Topic: Arts

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

Lummi Nation Member Is Washington State’s First Indigenous Poet Laureate

Written on April 8, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the Washington State Arts Commission  In conjunction with National Poetry Month, poet Rena Priest has been appointed Washington State Poet Laureate by Governor Jay Inslee. A member of the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation, Priest will be the first Indigenous poet to assume the role. Priest’s literary debut, Patriarchy Blues, was honored with the 2018 American  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Offers Summer Camps For All Ages

Written on April 3, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre The San Juan Community Theatre will hold summer 2021 camps outdoors at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. Camp registration for “Could You Hug a Cactus” and “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” opens April 5 at sjctheatre.org. See audition information below for “101 Dalmatians Kids.” “Could You Hug a Cactus?”  Continue Reading

Celebrate Poetry Month This April In Friday Harbor Poetry Gardens

Written on March 31, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor and its Arts Commission invite the community to celebrate National Poetry Month with a tour of the town’s four poetry gardens. The winning poems from the town’s 2019 poetry contest are on display in the waterfront viewing area below Downriggers and next to the  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Earth Day Documentaries

Written on March 30, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival Director Series presents a varied selection of not-to-be-missed documentaries to brighten your life each month. Beginning April 1, in honor of Earth Day, four feature films will be available 24/7 at fhff.org. The films include “Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock,” “My Country No More,”  Continue Reading

View Short Documentaries On San Juan Islands Artists

Written on March 29, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre and San Juan Islands Museum of Art are pleased to present a joint production called Island Artist Scenes. Our two organizations have collaborated during their lull in normal operations to produce a series of mini-documentaries highlighting local artists. In our first installment of this limited series,  Continue Reading

Alchemy Art Center To Install Gas Kilns

Written on March 27, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center’s two enormous gas kilns, previously standing sentinel by the road, have been moved to their new permanent home next to the ceramic studio. It was quite a feat to get them into place, and kudos to the Alchemy engineering team for pulling it off! Gas firings can create  Continue Reading

Locals’ Exhibit Runs Through May 31 At San Juan Islands Museum Of Art

Written on March 24, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art Put a spring in your step by visiting the expansive exhibit of artists in Friday Harbor. This all-island Artists’ Registry Show gets better and better each year. At the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, you can stroll the spacious galleries and visit your favorite art forms in  Continue Reading

Alchemy Art Center Spearheads Community Mural At San Juan Islands Sculpture Park

Written on March 22, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Alchemy Art Center Many may remember Alchemy Art Center’s community Salmon Mural Project, which first started in the beginning phases of the pandemic early last year. Now, we are partnering with the San Juan Islands Sculpture Park to create another salmon, on-site, for permanent installation. Every Sunday from June 20 to Sept. 19, visitors  Continue Reading

Artists’ Studio Tour Returns June 5-6

Written on March 18, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Artist’s Studio Tour The Artists’ Studio Tour on San Juan Island will return June 5-6. We are excited to be including both returning and new island artists with this year’s tour. We want to celebrate with our island residents, and thank them for their support during the last year with this opportunity to safely  Continue Reading