• There is something about the Alaska landscape that attracts a certain kind of person. Alayne Tetor was drawn to Alaska by its wild, untamed frontier, adventure lifestyle and simple living. She was attracted by the background vistas and glacier landscapes. Tetor, 28, an art teacher at Homer High Scho...

    Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:05pm
  • “…When I sally forth to seek my prey I help myself in a royal way. I sink a few more ships, it’s true, Than a well-bred monarch ought to do; But many a king on a first-class throne, If he wants to call his crown his own, Must manage somehow to get through More dirty work...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:38pm
  • International guitar masters Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo perform 7 p.m. March 27 at the Mariner Theatre. They also will do an informal jam-style workshop while in Homer. Known as Frank and Vinny, the duo plays a wide variety of classical and modern music ranging from Bach, Mozart and Beethoven t...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:29pm
  • Libby Roderick, the Anchorage-based folk singer/songwriter and environmental activist who will perform March 26 at the Kachemak Bay Conservation Society’s annual meeting, fights for change by singing love songs. ...

    Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:27pm
  • Eight weeks of Big Read events culminate with a capstone presentation by Ray Bradbury biographer Sam Weller at 7 p.m. March 19 at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Homer’s Big Read this year is Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel, “Fahrenheit 451.” The authorized biographer of Ray ...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:18am
  • Kachemak Bay Celtic musicians present an informal acoustic Irish music session starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday for St. Patrick’s Day at AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse and Tavern. Fiddle player Lindianne Sarno said the session will be like those of traditional Irish music sessions she saw when traveling in I...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:17am
  • An Alaska comic and ’zine jam with Sowsear is 6-9 p.m. Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Sowsear is both a website and a print comic book featuring a wide range of material by Alaska artists and cartoonists. The free event includes a comic artists talk and a micro-comic workshop. Materials are...

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:16am
  • “Own your words,” advised Slam and Jam organizer Cory Davidson to youth poetry slam participants. At the second annual spoken word event held Feb. 27 at the Homer Council on the Arts, that’s just what the poets did....

    Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:13am
  • Jubilee, the Homer Council on the Arts’ annual celebration of youth art and performance, starts in April with a First Friday opening from 5-7 p.m. April 3 of the Jubilee Youth Visual Arts Exhibit at HCOA and other locations. Art submissions from students in grades K-12 are due March 27 at HCOA. Al...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:38pm
  • Fairbanks photographer Adam Ottavi returns to Homer and Bunnell Street Arts Center for a month-long residency in March. During his residency, Ottavi will create 60 tintype portraits for a fundraiser, the Bunnell Street Tintype Portrait Project. For a $150 donation, anyone can have a tintype portrait...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:35pm

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