Arts briefs

Marilyn Sigman launches book Author Marilyn Sigman visits Homer this weekend for the launch of her book, “Entangled: People and Ecological Change in Alaska’s Kachemak… Continue reading

First Friday

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. Backroads & Byways of Alaska by writer and photographer Taz Tally 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Writer and photographer… Continue reading

History abounds in rooms of the Pratt

Savanna Bradley is the collections manager at the Pratt Museum in Homer, but she’s been a personal fan and lover of the building and all… Continue reading

Atz Kilcher gets personal, introspective in new memoir

Atz Kilcher has been a storyteller for decades. Whether through his music, art or other projects, his preferred method of communicating is through anecdotes, and… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Brandi Carlile will headline Salmonfest Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile has been added as a major headliner to the 2018 Salmonfest lineup. Carlile will close Friday night,… Continue reading

For longtime Irish rock band, Homer is one of a few constants over the years

When musicians or bands who have enjoyed as long and varied a career as the Irish rock group Young Dubliners say they “just love” playing… Continue reading

‘Tic Toc’ gives new twist — and time — to Jubilee

If it seems like Jubilee! is happening a bit early this year, it is. Traditionally, the annual youth talent show— put on by Homer Council… Continue reading

Squirrel Nut Zippers aim to make America weird again

In modern American music, running counterpoint to overproduced pop there often has been something raw and original to upstage the musical centers of New York,… Continue reading

AP Cabin Fever Variety Show offers cure for winter blues

Editor's note: The price for general admission tickets has been corrected. The cost is $7. As any Alaskan knows, the winters are long and cabin… Continue reading

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HCOA holds Salon Series The Homer Council on the Arts presents “Short Stories on Heated Moments,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Hannah Heimbuch has… Continue reading

Mountainfilm Fest returns

The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival is returning to Homer once again, for the 16th time, to share tales of adventure and activity. The annual film festival,… Continue reading

Yukon musician returns to Homer with eclectic set

If you plugged in “Gordon Tentrees” to an online music radio program, it might start out with something from his last album, “Less is More.”… Continue reading

Spotlight on the Library: Library rolls out 2018 Lit Lineup

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to stay sharp.” —George R.R. Martin When the author Louise Erdrich visited… Continue reading

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Michael Franti and Spearhead is Salmonfest headliner Salmonfest on Monday announced its headline act for the annual festival to be held Aug. 3-5 in Ninilchik.… Continue reading

Mountainfilm fest returns for 16th year

The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival is returning to Homer once again, for the 16th time, to share tales of adventure and activity. The annual film festival,… Continue reading

‘Bears in Flowers’ looks at the terror of our furry friends

In the Homer art scene, artist Julianne Tomich defies categorization. Comfortable in both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional art, she’s as hard working as she is versatile… Continue reading

Kilchers top Homer Bookstore best seller list for second year

For the second year in a row, Eve and Eivin Kilcher’s “Homestead Kitchen” topped the Homer Bookstore’s annual best seller list. The cookbook and memoir… Continue reading

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‘Bears’ show opens at Grace Ridge Brewery Homer artist Julianne Tomich’s new show, “Bears in Flowers,” opens with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m.… Continue reading

New Year’s Eve weekend events

For New Year’s Eve in Homer, bars celebrate in two time zones: New York style at 8 p.m., with a live television broadcast of the… Continue reading

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Registration starts for 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference Registration has started for the 2018 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference, to held June 8-12 at Land’s End… Continue reading