Events

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NEW WORKS: Duo Finelli

Saturday, April 19, 7:30 pm

Make Them Laugh! Molly Shannon and Luz Gaxiola are the vibrant, Vashon-based Duo Finelli. Meeting at the San Francisco Clown Conservatory in 2005, they founded a clown ensemble, and have since performed at festivals, theaters and music venues across the United States, Mexico and Europe…. MORE

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Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra

Fri, April 25, 7:30 pm & Sat, April 26, 11 am at VAA

Welcome Spring Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra’s April 25 concert welcomes Spring with Delius’ lush On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring and Air and Dance, Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1, Arthur Foote’s Suite for String Orchestra in E Major and selections from Busoni’s beautiful and… MORE

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Bye Bye Birdie

Fri & Sat, April 25 & 26, 7 pm; Sun, April 27, 4 pm

Set in the 1950s, Bye Bye Birdie is loosely based on the Elvis Presley phenomenon, and the effect he has on one small American town. Join directors Marita Ericksen and Pam Hotchkiss and a troupe of talented Island youth – groove to familiar hits such… MORE

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NEW WORKS: My Brother Kissed Mark Zuckerberg

Saturday, April 26, 7:30 pm

“My Brother Kissed Mark Zuckerberg” is a one-man play featuring writer-performer Peter Serko. A true story, the production tells the tale of Peter’s younger brother David’s life and death from AIDS at age 32. David, a gay man, comes of age at the epicenter of… MORE

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Captain Smartypants

Saturday, May 3, 7 pm

A Seattle Men’s Chorus Ensemble Captain Smartypants is a vocal comedy group, an offshoot of the larger Seattle Mens Chorus. They have performed all over the Pacific Northwest and beyond, thrilling, delighting and alarming audiences from Washington DC to San Francisco. Since their inception in… MORE

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Alex Dugdale & Fade

Saturday, May 10, 7:30 pm

Alex Dugdale studied tap since he was six years old, and discovered the pull of jazz while standing on a NYC subway platform from a man playing Duke Ellington’s “Take the A Train” on steel drums. “I put on my tap shoes, and took the… MORE

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Science Series

Sunday, May 18, 7 pm - Gifts of the Crow (SOLD OUT)

Building upon the success of VAA’s Arts & Humanities Series and Art History Talks, we are pleased to launch our Science Series. The series explores emerging and broad topics from the scientific community in ways that are relevant to how you live, that will illuminate… MORE

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Seattle Rock Orchestra featuring Vashon Youth Musicians

Saturday, June 7 at Open Space

Rock ‘n roll and classical music are amazing traditions respectively, but when the two come together, the results are spectacular! The Seattle Rock Orchestra (SRO) has been captivating audiences since 2009 with their unique orchestral interpretations of rock music – everything from David Bowie, Queen,… MORE

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Garden Tour 2014

Sat & Sun, June 21-22

June 21-22, 10 am-5 pm Explore five exquisite garden sanctuaries, learn more about the art of gardening, listen to festive music and purchase treasures at the Garden Art Market. Click here to purchase your Tickets! Sunset Garden Gala Friday, June 20, 6 pm ’til moonlight… MORE

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Bramblefest

Saturday, August 9

Outdoor Summer Concert Camp Burton, Vashon Island August 9, 2014 FEATURED ARTISTS Super Sones // Afro-Cuban Ben Woods // Flamenco Maracuja // Bossa Nova FOOD & DRINK Zamorana Mexican Food Truck Cliff’s Vashon Brewing Co. FREE KIDS ACTIVITIES  

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Arts & Humanities Series

Thank you for a successful 2013-14 season! Co-producers Gerry and Mike Feinstein started the series in 2007 with the encouragement of VAA to see if there was audience for this kind of programming on Vashon Island. It was so successful that the program has grown… MORE