Topic: Arts

Stream Film Festival Environmental Documentaries March 16-31

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

From Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series presents four online films: “The Return of the River”and “The Memory of Fish” from March 16 to 31, and “Dolores,” in collaborations with the WSU San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit, from March 20 to 27 at fhff.org. Screen each film for only $2.95.  A  Continue Reading

Donate To Local Theaters While Watching Online Play About D&D

Written on March 11, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre Five theater artists, one idea: a charity live streaming event set in a world of swords and sorcery in Dungeons & Dragons & Drama. Five actors are rolling the dice to raise funds in a two-night, live-streamed event to raise money for five theaters in the Pacific Northwest that have  Continue Reading

Submit Blair Avenue Mural Proposals By March 22

Written on March 11, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From the Town of Friday Harbor Artists are reminded that the deadline for submitting proposals for the Blair Avenue mural project is 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 22. The Town of Friday Harbor is accepting proposals for artwork to be displayed on or against a 235-foot wall along Blair Avenue. All proposals will be considered with  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Holds Auditions For Taped Play

Written on March 10, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre What? Auditions? Really? Yes, it’s really true! In combing through monologues from prior Playwrights Festivals, San Juan Community Theatre has selected a small number to be filmed and edited as part of the 2020-21 Snapshot Season. A wide range of parts is available! The auditions are open to everyone and  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Adventure Films Starting March 1

Written on February 28, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series presents “Unbranded” and “The River and the Wall,” offering viewers adventure and discovery online from March 1-15 at fhff.org. Screen each film for only $2.95. Since December this series has attracted film lovers from 16 countries including Europe, Canada, Australia, and the US. “Unbranded,”  Continue Reading

New ‘Friday Harbor Happenings’ Episode Premieres This Week

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

From San Juan Community Theatre Set to premiere this week, it’s the latest episode of your favorite local web series, “Friday Harbor Happenings.” To watch the next episode and catch up on our past episodes, click here. This new, digital work is a satirical sketch comedy show with an ensemble cast, created by San Juan  Continue Reading

Help Build Makers Economy In San Juans

Written on February 21, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan County Economic Development Council Makers – from craftspeople to engineers and from hobbyists to business owners – are invited to join the Economic Development Council of San Juan County to begin asset mapping with the San Juan Makers Guild on Friday, Feb. 26 from noon-1 p.m. on Zoom.  Presenters are Marcy Montgomery  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Museum Of Art Opens Friday

Written on February 17, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art The San Juan Islands Museum of Art will be open starting Feb. 19 following Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement that our region can move to Phase 2 of the reopening plan. After all these months of waiting, visiting an art museum is like a patch of blue sky in  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Stray Dog Movie

Written on February 16, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival presents the online premiere of Magnolia Pictures’ “Stray,” a captivating, award-winning film about a trio of canine outcasts who roam the streets of Istanbul. Through their eyes and ears, we are shown an intimate portrait of the life of a city and its people. It  Continue Reading

Enter Spring Art Contest In San Juans

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

From San Juan County Arts Council Enter a spring-themed art contest to win cash prizes. Accepted mediums include painting, illustration, sculpture, pottery, quilt, mix-media, jewelry and photo. First prize for those 18 and older will receive $500, second place wins $250 and this place wins $100. First prize for those 17 and younger will receive  Continue Reading

Livestream Q&A With Film Festival Directors

Written on February 10, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the Friday Harbor Film Festival Join the Friday Harbor Film Festival’s free livestream Q&A event about the films from the series “In Search of the Great Song,”at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 12. A recording of the livestream will be available free at www.fhff.org for those unable to watch at the scheduled time. The Friday  Continue Reading

Watch San Juan Community Theatre Bloopers

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

From San Juan Community Theatre Now you can watch the “Friday Harbor Happenings” blooper reel. Thanks to all of you who subscribed to our YouTube channel, we met our goal of 200 subscribers! So, we are now releasing the blooper reel. Enjoy! Watch the video below and watch the entire series here.   

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Music Documentaries

Written on January 28, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival presents “In Search of the Great Song,” an extraordinary musical documentary series directed by Michael and Doris Laesser Stillwater who were inspired by their “dedication to the underlying source of music and song.” Watch online Feb. 1-17 at fhff.org. Screen Individual movies for $3.95 or  Continue Reading

Art Museum Offers Take-Home Family Art Packs

Written on January 25, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art The San Juan Islands Museum of Art is excited to announce the winter 2021 family art program. As we can’t have live, face-to-face Family Art Days, try a free pandemic survival kit and take advantage of the SJIMA At-Home Family Art Packs. With the packs, the whole family  Continue Reading

Design Friday Harbor Mural On Blair

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

From the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor is accepting proposals for artwork to be displayed on or against a 235-foot wall along Blair Avenue. Proposals will be accepted until March 22. All proposals will be considered with preference going to those from local artists. The Friday Harbor Arts Commission will review  Continue Reading

Theater Presents Virtual Salish Sea Ballet Performance Today

Written on January 22, 2021 at 10:23 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre Join us at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 for the premiere of Salish Sea Ballet, as part of our 2020-21 Snapshot Season. Look for the link to be activated on the theater’s website to view the premiere. Don’t miss this wonderful performance!

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 sjima-online.org to tour the  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 fhff.org at extremely low prices.  Here is the lineup for January and February: Jan. 7-17: The importance of public lands  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  Continue Reading