Topic: Entertainment

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

Portland’s Talbott Brothers to Perform on Island July 25

Written on July 17, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre The Talbott Brothers will perform at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 25 at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. Ticket prices are “pay-what-you-can.”  The Talbott Brothers have earned a large and growing following for their songs consisting of down-to-earth messages that prove to be prevalent in today’s world. Originally from a small  Continue Reading

Acrobats, Plant Sale, Live Music and More this Weekend at the Fairgrounds

Written on July 9, 2021 at 7:48 am, by

From the San Juan County Fairgrounds  Join the fun this weekend, as the San Juan County Fairgrounds hosts a variety of activities. Saturday, July 10: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fair Market and Plant Sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Entry intake for the Fine Arts Department at the Marie Boe Building 6-9 p.m., Fair Summer Music Series in  Continue Reading

Island Stage Left’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Premiers Tonight

Written on July 8, 2021 at 7:48 am, by

From Island Stage Left “Much Ado About Nothing,” Shakespeare’s wittiest comedy, is Island Stage Left theater company’s celebratory re-opening production, premiering 8 p.m., Thursday, July 8 on the outdoor stage, 1062 Wold Road. “I love it after COVID because it’s got a happy ending,” said stage director Helen Machin-Smith. “It feels like a joyous play,  Continue Reading

Theater hosts Round Two of ‘Mamma Mia!’ Auditions July 11

Written on July 8, 2021 at 7:31 am, by

From the San Juan Community Theatre Director Margaret Hall will hold auditions for ‘Mamma Mia!’ 2 p.m. Sunday, July 11. They will be at the Whittier auditorium at San Juan Community Theatre. All necessary health precautions will be observed. Due to the postponement of the production in 2020, some cast members are unable to participate.  Continue Reading

‘Broadway Star,’ Theater Director’s Brother to Perform July 17

Written on July 7, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre’s pay-what-you-can, outdoor summer season is up and running. Taking place at the San Juan County Fairgrounds, the innovative summer season features live, in-person music and theater performances through Aug. 28. Coming next is Broadway star and island favorite Ben Jeffrey in concert 7 p.m. July 17.  Continue Reading

Audition for December Choir on San Juan Island this July

Written on July 6, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Master Chorale San Juan Master Chorale, conducted by Amber Lauridsen, will perform Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 18 and 19. Auditions for both chorus and soloists are 1-5 p.m. Sunday, July 11 and 4-7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 13 and 14 at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church. Casting for both soloists and chorus. If  Continue Reading

Join Outdoor Broadway Revue Concert Thursday through Saturday

Written on July 1, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre A Broadway Revue Concert runs July 1-3 as part of the San Juan Community Theatre’s live, in-person season at the San Juan County Fairgrounds featuring music and theater performances through Aug. 28. Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs and pay what you can. The Broadway Revue Concert features choreographed  Continue Reading

Island Rec Presents Free Outdoor Concerts in July

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

From Island Rec Island Rec is excited to announce we’re able to have Music on the Lawn this summer. Save the date for these free outdoor summer concerts on the lawn at the San Juan Historical Society and Museum. Thank you to Islanders Insurance, IPS and Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec for helping to  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival to Host In-Person and Online Festival in October

Written on June 27, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival is grateful for receiving one of the ArtsFund’s Nonprofit Community Relief Grants. In connection with the Washington State Department of Commerce, this program provides critical funding to a variety of organizations impacted by the pandemic. The film festival will hold a hybrid festival in mid-October, meaning  Continue Reading