Registration now open for Young Writers Workshop

Kachemak Bay Campus is holding registration for the annual Young Writers Workshop, held as part of the 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference. The workshop is… Continue reading

Bunnell gets $150,000 grant for Old Town art project

ArtPlace America has awarded Bunnell Street Arts Center a $150,000 grant for Old Town AIR, an artist in residence program. Old Town AIR seeks to… Continue reading

Creating home wherever you are

How do you find a home when you find yourself away from the land you’ve grown up in?For Native Alaskans who have left the village… Continue reading

Gao wins piano competition

A Homer 7th grader, Jimmy Gao, won first prize in the Intermediate II Division at the Alaska Piano Competition. At the competition on May 4… Continue reading

Homer artists receive Rasmuson grants

Four Homer artists have received Rasmuson Foundation project grants or fellowships, the foundation announced on Wednesday. Awarded grants are: • George Overpeck, a wood artist,… Continue reading

Salvage Art exhibit is at River Festival in June

ReGroup seeks artists to submit art made from trash for its  Salvage Art Exhibit at the Kenai River Festival June 7-9. ReGroup is a Kenai… Continue reading

Facing the Elements seeks outdoor art work

The Pratt Museum has issued a call for art for its annual Facing the Elements outdoor show. First started in 1994, the exhibit combines work… Continue reading

Homer arts organization gets $265,000 Rasmuson grant

One of Homer’s more obscure art organizations doesn’t have an office, doesn’t have a gallery and only a staff of two. Thanks to a $265,000… Continue reading

‘Giulio Cesare’ is last opera of the season

Have you ever wondered how Caesar and Cleopatra got hooked up? Find out in David McVicar’s production of Handel’s “Giulio Cesare,” the last opera of… Continue reading

Namesake mountain drew shorebird artist to Alaska

The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival featured artists have much in common in their choice of subject — shorebirds, of course — but Mary Bee Kaufman,… Continue reading

Biologist turned filmmaker schools other scientists on art of storytelling

For scientists to connect to citizens, it’s as easy as A-B-T. On April 17 at the Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership’s Science Symposium, keynote speaker… Continue reading

The Arts In Brief

Connections grad holds recital Homer graduating senior Lydia Arndt, who attends the Kenai Peninsula Borough Connections home school program, performs a graduation recital at 4… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Art Shop Gallery 207 W. Pioneer Ave. New Work by Nancy Wise 5-7 p.m., First Friday Reception New to the Art Shop Gallery is glass… Continue reading

Wildlife art shows preview shorebird festival

As hundreds of geese, dozens of cranes and a few shorebirds descended on Homer last weekend, and with the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival happening next… Continue reading

Improv class is May 18

Improvisational performer and teacher Martin Zeller offers a 5-hour improvisational theater workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m. May 18 at… Continue reading

Show opens at Cosmic Kitchen

While there is no First Friday reception, Anchor Point artist Gary Sheridan will visit Cosmic Kitchen from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday for the opening… Continue reading

‘On the Wing’ concert starts off shorebird weekend

To kick off the 21st annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, “On the Wing,” a musical celebration of birds, holds its 10th annual performance at 8… Continue reading

Requiem holds personal meaning for concert director

In the grand arc of Mark Robinson’s teaching and musical career, Johannes Brahms’ “Requiem” serves as a personal touchstone from singing it at age 15… Continue reading

2013 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

  WHEN: June 14-18 WHERE: Land's End Resort Keynote speaker: Naomi Shihab Nye Cost: $375 through 5 p.m., May 4 $395 May 5 - June… Continue reading

Writers’ conference faculty give advice

Although the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference won't happen until June 14 to 18 at Land's End Resort, the early registration deadline with discount rates ends… Continue reading

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