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…

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,…

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…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.22.18

Five things worth knowing this week Many Masks. A week or so ago, we put a call out to VAIS supporting artists to help raise money for this wonderful program  . . . by making masks we could sell at our September Art Auction and Gala (theme:…

VCA's Response to Article in the Beachcomber

A recent article and Op-Ed in the Beachcomber questions choices made by VCA Board and Staff in mid to late 2014 related to building our building. In these past months I have had the opportunity to speak extensively with all the people involved…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.15.18

Five things worth knowing this week. The Sound of Student Music. VCA Suzuki violin students along with Vashon Violin Ensemble and I Solisti di Vashon performed in an Ensemble Concert on June 12th. These talented students, ranging in age…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.8.18

Five things worth knowing this week Loving Spring Dance Concert.  So this was new for me . . . I had never been to one of our Spring Dance concerts.  Well knock me over.  It was just too much fun.  Opening the show is a delightful and…

Friday Fish Wrap 6.1.18

Five things worth knowing this week Hanging week part 1.  My favorite time of the month at VCA is what I think of as "hanging week," when the new exhibits load in and the artists and staff lovingly labor to hang each new show. A perennial…