A scene of the Grinch who stole Christmas lights up the yard of a home along Bear Creek Drive on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. In place of the annual garden of lights, Bear Creek Winery hosted a driving tour of holiday lights with Bear Creek Drive neighbors this year. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

‘Let it Glow’ holiday lights campaign and competition announced

Event encourages people to create festive holiday-light displays

 

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Homer writer Richard Chiappone. (Photo by Joshua Veldstra)

‘Hunger of Crows’ perfect for winter reading

Chiappone’s first novel is set in Homer, Anchor Point.

 

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Ben Mitchell, left, serves spaghetti to helper Pat Wells in the kitchen at a past Share the Spirit spaghetti feed.

Looking to share some holiday spirit? Here’s how

As the holiday season approaches, one organization is continuing its 29-year mission to provide for those in need this Christmas by sharing the spirit. Share… Continue reading

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Ben Mitchell, left, serves spaghetti to helper Pat Wells in the kitchen at a past Share the Spirit spaghetti feed.
Shelli and Mike Gordon pose in October 2011 at their Halibut Cove, Alaska, home in an Alaska Gothic version of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" painting. (Photo courtesy of Mike Gordon)

‘Dagnabit’ features tales of ’80s wild Alaska

Gordon’s second book also tells of Ruben Gaines, creator of Chilkoot Charlie.

Shelli and Mike Gordon pose in October 2011 at their Halibut Cove, Alaska, home in an Alaska Gothic version of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" painting. (Photo courtesy of Mike Gordon)
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Dianne Spence-Chorman's "Fig Study" is one of the works showing in the Homer Council on the Arts "Fun wtih 5x7" show through Dec. 22, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

‘Fun with 5×7’ offers affordable art

HCOA annual art show presents art in a variety of media, all in 5x7 format.

Dianne Spence-Chorman's "Fig Study" is one of the works showing in the Homer Council on the Arts "Fun wtih 5x7" show through Dec. 22, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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A photo from the Kachemak Gardener's 2021 season. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Farewell … Until next year

The Kachemak Gardener shares her favorite photos from the 2021 season.

A photo from the Kachemak Gardener's 2021 season. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
Art by Jeff, Ranja, and M’fanwy Dean is shown at the Dean Family Gallery. (Photo provided)

First Friday art exhibit openings

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. All things wood, by Gerard Garland 5-7 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Homer artist Gerard Garland has been… Continue reading

Art by Jeff, Ranja, and M’fanwy Dean is shown at the Dean Family Gallery. (Photo provided)
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The cover of Tom Kizzia's book, "Cold Mountain Path," published by Porphyry Press in October 2021. (Photo provided)

‘Cold Mountain Path’ explores ghost town history of McCarthy

Kizzia’s book looks at McCarthy history from 1938 to the town’s revival as a tourist destination.

The cover of Tom Kizzia's book, "Cold Mountain Path," published by Porphyry Press in October 2021. (Photo provided)
Rika Mouw and Turid Senungetuk, wife of Ron Senungetuk, stand in front of Ron Senungetuk's artworks titled "Reindeer Herd I, II, III" during the exhibit's opening reception at the Pratt Museum and Park. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

‘Ron Senungetuk: A Retrospective’ includes works from Homer collectors

‘Ron Senungetuk: A Retrospective’ builds on traveling show with works from Homer collectors.

Rika Mouw and Turid Senungetuk, wife of Ron Senungetuk, stand in front of Ron Senungetuk's artworks titled "Reindeer Herd I, II, III" during the exhibit's opening reception at the Pratt Museum and Park. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)
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The “grands” — Luca, Cecilia and Flora — pause on a fall garden walk. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Take a tour of your garden

A visit from the Kachemak Gardener’s ‘grands’ prompts a tour of the garden.

The “grands” — Luca, Cecilia and Flora — pause on a fall garden walk. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Arts briefs

‘Summer of Soul’ wins Audience Favorite for Homer DocFest The Homer Documentary Film Festival announced its annual awards for films shown at the festival. Winning… Continue reading

For Carly Garay's "The Art of Ancestor Veneration," visitors are invited to include images, letters or prayers honoring ancestors at a central display. The exhibit shows through Oct. 30, 2021, at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Garay lifts the veil between living and dead with “Art of Ancestor Veneration”

HCOA show invites people to submit own images of ancestors at central altar.

For Carly Garay's "The Art of Ancestor Veneration," visitors are invited to include images, letters or prayers honoring ancestors at a central display. The exhibit shows through Oct. 30, 2021, at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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A wood-carved whale hangs in the Nikiski Senior Center on Sept. 23.

Whale of a job

Nikiski Senior Center gets addition to dining room.

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A wood-carved whale hangs in the Nikiski Senior Center on Sept. 23.
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