Lavallee visits Art Shop Gallery

Anchorage artist and author Barbara Lavallee visits the Art Shop Gallery from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Part of the gallery’s annual Alaskan Summer Artist… Continue reading

Improv group performs next week

Blank, a local improvisational troupe, performs at 8 p.m. July 25 at the Art Barn, behind 1060 East End Road. Blank describes itself as “Homer’s… Continue reading

Street Faire returns to its Hazel Avenue spot

Started in 1987, and held in locations as diverse as Heath Street and even Homer High School, the Homer Council on the Arts Street Faire… Continue reading

Concert on the Lawn:

Along with the Spit Run, the Ninilchik Rodeo and the Kenai Peninsula Fair, one of the lower peninsula’s most venerable summer traditions is back in… Continue reading

Craigie and Jones perform in August at K-Bay Caffé

Acoustic folk singers John Craigie and Leigh Jones perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at K Bay Caffé. Admission is $10. A touring folk singer,… Continue reading

Artist workshop Aug. 9-11

Registration is now being held for an art workshop with visiting artist and abstract painter, Rebecca Crowell, to be held Aug. 9-11 at the Kachemak… Continue reading

Birdsall visits Art Shop Gallery

Well-known landscape artist Byron Birdsall visits the Art Shop Gallery from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. He shows new originals in his collection, “Homer Again,… Continue reading

‘Swimming in The Shallows’ opens at Pier One Theatre

The latest play in Pier One Theatre’s summer season opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the theater on the Homer Spit. It also plays at… Continue reading

Pebble Mine film opens Thursday at KBC

“We Can’t Eat Gold,” a film about the proposed Pebble mine and its potential impact on Bristol Bay salmon runs and the people of the… Continue reading

New Alaska book tells story of Alaskans 100 years apart

Publishers Weekly calls C.B. Bernard’s “Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now” a travel book, and one of this year’s top… Continue reading

Retired pilot explores new vocation: writing

More than 45 years in Alaska has given Bill Richardson plenty of life experience — from pilot to fisherman, teacher to computer tech, businessman to… Continue reading

Alaska Doll exhibit opens at Seldovia Museum

Visitors to Seldovia for Fourth of July can catch a new exhibit of Alaska dolls at the Seldovia Museum. “When I Remember, I Make a… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Art Shop Gallery 207 W. Pioneer Ave. New work by Liz Bowen 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception Anchorage artist Liz Bowen draws her inspiration from… Continue reading

Art lovers can walk — or ride — for July First Friday

Often happening near the Fourth of July weekend, First Fridays in July tend to be the busiest of the year’s monthly art openings. Visitors and… Continue reading

‘Take it Outside’ artist series starts Monday

A three-part artist inspiration series starts 7 p.m. Monday at the Wynn Nature Center, Mile 1.5 East Skyline Drive. Sponsored by the Center for Alaskan… Continue reading

Pratt offers two talks by two writers this month

The Pratt Museum holds two talks by writers this month. From 5 to 7 p.m. July 12, Jean Meaux speaks and shows a slideshow for… Continue reading

‘Old Songs’ comedy show returns for summer

Old Songs Productions returns with what director Sally Oberstein calls “a ridiculous medley of all-new hysterical skits” that show what happens when television favorites collide… Continue reading

Youth Theatre production is this weekend

“The More You Know,” a variety show by Pier One Youth Theatre skills camp students, opens this week. Directed by Casey Parrett, Adella Sundmark and… Continue reading

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies seeks artists for ‘S.O.S.’ show

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies seeks artists for its “S.O.S.” marine debris art show. “Debris Dangles: From Marine Debris to Strands of Home from… Continue reading

Workshop, demo take yo-yos to higher realm

Sitting on a toy store shelf, a yo-yo is nothing but wood and string. In the hands of Julius, the yo-yo guy, that simple toy… Continue reading