Events

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Seattle Rock Orchestra Quintet plays Beck, Radiohead & more!

Saturday, April 18, 7:00 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

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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

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The North Pool (a staged reading)

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

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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

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Ancient Future at Vashon Movie Theatre

Wednesday, April 29, 8 pm

This is the first Ancient Future tour of the Pacific Northwest in a decade. Celebrating its 36th year, Ancient Future is the world’s first and longest running ensemble dedicated to world fusion music. They’ve sold over 150,000 albums and millions of samplers, and performed over… MORE

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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

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GiveBIG Day

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

On Tuesday, May 5, every gift made online through The Seattle Foundation receives a percentage of the GiveBIG “stretch pool.” Please mark your calendar to support VAA and other local nonprofits! Donate at SeattleFoundation.org. Broadcasting live from Snapdragon, 8 am-4 pm, Voice of Vashon hosts… MORE

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Friday-Sunday, May 8-10 at O Space

Midsummer is coming early this spring to the O Space, and since summer is my favorite season, I am pretty happy. In searching for a ballet to fit VAA Center for Dance this spring, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with music by Mendelsohn had completely… MORE

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Flamenco Live!

Saturday, May 16, 7:30 pm

Ben Woods is a true master Flamenco guitarist and innovator, best known for his unique and virtuosic Flamenco-Metal style. He plays many music and guitar festivals and concerts around the world, and has had the honor of performing with some of the world’s best Flamenco… MORE

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Shrek Jr. The Musical

Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31 - VHS Theater

“A princess is rescued by a brave knight and then they share true love’s first kiss.” At least, that’s how the fairy tale is supposed to go—but in Vashon Allied Arts’ upcoming youth production of Shrek Jr. The Musical, this story is completely scrambled. If… MORE

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Allison Shirk Band

Saturday, June 13, 7:30 pm

Allison Shirk is an Americana singer-songwriter creating heartfelt music with songs that touch on the themes of love, relationships, and social issues with thoughtful lyrics and gripping melodies. Through her energetic performance, sense of humor, and humble journey to share her songs, Allison is quickly… MORE

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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

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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