Entries by Kevin Hoffberg

Friday Fish Wrap 12.7.18

Five things worth knowing this week Big Miniature Show The miniature show is hung and OMG it’s just fabulous / amazing / transplendent.  Vashon is truly blessed to have among us such skilled and passionate artists. Featured on the big wall of the Fong-Wheeler Attrium is a large exhibit of miniature work by Bella Ormseth.  We […]

Friday Fish Wrap 11.30.18

Five things worth knowing this week Holiday Tree McGuyvers Our very own Ian Metler and Micole McCarthy collaborated to create a fabulous holiday tree out of some bits and pieces and miles of LED lights.  Come see for yourself during one of the many fun things we have going on in December! Come take your […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Wrap 11.22.18

A different sort of wrap Dear friends With your permission I’m going to write a different kind of wrap this week.  It may feel like a bit of a ramble, and it gets personal along the way, so consider yourself warned. Part 1: Support what you love. Make Time for Art Yesterday I got a […]

Friday Fish Wrap 11.16.18

Five things worth knowing this week Support What You Love. Make Time for Art I’ve thought a lot about the tag line we’re using as part of our annual fund raiser . . . Support what you love. Make time for art. While I hope you will support us financially and claim a $50,000 match, […]

Friday Fish Wrap 11.9.18

Five things worth knowing this week Some super fun photos Nothing says the holidays like the Nutcracker Ballet, and here at VCA, we love ours!  This year we decided to go all in and asked island photo-wizard Jeff Dunnicliff to come photograph our wonderful 2018 principal dancers Duncan Barlow and Mia Giovanna Kuzma.  You’ll get […]

Friday Fish Wrap 11.2.18

Five things worth knowing this week Monster Mash File this in the “too cool for school” file, except that it’s all about our schools! Art rooms at ALL THREE Vashon Island School District schools have participated in creating a Monster Mash!  Kindergarteners at Chautauqua created monster drawings to scare and delight. Then those drawings were […]

Friday Fish Wrap 10.26.18

Five things worth knowing this week . . . Octopus’ Garden I’ve said this before, I don’t think anyone has more fun in life than Caroline Rockey except the kids who take her fabulous classes.  I had the chance to stop by a couple of times this week to take in the madness and amazement […]

Friday Fish Wrap 10.19.18

Five things worth knowing this week Don’t Miss Big Sonia This one has a personal connection, so permit me to make this a personal request.  We are screening what I think is a profound, sweet, moving, timely, and important documentary called Big Sonia. Please make time to join us. We have too many tickets available […]

Friday Fish Wrap 10.12.18

Five things worth knowing this week The Sweet Sound of String Music Huge thanks and appreciation to The Arioso String Ensemble.  The island-based string group played exquisitely at the dinner for VCA’s recent Masquerade auction. Their repertoire includes classical music, waltzes and tangos, fiddle tunes and 40’s standards.  They perform on Vashon Island and around […]