Entries by Kevin Hoffberg

Friday Fish Wrap 4.12.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Amazing music in The Kay Stepping firmly into my role of promotor and appreciator in chief . . . as I write this, we’ve just hosted two delightful concerts in The Kay. On Wednesday we opened our doors and hearts to a delightful evening with Chuck Roehm, […]

Friday Fish Wrap 4.5.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Vashon Nature Center Comes to Vashon Center for the Arts!!!! I’ve been waiting to announce this for so long I thought I was going to burst. You read that headline right. Vashon Center for the Arts and Vashon Nature Center are forming a partnership to help bring […]

Friday Fish Wrap 3.29.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Fabulous Kamishibai It’s Wednesday as I write this, and I have been transfixed and transported by the 5thgrade project that went on display this week in the Blue Heron Education Center.  As I write, the student dramatists/artists have come and gone from their own private gallery opening. […]

Friday Fish Wrap 3.22.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Go VAIS Go Did you know that the arts were named a core curriculum subject in Washington state in 1993?  This means the arts are recognized as fundamental to basic education, just like math, reading, science and humanities. The Washington State Arts Commission works “to strengthen K-12 arts education […]

Friday Fish Wrap 3.15.19

Five things worth knowing this week (the must-see edition) 1 – Original Works, Really Do you love dance?  Not sure?  Well here’s your chance to fall in love, or fall in love all over again, with dance. The stock in trade of many teaching dance companies is ballet, the cornerstone of form and technique.  At […]

Friday Fish Wrap 3.8.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Tickets to richer life for sale every day One of the many virtues of living on Vashon is the tasty cultural stew so many of us are cooking on a weekly basis. Hardly a day goes by when there isn’t an opportunity to contemplate wonderful visual art, […]

Friday Fish Wrap 3.1.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – Fiber, Fiber Everywhere I’ve written about this nearly every month since starting the Fish Wrap. . . For me, the last week of each month starts out the saddest of the year. I mourn each piece of art coming off the walls and stands. The feeling of […]

Friday Fish Wrap 2.8.19

Five things worth knowing this week 1 – New Hours Please make note of our new winter hours Kay White Hall (Gallery and Lobby) Sunday: Closed Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday: 10:00 – 5:00 Saturday: 12:00 – 4:00 We will be open extended hours for events Blue Heron Education Center Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 6:00 […]

Friday Fish Wrap 2.22.19

Friends, the Fisherman is on vacation this week, so sadly, no Fish to be Wrapped.  See you next week! Why “Fish Wrap”? Years ago, living in San Francisco, I became a devotee of a legendary journalists named Herb Caen. While he may not have been the first to use the phrase in connection with “yesterday’s […]