VCA art shifts from physical to digital
By Mari Kanagy, Publishing Editor
Social media post: With Vashon residents in lockdown, and many local shops and stores closed, the Vashon Center for the Arts is working to bring their gallery features screens across the community. Their website is helping to bring aid and visibility to local artists.
With the world confined to their homes, and Vashon as no exception, island artists and gallarists are working to bring art out of lockdown. The Vashon Center for the Arts (VCA) and has set up online systems and services to support artists by sharing their art and aiding...Read More
Vashon Live Broadcasts Entertainment During Quarantine
Chick Green, Reporter
Quarantine has impacted everyone differently, whether that’s been experiencing extreme motivation, unproductive restlessness and anxiety, or just plain old boredom. One group has attempted to ease island residents during this unpredictable time by virtually bringing entertainment to the community.
The group, Vashon Live, has been broadcasting music, art, poem and spoken word performances, and community information over Facebook since....Read More
Boulder shoulders and workouts with wood
By Isaac Escovedo, Associate Editor
All this time alone has seen most of us burning through every show on Netflix and leaving a permanent divot in our couches. But while we’ve been binging, Anders Blomgren has been busy getting absolutely shredded. Blomgren has spent the past several weeks trying to get his “Workouts With Wood” challenge trending online, however, he only has four people participating so far.
“I figure that once my videos go viral, there will be one million and four participants,” Blomgren said. “All joking aside, I hope there are more than four, but I don't know. Many people have said they love the creativity and the ‘natural flava’ of the workouts, but I don't have ‘data’ on the number...Read More