Arts Briefs

Wild Shore performs Friday

Music group Wild Shore performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. The Alaska-grown, New York-based musicians return to share new work by contemporary composers for flute, violin, piano and guitar. Wild Shore features Armin Abdihodzic, Turkish guitarist on faculty at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Katie Cox, Andie Springer and Conrad Winslow.

Visiting film scholar speaks on Cuban cinema

Pérez Abrahantes, a visiting Cuban film scholar, presents “Cuban Cinema through the Lens of Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Titón)” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the Kachemak Bay Campus. Abrahantes will discuss the importance of Titón as one of Cuba’s most important filmmakers. Abrahantes will screen archival footage and film excerpts in addition to his discussion contextualizing Titón’s work through the lens of Cuban history. A question and answer session will follow.

Abrahantes is the Chief of Audiovisual Projects at Ludwig Foundation, the leading cultural center in Havana, Cuba. Pérez Abrahantes has been involved in the Cuban Cinema classes for New York University’s student exchange program since 2010. His research has been published in Magazine of Cuban Cinema along with a video produced by the Ludwig Foundation for the Ibero-American TV Network.

Wearable Arts looks at “Time Traveling” theme

Homer Fiber Arts Collective presents the 2018 Wearable Arts Runway Fashion Show: Time Traveling at 6 and 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Land’s End Resort. Artists are invited to take the audience on an adventure through time. Additionally, this year’s show will include a retrospective collection featuring Wearable Arts pieces from the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Join them for a Wearable time-hop through the past, present and future. Tickets are $25 and available for purchase at Bunnell Street Arts Center, 235 – 2662, or online at

Fiber and fashion artists can enter works by completing the necessary forms for each submission online at New submissions are due at Land’s End Resort from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Land’s End Resort. Artiss who own a retrospective piece from the 1980 2000s thatwould like to share, please contact Kari Multz during business hours at 235-4999 prior to Nov. 10 deadline.

Artists and makers are invited to build wearable art expertise with Homer Fiber Arts Collective Artist-in-Residence, Keren Lowell. From basic sewing skills to design and construction techniques, weekend workshops are Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m., beginning Oct. 5. Workshop fees are $25 per class, $40 per weekend, or $150 for all five weekends including membership to HFAC. Keren Lowell also holds Friday Open Sew sessions (open to all) from 7-9 p.m. Details and registration informatioin are online at

HCOA seeks art for 5×7 show

Homer Council on the Arts seeks entries for its Fun with 5×7 show. This small works exhibition invites artists 16 and over, aspiring through accomplished, to submit work in any media. All entries must be of original design and personal execution within the last three years. Artists will have the option of splitting proceeds 60/40 or donating all proceeds to the council in exchange for an individual membership. Register by email at or phone call 235-4288 by Oct. 15. Deliver works by 5 p.m. Oct. 31. The First Friday opening reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 2.

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