Topic: Arts

A Little Night Music

Written on October 24, 2016 at 3:19 pm, by

Spring Street International School Presents: A Little Night Music with Pianist Grisha Krivchenia A concert featuring seasonal works for piano, including Beethoven’s haunting “Moonlight” sonata. Saturday, October 29, 7pm Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church 425 Spring Street Donations gratefully accepted in support of arts programming at Spring Street International School

Wailin’ and Walkin’ This Weekend

Written on October 22, 2016 at 11:13 am, by

Need A Mountain by Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer Local singer/songwriters, Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer, wrote “Need a Mountain” for the Campaign for Mount Grant Preserve because, as they stated, “it’s near to our hearts and home that has inspired us deeply. It would mean the world to us if you considered donating (any  Continue Reading

Flea Market at the Fairgrounds

Written on October 21, 2016 at 12:24 pm, by

This is the market that was originally scheduled for last week, but was cancelled because of windstorm warnings… Saturday, October 22nd, 9:oo am to Noon in the Fairgrounds Main Building Rain or shine, there will be shopping at the Fairgrounds tomorrow! Crafts and Flea Market items, even a bake sale—you don’t want to miss this  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Coming Soon!

Written on October 20, 2016 at 10:20 am, by

The fourth annual Friday Harbor Film Festival, which will be held November 4-5- 6, features a very exciting line-up of documentary films, as well as special events that celebrate the art of filmmaking. Over 50 films have been scheduled, featuring quality documentaries and docu-dramas that highlight compelling stories about humanitarian efforts, environmental issues, social concerns  Continue Reading

Thrilling fall play continues … if you dare!

Written on October 20, 2016 at 10:19 am, by

Steven Mallatratt’s eerie spine-tingler, The Woman in Black, returns to the San Juan Community Theatre THIS Thursday through Sunday, October 20-23. Thursday at 7:30 pm is “Pay What You Can” at the door. (Doors open at 6:30 pm). Tickets for Friday and Saturday’s 7:30 performances and Sunday’s 2:00 pm matinee are available on-line at or  Continue Reading

Jim’s Calendar is Out Soon

Written on October 19, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

Captain Jim Maya has this news to share… Dear Friends… I hope this note finds you all well. Our new calendar is out soon! San Juan Islands Wild, 2017… The Photography of James Mead Maya. Here is the cover image. You can order by return email, at and through Facebook, at Maya’s Images. If  Continue Reading

Draw the Figure

Written on October 17, 2016 at 5:55 am, by

“Draw the Figure” at San Juan Islands Museum of Art San Juan Islands Museum of Art is pleased to present a third session of “Draw the Figure” on Monday evenings from 5:30pm – 8:30pm for eight weeks, beginning October 24, 2016. This unique workshop will be facilitated by instructor, Annie Howell-Adams. Annie is a member  Continue Reading

The Woman in Black

Written on October 14, 2016 at 5:53 am, by

It will be a dark and stormy night (at least that’s what forecasters are saying right now) … so what better way for islanders to experience it than finding THE WOMAN IN BLACK? San Juan Community Theatre’s fall thriller opens this Friday, October 14 at 7:30 pm in the Whittier Theatre.  Steven Mallatratt’s (from the book  Continue Reading

Volunteers Needed!

Written on October 12, 2016 at 5:47 am, by

Friday Harbor Film Festival is looking for volunteers. Preparations for this year’s Friday Harbor Film Festival, to be held on November 4-5-6, are well underway. The Festival will feature a very exciting line-up of documentary films, as well as many special events that celebrate the art of filmmaking. There are numerous opportunities for volunteers to  Continue Reading

Alex Ashley

Written on October 11, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

The Rumor Mill welcomes Alex Ashley this coming Friday, October 14th. A rare, triple-threat singer, songwriter and instrumentalist, Alex creates an electrifying amalgam of insightful lyrics, profound storytelling, sultry, smoky vocals and razor-sharp guitar playing that brings his songs to life with nostalgic effervescence. At just 26 years old, he has been described as “that of a well-seasoned musician  Continue Reading

The Woman in Black

Written on October 10, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

Bobby Ryan at the SJ Community Theatre created this teaser video to promote the upcoming production “The Woman in Black”. Atmosphere, illusion and controlled horror take center stage in this spine tingler that has been taking the London stage by storm for some 27 years. Steven Mallatratt’s play-within-a-play highlights a lawyer (Floyd Bourne) obsessed with  Continue Reading

Hip Hop Hooray!

Written on October 8, 2016 at 11:06 am, by

Just got this note from Chloe Klein… I am teaching a family friendly Hip Hop class to benefit Beyond Type1, to help my amazing friend Henry Jensen raise money toward his goal! Sunday, October 16th at 2pm at the Grange. Come dance with us and if you are unable to join in person, PLEASE donate  Continue Reading

Crossing Borders

Written on October 7, 2016 at 5:49 am, by

Crossing Borders Presentations will Feature Obstruction Island Visual Artist and NYC Poet Visual artist Dianne Kornberg and poet, Elisabeth Frost, will be presenting a series of Art As A Voice talks on Lopez, San Juan, and Orcas Islands during October. Kornberg’s work with Frost is featured in the exhibition, For All We Know on display  Continue Reading

Help Wanted

Written on October 4, 2016 at 5:40 am, by

San Juan Community Theatre seeks a Director for Development (PT).  Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Bobby Ryan, executive director, by October 20.  Position Description available upon request., PO Box 1063, Friday Harbor, WA 98250.

La Danse et la Musique

Written on October 2, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

Join us for the first in a series of in-house performances filled with island music and dance! La Danse et la Musique will feature Stephen Moore and Lydia Downs in a new pas de deux based on the tale of the tin soldier and the music box ballerina; a variation from an original full length  Continue Reading

Youth Auditions

Written on October 2, 2016 at 5:44 am, by

Auditions for New Youth Chorus  San Juan Community Theatre and music educator Joshua Boland are joining forces to form a new community choir for youth on San Juan Island. Auditions for the Keynotes Youth Chorus for students in grades 6-12 are Monday, October 3 at 3:15 p.m. and Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. at  Continue Reading

Clay Therapy

Written on October 1, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

by Shannon Dean I signed up for a Clay Therapy session with local artist Lauren Jawer at her Belle Terre Ceramics Studio, and before it started I met with her to ask more about it so I could share it with you. I had seen her flyer in town and it seemed like a good  Continue Reading

FREE! Readers Theatre at SJCT

Written on September 27, 2016 at 5:41 am, by

A Broadway hit is the featured play in the next edition of San Juan Community Theatre’s On Book! Readers Theatre series. Leonard Gershe’s Butterflies Are Free will be presented in the Gubelman Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday, September 28-29 at 7:30 p.m. Opening on Broadway in 1969, the funny and touching play centers on Don  Continue Reading

Mr. Darcy Dreamboat

Written on September 22, 2016 at 9:37 am, by

One Woman’s “Literary Frolic” at SJCT September 23-24 Camille Cettina presents her one-woman show, Mr. Darcy Dreamboat, at San Juan Community Theatre on Friday and Saturday, September 23-24 at 7:30 p.m. The actor, director and educator from Portland calls her show “a visceral celebration of the joy of reading… this literary frolic is a mash-up  Continue Reading

All Keyed Up!

Written on September 21, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

Mark your calendar for 4 pm on Saturday, September 24, and invite your friends! Dorothy Baker, Richard Lind, Bill Moore, and Jenepher Reeves are performing a program of piano and organ music that is not to be missed. There is something for everyone from classical pieces (Beethoven, Debussy, Brahms, & Ravel) to “Malagueña” with some  Continue Reading

Keith and Kate

Written on September 19, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

Keith Busha shares this invitation… This coming Tuesday at 5:00 Kate Schuman and I will wrap up this Summer’s music series at the San Juan Golf Club. It’s open to the public. There’s food, bar, friends and music without a cover charge. Kate began this series and we have enjoyed every minute of our time  Continue Reading

And if You Happen to be on Orcas…

Written on September 19, 2016 at 5:43 am, by

You’re Invited to a very special reading and signing event at Darvill’s on Orcas Island on September 22nd at 6:00pm. Pacific Northwest Bookseller’s Association Award Nominee Staff Favorite at Darvill’s , Powell’s & University Bookstores Please join William Stewart Sparrow and Inland Waters Press for a fun filled evening of storytelling and laughs at Darvill’s! This gripping memoir became an instant  Continue Reading