Arts

  • Take six musicians who have played everything from Cajun to classical to blues, add original compositions by Homer’s boogie-woogie piano guy Johnny B, and mix with Alaska videos by Daniel Zatz and you have “Wild Mountains Bright Water.” Featuring the Devils Club Orchestra, the show is one of t...

    Thu, 05/07/2015 - 11:24am
  • Acclaimed improv group The Second City performs at 7 p.m. Friday at the Mariner Theatre. Started in 1959 in Chicago, The Second City has become famous for launching the careers of comedians like John Belushi, Gilda Radner, Dan Akroyd, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Steve Carell. “The Best of the Se...

    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:53pm
  • The Homer Council on the Arts board of directors has hired a new executive director, Peggy Paver of Ashland, Ore., and a new operations and programs coordinator, Austin Parkhill of Barrow.  Parkhill arrives in Homer in June to work with current director Gail Edgerly before she leaves. Parkhill ...

    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:52pm
  • With KBBI’s Concert on the Lawn and Homer Council on the Arts Street Fair taking a break this summer, the season’s big festival will be the Kachemak Bay Celt Fest, held June 19-20 at Karen Hornaday Park. The event kicks off with a performance by Celtic music group Tempest at 7 p.m. June 19 and c...

    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:49pm
  • “On the Wing,” Homer’s annual celebration of birds and spring through poetry and music, starts off the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival at 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Homer Theatre. With an all-ages roster, performers range from elder poet Nancy Levinson to Fireweed Academy kindergarteners. Sunrise ...

    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:48pm
  • Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. Collages by Guitta Corey 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Artist Guitta Corey shows her new work.   Bunnell Street Arts Center 106 W. Bunnell Ave. Shaping Alaska, art by Sarah Be...

    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:46pm
  • May’s First Friday includes one of the livelier openings, when the students of Paul Banks Elementary School hold their annual Art Extravaganza. These young artists take their work seriously, and have even written artists statements. The event includes refreshments, live music and a silent auction ...

    Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:15pm
  • Earlier this month for First Friday, visual artists had their moment with receptions honoring their work for the annual Jubilee arts celebration. Art work for students in grades kindergarten through high school remains on exhibit at the Homer Council on the Arts, the Pratt Museum and in the South Pe...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:04pm
  • “Circle Hook,” the latest in city 1-percent-for art projects, was installed last week along a new trail at the intersection of Fish Dock Road and the Homer Spit Road. Designed by Moose Run Metalsmiths, the sculpture was fabricated by Bay Welding Services, both Homer businesses. Standing ...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:56pm
  • “Backing Out of Time,” a film about Baby Boomers caring for parents with Alzheimer’s, shows at 6 p.m. April 30 at the Homer Theatre. A suggested donation of $5 supports the new Alzheimer’s unit at Homer Senior Citizens. Directed by Anchorage filmmaker Mary Katzke, the film follows the lives ...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:54pm

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