Young Homer artists place in Ice Classic poster contest

Two Homer artists, twin sisters Marissa and Chelsea Lind, both 16, are the second-place winners of the 2014 Nenana Ice Classic poster contest, winning a… Continue reading

Life Drawing models needed

Models are needed for the weekly Life Drawing Group, meeting 6:30- 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Homer Art & Frame, 4001 Lake St. Models are compensated… Continue reading

HCOA seeks nominations for annual Arts Awards

The Homer Council on the Arts seeks nominations for its annual Arts Awards. The awards go to individuals and businesses who have contributed significantly to… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. Art To Wear, work by various artists 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception The Art Shop Gallery shows… Continue reading

December shows offer locally made gifts

With Homer’s reputation as one of Alaska’s thriving arts communities, local art lovers can find creations worthy of sharing as gifts at shows opening Friday.… Continue reading

Student show opens Monday

A show of student art opens at 5 p.m. Monday at the Kachemak Bay Campus Commons gallery. It features work from fall art classes taught… Continue reading

Octopus Garden artists hold show at Lynn Naden’s studio

Artists who exhibit at the Octopus Garden, a gallery on the Homer Spit closed for the winter, show their work in a special show at… Continue reading

Visiting artist presents staged reading of libretto

Visiting artist Jack Dalton presents a staged reading of his libretto, “Ada — An Opera of The Arctic,” at 8 p.m. Sunday at Bunnell Street… Continue reading

Locally made arts and crafts fair is a highlight of holiday

Retailers might worry that the traditional post-Thanksgiving holiday season will be crammed into just 26 shopping days, but that’s not a problem at one of… Continue reading

Magic continues with silver anniversary of Nutcracker Ballet

“As full of magic as the story it tells,” reviewer Jan O’Meara called the Homer Nutcracker Ballet in the Dec. 14, 1989, issue of the… Continue reading

‘Break the Silence’ video premieres at MAPP meeting

Walking down a long hallway lined with teenagers at their lockers, Margret Maze’s body language shows that she’s not in a good way. Maze, played… Continue reading

Alaska Railroad seeks submissions for commemorative art and poster

The Alaska Railroad seeks ideas for artwork that may become the basis of the railroad’s official 2015 commemorative art print and poster. The deadline for… Continue reading

NOAA marine debris art contest is open

The National Atmospheric and Oceans Administration’s Marine Debris Program’s annual “Keep the Sea Free of Debris” Art Contest for grades K-8 is now open. Students… Continue reading

New Warren Miller ski film shows Dec. 5 in rope tow fundraiser

Warren Miller’s new ski film, “Ticket to Ride,” shows at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Homer Theatre. This is a benefit for the Homer… Continue reading

R.E.C. Room holds youth slam poetry workshops this weekend

The R.E.C. Room, Homer’s youth Resource and Enrichment Co-op, sponsors a visit by Brave New Alaskan Voices, a youth slam poetry group from Anchorage. Brave… Continue reading

Beatles’ White Album to be performed at Alice’s this weekend

A 14-piece band, the Mothers Superior, performs the entire Beatles album, the White Album, first released 45 years ago on Nov. 22, 1968. Officially titled… Continue reading

Wearable Arts shows art of ‘slow clothing’

Back after a two-year hiatus, Wearable Arts once again amazed viewers with fiber art from the fabulous to the frivolous. Even the concept of “fiber”… Continue reading

Emerging Artist exhibit offers opportunities

If you need an example of how the Homer Council on the Arts’ Emerging Artists show helps new artists, consider Jesse Smith. Smith, who also… Continue reading

‘Fobbit’ author visits Homer

In the genre of war novels, the best books often come from soldier-authors, the men and women who have stared at bullets and mortar rounds… Continue reading

Dean brothers win video contest

Two Homer brothers, Tehben and Jebarri Dean, have won the F Magazine’s F-action music video contest for “Tiny Birch Basket,” a song written by Michael… Continue reading

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