Topic: Entertainment

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents 2022 Best of the Fest

Written on December 23, 2021 at 5:24 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s 2022 BEST OF THE FEST series begins bright­en­ing your win­ter on New Year’s Day. Each week dur­ing Jan­u­ary and Feb­ru­ary a new event buck­et of doc­u­men­taries, each con­tain­ing a fea­ture film, a short film, and record­ed film­mak­er Q&As, will be avail­able on demand on the web­site, All the films are  Con­tin­ue Reading

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 sources  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 inde­pen­dent  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”.  Stavers  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 broad­cast  Con­tin­ue Reading