Roustabout Circus performs Friday

The Roustabout Circus performs at 7 p.m. Friday at the Christian Community Church on Bartlett Street. The circus has been conducting student workshops this week.… Continue reading

‘Beneath the Surface’ evokes abstract in archaeology

In the controlled, deliberate science of an archaeological excavation, field workers gently uncover the past. Using trowels and digging in 1-meter-by-1-meter squares, they scrape back… Continue reading

Kizzia on NYT Best seller list

Homer writer Tom Kizzia’s new nonfiction book about the Papa Pilgrim family, “Pilgrim’s Wilderness,” has made the New York Times hardcover nonfiction list. For the… Continue reading

Artists residencies started in Old Town

Two artist residencies have started in Old Town. Artist Dan Coe is painting a mural depicting the fireweed plant’s life cycle on the Driftwood RV… Continue reading

Stabenow story collection available as e-book

Homer writer Dana Stabenow has collected 16 of her short stories in an electronic book collection. The stories are collected for the first time from… Continue reading

Ivey reads, signs at Ninilchik Library

Best selling Alaska author Eowyn Ivey and Pulitzer Prize nominee for her book, “The Snow Child,” does a question-and-answer session and book signing at 3… Continue reading

Writer, artist offer retreat at Peterson Bay

Writer Marilyn Sigman and artist Marilyn Kirkham lead a writer and artist retreat, “Line by Line,” from Aug. 16 to 18 at the Center for… Continue reading

Folk musician plays at K-Bay Caffe

John Craigie, a visiting folk musician from California, performs at 7 p.m. Friday at K-Bay Caffe on Pioneer Avenue. A $3 donation is requested. For… Continue reading

‘Unalaskana’ show challenges Alaska clichés

In Alaska art and culture, a spirit of irreverence often runs counter to serious or commercial images of Alaska. Done well, traditional Alaska art celebrates… Continue reading

Top to top family explores world

By land and sea, world explorers often visit Homer on their way north for further adventures or an end-of-the-road finish from points further south. Last… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Some want to blame the Betster for this recent stretch of soggy weather. “So seize that sun again and again as if it might end… Continue reading

Facing the elements to take hiatus

Moose have trampled on its art. Vandals have stolen and trashed works. Some sculptures have been left in place, slowly returning back to the earth.… Continue reading

Gardening book about gardens and so much more

Whether you’re a wannabe gardener wondering where to start, a gardener with many years in the soil, a visitor wanting an informative, humorous, beautiful look… Continue reading

Nothing sluggish about new book, song

In spite of its name and leading character, there’s nothing slow-moving about “Slugs Forever!’ What started as a book project to benefit the Independent Living… Continue reading

Gardeners’ weekend 2013: See what Homer has to offer

Think “garden,” think flowers or vegetables or grasses or trees. Think sweeping landscaped areas or a single pot of flowers. Think acres or a tiny… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

It might seem like a distant memory, but remember in May when it snowed? Remember how miserable we were, shivering during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird… Continue reading

KHLT hilds Wild Arts Workshop

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust offers a Wild Arts Workshop featuring Halibut Cove artists Marian Beck from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 11 in Halibut Cove. The… Continue reading

Quilters can enter Kenai Peninsula State Fair

Quilters can enter quilts, wall hangings and wearable art for the Kenai Peninsula State Fair in Ninilchik. Register entries from noon to 2 p.m. Aug.… Continue reading

Wild & Scenic Film Fest is Aug. 8

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival shows 7-9 p.m. Aug. 8 in Homer at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Kenai… Continue reading

Homer-raised author signs book

Josh Hornaday, a writer with roots in Homer and the Kenai Peninsula, signs his science fiction and fantasy novel, “The Meth Conspiracy,” from 4 to… Continue reading

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