Topic: Entertainment

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

Desolation Sound Kicks Off Theater’s Outdoor Fairgrounds Concert Series June 25

Written on June 18, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre After a long year of digital programming, and canceled shows, San Juan Community Theatre is producing a live and in-person season at the San Juan County Fairgrounds featuring music and theater performances June 25 through Aug. 28. The season will kick off with local alt-rock bank, Desolation Sound 7 p.m.  Continue Reading

San Juan County Fair Hosts In-person Concert Saturday Night

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

From the San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair’s in-person Summer Music Series starts Saturday, June 19. The fairgrounds will host Tommy Dale and the Dangerfields and The Chameleons for an evening of local entertainment and fundraising for “Free Wheelin Rides” from 6-9 p.m.  The goal of “Free Wheelin Rides” is to purchase  Continue Reading

Island Stage Left presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ set after 1918 Pandemic

Written on June 15, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Island Stage Left Island Stage Left presents “Much Ado About Nothing” on San Juan Island 8 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays, July 8-Aug. 8. This is the biggest gamble Island Stage Left has ever taken. The cast and crew are about to be paid, costumes are being sewn, others have been bought, the set is nearly finished  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Presents ‘Mamma Mia!’ Auditions June 6

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

From San Juan Community Theatre Director Margaret Hall will hold auditions for ages 16-35 at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6 in the Gubelman at the San Juan Community Theatre.   We are looking forward with hope to presenting “Mamma Mia!” this November. Additional auditions for all ages will be held on Sunday, July 11. All  Continue Reading

Apply to Perform at San Juan County Virtual Fair

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

From San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair is looking for performance acts to showcase on www.sjcfair.org during the week of the fair Aug. 18-21. Have you been hesitant to submit an application due to poor recording qualities? There is an opportunity for performances to be recorded at the San Juan Community Theatre  Continue Reading

Addition for San Juan Community Theatre Musical Theater Revue May 15

Written on May 10, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

  By Cathi Nett, Studio JAMM   San Juan Community Theatre has asked me to direct an outdoor musical theatre concert/revue for the 4th of July weekend. The show will be about 90 minutes July 1-3 on an outdoor stage that is being built at the fairgrounds. Rehearsals will start at the end of May  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Reschedules ‘Mamma Mia!’ to Fall, Reopens Auditions

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

From San Juan Island Community Theatre The San Juan Island Community Theatre is hosting auditions for “Mamma Mia!” “Mamma Mia!” has been rescheduled to this fall depending on the continued success of vaccine rollouts and lifting public health restrictions. Tentative rehearsal times are 6:30 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays, starting Sept. 5.  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau Suggests Tourism Plan to Protect Islands’ Nature

Written on May 3, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau Since May 2-8 is National Travel and Tourism Week, this is the perfect opportunity to restart the dialogue about the future of the San Juan Islands’ experience economy: tourism. Nobody in the world anticipated this vast, COVID-19 health crisis and resulting economic crisis. Industry after industry ground to a  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Presents Playwrights Monologue Festival Outdoors

Written on May 1, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Island playwrights — are you ready to put words on the page and pages on the stage? The 2021 San Juan Community Theatre Playwrights Festival kicks off in May.  The theater is thrilled to present this year’s live festival as part of our outdoor summer season at the  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Free Online ‘Mini Fest’ Throughout May

Written on April 30, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

  Rate films to enter to win 2021 Friday Harbor Film Festival pass   From Friday Harbor Film Festival For the month of May, the Friday Harbor Film Festival Director Series presents a “mini fest” of four new feature documentaries and five short films submitted through FilmFreeway. These films will be available 24/7 at fhff.org  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Announces Summer Schedule

Written on April 25, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre June 25, 7 p.m.: Desolation Sound in concert July 1-3, 7 p.m.: Broadway revue concert July 9, 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.: “Could You Hug a Cactus?” summer camp performances July 17, 5 p.m.: San Juan Community Theatre’s Summer Gala Broadway & BBQ July 18, 7 p.m.: Ben Jeffrey in  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Museum of Art Offers Docent-led Tours

Written on April 23, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the San Juan Islands Museum of Art The wait is over. The San Juan Islands Museum of Art is now offering tours during regular museum hours. The rollout of this long-awaited program was delayed by the pandemic.  Led by an experienced docent, private tours offer an in-depth look at the museum’s exhibitions, bringing a  Continue Reading

Watch Mini-documentary on San Juan Islands Photographer Danielle Dean

Written on April 21, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre   San Juan Community Theatre and San Juan Islands Museum of Art collaborated during the lull in normal operations to produce a series of mini-documentaries highlighting local artists. April 16, a video on Danielle Dean premiered. Dean is an artist and educator whose “photography is born out of a series  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Hosts Auditions May 15 for Musical Held Outside

Written on April 20, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

  From San Juan Community Theatre   This summer, San Juan Community Theatre is hosting outdoor performances at the San Juan County Fairgrounds in accordance with all state and local COVID-19 safety guidelines.   Start tuning up your voice because the theater will host a Broadway Revue Concert showcasing the musicals “Guys and Dolls,” “Les  Continue Reading

New Children’s Book Features Orcas Conservation On San Juan Island

Written on April 11, 2021 at 10:09 am, by

From Twisted Orca Twisted Orca released “I am 99” April 6, the latest in a series of books designed to encourage a love of marine conservation in children. “I am 99” brings children from all over the world to Friday Harbor, Washington as they join Sailor-Lyn’s mission to save the endangered orcas she loves so  Continue Reading

Island Rec Hosts Beginners’ Dungeons and Dragons Class

Written on April 5, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Island Rec Island Rec is offering a Dungeons and Dragons beginner Zoom class. Join Joshua Mellinger and Luke Otis for their junior project program. Dungeons and Dragons builds teamwork, problem-solving skills and creative thinking. And most of all it is fun! This class will be held over Zoom. Joshua and Luke will provide all  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Offers Summer Camps For All Ages

Written on April 3, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre The San Juan Community Theatre will hold summer 2021 camps outdoors at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. Camp registration for “Could You Hug a Cactus” and “The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet” opens April 5 at sjctheatre.org. See audition information below for “101 Dalmatians Kids.” “Could You Hug a Cactus?”  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Earth Day Documentaries

Written on March 30, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival Director Series presents a varied selection of not-to-be-missed documentaries to brighten your life each month. Beginning April 1, in honor of Earth Day, four feature films will be available 24/7 at fhff.org. The films include “Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock,” “My Country No More,”  Continue Reading

View Short Documentaries On San Juan Islands Artists

Written on March 29, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre and San Juan Islands Museum of Art are pleased to present a joint production called Island Artist Scenes. Our two organizations have collaborated during their lull in normal operations to produce a series of mini-documentaries highlighting local artists. In our first installment of this limited series,  Continue Reading

Locals’ Exhibit Runs Through May 31 At San Juan Islands Museum Of Art

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

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art Put a spring in your step by visiting the expansive exhibit of artists in Friday Harbor. This all-island Artists’ Registry Show gets better and better each year. At the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, you can stroll the spacious galleries and visit your favorite art forms in  Continue Reading