Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Doerr passes on lessons as Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference keynote

The role of the keynote speaker at the annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference can range from Rotary Club toastmaster to Marine Boot Camp drill instructor… Continue reading

HCOA announces arts awards

The Homer Council on the Arts announced its annual arts awards at its annual meeting last Wednesday, June 6. In a press release on June… Continue reading

Reichman creates marine life at larger scale

At big minus tides when the sea retreats and intertidal life become visible, Kachemak Bay beaches turn into transient treasure chests. Heads down, clusters of… Continue reading

Festival of Literary Reading is this weekend

In conjunction with the 17th annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, visiting faculty present readings this weekend, June 9 to 11. Sixteen nationally-recognized visiting and Alaska… Continue reading

First Friday

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. Original Collages by Linda Guitta Corey 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception Meet and greet Guitta Corey and see… Continue reading

Writers conference keynote speaker considers time, setting and the control of information

In his novels and short stories, Anthony Doerr, this year’s keynote speaker at the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference, sometimes takes an unusual approach to setting… Continue reading

Pier One opens season this weekend

Now in its second season after former Pier One artistic director Lance Petersen passed the torch to current artistic director Jennifer Norton, the little red… Continue reading

Art briefs

Registration ends June 6 for writers conference Registration for the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference closes June 6. The conference is held June 8 to 12… Continue reading

Shorebird artist explores birding through sound

Featured artists for the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival sometimes tend toward the Roger Tory Peterson side of the field — nerdy naturalists who paint with… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Pier One starts season with kick-off celebration Pier One Theatre on the Homer Spit starts its summer 2018 season with a kick-off celebration at 7:30… Continue reading

Plate Project celebrates 25 years of giving

What started as a way to reward members for supporting Bunnell Street Arts Center has grown into an annual event that brings together artists of… Continue reading

First Friday

Shorebirds, cranes and other spring birds also have begun to arrive. Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival featured artist Erin Rae shows her whimsical paintings and illustrations… Continue reading

Bunnell announces co-leadership change

In a new shared leadership model, Bunnell Streets Arts Center founding artistic and executive director Asia Freeman will become artistic leader and assistant director Adele… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Roush offers cold-wax workshop Homer artist Karen Roush presents a workshop in cold-wax painting from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Homer Council… Continue reading

Arts briefs

HCOA holds gala fundraiser The Homer Council on the Arts holds a gala fundraiser, “A Night With the Arts,” from 6:30-10:00 p.m. Friday, May 11,… Continue reading

Many Rivers lead to the ocean: the art of meditation

Many people are familiar with the brain-drain effect: the scattered, glazed over numb feeling, the lack of focus and concentration. Ever wondered if there are… Continue reading

Sacred Sound as medicine

Play a familiar childhood song for Alzheimers patients who can’t remember their own daughters’ names, and they’ll light up and sing along to every word… Continue reading

Be like Britni: Siekaniec balances art, motherhood, business

How does a new artist emerge into the Homer creative community? How does that community shepherd the next generation of talent gently into a career?… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

‘Brouhaha’ opens April 20 What if all of Homer’s real City Council members and Mayor Zak all wound up on the Mariner Theater stage as… Continue reading

First Friday events

As Homer art lovers know, April always brings a special treat: student art shows from kindergarten to high school at Paul Banks Elementary School and… Continue reading