Artist-in-Residence holds workshop

Melissa Daubert, Bunnell Street Arts Center’s artist in residence for October and November, holds a free public workshop from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

Events celebrate Kenai Peninsula fishing tradition

The chords, familiar to many in the bar, drifted out over the audience who sat laughing and talking to each other. Several lifted glasses to… Continue reading

HCOA Artist Registry is online

Homer area artists can join the Homer Council on the Arts online Artist Registry. Artists can join the registry so the public can find their… Continue reading

McBride writes book about lodge

Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge owner and author Michael McBride has written and had published “The Last Wilderness: Alaska’s Rugged Coast,” a memoir about living and… Continue reading

Faust publishes book on alpacas

Nina Faust, a retired Homer High School teacher, has published “Alpaca Relaxation Guide,” a book that offers advice for humans from the alpaca point of… Continue reading

Quixotic

Five years ago when the Homer News checked in with Mica Thomas, the Homer-grown theater artist, he spoke of the work he’s been doing with… Continue reading

‘Everlasting’ sails onto the printed page

What began years ago as bedtime stories he made up for his two oldest children — Yarrow, now 36, and North, now 34 — have… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Bunnell Street Arts Center 106 W. Bunnell Ave. ARTrageous Gaye-la, paintings by Gaye Wolfe Installation by Melissa Daubert 5-7 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception; 6… Continue reading

Gaye Wolfe featured in two shows this Friday

Almost a year after she died, local galleries honor Gaye Wolfe, the woman who put the “art” in ARTrageous. An artist in Florida and Alaska,… Continue reading

Writer makes USA Today bestseller list

Homer writer Jennifer Bernard’s first romance novel, “The Fireman Who Loved Me,” made the USA Today bestseller list for the week of Sept. 15, featured… Continue reading

Pratt receives museum award

The Pratt Museum received the Excellence in the Museum Profession Award from Museums Alaska for its gray whale project. The award was presented last week… Continue reading

Quixotic workshop registration starts

Registration has started for workshops run by Quixotic, a visiting performance arts troupe. Workshops will be held in dance, aerial silks and ballet on Oct.… Continue reading

Library celebrates Alaska Book Week

As part of the third annual Alaska Book Week, Oct. 5-12, the Homer Public Library holds “Alaska Read-out” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the library.… Continue reading

From Homer to Baja: Contrasts help create balance in paintings

Karla Freeman is no stranger to the Homer arts community.   She lived in Homer for more than 40 years painting, teaching and caring for… Continue reading

‘Muscle Shoals’ kicks off 10th doc film fest

Homer Theatre’s 10th annual documentary film festival begins at 6 p.m. today with gala opening festivities, which include a 6 p.m. barbecue dinner, guest speakers… Continue reading

‘Phantom Poodle’ the star of new children’s book

Homer is a little off the Iditarod’s beaten path, but when you live in Nome, the end of the world-famous sled dog race, you’re in… Continue reading

Festival celebrates 10 years of top picks

Ten films, plus a short one that tells the story of the Russian Old Believers on the Kenai Peninsula, usher in the 10th Annual Homer… Continue reading

Students can enter poetry contest

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, in partnership with the Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Juneau Arts &… Continue reading

Zeller holds improv workshop

Performing artist Martin Zeller holds an Improvisation Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Art Barn at 1060 East End Road. The 5-hour… Continue reading

Burning Basket is Sunday

Build week for the 10th annual Burning Basket, “Enjoy,” continues from noon to 5 p.m. daily through Saturday at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit.… Continue reading

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