the Arts In Brief

HCOA offers new classes

The Homer Council on the Arts offers several new classes this winter. Upcoming classes include:

• Beginning Metalsmithing and Jewelry Fabrication with Brett Glidden, 3:30-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Jan. 12-April 15 (13 weeks). For ages 10-18. The fee for HCOA members is $260 and $312 for nonmembers.

• Aerial Silks and with Kammi Matson, 3-5 p.m. Mondays, Jan.25-March 7 (six sessions). For ages 8 and up. The fee is $80 for HCOA members and $100 for nonmembers. Classes are at the Little Fireweed Academy yurt.

• Big Top Gallery Circus Arts with  Mary Langham, 3:30-5 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 11-March 11. For ages 8 and up. The fee is $120 HCOA member, $145 for nonmembers.

• CircusARTS Performance, 3:30-5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesday, March 21-April 21. For ages 8 and up. The fee is $125 for HCOA members and $150 for nonmembers. 

To register and for more information, call 235-4288 or visit


Work=Art show seeks submissions

The Homer Council on the Arts seeks submissions for Work=Art, a community vocational art show. Submission forms are due Jan. 8. People who do vocational art are invited to submit their tangible works in any media to show off their unique and ingenious creativity. For more information, visit or call 235-4288. Art work should be dropped off by Jan. 14.


Children’s Hour is on Jan. 16, 30

Join the Homer Council on the Arts for an afternoon of entertainment and creativity for Children’s Hour from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 16 and 30, at HCOA. The fee is $5 for  kids age 5 and older; parents are free.  


British writer, performer is Bunnell artist in residence

British singer-song writer, actor and dancer, Gwendolen Chatfield
has accepted Bunnell Street Art Center’s  invitation to visit Homer for the month of April as an artist in residence. Chatfield will engage the community through a series of workshops in folk traditions of Britain, including ceilidh dancing, singing, songwriting and storytelling.

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