens

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

  • Jun 6, 2020
Meet our farmers: Gracie’s Greens
Keep getting your arts fix at home

Keep getting your arts fix at home

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

Keep getting your arts fix at home
Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales

Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales

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

  • May 28, 2020
Artists show resilience and share the proceeds from sales
Our Town: Artist bring vibrate palette and skill to her work

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
Our Town: Artist bring vibrate palette and skill to her work
There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts

There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts

Homegrown entertainment is easy to find.

There’s no place like home to enjoy the arts
Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion

Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion

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

Our Town: a tile maker follows her passion
A chef keeps ideas flowing in the era of take-out

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
A chef keeps ideas flowing in the era of take-out
The art makers: Karen Fevold creates with clay

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
The art makers: Karen Fevold creates with clay