Topic: Arts

Ice Sitting?

Written on January 13, 2017 at 5:57 am, by

Once again, photographer John Miller shares a fun photo with us. This time, a chair on frozen Egg Lake. In John’s words… I’ve seen ice fishing before, but have never seen ice sitting – sunrise view from the dock at Egg lake. Tech side – Nikon Df w/ f1.4 – 85mm AF-D, shot at 1/80 sec,  Continue Reading

Oscar Night with FHFF

Written on January 12, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Save the Date: Come and Celebrate Oscar Night with the Friday Harbor Film Festival at the San Juan Island Yacht Club, located at 273 Front Street in Friday Harbor February 26. Doors open at 4:30pm! We will be celebrating Oscar Night. Tickets for this fun Soiree, Dinner, Silent and Live Auction are available at our  Continue Reading

Where to Invade Next

Written on January 8, 2017 at 5:44 am, by

Just in time for the new year and fresh starts, the Friday Harbor Film Festival presents America’s favorite political provocateur, Michael Moore, with his film, “Where to Invade Next”. Moore has been honored  by festivals and critics alike. This new film is hilarious and subversive. An Academy Award winning director, Moore confronts the more pressing issues facing  Continue Reading

Ferries + Puget Sound Wildlife

Written on January 7, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

Middle schoolers, put your thinking caps on, because we’re inviting you to participate in our spring cover contest. Students in grades six through eight have until mid-January to create and submit an original drawing based on the theme “Ferries + Puget Sound Wildlife.” For more information and submission requirements click here.

Auditions at SJCT this Sunday

Written on January 3, 2017 at 8:40 am, by

Readers Theatre Auditions January 8 Islanders will all levels of acting experience are invited to audition for San Juan Community Theatre’s On Book! Readers Theatre series on Sunday, January 8 at 2:00 p.m. The free ongoing reader theatre series is designed to gather island actors and friends to read new, classic and prize-winning plays before an  Continue Reading

Last day to vote for Hanna Burke

Written on December 31, 2016 at 1:38 pm, by

Proud mom Cynthia asks your help – It’s the last day to vote for Hanna Burke – Help her win the Broadway Cabaret Award – She needs some votes Today! Here’s a note from Hanna: My Dear Friends and Family! I am surprised and very honored to find out that I have been nominated for a  Continue Reading

Dinner and a Movie

Written on December 29, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

The Friday Harbor Film Festival and Mike’s Café and Wine Bar are delighted to announce a collaborative effort this winter and spring… Dinner and a Movie!! Films that were selected by the 2016 Film Festival attendees as their favorites will be shown at the Grange on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, starting  Continue Reading

“Art for Fun” Program at SJIMA

Written on December 19, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) introduces a new art program called Art for Fun, a “paint and sip” party for adults of all skill levels. The first party is set for December 22 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and the cost is only $35.00. In keeping with the trend that is  Continue Reading

This Weekend at SJCT

Written on December 16, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

This weekend promises three chances to warm up your winter with a variety of entertainment at San Juan Community Theatre. First, it starts off on Friday, December 16 at 7:00 pm with the dramatic production shown in HD from London’s National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea. Then on Saturday at 7:00 pm, it’s a chance  Continue Reading

More Than Meets the Eye

Written on December 16, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

On display now at the SJI Museum of Art, concurrently with the Artists Registry show, it’s “More Than Meets the Eye: John F. Heric Retrospective” running until February 18, 2017. From a young age, John Heric (1942 – 2011) engaged in art across a wide variety of mediums – sculpture, music, drawing, and painting.  His work, created  Continue Reading

Spirit Taking Form

Written on December 12, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

The SJIMA Artists’ Registry Show runs from December 10, 2016 to February 18, 2017. On Saturday, December 10th the San Juan Island Museum of Art (SJIMA) opened its doors for the 5th Annual Artists’ Registry Show. The artwork created in this much anticipated and popular exhibit centers around the theme, “Spirit Taking Form”. Local artists residing on San Juan,  Continue Reading

Omnium Gatherum

Written on December 12, 2016 at 5:49 am, by

Island Stage Left shares this invitation with you… Island Stage Left’s Holiday Production “Omnium Gatherum” Starts this Friday, and reservations are already filling up for Christmas Eve. Helen & Dan, choral director & pianist Carol Hooper and actor/musicians/singers Mark Mazzarella, Beatrice Grauman and Scott Mapstead are bringing the holiday spirit’s good cheer to Friday Harbor this year! Join  Continue Reading

San Juan Singers present: Christmas Reflections

Written on December 7, 2016 at 5:56 am, by

The forty-plus year island tradition continues with San Juan Singer’s holiday concert THIS Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, December 11 at 2:00 pm in the Whittier Theatre at SJCT. Christmas Reflections will feature Gordon Thornett’s Gloria in D for an upbeat positive feel, with sparkling brass, grounded with timpani, and a soprano  Continue Reading

Why is Everyone Laughing?

Written on December 6, 2016 at 5:57 am, by

Cynthia Burke shares this good news… Hi San Juan Update – Happy Holidays! Thought you might want to share some good news about our local young folks. Hanna has been nominated for the Broadway World Cabaret award for the show she wrote, directed and performed in New York over the past year. The show is based  Continue Reading

Nutcracker Tea Party

Written on December 6, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

Salish Sea Ballet is proud to present the 2016 Nutcracker Tea Party! This interactive, family friendly event will immerse audiences into the magical winter classic and become a family tradition. The Nutcracker Tea Party features new, original ballet choreography that celebrates San Juan Island and its local culture while remaining true to The Nutcracker’s classical  Continue Reading

Conscientious Projector Documentaries with Rob Simpson

Written on December 6, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

Join documentary series host Rob Simpson for a screening of the hilarious political satire ‘Wag the Dog’ (Rated R)starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert De Niro. Refreshments are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.  Monday, December 12, 7:00 pm, at the San Juan Island Library. Warning: This movie is rated R and contains explicit  Continue Reading

Holiday Event at SJCT

Written on December 5, 2016 at 5:27 pm, by

Oh what a night!  San Juan Community Theatre’s annual Holiday Festival FUNdraiser on Saturday proved once again how much our little island supports the arts.  More than $125,000 was raised, thanks to the many donors who bid on silent and live auctions, purchased CATS raffle tickets and held up their paddles for the FUND a  Continue Reading

“Art for Fun” Program at SJIMA

Written on December 5, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) introduces a new art program called Art for Fun, a “paint and sip” party for adults of all skill levels. The first party is set for December 22 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and the cost is only $35.00. In keeping with the trend that is  Continue Reading

San Juan Singers Present: Christmas Reflections

Written on December 5, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

San Juan Singers have been serenading our community for nearly forty years; it isn’t just a concert anymore… it has become part of our Island tradition. Angel Michaels is hoping our audience will leave these concerts with their hearts a little lighter, and their heads filled with resonances that can only be heard in live  Continue Reading

SJCT Holiday Gala Event

Written on November 28, 2016 at 5:46 am, by

  San Juan Community Theatre’s annual Holiday Festival on Saturday, December 3 brings island and theater friends together to embrace the joy of the holidays and help keep the Theatre thriving at the same time. The nonprofit theatre’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the Festival features gourmet food, silent and live auctions and island entertainment.  Continue Reading

SJIMA Islands Artists’ Registry Show 2016 “Spirit Taking Form”

Written on November 25, 2016 at 10:51 am, by

Please join us for the opening reception celebrating this new exhibition on Friday, December 9th 5 – 8 pm. The exhibit will show from December 10, 2016 through February 18th, 2017. This year’s show, themed as “Spirit Taking Form,” features emerging and established local artists expressing the beauty, identity, authenticity and connectedness of our community. SJIMA champions  Continue Reading

Movies at Mike’s

Written on November 22, 2016 at 11:22 am, by

Movies at Mike’s Cafe & Wine bar Tuesday, November 22nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Taming Wild and Lime Kiln Park & the Killer Whales Movies are FREE and donations are welcome. Plan to come early to enjoy Mike’s great vegan meals and wine. Mike’s Cafe & Wine Bar, 135 2nd Street, Friday Harbor.