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

Homer writer, teacher publishes first poetry collection

Reading Erin Coughlin Hollowell's first poetry collection, "Pause, Traveler," is like sipping single malt Scotch whisky, with its complicated and subtle tastes. Seasoned in New… Continue reading

Homer Seniors Citizens present annual talent show Saturday

Homer Senior Citizens will present their annual talent show from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday at Homer High School’s Mariner Theater. It is a benefit for the… Continue reading

Stabenow seeks to build women writers retreat

Norman Vaughan, the explorer and Iditarod musher, used to say, “Dream big and dare to fail.” That could be the motto of Homer writer Dana… Continue reading

Parsifal is next in opera series

How does a young man who doesn’t even know his own name become part of a vision “that a blameless fool made wise through compassion… Continue reading

Homer students place in 2013 Youth Art and Writing contest

Several Homer area students received awards in the annual Youth Art and Writing Contest sponsored by F Magazine. Emily Inama, 7th grade, Homer Middle School,… Continue reading

Jubilee show is April 26

The annual Jubilee Youth Performance show is at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Mariner Theatre. Sponsored by the Homer Council on the Arts, the… Continue reading

Volunteers to give away books for World Book Night

As part of World Book Night, volunteers next Tuesday will be giving out free books around town. The national program, coordinated locally through the Homer… Continue reading

KBC student art show opens April 26

An opening reception for the Kachemak Bay Campus student art showcase is 5 to 7 p.m. April 26 in the Campus Commons, Pioneer Hall. The… Continue reading

Photographer uses antique equipment on modern images

In the days of cell phone and digital cameras, where applications like Hipstamatic and Instagram create photo effects of the 1950s, Fairbanks photographer Adam Ottavi… Continue reading

Pier One holds more auditions

Pier One Theatre holds auditions this weekend for “The Clean House,” written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Peter Sheppard. Auditions are 6 to 9… Continue reading

Hallo Bay Camp featured in Disney production

A Disney Nature featurette and preview has been released of “Bears,” a movie filmed at Hallo Bay Bear Camp and in Katmai National Park. Disney… Continue reading

Youth Orchestra plays Sunday

The Homer Youth String Orchestra Club performs its annual spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Council on the Arts. The concert is… Continue reading

Fiber arts festival coming up at Ninilchik fairgrounds

The Kenai Peninsula State Fair isn’t just about the annual three-day event that draws a crowd of thousands every August.  For instance, on March 29… Continue reading

Youth art featured in show

With youth art shows at the Homer Council on the Arts, the Pratt Museum and Paul Banks Elementary School, April First Friday is all about… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Alaska Intuitive Arts 158 W. Pioneer Ave. Spirit-ah-graphy by Joluna Love 11 a.m.-8 p.m., First Friday Opening Intuitive artist Joluna Love shows her digital photography… Continue reading

State arts council seeks 1-percent art qualifications

The Alaska State Council on the Arts seeks 1-percent for art qualifications for two projects. One project is for exterior artwork to be commissioned for… Continue reading

Pier One holds auditions Saturday, Sunday

Pier One Theatre holds auditions for the play “Up” from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Mariner Theatre.… Continue reading

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