Topic: Entertainment

Stream Film Festival Environmental Documentaries March 16-31

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

From Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series presents four online films: “The Return of the River”and “The Memory of Fish” from March 16 to 31, and “Dolores,” in collaborations with the WSU San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit, from March 20 to 27 at fhff.org. Screen each film for only $2.95.  A  Continue Reading

Donate To Local Theaters While Watching Online Play About D&D

Written on March 11, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre Five theater artists, one idea: a charity live streaming event set in a world of swords and sorcery in Dungeons & Dragons & Drama. Five actors are rolling the dice to raise funds in a two-night, live-streamed event to raise money for five theaters in the Pacific Northwest that have  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Holds Auditions For Taped Play

Written on March 10, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre What? Auditions? Really? Yes, it’s really true! In combing through monologues from prior Playwrights Festivals, San Juan Community Theatre has selected a small number to be filmed and edited as part of the 2020-21 Snapshot Season. A wide range of parts is available! The auditions are open to everyone and  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Adventure Films Starting March 1

Written on February 28, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series presents “Unbranded” and “The River and the Wall,” offering viewers adventure and discovery online from March 1-15 at fhff.org. Screen each film for only $2.95. Since December this series has attracted film lovers from 16 countries including Europe, Canada, Australia, and the US. “Unbranded,”  Continue Reading

New ‘Friday Harbor Happenings’ Episode Premieres This Week

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

From San Juan Community Theatre Set to premiere this week, it’s the latest episode of your favorite local web series, “Friday Harbor Happenings.” To watch the next episode and catch up on our past episodes, click here. This new, digital work is a satirical sketch comedy show with an ensemble cast, created by San Juan  Continue Reading

San Juan Islands Museum Of Art Opens Friday

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

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art The San Juan Islands Museum of Art will be open starting Feb. 19 following Gov. Jay Inslee’s announcement that our region can move to Phase 2 of the reopening plan. After all these months of waiting, visiting an art museum is like a patch of blue sky in  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Stray Dog Movie

Written on February 16, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival presents the online premiere of Magnolia Pictures’ “Stray,” a captivating, award-winning film about a trio of canine outcasts who roam the streets of Istanbul. Through their eyes and ears, we are shown an intimate portrait of the life of a city and its people. It  Continue Reading

Livestream Q&A With Film Festival Directors

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

From the Friday Harbor Film Festival Join the Friday Harbor Film Festival’s free livestream Q&A event about the films from the series “In Search of the Great Song,”at 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 12. A recording of the livestream will be available free at www.fhff.org for those unable to watch at the scheduled time. The Friday  Continue Reading

Library Presents ‘Know Your Islanders Talk: San Juan Island Distillery’

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

From San Juan Island Library Join the San Juan Island Library at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 for a Know Your Islanders Talk on the San Juan Island Distillery. Join owners Suzy and Hawk as they give us a virtual tour, explaining how they distill small-batch ciders and spirits with local island produce and demonstrating  Continue Reading

Watch San Juan Community Theatre Bloopers

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

From San Juan Community Theatre Now you can watch the “Friday Harbor Happenings” blooper reel. Thanks to all of you who subscribed to our YouTube channel, we met our goal of 200 subscribers! So, we are now releasing the blooper reel. Enjoy! Watch the video below and watch the entire series here.   

Spring Street Presents Online Climate Change Lecture With Thor Hanson

Written on January 29, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Spring Street International School At 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, join Thor Hanson for Spring Street International School’s second virtual speaker series in 2021. This event will investigate how plants and animals are responding to climate change by moving, adapting and evolving in real-time, all around us. From lizards in hurricanes to wandering trees  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Presents Music Documentaries

Written on January 28, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival presents “In Search of the Great Song,” an extraordinary musical documentary series directed by Michael and Doris Laesser Stillwater who were inspired by their “dedication to the underlying source of music and song.” Watch online Feb. 1-17 at fhff.org. Screen Individual movies for $3.95 or  Continue Reading

Theater Presents Virtual Salish Sea Ballet Performance Today

Written on January 22, 2021 at 10:23 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre Join us at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 for the premiere of Salish Sea Ballet, as part of our 2020-21 Snapshot Season. Look for the link to be activated on the theater’s website to view the premiere. Don’t miss this wonderful performance!

WaterWorks Gallery Presents Art, ‘With Love’

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

From WaterWorks Gallery WaterWorks Gallery presents “WITH LOVE: A Valentine’s Show,” from Feb. 5-March 15. The show will feature new work by Georgia Gerber, Dominik Modlinski, Cathy Schoenberg, Elizabeth Bruno, and Nichole DeMint This inspirational show brings together specially selected pieces to warm your heart during these cold winter months. With all that is happening  Continue Reading

Theater Offers Online Directing Course

Written on January 13, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Community Theatre The San Juan Community Theatre is offering an online class called “Directing: Basics and Beyond,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Feb. 3-March 17. The class will be taught by Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey, executive artistic director for the theater. Gain the confidence you need to take your first steps into directing or expand  Continue Reading

View San Juan Museum Artist Registry Show Online

Written on January 12, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Islands Museum of Art If you can’t come to the museum to see the art, the art will come to you. Our team has been hard at work interviewing and photographing the artists and their creations so you can visit them online. As of Jan. 12, go to sjima-online.org to tour the  Continue Reading

Students Perform Virtual Holiday Concert

Written on December 25, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

Even during a pandemic, San Juan Island School District students still put on a holiday concert. Listen to Friday Harbor Middle and High School students play holiday songs in their virtual concert below.   

Nana’s House Offers Craft Instructions Instead Of Holiday Shop

Written on December 15, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

Jeanine Earnhart is one of the masterminds behind Nana’s Holiday House in Friday Harbor. With the ongoing pandemic, Earnhart, along with her daughter Laura Earnhart Holden and friend Debbie Cutting, opted not to open the longstanding holiday store this year. Earnhart spoke with the Update about Nana’s Holiday House’s current socially distanced options; how the  Continue Reading

Enjoy Emily Anton Ballet Performance Online

Written on December 15, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre Watch Emily Anton, from The Ballet and Movement School, on the San Juan Community Theatre’s website. Emily Anton began her professional career at the Cornish Dance Theatre working with Steve Casteel and Olivier Wevers. She went on to dance at the Oakland Ballet Company and Peninsula Ballet Theatre working with  Continue Reading

Film Festival Presents Bristol Bay Trilogy

Written on December 13, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series presents the Bristol Bay trilogy, three important feature films documenting the fight to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay Sockeye salmon run threatened by the proposed Pebble Mine. “Red Gold,” “The Breach,” and “The Wild” will be available online at fhff.org Dec. 14-31. View all three  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival Directors Series

Written on December 10, 2020 at 7:14 am, by

By Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival Director Series presents Benjamin Ree’s “The Painter and the Thief,” now playing on-demand at fhff.org through Sunday, Dec. 13.  A scheduled livestream filmmaker Q&A session will follow. Audience members are welcome to participate. The cost to view this film is $5.95. The Director Series provides  Continue Reading

Watch Alt Rock Concert On Theater’s Website

Written on December 8, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Pilots in Training, the alternative rock band from the Pacific Northwest. The flight crew consists of Mark Mazzarella (vocals, guitar), Blake Buckets (drums) and Darvis Taylor (bass). Pilots in Training released their first album, “Lost in Our Skies” on Aug. 16, 2019, and  Continue Reading