Arts

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The Desert Island Bookworm Voyages to Venice

Very rarely, you find a book that forces you to slow down your reading so as not to miss a word.

  • Nov 7, 2020
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A Live Talk Show at VCA Keeps Its Audience Up Late(ish)

The show is a chance to get to know some island celebrities in a virtual living room.

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Tricks and Treats for a Safe but Still Spooky Weekend

Here are some ideas for making the weekend memorable on Vashon.

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What’s Happening Oct. 29 – Sept. 5

Vashon Theatre re-opening next Friday, see the painting “The Body Politic” at Kronos, and more.

  • Oct 30, 2020
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Pandemics and Me

Richard Rogers shares his perspective on how three national crises have shaped his life.

  • Oct 26, 2020
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Mural at Open Space reveals a ‘backyard universe’ of art

This is a free public event, and the mural will remain open for the enjoyment of the community.

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Review: Local troupe lights up the dark with radio drama, ‘Home’

Seven short new radio plays made their debut on Vashon Center for the Arts’ website on Oct. 8.

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Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.

Despite COVID-19, King County libraries still put on a show

Guest column from Lisa Rosenblum.

Lisa Rosenblum is the director of the King County Library System.
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The Desert Island Bookworm does Dostoevsky

“The Brother’s Karamazov” is an extraordinary literary achievement, replete with philosophical ideas.

  • Oct 16, 2020
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What’s Happening Oct. 15 – 22

Vashon Repertory Theatre takes to the airwaves, yoga at the senior center, and more.

  • Oct 16, 2020
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Our Town: Artist sculpts a maze to navigate through pandemic

Cyra Jane Hobson specializes in intricate, surreal stone sculpture and large fiery paintings.

  • Oct 15, 2020
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Pet Protectors present ‘Quarantiniest Fur Ball Ever’

The fundraiser will be online throughout Oct. 24, with numerous objects, services and experiences up for bid.

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Our Town: Clay was in the stars for Jane Neubauer

We hear from ceramic artist Jane Neubauer about how she has found fulfillment in working with clay.

  • Oct 10, 2020
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What’s Happening Oct. 8 – 15

Band with local tie offers new video, a lecture at VCA is rescheduled, and more.

  • Oct 10, 2020
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An exhibit and film comes home to Lummi Nation

An exhibit and film comes home to Lummi Nation

Together they tell the story of the environmental emergency through the figure of the killer whale.

An exhibit and film comes home to Lummi Nation
Stay up ‘til 9 p.m. to watch Vashon’s ‘late show’

Stay up ‘til 9 p.m. to watch Vashon’s ‘late show’

“Fun is not Cancelled” will feature the duo David Mielke and Thomas Pruiksa, and singer Arlette Moody.

  • Oct 2, 2020
Stay up ‘til 9 p.m. to watch Vashon’s ‘late show’
The gallery cruise inches back, with new art and new rules

The gallery cruise inches back, with new art and new rules

Arts spaces will restrict entry, based on their size, to small numbers of visitors at a time.

The gallery cruise inches back, with new art and new rules
For local theater artists, the show must go on

For local theater artists, the show must go on

A new company, Vashon Repertory Theatre, will launch with a set of seven short radio plays.

For local theater artists, the show must go on
Meet our farmers: Lotus, in her backyard wonderland

Meet our farmers: Lotus, in her backyard wonderland

“The ecology of how it all works together fascinates and inspires me.”

  • Sep 24, 2020
Meet our farmers: Lotus, in her backyard wonderland
For some local artists, local auction is a 43-year tradition

For some local artists, local auction is a 43-year tradition

VCA’s gala fundraising auction is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25.

  • Sep 21, 2020
For some local artists, local auction is a 43-year tradition