Vashon: Then & Now #1 – The Vashon Theatre

June 28th, 2016 by Bruce Haulman

This is the premiere episode of “Vashon: Then & Now” a documentary series about Washington State’s colorful Vashon Island.

Just a few minutes ferry ride from Seattle, Vashon has an intriguing past as well as a delightful present. Explore the island with historian Bruce Haulman, co-host Lisa Reeves, special reporter Chris Austin and old-timey newsreader Jeff Hoyt as they create a lively and interesting blend of history and the “au courant”.

Utilizing historical footage and photos, interviews and something called the “Insider’s Tour” VTN can be enjoyed by youngster and grownups alike. In this episode Lisa Reeves and Bruce Haulman take a look at an enduring island cultural institution going back to the 1920’s, The Vashon Theatre.

Produced for Voice of Vashon by Susan McCabe “Vashon: Then & Now” is made possible by a grant from King County’s 4 Culture.