ASCA holds art application workshop

The Homer Arts and Culture Alliance sponsors an Online Art Application Workshop  with Shannon Daut  from 1-3 p.m. June 17 at the gallery. Executive director… Continue reading

Registration going on now for HCOA music, circus camps

Registration is going on now for music and circus camps sponsored by the Homer Council on the Arts. From June 17-21 and June 24-27, and… Continue reading

‘Up’ continues at Pier One

Now in its second weekend, “Up” continues at Pier One Theatre on the Homer Spit. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “In… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Whether they come from reading Jack London novels, watching “Bering Sea Gold” or just hearing snippets of Sarah Palin’s speeches, most visitors to Alaska arrive… Continue reading

Bailey, Leisner perform Monday

Sitka Summer Music Festival musicians Zuill Bailey on cello and David Leisner on guitar will perform from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Bunnell Street Arts… Continue reading

Young Writers Workshop planned

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

‘Up’ opens at Pier One on Friday

Pier One Theatre continues its 41st season this weekend with the opening of “Up.” Performances are planned for Friday, Saturday and Sunday this week and… Continue reading

Sideways Rain adds ring of familiarity to Alaska’s remote regions

Retired Anchorage doctor Nancy Elliott Sydnam’s book “Sideways Rain” is fascinating in its telling of Sydnam’s 20 years providing medical care to Alaska’s farthest flung… Continue reading

Pier One Theatre announces summer schedule on the Spit

Now in its 41st season on the Homer Spit, Pier One Theatre announced its summer schedule this week. Shows open this weekend in collaboration with… Continue reading

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

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