Tyler Munns, left, and Jeff Lockwood, right, perfom live on Dec. 18, 2020, for KBBI from the Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Tyler Munns and Jeff Lockwood)

‘Bunnell Artists on the Air’ program on KBBI helps artists impacted by pandemic.

KBBI, Bunnell collaboration helps compensate artists who have lost performance opportunities.

 

Fireworks explode in the sky above Mariner Park on Jan. 1, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. The fireworks show is crowdfunded and was delayed by one day this year due to a blizzard on New Year’s Eve. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Crowdfunded fireworks return for third year

Homer residents looking for a good, old-fashioned fireworks display to bid farewell to 2020 are in luck. Local resident Aaron Weisser is organizing his third… Continue reading

 

Swift Blackstock as Young Clara poses for a photo on Dec. 3, 2020 in the Petit Nutcracker Ballet at the Homer Nutcracker Productions' black box theater in the Wildberry Building in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Jennifer Norton)

Nutcracker holiday tradition continues through the screen

‘Petite Nutcracker’ dance will be filmed instead of performed live

 

Homer Theatre re-opens — but cautiously with restrictions
Homer Theatre re-opens — but cautiously with restrictions
Alaska World Arts Festival returns

Alaska World Arts Festival returns

For 2020, most of the festival will be virtual

Alaska World Arts Festival returns
Young musicians release video of socially distanced project

Young musicians release video of socially distanced project

In a time of social distancing, restrictions on group gatherings and potential school closures, a group of young musicians, their parents and their teachers have… Continue reading

Young musicians release video of socially distanced project
Pier One, KBBI produce radio version of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Pier One, KBBI produce radio version of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Despite a shuttered in-person season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pier One Theatre brought theater back to Homer with the first act of Oscar Wilde’s… Continue reading

Pier One, KBBI produce radio version of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’
Salmonfest celebrates 10th year with livestream event

Salmonfest celebrates 10th year with livestream event

Correction: The original name of Salmonfest was Salmonstock. Salmonfest, the big live music festival that bills itself as “three days of fish, love and music,”… Continue reading

Salmonfest celebrates 10th year with livestream event
Concert on Your Lawn revives spirit of KBBI festival

Concert on Your Lawn revives spirit of KBBI festival

It’s been since years since the sounds of KBBI’s Concert on the Lawn have reverberated through town on a summer weekend. Even in the midst… Continue reading

Concert on Your Lawn revives spirit of KBBI festival
Cable series seeks couple for ‘off the grid’ love show

Cable series seeks couple for ‘off the grid’ love show

She’s a rugged Alaska wilderness guide living in a remote cabin at the head of Kachemak Bay. He’s a Seattle tech worker with a Fremont… Continue reading

Cable series seeks couple for ‘off the grid’ love show
Salmonfest is not yet canceled; Seldovia Summer Solstice Festival is off

Salmonfest is not yet canceled; Seldovia Summer Solstice Festival is off

In the growing list of events canceled or postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seldovia Arts Council last week announced it will not hold its… Continue reading

Salmonfest is not yet canceled; Seldovia Summer Solstice Festival is off
Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm                                 This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.

Telluride Mountainfilm festival comes on tour to Homer

Following a long tradition of celebrating the outdoors and creativity, a select number of short films from the Telluride Mountainfilm festival are once again headed… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm                                 This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.
Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Annual festival returns with increased camping space, costume contest and more

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest
Homer’s The Nutcracker on deck this weekend

Homer’s The Nutcracker on deck this weekend

For 30 years, Homer has brought the passion and wonder of “The Nutcracker” ballet to the small community stage for peninsula residents to enjoy. This… Continue reading

Homer’s The Nutcracker on deck this weekend
The Homer Theatre as seen here on Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Rocky Horror Picture Show comes to Homer as fundraiser for R.E.C. Room

Make sure your Time Warping shoes are tied nice and tight and ready your toast-throwing arm — Rocky Horror Picture Show is coming to Homer.… Continue reading

The Homer Theatre as seen here on Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)
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