Entries by Kevin Hoffberg

Friday Fish Wrap 8.17.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Vashon’s Chair.  Sunday night I was at the VIGA Farm-to-Table dinner at Peach Hill Farm (thank you David) enjoying some of the amazing food prepared by Lauren of RubyBrink (thank you Lauren and crew!).  As often happens I would up in conversation about what’s going on at […]

Friday Fish Wrap 8.10.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Precious Little Feet. Vashon Center for Dance hosted a “My Favorite Ballets” dance camp for two age groups this week. Campers made Coppelia puppets and learned to dance like dolls.  After learning the children’s version of The Red Shoes, their own red shoes  danced them over to the […]

Friday Fish Wrap 8.3.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Big Chairs, Big Work.  You’ll just have to come see James Chesney’s chairs in person.  Any pictures I might post will fail to capture the emotional jolt and superb workmanship of these amazing pieces of art.  What I love about this show is how well the […]

Friday Fish Wrap 7.27.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Seattle Arts Fair is back and supporters of Vashon Center for the Arts get a 20% discount on the All Access Pass, 3-Day Ticket, and 1-Day Ticket to Seattle Art Fair (Aug 2-5, 2018) at time of purchase. Plus the opportunity for teens (age 13-19) to purchase a […]

VCA Appoints Seven New Board Members

July 24, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VCA Welcomes Seven New Board Members Mid-term additions bring board to 20 (Vashon Island,WA) – Vashon Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new members of the Board of Trustees, effective immediately. “We are incredibly excited to welcome an incredibly strong, diverse, and energized […]

Friday Fish Wrap 7.13.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Sing a Song. Now in its third year, the Songwriting Camp was once again a smashing success. Havilah Rand, visiting instructor from Bellingham, miraculously transformed the Blue Heron into a very hip and youthful songwriting and recording studio. Nine students, ranging in age from 7-12, wrote […]

Friday Fish Wrap 7.6.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Rrrrrrrrrrrojo! Victoria Clayton taught Art and Spanish camp this week to 13 kids ages 3-7. Paint, drawing, Spanish games and songs and a giant parachute were involved. Backing up a minute, Victoria is our Spanish language registrar . . . and so much more.  The simple […]

Friday Fish Wrap 6.29.18

Five things worth knowing this week: Clap Clap Clap for summer camp! I’m convinced the happiest place on Vashon might just be our Blue Heron education center.  Monday morning I followed the trail of happy energy over to watch Caroline Rockey lead a gaggle of 5 – 7 year olds through day one of  Masks […]