Aug 27 / Tuesday

Feast in the Orchard 2019 

“Last night’s feast was perfect: food, setting, company, ambience, it was all there… Congratulations. I for one know the work and attention to detail that’s involved and it is so a...
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Aug 14 / Wednesday

Open Air Outdoor Aerial Festival 2019

Thank you to all who joined us at Open Air August 3rd! It was a beautiful day with a record breaking crowd and truly remarkable performances! Every year, Open Space for Arts and Community composes a g...
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May 28 / Tuesday

Miss Your Flight? Here’s an Inside Look at Burlesco Notturno “Flight of Fantasy”

On Saturday, May 4th, Open Space’s signature Burlesco Notturno took the audience on a “Flight of Fantasy” with world-class burlesque performances. Our VIP and Gold Star Ticket holders arrived ea...
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Apr 17 / Wednesday

Meet the Stars of Burlesco Notturno “Flight of Fantasy”

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, Burlesco Notturno’s out-of-this-world “Flight of Fantasy” spectacular swoops into Open Space for a sensuous night of revelry and wonder. Doors open at 6:30pm, and at 7:...
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Apr 16 / Tuesday

Vashon High School Students Share Photos From Tolo at Open Space

At the end of March, Open Space hosted Vashon High School’s Tolo dance. “Tolo went fabulous and we are so glad we choose to have our event at O-Space!” shared Emily Levin. We love being a space ...
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Jan 28 / Monday

Help us welcome our new Executive Director Jiji Saunders to Open Space

By Janet and David, co-founders of Open Space We are pleased to announce that Open Space for Arts & Community has a new executive director—Jiji Saunders. “Open Space is one of the gems of Vash...
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Dec 21 / Friday

Teen Express at Open Space

We at Open Space for Arts & Community value the voices of our community’s youth. We heard them asking for more creative spaces, more connection, and more access to arts and music experiences...
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Dec 13 / Thursday

Don’t just ring in the new year. Renew!

New Year’s Eve is kind of a funny holiday. On the one hand, it’s a chance to party! But on the other hand, it’s a chance for contemplation of how the previous year has gone and what ...
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Nov 29 / Thursday

Why AIDS Day Matters

by David Godsey The specter of AIDS has moved far away from the headlines since arriving in the US in the early 1980’s. At that time, I was living in New York while attending post-grad training ...
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Nov 21 / Wednesday

Our hearts are full

We were so proud to host Civic Rep and Dragon Country this month. We sold out our shows on our final weekend—what better review of a show can there be? Our sincere thanks to everyone at Civic Rep, t...
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Nov 9 / Friday

“Dragon Country” Slays (yes, we went there)

Last night, Civic Rep previewed “Dragon Country,” their first production in residence at Open Space. The four plays were a fascinating blend of comedy, experimental theater, and drama, all...
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Nov 2 / Friday

A Dog Reviews the VIPP Fur ball

i am cooper. i am a dog. i am a good dog. i am a rescue. rescue is when someone can’t take care of you, but then someone else comes and promises to take care of you. cooper loves his friends at ...
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