Pier One opens season this weekend

Now in its second season after former Pier One artistic director Lance Petersen passed the torch to current artistic director Jennifer Norton, the little red… Continue reading

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Registration ends June 6 for writers conference Registration for the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference closes June 6. The conference is held June 8 to 12… Continue reading

Shorebird artist explores birding through sound

Featured artists for the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival sometimes tend toward the Roger Tory Peterson side of the field — nerdy naturalists who paint with… Continue reading

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Pier One starts season with kick-off celebration Pier One Theatre on the Homer Spit starts its summer 2018 season with a kick-off celebration at 7:30… Continue reading

Plate Project celebrates 25 years of giving

What started as a way to reward members for supporting Bunnell Street Arts Center has grown into an annual event that brings together artists of… Continue reading

First Friday

Shorebirds, cranes and other spring birds also have begun to arrive. Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival featured artist Erin Rae shows her whimsical paintings and illustrations… Continue reading

Bunnell announces co-leadership change

In a new shared leadership model, Bunnell Streets Arts Center founding artistic and executive director Asia Freeman will become artistic leader and assistant director Adele… Continue reading

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Roush offers cold-wax workshop Homer artist Karen Roush presents a workshop in cold-wax painting from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Homer Council… Continue reading

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HCOA holds gala fundraiser The Homer Council on the Arts holds a gala fundraiser, “A Night With the Arts,” from 6:30-10:00 p.m. Friday, May 11,… Continue reading

Many Rivers lead to the ocean: the art of meditation

Many people are familiar with the brain-drain effect: the scattered, glazed over numb feeling, the lack of focus and concentration. Ever wondered if there are… Continue reading

Sacred Sound as medicine

Play a familiar childhood song for Alzheimers patients who can’t remember their own daughters’ names, and they’ll light up and sing along to every word… Continue reading

Be like Britni: Siekaniec balances art, motherhood, business

How does a new artist emerge into the Homer creative community? How does that community shepherd the next generation of talent gently into a career?… Continue reading

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‘Brouhaha’ opens April 20 What if all of Homer’s real City Council members and Mayor Zak all wound up on the Mariner Theater stage as… Continue reading

First Friday events

As Homer art lovers know, April always brings a special treat: student art shows from kindergarten to high school at Paul Banks Elementary School and… Continue reading

Wild kitchen: “The Alaska from Scratch Cookbook” highlights locally sourced food

It’s a scenario that Alaskans know well. A recipe calls for a specific ingredient, maybe fresh chives, but the grocery store has little to offer… Continue reading

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Pratt holds Community Conversation tonight In conjunction with Curators’ Closet, the Pratt Museum holds a Community Conversation at 5:30 p.m. today, March 29. Reflect on… Continue reading

Warm up your snapping fingers: “West Side Story” comes to Homer

A forbidden love. A bitter rivalry. And love and hate expressed through rhyme. No, it’s not Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Students in Homer High School’s… Continue reading

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Bunnell artist-in-residence holds show Bunnell Street Art Center’s artist in residence Jaimie Warren holds a community share to culminate her month-long residency at Bunnell Street… Continue reading

Wildlife photographers close life chapter

Just like a hobbit can take a second breakfast, some people get a second retirement — a closing of a career after previous work. After… Continue reading

Bunnell artist residency aims to make a big mess — and something cool

In artist residencies sponsored by Bunnell Street Arts Center over the past few years, a clear pattern seems to have evolved: • Invite a talented… Continue reading