Arts

What’s Happening Jan. 9 - 16

What’s Happening Jan. 9 – 16

Exploring the work of Faith Ringgold, Swing-era classics, a Hamilton Tribute Band, and more.

  • Jan 8, 2020
What’s Happening Jan. 9 - 16
Go on a gallery cruise to see first exhibits of the new year

Go on a gallery cruise to see first exhibits of the new year

Most receptions are planned from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Go on a gallery cruise to see first exhibits of the new year
As new year dawns, an island photographer looks back

As new year dawns, an island photographer looks back

Ray Pfortner writes how the Tramp Harbor dock and Vashon Theatre have brought him inspiration.

  • Jan 3, 2020
As new year dawns, an island photographer looks back
Upcoming concert has a boogie-woogie beat

Upcoming concert has a boogie-woogie beat

The concert is a fundraiser for Drama Dock’s upcoming summer production of “Winghaven Park.”

Upcoming concert has a boogie-woogie beat
What’s Happening Jan. 2 - 9

What’s Happening Jan. 2 – 9

Celebrating James Broughton, artists exhibit on Bainbridge, after-school theater program, and more.

  • Jan 3, 2020
What’s Happening Jan. 2 - 9
Looking back at an artful year on Vashon

Looking back at an artful year on Vashon

2019 saw a flurry of performers, concerts, theater productions, art exhibitions and more.

Looking back at an artful year on Vashon
‘1940s Radio Christmas Carol’ is a holiday treat

‘1940s Radio Christmas Carol’ is a holiday treat

The show features a fantastic ensemble cast and is full of wonderful songs and comic bits.

‘1940s Radio Christmas Carol’ is a holiday treat
Menorahs bring a warm glow to Vashon Center for the Arts

Menorahs bring a warm glow to Vashon Center for the Arts

In early December, Vashon Center for the Arts gallery business manager Lynann Politte walked into VCA’s soaring lobby, filled with a Christmas tree and wreath,… Continue reading

Menorahs bring a warm glow to Vashon Center for the Arts
VAIS awards new art residencies

VAIS awards new art residencies

“I consider this work a great gift and encourage all-island artists to jump in and play.”

  • Dec 19, 2019
VAIS awards new art residencies
What’s Happening Dec. 19 - 26

What’s Happening Dec. 19 – 26

“A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol,” Saint Ophelia, Vashon High School grads share the stage, and more.

  • Dec 19, 2019
What’s Happening Dec. 19 - 26
Orchestra to bring Baroque masters to life on VCA stage

Orchestra to bring Baroque masters to life on VCA stage

The Sinfonietta is in its 29th season, and this will be the ensemble’s first concert on the island.

  • Dec 19, 2019
Orchestra to bring Baroque masters to life on VCA stage
Sharing island stories in pictures and words

Sharing island stories in pictures and words

A collection of poems, personal stories, and photographs pay a loving tribute to the island.

  • Dec 18, 2019
Sharing island stories in pictures and words
‘Radio show’ is holiday magic on stage

‘Radio show’ is holiday magic on stage

The show will bring together screwball comedy, music and nostalgia for the old days of radio.

‘Radio show’ is holiday magic on stage
Holiday Studio Tour offers something for everyone

Holiday Studio Tour offers something for everyone

The artist roster has grown to the largest Holiday Tour ever this year.

  • Dec 11, 2019
Holiday Studio Tour offers something for everyone
What’s Happening Dec. 12 - 19

What’s Happening Dec. 12 – 19

Concerts in the dark, an adaptation of “A Christmas Carol,” Capote’s “Christmas Memory,” and more.

  • Dec 11, 2019
What’s Happening Dec. 12 - 19
Van Redeker Band will play benefit once more for Land Trust

Van Redeker Band will play benefit once more for Land Trust

The Van Redeker Band performs original songs as well as songs by some of music’s greatest songwriters

  • Dec 9, 2019
Van Redeker Band will play benefit once more for Land Trust
The arts are the gift that keeps giving in December

The arts are the gift that keeps giving in December

Offerings include all-star performances, concerts, special exhibits and holiday sales.

The arts are the gift that keeps giving in December
Folk singer, storyteller will shine on theatre stage

Folk singer, storyteller will shine on theatre stage

John Craigie is making a stop on the island as part of his “Keep It Warm” tour.

Folk singer, storyteller will shine on theatre stage
December starts out artful with cruise, tour

December starts out artful with cruise, tour

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

  • Dec 4, 2019
December starts out artful with cruise, tour
Studio tour to include debut of new puzzle art

Studio tour to include debut of new puzzle art

A new family business will show its wares during the Vashon Island Visual Artists’ studio tour.

Studio tour to include debut of new puzzle art