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Arts & Humanities Series 2014-2015

Mary Lee Hu - Sunday, February 8, 4 pm

UPCOMING TALKS Tickets: $18 Member/Student/Senior, $22 General (Note: Only a few tickets to each lecture remain) Knotting, Twisting and Twining Sunday, February 8, 2015, 4 pm Vashon Allied Arts PURCHASE TICKETS Over 40 years, Mary Lee Hu has blazed a trail, exploring the nexus between metalsmithing… MORE

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Artist Trust at Large

Monday, February 9, 7 pm

Looking to give your arts career a boost? Artist Trust at Large can help! In this free presentation, Artist Trust At Large speaker Michelle Bates gives you the scoop on how Washington State artists of all disciplines can utilize Artist Trust’s essential resources, grants, career training and… MORE

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VAA Family Series 2014-2015

ALICE IN WONDERLAND - Saturday, February 14, 10:30 am

VAA is thrilled to announce its 2014-2015 Family Series, featuring four fun, engaging and educational performances, hand-selected for families and kids grades K-5. Join us for a season jam-packed with silly clowning, sing-a-longs, dance-a-thons, puppeteering, storytelling and a whole lot more!   DUO FINELLI LAS… MORE

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Jennifer Kienzle

Saturday, February 14, 7:30 pm

In the Mood for Jazz Since her arrival to Seattle in 2008, international jazz vocalist Jennifer Kienzle has emerged as a singer adept at conveying a direct and honest interpretation of the American songbook. Jennifer is known for her purity of tone, playfulness with song… MORE

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Science Series

The Aging Brain - Sun, February 15, 4 pm

The Aging Brain Dr. Christopher O’Brien Sunday, February 15, 2015 Our knowledge of brain development, aging and health has expanded based on the explosion of new research tools in neuroscience. Using his experience as a clinical neurologist and research scientist, Dr. O’Brien will summarize the… MORE

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I Am Vashon

Saturday, February 21, 7:30 pm

One Island. One Guitar. Our Songs. Vashon is an island characterized by its natural beauty and uniquely rich arts scene. Running through its verdant forests, bucolic pastures and majestic vistas is a spirit that inspires musicians to call this place their home. One guitar tells the stories… MORE

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Art History Talks 2014-2015

John Singer Sargent - February 24, 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 John Singer Sargent and Venice February 24, 2015,… MORE

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Jazz Series: Greta Matassa

Greta Matassa - Sat, Feb 28, 7:30 pm

Greta Matassa is one of the most beloved and talented vocalists on the Northwest music scene. With stunning versatility, remarkable interpretive skills, unflinching rhythmic sensibility and diverse repertoire, she is the consummate entertainer—she grabs and holds a crowd like none other. Dubbed ‘Seattle’s busiest singer,’ Matassa… MORE

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Rouge: French Café Songs

Saturday, March 7, 7:30 pm

Celebrate France’s resilience and spirit in this francophone concert! You will be transported to the streets of Paris with an evening with Rouge, Seattle’s premiere nostalgic French music group. Made up of a team of internationally touring musicians based in the Northwest, they perform racing… MORE

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Vashon Chamber Music

From Italy to Germany - Sunday, March 8, 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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Joseph Panzetta with Special Guests

Saturday, March 21, 7:30 pm

Joe Panzetta is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and singer who performs melodic, original songs with a signature percussive guitar style. His musical ventures range from singer-songwriter/folk rock, to world and mantra. He has performed and recorded since 1989 and released 7 CDs. He plays a plethora… MORE

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Original Works 2015

March 27-28 - VHS Theater

Vashon Allied Arts is excited to produce original performing arts pieces by young and aspiring Island dancers and musicians, culminating in two performances next March at Vashon High School Theater. January 9: Formal declaration of submission deadline. Email Dance@VashonAlliedArts.org February 5: All pieces adjudicated by… MORE

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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

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Kat Eggleston and Kate McLeod

Saturday, April 11, 7:30 pm

Kat Eggleston and Kate McLeod, casually referred to together as “K2,” are both powerful songwriters and instrumentalists with a strong background in traditional American and Celtic music. They were introduced to each other during a European tour in 1999, when they were performing on a… MORE

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Seattle Rock Orchestra Quintet featuring Tamara Power-Drutis

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