Topic: Entertainment

Summer Film Series

Written on June 28, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

The next film in the Summer Film Series is “The Cuckoo”, showing on Tuesday July 3rd. Drama, War, Comedy Rated PG-13 99 minutes (Finnish, Russian, German and Saami) subtitled OK folks, are you ready for something different? This charming little film was recommended by two of our more devoted film buffs.  Filmed in northern Finland  Continue Reading

Know Your Islanders Talk: Tami Oldham Ashcraft

Written on June 27, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

In collaboration with Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Trails Committee, Tami Oldham Ashcraft will talk about her book (written with Susea McGearhart) – and the movie made from it – ADRIFT: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Survival at Sea.   Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of the Library and  Continue Reading

6 Guitars Comes to San Juan Community Theatre

Written on June 26, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

One performer. Six guitar styles. Saturday, June 30th at 7:30 pm, Virtuoso guitar player Chase Padgett performs six different guitar-playing characters, each sharing their own style of music. Each genre (blues, jazz, rock, classical folk and country) is showcased with breathtaking musicianship… and there are plenty of laughs too! Ranging from a 19-year-old rock prodigy  Continue Reading

SJCT Summer Film Series

Written on June 25, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

Larry Soll invites you to the next film in the series… Fellow Film Buffs, I trust that everyone who saw “Lucky” truly enjoyed it.  To those who missed it, don’t let that happen again!  Also please encourage your friends and neighbors to come along; the bigger the audience, the more fun we will all have.   Continue Reading

Beauty and the Beast Breaks Records

Written on June 20, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

San Juan Community Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast Breaks Records and Launches New Fund San Juan Community Theatre is excited to announce that their 2018 Spring Musical, Beauty and the Beast, was a record-breaker for the Theatre, with a total of 2,580 tickets sold, making the production SJCT’s all-time best-selling show. During the run of  Continue Reading

Blackthorn at San Juan Community Theatre

Written on June 19, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

From lively jigs and reels, to songs with rousing choruses and heart-wrenching airs and ballads, the Canadian Celtic band Blackthorn brings their music to life with luscious harmonies and complex instrumentations. Their repertoire is rooted in the musical traditions of Scotland and Ireland as well as the folk music of English and French Canada. Blackthorn features  Continue Reading

Drive-In at the Fairgrounds

Written on June 14, 2018 at 5:49 am, by

Join us at the Fairgrounds for Creature From the Black Lagoon! A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. Plan an outing with your family, friends, or your special someone this Friday June 15th. Admission is  Continue Reading

Tuesday Night Summer Film Series

Written on June 13, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

Fellow Film Buffs, Can you believe that summer is about to arrive?  One certain sign is opening night of our Tuesday night film series.  This year there will be no admission charged.  Rather we are adopting a “Pay What You Can”  policy and encouraging those with the means to make (tax deductible!) contributions to the  Continue Reading

The Tempest

Written on June 10, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

Island Stage Left presents its twentieth anniversary production of “The Tempest” – Shakespeare’s magnificent and touching farewell to the stage. We hope you will join us for this enchanting story of a wondrous island where the stars align to let a lost man finally come to terms with his humanity and where bitterness and corruption  Continue Reading

SJC Fair Entertainment Line Up Announced

Written on June 4, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

There is entertainment for everyone at this year’s San Juan County Fair – all ages and all genres.  Headline Entertainment: The San Juan County Fair is excited to announce the entertainment for 2018.  This year includes a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee – Alan White of YES and John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band fame  Continue Reading

Adrift

Written on June 1, 2018 at 6:42 pm, by

Tami Oldham Ashcraft was there at the Palace Theatre tonight to say a few words at the premiere of the movie Adrift, which is a major motion picture opening nationwide. The movie is based on her book “Red Sky in Mourning”, which tells the incredible and heartbreaking true story of her survival alone at sea  Continue Reading

Altitude: A Griffin Bay Bookstore Author Event

Written on May 22, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Griffin Bay Bookstore is excited to again host Lopez Islander Gretchen K.Wing. She’s returning to the bookstore on Saturday, June 2, 2:00—4:00 pm to present Altitude, Book Three of the Flying Burgowski Trilogy. This series is delightful for both young adults and adults. Don’t miss the chance to chat with such an enthusiastic writer. After  Continue Reading

Adrift Coming to the Palace Theater

Written on May 21, 2018 at 5:51 am, by

Tami Ashcraft’s book “Red Sky in Mourning” has been made into a major motion picture called “Adrift”, starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin. On June 1st, the movie opens here at the Palace Theater and Tami will be there to greet the audience. There will also be a book titled “Adrift” as a tie-in with  Continue Reading

Barbershop Bonanza

Written on May 21, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Barbershop Bonanza is excited to sing for you Sunday, June 3rd at 2:00 pm. For 22 years now, Barbershop Bonanza has honored a uniquely American music with contemporary and old-time favorites full of four-part harmonies and adding a Cappella choral selections, as well. Directed by Angel Michaels, the Bonanza is hosted by San Juan’s mixed  Continue Reading

Drive-In at the Fairgrounds this Friday

Written on May 17, 2018 at 5:44 am, by

This coming Friday, May 18th, it’s The NeverEnding Story at the Fairgrounds. Plan an outing with your family, friends, or your special someone and enjoy this throwback at the Drive-In. Admission/Parking is first come, first served at 8:30PM, $5/person or $20 for family of 5. Movies start just after dark. Audio is tuned in through  Continue Reading

Tuesday Night Film Series

Written on May 16, 2018 at 5:54 am, by

Larry Soll shares some good news for film buffs… Well Fellow Islanders, Good News! The curtain is going up for the third season of the Tuesday Night Film Series at the Community Theatre. Beginning June 19th and for eleven consecutive Tuesdays, we will screen a special movie beginning at 7:30 pm in the Whittier.  I  Continue Reading

FHH Summer Kickoff Party

Written on May 16, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

You’re invited to Friday Harbor House’s Summer Kickoff Party on Thursday, May 24 from 4pm-7pm. The party will celebrate the completion of Friday Harbor House’s new outdoor space, complete with two expansive decks and five firepits, as well as mark the unofficial start of summer. The inn will be serving up Pacific Northwest island-inspired barbeque,  Continue Reading

Beauty and the Beast

Written on May 11, 2018 at 5:52 am, by

It opens tonight at 7:30 and if last night’s dress rehearsal was any indication, this is gonna be a big hit. Humor, music, beautiful sets and a huge cast – Beauty and the Beast by San Juan Community Theatre will not disappoint. The play continues Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m., followed  Continue Reading

Beauty and the Beast

Written on May 8, 2018 at 5:49 am, by

A “tale as old as time” will take place in the Whittier Theatre, when San Juan Community Theatre’s Spring Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, opens THIS Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. The Broadway musical, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, tells the magical story of a  Continue Reading

Luke Wallace Concert

Written on April 23, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Get Inspired, Entertained and Empowered at an Upcoming Luke Wallace Concert Canadian Folk Musician and coastal water protector Luke Wallace is partnering with Friends of the San Juans for benefit concerts to celebrate and protect the Salish Sea. The concerts will raise funds for Friends’ Marine Protection Program, which safeguards our region from the risk  Continue Reading

Island Sinfonia

Written on April 19, 2018 at 5:53 am, by

Celebrating the 33rd season of making musical memories for all ages, Island Sinfonia will perform on San Juan Island on Sunday, April 29, at 3:00 at St. David’s Episcopal Church. The orchestra performs a wide variety of music, ranging from classical favorites to tunes from musicals and operas. Violin, viola, cello, wind, and brass instruments  Continue Reading

The SJC Fair is Booking Entertainment Now

Written on April 19, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

The 2018 San Juan County Fair is sure to be “Rockin’” this year! Each year the Fair hosts various acts from local to regional (Pacific Northwest) and this year is no exception, however, performance slots are filling up fast. Have you ever wanted to perform at the Fair? Do you have a special talent? Hurry,  Continue Reading