Topic: Arts

Island Stage Left presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ set after 1918 Pandemic

Written on June 15, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Island Stage Left Island Stage Left presents “Much Ado About Nothing” on San Juan Island 8 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, July 8-Aug. 8. This is the biggest gamble Island Stage Left has ever taken. The cast and crew are about to be paid, costumes are being sewn, others have been bought, the set is nearly finished  Continue Reading

San Juan Theater, Art Museum Present Mini-Documentary on Island Ceramics Artist Paula West

Written on June 8, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theater San Juan Community Theater and San Juan Islands Museum of Art are pleased to present a joint production. Our two organizations have collaborated to produce a series of short documentaries highlighting local artists. Step into the studio of ceramic artist Paula West.   Merging function, craft, and art; her work  Continue Reading

Join Adult Tap Dancing Class at Studio JAMM

Written on June 5, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Studio JAMM We have a beginner’s tap dance class starting 3-4 p.m. Saturday, June 5-26 at Studio JAMM. The class is for ages 12 and up. Rachelle Radonski is our teacher and you won’t want to miss it!  If tap dancing is something you want to try, now is the time. The session will  Continue Reading

Call for Sculpture Submissions

Written on June 2, 2021 at 5:29 am, by

San Juan Islands Sculpture Park, an independent 501 (c)(3) non-profit, will be accepting sculpture submissions this summer. All sculptors are welcome to submit works using the guidelines below between June 6th and Aug 4th, 2021. We do not require any biographical material with your submission. Sculptures will be selected on the merits of the art  Continue Reading

Make Free Art Projects in the Park with Island Rec and Alchemy Art Center

Written on May 28, 2021 at 7:05 am, by

From Island Rec Join Alchemy Art Center staff and guest artists for fun and free community art days in John O. Linde Community Park. Professional artists will lead an exciting roster of activities including indigo dyeing, sun prints, clay planters, funny faces, printing on t-shirts, and more. Due to safety precautions, space will be limited.  Continue Reading

Art Museum’s Artist Registry Show, atrium exhibit close May 31

Written on May 23, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art The Artists’ Registry Show with 60+ artists and “VOYAGER” by Steven Jensen close on May 31 at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art in Friday Harbor. Catch them before they leave.  On Memorial Day, the museum will close early at 2:30, so plan to beat the rush.   Continue Reading

Alchemy Art Center Starts Artists in Residence, Workshops, Artist Talk Series

Written on May 19, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Alchemy Art Center After suspending much of its programming for more than a year, Alchemy Art Center is resurrecting its summer artist in residence, internship programs and workshops, and starting a new artist talk series and community outreach opportunities with Island Rec, the Family Resource Center and San Juan Island Sculpture Park. Alchemy Art  Continue Reading

WaterWorks Presents ‘The Nature of Healing’

Written on May 19, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From WaterWorks WaterWorks Gallery in Friday Harbor presents “The Nature of Healing” May 28-June 26. Jennifer Williams and Chris Moench invite us to step into their world, as they present their interpretation of hope and healing. Jennifer’s richly textured surfaces and atmospheric layers capture nature in a state of change and reference the Pacific Northwest,  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre, Art Museum Mini-documentary Features Sculpturer Tom Small

Written on May 15, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre and San Juan Island Museum of Art have collaborated to produce a series of mini-documentaries highlighting local artists. The newest edition features Tom Small. Take a look at Tom in action at his home workshop as he creates gorgeous stone sculptures here. As a kid, Tom  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Presents ‘Mamma Mia!’ Auditions June 6

Written on May 14, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre Director Margaret Hall will hold auditions for ages 16-35 at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6 in the Gubelman at the San Juan Community Theatre.   We are looking forward with hope to presenting “Mamma Mia!” this November. Additional auditions for all ages will be held on Sunday, July 11. All  Continue Reading

Addition for San Juan Community Theatre Musical Theater Revue May 15

Written on May 10, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

  By Cathi Nett, Studio JAMM   San Juan Community Theatre has asked me to direct an outdoor musical theatre concert/revue for the 4th of July weekend. The show will be about 90 minutes July 1-3 on an outdoor stage that is being built at the fairgrounds. Rehearsals will start at the end of May  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Reschedules ‘Mamma Mia!’ to Fall, Reopens Auditions

Written on May 6, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Island Community Theatre The San Juan Island Community Theatre is hosting auditions for “Mamma Mia!” “Mamma Mia!” has been rescheduled to this fall depending on the continued success of vaccine rollouts and lifting public health restrictions. Tentative rehearsal times are 6:30 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, starting Sept. 5.  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Town Council Votes on Blair Avenue Mural Design Thursday

Written on May 5, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From the Town of Friday Harbor The Friday Harbor Arts Commission will present a proposed mural concept for the long wall on Blair Avenue at the Thursday, May 6 meeting of the town council. The commission convened an artist selection panel of artists, neighbors and commissioners to review 11 proposals submitted by artists from San  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Presents Playwrights Monologue Festival Outdoors

Written on May 1, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Island playwrights — are you ready to put words on the page and pages on the stage? The 2021 San Juan Community Theatre Playwrights Festival kicks off in May.  The theater is thrilled to present this year’s live festival as part of our outdoor summer season at the  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Free Online ‘Mini Fest’ Throughout May

Written on April 30, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

  Rate films to enter to win 2021 Friday Harbor Film Festival pass   From Friday Harbor Film Festival For the month of May, the Friday Harbor Film Festival Director Series presents a “mini fest” of four new feature documentaries and five short films submitted through FilmFreeway. These films will be available 24/7 at fhff.org  Continue Reading

Vendors can join San Juan County Fairgrounds Market Saturdays throughout Summer

Written on April 25, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan County Parks & Fair Calling all vendors for the new Fair Market Series at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. The markets will be held on Saturdays throughout the summer.  As part of the 2021 Virtual San Juan County Fair “Lettuce Entertain Ewe,” the fairgrounds staff will be producing a Fair Market Series.  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Announces Summer Schedule

Written on April 25, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre June 25, 7 p.m.: Desolation Sound in concert July 1-3, 7 p.m.: Broadway revue concert July 9, 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.: “Could You Hug a Cactus?” summer camp performances July 17, 5 p.m.: San Juan Community Theatre’s Summer Gala Broadway & BBQ July 18, 7 p.m.: Ben Jeffrey in  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Museum of Art Offers Docent-led Tours

Written on April 23, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the San Juan Islands Museum of Art The wait is over. The San Juan Islands Museum of Art is now offering tours during regular museum hours. The rollout of this long-awaited program was delayed by the pandemic.  Led by an experienced docent, private tours offer an in-depth look at the museum’s exhibitions, bringing a  Continue Reading

Studio JAMM Offers Dance-Centric In-person Workout Classes

Written on April 23, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Studio JAMM Studio JAMM is starting a new session of fitness classes in May. Reserve your spot today as we are limiting our class size to stay within the recommended safety guidelines. Zumba classes will be 9:30-10:30 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, May 3-June 23. The price is $128 for 16 classes. We have a  Continue Reading

Watch Mini-documentary on San Juan Islands Photographer Danielle Dean

Written on April 21, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre   San Juan Community Theatre and San Juan Islands Museum of Art collaborated during the lull in normal operations to produce a series of mini-documentaries highlighting local artists. April 16, a video on Danielle Dean premiered. Dean is an artist and educator whose “photography is born out of a series  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Hosts Auditions May 15 for Musical Held Outside

Written on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

  From San Juan Community Theatre   This summer, San Juan Community Theatre is hosting outdoor performances at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in accordance with all state and local COVID-19 safety guidelines.   Start tuning up your voice because the theater will host a Broadway Revue Concert showcasing the musicals “Guys and Dolls,” “Les  Continue Reading

WaterWorks Hosts Exhibit on Jewelry Made of Recycled Tires, Broken Glass

Written on April 16, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From WaterWorks Gallery WaterWorks Gallery and the Seattle Metals Guild will host an exhibition titled “Magpie” to celebrate Earth Day 2021.  Join for a socially distant opening from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, April 22, which is Earth Day. The exhibit runs through June 5. Micki Lippe, also known as Magpie, opened her studio to 12 Pacific  Continue Reading