Topic: Arts

WaterWorks Gallery Presents Art, ‘With Love’

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

From Water­Works Gallery Water­Works Gallery presents “WITH LOVE: A Valen­tine’s Show,” from Feb. 5‑March 15. The show will fea­ture new work by Geor­gia Ger­ber, Dominik Mod­lin­s­ki, Cathy Schoen­berg, Eliz­a­beth Bruno, and Nic­hole DeMint This inspi­ra­tional show brings togeth­er spe­cial­ly select­ed pieces to warm your heart dur­ing these cold win­ter months. With all that is hap­pen­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Theater Offers Online Directing Course

Written on January 13, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre The San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre is offer­ing an online class called “Direct­ing: Basics and Beyond,” from 6:30–8:30 p.m., Wednes­days, Feb. 3‑March 17. The class will be taught by Nathan Kessler-Jef­frey, exec­u­tive artis­tic direc­tor for the the­ater. Gain the con­fi­dence you need to take your first steps into direct­ing or expand  Con­tin­ue Reading

View San Juan Museum Artist Registry Show Online

Written on January 12, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art If you can’t come to the muse­um to see the art, the art will come to you. Our team has been hard at work inter­view­ing and pho­tograph­ing the artists and their cre­ations so you can vis­it them online. As of Jan. 12, go to to tour the annu­al Artists’  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Artist Chosen For State-wide Competition

Written on January 11, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

By Yvonne Bui­js-Man­cu­so Pacif­ic North­west artist, Yvonne Bui­js-Man­cu­­so, Fri­day Har­bor, Wash­ing­ton, has been cho­sen for inclu­sion in the 2021 CVG Show in Bremerton’s Col­lec­tive Visions Gallery. The annu­al CVG show is one of the largest and most pres­ti­gious art com­pe­ti­tions in the North­west. Two hun­dred and nine­­ty-five artists from cities and towns through­out Wash­ing­ton State  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series

Written on January 6, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val Direc­tor Series will present a var­ied selec­tion of not-to-be-missed doc­u­men­taries to bright­en your life dur­ing the win­ter of 2021. All can be accessed online at at extreme­ly low prices.  Here is the line­up for Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary: Jan. 7–17: The impor­tance of pub­lic lands “A  Con­tin­ue Reading

CARES Act Supports San Juan Islands Arts

Written on January 5, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

By Diane Mar­tin­dale, ArtsWA Com­mis­sion­er From San Juan Coun­ty  The CARES Act fund­ing brings much-need­ed assis­tance to the state’s cul­tur­al sec­tor and San Juan Coun­ty orga­ni­za­tions. Near­ly 390 non­prof­it arts and cul­ture orga­ni­za­tions serv­ing 32 Wash­ing­ton coun­ties received fund­ing in recent rounds of CARES Act fund­ing in Wash­ing­ton state. The state’s cre­ative econ­o­my sup­ports more than  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Stage Left ‘Christmas Memories’ Audio

Written on December 25, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Helen Machin-Smith and Daniel Mayes, Island Stage Left Founders With the sea­son of good­will and hope upon us, we at Island Stage Left are ready to do our bit to bright­en your spir­its and cel­e­brate hope. With that in mind, our gift to you is this pro­fes­sion­al­ly record­ed audio ver­sion of “Christ­mas Mem­o­ries” (the Dylan  Con­tin­ue Reading

Students Perform Virtual Holiday Concert

Written on December 25, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

Even dur­ing a pan­dem­ic, San Juan Island School Dis­trict stu­dents still put on a hol­i­day con­cert. Lis­ten to Fri­day Har­bor Mid­dle and High School stu­dents play hol­i­day songs in their vir­tu­al con­cert below.