Artist incorporates sign-painting techniques into Old Town mural

As summer slides into fall, Alaskans track the fading of the season by an iconic flower and plant: the persistent, sturdy fireweed. Weeks ago, fireweed… Continue reading

Pratt seeks Ritz donations

The Pratt Museum seeks donations from artists and businesses for “Ritz at the Moulin Rouge,” its 2013 Ritz Art and Experience Auction. Donations are due… Continue reading

Teaching artist training is in November

Artists and teachers who wish to join the roster to teach in Artist in School residencies should plan to attend the Teaching Artist Training Academy… Continue reading

HCOA seeks work for Emerging Artists show

The Homer Council on the Arts invites new artists to submit work for its November Emerging Artists exhibit. Works submitted will not be selected by… Continue reading

Bellamy shows in Anchorage

Halibut Cove artist Annette Bellamy has a show, “Floating,” opening Friday at the Anchorage Museum at the Rasmuson Center. A First Friday reception is 7… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Art Shop Gallery 207 W. Pioneer Ave. Time to Unlock the Treasure Corner by various artists 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception The Art Shop Gallery… Continue reading

September shows feature longtime Homer artists

Art openings this month feature exhibits from two of Homer’s most distinguished artists, R.W. “Toby” Tyler, showing at Ptarmigan Arts, and Karla Freeman, showing at… Continue reading

Homer: A quaint little fishing town with a ukulele problem?

Walk around Homer and what do you see? On Saturday mornings at Friendship Terrace in the Homer Senior Center, from five to 12 people strum… Continue reading

Writer reads at KBC

Novelist Ron Carlson reads from his work and holds a craft talk at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 as part of Kachemak Bay Campus’ annual Visiting… Continue reading

Rasmuson offers lower-48 artist residencies

Alaska artists who have received Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Awards can apply for one of four artist eight-week residencies in the Lower 48. Arts organizations… Continue reading

Over the Rhine performs in Seldovia

Over the Rhine in association with the Seldovia Arts Council performs 5:30 p.m. next Wednesday in the Seldovia Conference Center. Lucy Wainright-Roche opens for the… Continue reading

Mural is dedicated today

A fireweed mural painted by Old Town artist-in-residence Dan Coe is to be installed and dedicated today at 1 p.m. on Bunnell Avenue. The mural… Continue reading

Harbor School of Music offers new classes

The Harbor School of Music and Dance offers new private flute lessons and a girls voice class. The girls voice class, Seaside Songbirds, is for… Continue reading

Youth String Orchestra Club starts soon

The Homer Youth String Orchestra Club starts its new season next week with a meeting Thursday, Aug. 29, at West Homer Elementary School. Prelude, the… Continue reading

Burning basket build week starts Sept. 8

Build week for the 10th annual Burning Basket, “Enjoy,” starts Sept. 8 and runs noon to 5 p.m. daily through Sept. 14 at Mariner Park… Continue reading

HCOA offers art and theater classes

The Homer Council on the Arts offers several opportunities for after-school learning. ArtQuest art classes for ages 10 to 18 start Sept. 9 and are… Continue reading

KBC offers art and writing classes this fall

Kachemak Bay Campus offers several art and writing classes this fall. Jean Steele teaches a 15-week ceramics class. Asia Freeman teaches beginning drawing and Michael… Continue reading

Longtime Homer writer publishes 28th book

You can tell a lot about an author by the books in his or her library. Along one wall of Jim Rearden’s office in his… Continue reading

Ukulele weekend coming soon

A weekend featuring ukulele performers, workshops and concerts is Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Homer. Sponsored by the Homer Council on the Arts and Bunnell Street… Continue reading

Dirty River Ramblers play in Ninilchik, Homer

The Dirty River Ramblers perform at several venues in Ninilchik and Homer. With Homer-grown musician Josh Krohn on fiddle and banjo, the Dirty River Ramblers… Continue reading

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