What’s Happening Aug. 13 – 20

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

  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:29am
  • Arts

Drive up to the drive-in

The Night Light Drive-in, a partnership of Vashon Theatre and Open Space for Arts & Community, has announced a new line-up of films to see on the big screen, safety inside your own car, parked under the stars.

Coming attractions include “The Grand Budapest Hotel” on Aug. 12 and 15; “Isle of Dogs” on Aug. 13 and 16; “Moonrise Kingdom” on Aug. 14; “Palm Springs” on Aug. 20 and 23; “Finding Dory” on Aug. 27 and 29; “The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert” on Aug. 28; “Jaws” on Aug. 30; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” on Sept. 3 and 5; “Grease” on Sept. 4 and 6, and “Almost Famous” on Sept. 13. Movies start at dusk in the great lawn of Open Space for Arts & Community.

Check out exact times for shows and buy tickets and concessions, which must be purchased in advance, at vashontheatre.com. Safety protocols apply, read them carefully. While you’re on the website, check out Vashon Theatre’s other digital offerings of new, independent cinema to screen at home.

Ian Moore concert sure to please

Local guitar god/singer-songwriter Ian Moore will play a live-stream concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at facebook.com/IanMooreOfficial.

In his long and storied career, he’s toured nonstop, made 14 records and had a string of radio hits, playing soulful and rock music that showcases his legendary guitar prowess. In recent years, he’s also founded the artists’ healthcare alliance SMASH (Seattle Musicians Access to Sustainable Healthcare) and has joined the board of NARAS for the Pacific Northwest as governor and head of the advocacy committee. His latest record is “Strange Days.”

Pay for Moore’s beautiful music during the live-stream through Venmo (Ian-Moore-46) or Paypal (merch@ianmoore.com) and check out his website, ianmoore.com.

Give it away to get out the vote

Indivisible Vashon and Vashon Maury Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) are partnering to raise $20,000 for groups fighting voter suppression, and currently soliciting both donations and buyers to help them in the cause.

The auction will open for bids on Aug. 19 and close on September 2. So far, it includes art, quilts, acupuncture, gardening, chainsawing, and massage.

“Each of us has something to offer,” said organizer Suzanne Greenberg. “Think of Vashon’s Labor of Love auction, where people donated all kinds of fun experiences: cooking, cleaning someone’s house, a guided kayak paddle — we all have skills and talents that someone else would appreciate.”

Greenberg said the group would accept any item worth $20 or more.

“With this auction, we are excited to offer, with your help, financial assistance from all of us here on Vashon to folks with boots on the ground doing the hard work of protecting the right to vote,” she said.

To donate or shop, visit tinyurl.com/yxv8qlh9.

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