Art Saves Lives

Art Saves Lives is a button I wear. My mantra. In our floating kingdom, the photographers, painters, potters, glassmakers, musicians, writers and filmmakers, my fellow artists, don’t just wear that line. We live it. Right before the pandemic, my husband, playwright Lance Belville, died of heart failure. His play Qaddafi’s...

Board Meeting Notes — Apr 2023

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the April 11 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. President Pete Hudson set increasing FHA membership as the most important goal for 2023. Dock reps have been updating dock rosters...

Day in the Park Coming June 4

The Floating Homes Association is getting ready for its next Day in the Park event on Sunday, June 4 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. at Van Damme Park. Come enjoy great food, live music, art, and more, plus a performance by our own master magician, mentalist, and comic, Jay Alexander....

‘Tis the Season to be Arty

Artists are busting out all over—like the wildflowers this spring. Marin Open Studios kicks off the weekend of May 6-7, and this year the preview gallery has moved to the Sausalito Center for the Arts at 750 Bridgeway. The gallery show showcases 250 works by established and emerging Marin artists...

Davey Jones: the Friendliest Pirate Soul

Our own Davey Jones of Main Dock has been profiled by KQED. Writer Alan Chazaro says that Davey Jones’ Deli in the Harbor Center sells “some of the North Bay’s best sandos.” When Davey isn’t at his deli inside the Bait Shop, he’s often catering or playing music at FHA...

Cracks in the Mirror

The following is a personal opinion essay by longtime Issaquah resident Jim Woessner. It is offered here as food for thought but does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Floating Homes Association or the Floating Times. My partner and I recently went to see a melodrama murder mystery entitled...

Remembering Sailing Legend Hank Easom

Spaulding Marine Center will host a remembrance of local sailing hero Hank Easom from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 25. Filmmaker Oleg Harencar will share memories of the legendary Bay sailor before showing his film Hank Easom: Portrait of a Legend. Spaulding Marine Center is located at...

Marin City Commemorates Black History Month

Community organizations in Marin City will host a series of events throughout February in honor of Black History Month. On Thursday, February 16, at 6:00 p.m., Marin City Arts and Culture in the Gateway Shopping Center will host a panel discussion with former local members of the Black Panther Party....