Topic: Entertainment

Library Reviews Holiday Classic Films

Written on December 5, 2020 at 4:50 am, by

By San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library presents “Classic Films for the Holidays” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9, online. Join Therese Finn – that Elf of Entertainment, Hostess of Holidays – in reviewing a handful of classic holiday films.  She’ll do a sled-by of the classic classics: “It’s a Wonderful Life,”  Continue Reading

Watch Harp and Flute Concert Online

Written on November 30, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By SJCT As part of San Juan Community Theatre’s 2020-21 Snapshot Season, we have a beautiful concert for harp and flute by Mary WillAllen and Ginni Keith. View the concert at https://sjctheatre.org/2020-21-snapshot-season-videos/mary-willallen-ginni-keith-concert.

Theater Presents Desolation Sound Online Concert

Written on November 29, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By SJCT Darvis Taylor, bass and vocals; Scott Sluis, drums and vocals; Tom Henry, lead guitar; and Daniel Day, lead vocals, rhythm guitar, are Friday Harbor local musicians who have created an original alternative rock band called Desolation Sound. The band says that the island way of life manifests itself in the music. “I’m fascinated  Continue Reading

Island Youth Perform Online Musical About Happy News

Written on November 26, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre “Super Happy Awesome News” is a musical written to be rehearsed and performed remotely. The show was performed live from Nov. 19-22, but you can still view the show online for free.  The show is about two siblings who launch rival good news networks and find themselves competing for the  Continue Reading

Theater Presents Online Comedy About Friday Harbor Social Media Page

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

By San Juan Community Theatre “Friday Harbor Happenings” is a new, digital satirical sketch comedy show with an ensemble cast, created by San Juan Community Theatre for our beloved local community. The writers hope the episodes will bring a smile and some laughter to everyone in these uncertain times. “Friday Harbor Happenings” centers on a  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre’s Night of Lights Holiday Fundraiser

Written on November 22, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre In many homes across the world, the holidays are marked by candlelight. Menorahs, Kinaras, Advent wreaths, and the classic holiday decoration of window candles spill the warmth and light of home into the darkness of our world. As night falls earlier, and we enter a holiday period in which we  Continue Reading

Exhibit To Fill Art Museum Atrium With Fog

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

By SJIMA Remember a time on a summer night when you laid on your back and stared at the night sky and felt insignificant in that vastness of space?  In “SPACE, MUSES, ETC.” at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Sam Stubblefield intends to deepen that same sense of awe in us. The fog  Continue Reading

Film Fest Screens Jimmy Carter Movie

Written on November 14, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

Film Features Carter’s Bond with Musicians Dylan, Nelson, Simon By SJIFF “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President” will screen on-demand from Sunday, Nov. 15 through Monday, Nov. 30. It opens the “Best of the Fest” series, offering films during each of the coming months.  Read full details and purchase tickets ($8.50) at www.fhff.org. This remarkable  Continue Reading

Scarecrow Contest Winners Announced

Written on November 3, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Here are the winners of the first-ever Scarecrow Contest, sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce. We had over 200 hundred voters and all of the contestants received votes. The following three entries received the most votes.

6 Reasons Why Art Museums Create Good Health

Written on October 31, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By San Juan Islands Museum of Art Being cooped up in our homes for many weeks, being on alert to maintain social distancing and not being able to travel or see relatives is stressful. We could all need some time to decompress and reduce anxiety. Visiting an art museum is a relaxing and serene way  Continue Reading

Pick Up Kits For At-Home Art Projects

Written on October 30, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By San Juan Islands Museum of Art You are invited to have some fun at home with your whole family! The San Juan Islands Museum of Art offers take-home Family Art Packs designed by art instructor, Lana Hickman. During November and December, families can pre-register to pick up packs and instructions for each week’s at-home  Continue Reading

And The Film Fest Winners Are …

Written on October 28, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By FHFF As in each of the last seven years, the Friday Harbor Film Festival is delighted to honor filmmakers who have done outstanding work on projects screened during the festival. We are very pleased to present the following awards this year: Local Hero Award, two Laszlo Pal Emerging Filmmaker Awards, and Audience Choice Awards  Continue Reading

Drive-Thru Trick-or-Treating on San Juan

Written on October 27, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Chuck Dalldorf, Public Information Officer, San Juan Island Fire and Rescue  San Juan Island Fire and Rescue along with the San Juan Island Firefighter Association will host a special, safe, social distanced family Halloween event from 2-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at John O. Linde Community Park, 565 Carter Ave. in Friday Harbor.  Continue Reading

Stream Gypsy Jazz Concert On San Juan Theater’s Website

Written on October 27, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre For two weeks only, at sjctheatre.org, you can see a special concert by Pearl Django. Regulars on the San Juan Community Theatre stage, Pearl Django filmed a concert for SJCT that will be streamed on our website from Nov. 12- 29. With a performance history spanning more than 26 years,  Continue Reading

Theater Presents Online ‘Melodious Notes Over the Harbor’ Concert

Written on October 26, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre Melodious Notes Over the Harbor is ecstatic to be able to present a virtual concert for San Juan Community Theatre’s 2020-21 Snapshot Season. Watch the concert here. This concert will feature musicians who live in Friday Harbor: Elizabeth Schaltenbrand-piano, Hanneke Klein-Robbenhaar-violin, Sasha von Dassow-cello and Sue Collado-clarinet. Each musician is  Continue Reading

San Juan Community Theatre Presents Online Season

Written on October 26, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By San Juan Community Theatre Until public health regulations allow audiences to enter theatres again, San Juan Community Theatre is going all-digital with some exciting new programming that will be filmed and distributed for free. Films will be available here on our website.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Film Q&A at Film Fest

Written on October 19, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By Friday Harbor Film Festival “Love is the Way” brings together voices speaking in defense of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, highlighting the generations of stewardship by Gwich’in and Iñupiaq people. Inspired in part by footage of the late photographer Michio Hoshino, this film explores the friendships, values, and stories shaped by the place and  Continue Reading

Academy Award Nominee Q&A at Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on October 16, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

James Longley, recipient of the 2020 Friday Harbor Film Festival Local Hero Award, will participate in a special livestream Q&A at 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, giving viewers the opportunity to learn about his work and ask questions. His most recent film about Afghanistan, “Angels Are Made of Light,” is showing on demand during the  Continue Reading

Stream Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival

Written on October 9, 2020 at 4:00 am, by

Featured films run Oct. 15-25, student movies start Oct. 10   The 2020 Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival will run from Thursday, Oct. 15 through Sunday, Oct. 25, providing on-demand access to 20 award-winning feature documentaries, 12 short films and 11 student short films. Full details about the films, how to view them, and how  Continue Reading

Onward and upward!

Written on September 30, 2020 at 5:50 am, by

Helen and Dan from Island Stage Left share some insight into their history, what’s happening now and a look to the future in a couple of videos on SJI Community Network… Dear ISL Friends and Supporters, visit www.sjicn.org and you will find our video and those of some wonderful people making a difference on our  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival Coming October 15 – 25

Written on September 28, 2020 at 10:23 am, by

  The Friday Harbor Film Festival is going virtual this year, featuring award-winning documentaries, short films, and student-made films, as well as daily livestreamed Q&As with filmmakers. All films will be available on demand for 10 days, October 15-25. Q&As will be recorded for those who can’t participate via livestream. Read about this year’s lineup  Continue Reading

High School Musical Theatre Awards

Written on September 24, 2020 at 11:35 am, by

After months of quarantined waiting, the Friday Harbor High School Thespians’ production of Little Shop of Horrors has heard back from their adjudication with the 5th Avenue Theatre for the High School Musical Theatre Awards. The awards show got cancelled this year due to the pandemic, also cancelling the actual nominations and awards ceremony. Nevertheless,  Continue Reading