Original Works 2015

March 27-28 - VHS Theater

VAA Center for Dance presents Original Works Newly-dreamed, created, rehearsed and produced “Original Works” returns at the end of March, and for the second year running stands as its own production. For six years, Original Works was part of the VAA Center for Dance Spring Recital…. MORE


Jazz Series: Thomas Marriott

Saturday, March 28, 7:30 pm

Performing in some of the world’s greatest jazz clubs, Trumpeter Thomas Marriott has played with luminaries such as Rosemary Clooney, Michael Feinstein and Spanish Harlem Orchestra. After winning the prestigious Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition in 1999, Marriott headed east from Seattle to New York… MORE


Bill Frisell and Eyvind Kang play Vashon Theatre (VYFS Benefit)

Tuesday, April 7, 7 pm

Grammy award winning guitarist Bill Frisell and acclaimed composer and violist Eyvind Kang play a benefit show at the Vashon Theatre on Tuesday, April 7 in support of Vashon Youth and Family Services (VYFS). Local chanteur/guitarist Michael Whitmore opens the show. Vashon Allied Arts is proud to… MORE


Kat Eggleston and Kate MacLeod

Saturday, April 11, 7:30 pm

Kat Eggleston and Kate MacLeod, 
casually referred to together as “K2,” are powerful songwriters and instrumentalists with strong 
backgrounds in 
traditional American and Celtic music. They were introduced to each other during a European tour in 1999, when performing on a double-bill concert with Waterbug Records. By… MORE


Seattle Rock Orchestra Quintet plays Beck, Radiohead & more!

Saturday, April 18, 7:30 pm

Seattle Rock Orchestra (SRO) electrified audiences when they ‘crossed the pond’ for their Vashon debut this past summer, performing rocking covers of Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. SRO returns to the Island, this time with their elite chamber ensemble, Seattle Rock Orchestra Quintet (SROQ). Performing… MORE

Series regulars, Trio Pardalote

Vashon Chamber Music

An Evening in Paris - Sunday, April 19, 7:30 pm

2014-2015 Season Artistic Directors Rowena Hammill and Douglas Davis are pleased to partner once again with Vashon Allied Arts to present the sixth season of Vashon Chamber Music. Travel across Europe with Vashon Chamber Music’s 2014-2015 concert series, featuring four programs with international flavor, paying… MORE


Art History Talks 2014-2015

Georgia O'Keeffe - Tuesday, April 21, 11:30 am

Artists’ Obsessions The history of art is, in many ways, a history of artists’ obsessions. This year art historian Rebecca Albiani examines the obsessions of six artists who lived and worked from the 15th to the 20th century. UPCOMING TALKS Georgia O’Keeffe and Flowers April 21, 2015, 11:30… MORE


The North Pool

Fri & Sat, April 24 & 25, 7:30 pm

Islanders Marc Powell and Chaim Rosemarin appear in Rajiv Joseph’s The North Pool, a dramatic two-person play that examines the tension between a high school vice-principal and a Middle-Eastern born transfer student. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo),… MORE


Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra: Mozart in Prague

Saturday, May 2, 7:30 pm & 11 am (Kid's Concert)

“My Praguers understand me”–Mozart’s famous quote is the inspiration for Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra’s spring concert. The program features Mozart masterpieces and charismatic works by Czech composers, including the dreamy “Idyll” by Leos Janacek and a collection of movements by Smetana, Suk and Martinu. Soloists… MORE


Shrek The Musical Jr.

Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31 - VHS Theater

What’s big, green, stinky and lives in the swamp? Everyone’s favorite ogre Shrek! Based on the wildly popular animated 2001 DreamWorks movie, Shrek Jr. follows the adventures of Shrek, a hulking green ogre who has retreated to an ugly green swamp to live in isolation… MORE


Carter Castle

Saturday, June 20, 7:30 pm

Originally from Southern Maryland, Carter Castle performed during the 1980s as part of New York’s Greenwich Village acoustic scene. Known for his bluesy roots musical style, Castle’s original compositions incorporate traditional American Roots influences, melding the stylings of artists such as Steve Earle, Hank Williams, Bob… MORE


Garden Tour 2015

Saturday & Sunday, June 27-28, 2015

Garden Tour Celebrates 25 Years! With spring in sight, VAA staff and volunteers are preparing for one of our community’s most anticipated events: the Vashon Island Garden Tour. June 27 and 28 marks the Tour’s 25th anniversary, with a slate of activities that promises to… MORE