Entries by Kevin Hoffberg

Friday Fish Wrap 2.15.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Snow, all the time The snow was beautiful, there was a lot of it, and it closed us down nearly all week.  If you missed the photos I posted on Instagram, here they are again. 2 – Drama Dock carries on The Drama Dockers were not easily […]

Friday Fish Wrap 2.1.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 –  Superer than a Super Bowl If Super Bowl Sunday isn’t your cup of tea, here’s a radically different musical experience with some true heavy-hitters — Deep Energy Orchestra, a revolving door of seriously world-class musicians. Led by bassist/composer Jason Everett (Islander and former Executive Director of Vashon Allied […]

Friday Fish Wrap 1.25.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Delightfully Odd Couple – Female Version I’m not the person to opine on the relative ranking of Neil Simon’s incredible oeuvre, but I can say that for me, The Odd Couple is the piece that put him firmly on my mind map. Depending on your age, you might […]

Friday Fish Wrap 1.18.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Dancing, dancing, dancing! En Pointe! These are the four happiest people on the island this week:  Emma, Elouise, Claire, and Joleen were awarded their pointe shoes!  A well-earned “congratulations” to these lovely ladies! Leaping for joy on our new dance floor If you were in the audience […]

Friday Fish Wrap 1.11.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Welcome and Thank You New Executive Committee Members I’m really pleased to announce the election of new Officers of the Board of Trustees, effective January 2, 2019. John de Groen has been elected President of the Board of Trustees. John is a small business owner who has lived […]

Friday Fish Wrap 1.4.19

Five things worth knowing this week. Welcome to 2019 Issue 1 of the 2019 season of the Fish Wrap should begin properly . . . with a gigantic thank you to our patrons, ticket buyers, donors, sponsors, volunteers, board members, and any other friends and supporters I didn’t sweep up in that list.  The people […]

Friday Fish Wrap 12.28.18

Five things worth knowing this week Well it had to end . . . 2018, I mean. Friday Fish Wrap started out as literally a five-line email from me to our Board of Trustees to summarize the good things that were going on at VCA . . . at a time when good news seemed […]

Friday Fish Wrap 12.21.18

Five things worth knowing this week Amazing Holiday Performances The overflow of praise and photography on Facebook by so many people this past weekend is one of the cherries on top of a stunning Nutcracker weekend.  The show played to large and appreciative audiences of all ages and sold out on Saturday and Sunday.  Truly, a […]

Friday Fish Wrap 12.14.18

Five things worth knowing this week VCA Under the Tree The tree is lit (actually, the tree is all lights!). A festive spirit is in the air. And there are a whole lot of nifty “gifts waiting to be” on our walls and shelves. So, if you have some last-minute gift giving, why not a clever […]