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

Halibut Cove Live music series starts July 7

Quiet Place Lodge and the Homer Foundation present Halibut Cove Live, a music and dining series held weekends in July at the lodge in Halibut… Continue reading

Keynote poet shares advice with writers

One of the treats of the Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference comes the opening Friday of the five-day event when the keynote writer or poet does… Continue reading

Bunnell seeks proposals for Old Town art projects

Through its Old Town AIR, or Artist in Residence, program, Bunnell Street Arts Center offers opportunities for visiting artists to create art for the area… Continue reading

Writers’ Conference starts Friday

The 12th annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference opens Friday at Land’s End Resort. Public events include a reading by keynote speaker Naomi Shihab Nye at… Continue reading

Arctic Winter Games holds theme song contest

The Fairbanks 2014 Arctic Winter Games host society is holding a theme song contest. Song writers are invited to submit songs that reflect the “Great… Continue reading

HCOA seeks vendors, performers for Street Faire

The Homer Council on the Arts seeks vendors and performers for its annual Street Faire, to be held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20 on Hazel… Continue reading

‘The Clean House’ opens at Pier One Theatre

“The Clean House,” Pier One Theatre’s latest play, opens this weekend, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the theater on the… Continue reading

Holy Santos Gang releases album, Twain

The Holy Santos Gang has just released its first full-length album, “Twain.” After four years as a group, an extended play recording and an award-winning… Continue reading

Fireweed: Songwriter celebrates first CD

“I think it’s a genetic thing,” says Sharon Friesen Schulz with a smile. “My mother, daughter and I are all singers and songwriters.”  As a… Continue reading

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

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