Topic: Entertainment

San Juan Singers Presents: Comfort & Joy

Written on December 8, 2021 at 9:09 am, by

Sit back, relax and let the sounds of the Season of Light swirl around you. Join the San Juan Singers on December 11th and 12th for songs that celebrate Winter Solstice, Christmas, and Hanukkah. Enjoy the soothing sounds of harp, strings, piano and voices blended in rich harmonies: old favorites like “A Celtic Silent Night,”  Continue Reading

Omnium Gatherum

Written on November 23, 2021 at 5:48 am, by

Helen from Island Stage Left shares some thoughts with you about this year’s production of Omnium Gatherum… Dear Friends, So, how are you all? We have managed to keep our heads above water over here at Island Stage Left, but there is no doubt that the waters have been rising – both physically and metaphorically.  Continue Reading

Mamma Mia! Closing Weekend – Four More Chances to See the Show

Written on November 17, 2021 at 4:21 pm, by

San Juan Community Theatre is so grateful for the reception of our debut musical production since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Mamma Mia! We love seeing the community come together and enjoy live, indoor theatre on the Whittier stage once again. The cast has been having a blast performing for everyone, and audience members  Continue Reading

Library Adds hoopla

Written on November 6, 2021 at 2:04 pm, by

San Juan Island Library Adds Library Content Streaming Service, hoopla Digital With hoopla digital, San Juan Island Library Patrons can now Instantly Read, Watch, and Listen to their choice of more than 950,000 titles, For Free with their Library Card. [Friday Harbor, WA | November 6, 2021] – The popular on-demand film streaming service hoopla  Continue Reading

Artists’ Reception at SJCT

Written on November 4, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

The Friday Harbor Atelier wishes to thank The San Juan Island Community Theatre for hosting several member artists in an exhibit featuring their recent works in the theatre lobby during the production of Mama Mia. The exhibit features the art of Debbie Daniels, Teresa Smith, Alison Engle, Shannon Borg, Pamela Hoke, Jenny Banks, Jan Murphy,  Continue Reading

Thor Hanson Author Talk and Stroll at Zylstra Lake Preserve

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

(Friday Harbor, WA) – November 2, 2021 – Join author Thor Hanson for two upcoming events hosted by the San Juan Island Library. Hanson will regale readers with a discussion of his newly released book, Hurricane Lizards and Plastic Squid: The Fraught and Fascinating Biology of Climate Change via Zoom on Wednesday, November 3, at  Continue Reading

“The Six” Wins Overall Audience Choice Award at FHFF

Written on October 27, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

  Friday Harbor Film Festival is delighted to present the Audience Choice Awards to the top documentaries and their filmmakers!  After watching the films, viewers voted for their favorites among an extraordinary selection of terrific entries this year. The Awards Finale, Local Hero Award presentation, and all Q&As with filmmakers are available FREE on the  Continue Reading

Free Programs And Short Films At Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on October 12, 2021 at 5:49 am, by

Dateline: Friday Harbor, WA – Friday Harbor Film Festival opens with a FREE Opening Broadcast Honoring Filmmakers on Thursday, October 14 at 7:30 pm.  This special livestream event celebrates all filmmakers showing their work at the festival.  The evening will begin with an introduction of the filmmakers, followed by a video highlighting all the films scheduled during  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Film Guide Is Ready

Written on September 27, 2021 at 5:52 am, by

Dateline: Friday Harbor, WA Friday Harbor Film Festival’s online FILM GUIDE, detailing the 30+ feature films and 30+ short films to be shown at the Livestream/Online Festival on October 14-24, is now available at  Students have submitted 10+ films that will also be screened. In the FILM GUIDE, click on a poster to access  Continue Reading

The Shook Twins Return to SJCT this Saturday

Written on September 8, 2021 at 3:36 pm, by

Touring folk-pop duo band from Portland, Oregon, the Shook Twins, return to San Juan Community Theatre on September 11th at 7:30pm. You don’t want to miss this! “Identical twins Katelyn and Laurie Shook have always harnessed an adventurous spirit, never shy to incorporate beatboxing, banjo-head drumming, vocals using a repurposed telephone microphone, and other ambient  Continue Reading

Final Call For Film Submissions for Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on September 6, 2021 at 5:53 am, by

Dateline: Friday Harbor, WA – Friday Harbor Film Festival is now scheduling feature documentaries and short films to be shown during the Livestream Festival October 14-17 and the On-Demand Festival October 18-24.  While FHFF has many excellent submissions, there is room for more.  The final date for submissions is September 20. If you are an  Continue Reading

SJCT to Require Proof of Vaccination

Written on September 5, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

San Juan Community Theatre to Require Proof of Vaccination and Masking for all Theatre Patrons  SJCT is ecstatic to be returning to indoor performances for the Fall season. However, with new developments surrounding Covid-19 and the transmission of the Delta variant, SJCT will be requiring proof of vaccination and masking for all patrons at all performances  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Features Art Display by Robert Hare Stavers

Written on September 3, 2021 at 10:01 am, by

Indoor performances are back at San Juan Community Theatre, and the theatre lobby is once again open as a showcase for local artists’ exhibits. From now until the end of September the photographs of Robert Hare Stavers Photography will be on display. This exhibit features a series of Black and White photographs entitled “The World in Shades of Gray”.   Continue Reading

A Letter to You from SJCT

Written on September 2, 2021 at 10:36 am, by

9/1/21 Covid-19 Policy Update: Proof of Vaccination & Masking REQUIRED A Letter from the Executive Artistic Director Dear SJCT Patrons, You may have seen our social media posts today regarding the new policy requiring proof of vaccination at San Juan Community Theatre performances and events. If not, you can find our updated policies here. We  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Changes to a Livestream and On-Demand Event

Written on August 23, 2021 at 5:48 am, by

Dateline: Friday Harbor, WA Due to safety concerns, Friday Harbor Film Festival will present a scheduled livestream festival in mid-October, showing a program of feature documentaries and short films over 11 days, October 14 – 24 at FHFF.ORG.  The festival will be divided into two sections: Livestream Festival will open with a special free live  Continue Reading

Theater’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series Closes with Island Singers

Written on July 31, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre’s Outdoor Summer Season comes to a close with “San Juan Sings Again,” a concert featuring four local choral ensemble groups: Island Chordsmen Plus, Sound Vibrations, 3 Dads & a Tenor, and San Juan Singers.  This concert is organized and presented by the newly formed San Juan Island Choral Association, whose mission is to  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theater Presents Play with Actors age 7-18

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

From San Juan Community Theatre Earlier in San Juan Community Theatre’s Summer Season, young thespians performed the musical ”Could You Hug A Cactus?”  Now it’s the older kids’ turn to show off their hard work. Kids ages 7-18 have been rehearsing daily to bring canine magic to the stage. With a high-spirited score, lovable characters and  Continue Reading

Three Live Music Shows to hit the Fairgrounds Stage in August

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

From San Juan County Fairgrounds San Juan County Fairgrounds is hosting a variety of in-person activities this August leading up to and during the county’s virtual fair. Saturday, Aug. 14: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fair market and plant sale. 6-9 p.m., the Fair Summer Music Series in partnership with Going Left Music presents The Black Tones  Continue Reading

Island Stage Left Cancels July 31 Performance due to Nearby Concert

Written on July 26, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Island Stage Left Island Stage Left’s July 31 performance of “Much Ado About Nothing” has been canceled. A neighbor has a rock concert that evening and you wouldn’t be able to hear us! Sunshine, humor and love reign eternal in Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.” We are setting the story in the  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Announces October Lineup

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

Viewers Picked the List, Won Prizes From the Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival congratulates San Juan Island’s Eliza Habegger, winner of the organization’s crowdsourcing film evaluation project in May. Because she rated and commented on the most films submitted through FilmFreeway, she will receive a free pass to the Friday Harbor Film  Continue Reading

Music at the Fairgrounds

Written on July 22, 2021 at 6:36 pm, by

Folk-Rock Duo The Talbott Brothers and Local Band Sway Wild Perform Live For San Juan Community Theatre’s Summer Season The San Juan Community Theatre Outdoor Summer Season continues with folk-rock duo, The Talbott Brothers, on July 25th at 7pm. The Talbott Brothers have earned a large and growing following for their songs consisting of down-to-earth  Continue Reading

Live Local Music

Written on July 19, 2021 at 5:24 am, by

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 24th – It’s live music with Tommy Dale & the Dangerfields, and friends. One of the founding band members, Steve Cutting has this to say about the show: “So when we were in the throes of COVID we were looking for a way to have music. We decided to  Continue Reading