Arts

Original dance works find a place in the sun

Original dance works find a place in the sun

Four pieces slated to take the stage at the Vashon Center for Dance have been reworked for video.

  • Sep 11, 2020
Original dance works find a place in the sun
A night at the drive-in is for the birds

A night at the drive-in is for the birds

Two programs, both Vashon bird-centric, will be shown on the big screen on Tuesday.

A night at the drive-in is for the birds
What’s Happening Sept. 10 - 17

What’s Happening Sept. 10 – 17

Drive the red carpet at Open Space, Passport2Pain switches gears, Rotary plans a benefit, and more.

  • Sep 11, 2020
What’s Happening Sept. 10 - 17
Stay up late to catch a Vashon variety show

Stay up late to catch a Vashon variety show

“It’s Late on Vashon” features local talent and special guests and streams online.

  • Sep 5, 2020
Stay up late to catch a Vashon variety show
Arts center pivots to hold its gala auction in a new way

Arts center pivots to hold its gala auction in a new way

The livestreamed event will include entertainment, special guests, “door” prizes and more.

Arts center pivots to hold its gala auction in a new way
Island Ways: a letter from a friend

Island Ways: a letter from a friend

The world of connection and love and surprise doesn’t die in a pandemic.

  • Sep 4, 2020
Island Ways: a letter from a friend
Our Town: Elaine Summers still wants to tile the town

Our Town: Elaine Summers still wants to tile the town

The mosaic artist recounts her inspirations, how her life and artwork have unfolded amid pandemic.

  • Aug 31, 2020
Our Town: Elaine Summers still wants to tile the town
The arts bring clarity and purpose to a confusing time

The arts bring clarity and purpose to a confusing time

Almost every island family engages in the arts in some way.

  • Aug 31, 2020
The arts bring clarity and purpose to a confusing time
Upstart producers keep Vashon’s arts scene humming online

Upstart producers keep Vashon’s arts scene humming online

Vashon Live shows have had close to 250,000 views since the series began in early March.

Upstart producers keep Vashon’s arts scene humming online
With passion for the arts intact, key staffer returns to VCA

With passion for the arts intact, key staffer returns to VCA

“I have so enjoyed working with the VCA team through the years and that continues to be the case.”

  • Aug 24, 2020
With passion for the arts intact, key staffer returns to VCA
Our Town: Painting in a pandemic, with Richard Lipke

Our Town: Painting in a pandemic, with Richard Lipke

The virus has pushed him to work even harder, creating 34 paintings since October.

  • Aug 24, 2020
Our Town: Painting in a pandemic, with Richard Lipke
What’s Happening Aug. 20 to 27

What’s Happening Aug. 20 to 27

Movie magic, Sundae + Mr. Goessl pop up in concert, author pens an island mystery, and more.

  • Aug 22, 2020
What’s Happening Aug. 20 to 27

What’s Happening Aug. 13 – 20

Drive up to the drive-in, Ian Moore concert sure to please, and more.

  • Aug 15, 2020
Summer Arts Fest to open its final set of shows

Summer Arts Fest to open its final set of shows

For this week, the walls of Vashon Center for the Arts will be filled with works by 22 local artists

Summer Arts Fest to open its final set of shows
Local author sheds light on how to cope with climate change

Local author sheds light on how to cope with climate change

The book explores how climate change indicators affect the daily work of scientists.

Local author sheds light on how to cope with climate change
What’s Happening Aug. 6 - 13

What’s Happening Aug. 6 – 13

Arts center joins joins ‘Remembrance Project,’ VALISE reopens for a gallery cruise, and more.

  • Aug 7, 2020
What’s Happening Aug. 6 - 13
Birds take flight on a new mural at arts center

Birds take flight on a new mural at arts center

“It is important to create hope and inspiration and for people to fall in love with what they see.”

  • Jul 25, 2020
Birds take flight on a new mural at arts center
Summer Arts Fest has a new lineup of shows

Summer Arts Fest has a new lineup of shows

The new work on display will include watercolors, paintings, paper cut images, and mixed media work.

  • Jul 25, 2020
Summer Arts Fest has a new lineup of shows
Art by appointment comes to Vashon

Art by appointment comes to Vashon

Vashon Island Visual Artists has developed a new way to stay ahead of COVID-19.

Art by appointment comes to Vashon
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo

2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat | Car review

Ford’s venerable compact Ranger pickup went away for a while. But it has returned as a mid-size truck, ready for adventure and packed with driver-assist… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2020
2020 Ford Ranger SuperCrew Lariat. Courtesy photo