‘Root’ shows expand meaning of community, connection

The Pratt Museum’s Root shows invite lots of interpretations. Tree roots abound in both paper artist Lynn Marie Naden’s solo Root show, upstairs at the… Continue reading

New artist finds patterns for fashion

Web commerce and new media technology has created challenges for brick-and-mortar stores and traditional publications, but it also has spawned new opportunities for visual artists.… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Registration starts for 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference Registration has started for the 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference, to held June 8-12 at Land’s End… Continue reading

Cline sees creative flowering in art

In the Homer art scene, artists sometimes have shows in the same year at different galleries. If they’re in group shows, it might even happen… Continue reading

Nutcracker dazzles in opening weekend

Mice patrol Cats Sophie Morin, left, and Llena Bice, right, perform in the Homer Nutcracker Ballet last weekend at Mariner Theater. The play continues this… Continue reading

Nutcracker once again dazzles in Homer-grown production

When you get to the end of the road, sometimes stuff gets jumbled around. That might explain why in Homer Tchaikovsky’s traditional Nutcracker Ballet has… Continue reading

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Nutcracker Faire shows Saturday, Sunday Homer Council on the Arts presents the annual Nutcracker Faire from 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday at… Continue reading

December First Friday features new work by Cline, others

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. Holiday Fun with Barbara, by Barbara Lavallee 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Artist and children’s book author… Continue reading

Homer filmmakers show new film at AIFF

For most of her adult life, writer and filmmaker Jean Aspen has been recording her experiences in remote Alaska as well as in the more… Continue reading

In their first First Friday showcase, Kachemak Bay Quilters focus on giving back to others

Some people make art to have a creative outlet, something just for themselves. Others, like the Kachemak Bay Quilters, take a more altruistic approach. The… Continue reading

Local fisherman enters Homer art scene

For someone who has lived in Homer since the day they were born, like Oceana Wills, there is rarely uncharted territory left to explore. But… Continue reading

Arts briefs

Tellabration! is Saturday Join the story circle from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Homer Public Library to participate in Homer’s second Tellabration! Homer… Continue reading

Arts briefs

Beer and Cheese returns With the Homer Brewing Company and Anchorage’s Fromagio’s Artisan Cheese, Beer and Cheese returns at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at… Continue reading

First Friday

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. Homer Guest Artist Nancy Wise, fused glass artist 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Fired Light: Come to… Continue reading

Author looks at science and poetry of ‘Tides’

Anyone who doubts the power of the tides should never take an old beach truck out on the Kachemak Bay mud on a minus 5.5-foot… Continue reading

Dia de los Muertos resurrected for second year

Following its inaugural last year of the Dia de los Muertos community art show, the Homer Council on the Arts for October has brought back… Continue reading

Wyne pumps new energy into Wearable Arts

Artist residencies at Bunnell Street Arts Center tend to go in two directions. Sometimes an artist works solo, setting up a studio in a gallery… Continue reading

Furthur guitarist plays at Alice’s

Alice’s features big weekend of acts A guitarist with a Grateful Dead-inspired band leads off a weekend of big musical acts at Alice’s Champagne Palace.… Continue reading

Young musicians record ‘Blue Ice’ at Grewingk Glacier

Among musicians, a corny old joke goes like this: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” “Practice, practice, practice.” This August, a group of young… Continue reading

‘Bending the Arc’ wins Doc Fest audience award

Following the close of the 14th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival, last month, Homer Theatre owner Jamie Sutton announced the winners of its annual Doc… Continue reading