Friday, February 15, 2019
Windermere Vashon

Protecting the Sacred an Afternoon with Winona Duke

Join the community in an empowering and uplifting afternoon of live music, welcoming ceremonies by Puyallup tribal leaders, and an inspiring talk by internationally renowned post-petroleum activist, Winona LaDuke. Gather to raise money for...

Where the Buffalo Roam

The red man was pressed from this part of the West He’s likely no more to return, To the banks of Red River where seldom if ever Their flickering camp-fires burn. A verse of “Home on the Range”...

Bodacious Botanical Bash

The Vashon Wilderness Program is our island’s trusted resource for nature-rooted culture and education. They’re celebrating 12 years of mentoring 4,000 people of all ages to feel deeply connected with themselves, each other, and...

A Recipe from where it’s Always Summer

We’re talking about the capital of Thailand, home of Pad Thai and other noodle dishes. It’s capital, Bangkok, also known as  Krung Thep, is little more than 13 degrees north of the equator. It’s...

Life Is Not Fair

Writing is difficult this week. A dear family member is going through a rough patch, and it is hard to concentrate in between prayers and telling myself that since I can’t do anything, I...

Regenerative Agriculture

Few of us are not aware of the dire statistics of our present world.  The amount of carbon we release into the atmosphere continues to increase even though we’ve made some progress in limiting...

VCA Board Elects New Officers

Vashon Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the election of a new Officers of the Board of Trustees, effective January 2, 2019.  Officers serve one year terms and may stand for election...

Scratchy AM

“I’m going to tell Mom what you’re doing,” Molly whispered from behind the screen door.  It was freezing cold and Brother Mike and I were in our pajamas on the porch.  Each of us...

Vashon opened its heart

Vashon opened its heart – and its pocketbook – to the Food Bank and its customers this holiday season. Many thanks to: -Vashon Cohousing for conducting an auction and the artists of Waterworks Studio for...

Dr. Gary Koch Scholarship

We would like to announce the formation of the Dr. Gary Koch Scholarship to be administered as part of the Vashon Community Scholarship Foundation.  This scholarship (or scholarships depending on how much we can...

Improvising While Black on Vashon Island

Join artists mayfield brooks and Karen Nelson at Open Space for Arts and Community on February 10 at 1pm for an exclusive Sunday afternoon performance Improvising While Black on Vashon Island. The spontaneous approach...

Irma Rombauer’s Original Meat Loaf and Variations

Now  that our new year 2019 has begun, you maybe expecting some new, exotic recipes to appear in this column. But no. I give you some thrifty recipes from the first edition of Joy...

Entertainment

If a crime is committed in order to prevent a greater crime, is it...

Backbone Meaningful Movies presents a one night screening of THE RELUCTANT RADICAL, Tuesday, February 12 at 6pm at Vashon Theatre. The documentary features climate activist...

Drama Dock presents The Odd Couple

In tribute to a giant of the American theater who passed away in 2018, Drama Dock presents Neil Simon’s comic masterpiece, The Odd Couple...

Jason Everett and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra

Island composer and bass guitarist Jason Everett and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra (SMCO) have collaborated on a new program called “From Spain to...

Keltoi in Concert

On Saturday, February 9 the Church of the Holy Spirit on Vashon Island welcomes the band Keltoi in a concert of Celtic music to...

Wild Moccasins

Vashon Events & Tyrel Stendahl present: Wild Moccasins (Houston, TX) return to Vashon performing songs from their fantastic new album “Look Together” for what...