• Lavallee visits Art Shop Gallery Artist Barbara Lavallee visits the Art Shop Gallery from 1-6 p.m. Saturday. The gallery will have three new prints, a large selection of originals, older prints, books and ornaments.   Milo Fritz memoir included in new anthology...

    Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:48am
  • Editor’s Note: This story has been edited to correct the spelling of Tomoka Raften’s name and to show that the cost for the student master class is $25. Dates of some NoonTime Tunes also have been corrected. The Homer News regrets the errors....

    Thu, 07/16/2015 - 9:36am
  • War, racism, personal traumas and societal changes are all hard to talk about. Voices from Alaska’s rural Native villages are seldom heard in mainstream media. “Hunting in Wartime,” a new documentary film coming to Homer, breaks that silence. In it, a group of Tlingit men from Hoonah who fough...

    Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:22am
  • Alaska Marketplace 1130 Ocean Drive New works by M. Marali Sargent-Smith 5-7 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Formerly Homeric Traders, Alaska Marketplace features work by Homer artist M. Marali Sargent-Smith. A lifelong Alaskan, she grew up commercial ...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:08am
  • The Fourth of July weekend starts off with an affirmation of one of the basic rights of free people: to create art. As Homer hits the peak summer month, from Old Town to the Homer Spit galleries display exhibits. In her Homer debut at the Homer Council on the Arts, Homer-raised artist Hailey Smith p...

    Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:05am
  • The Ninilchik Chamber of Commerce is organizing its Inaugural Clam Scramble Mud Obstacle Run. This family-oriented event is set for Saturday. The chamber’s goal is to create an annual solstice event in a central location on the Kenai Peninsula for the whole family, according to a press release. Pr...

    Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:26am
  • Shows in Pier One Theatre’s summer season continue through August. Auditons for “Treasure Island,” a youth production, are 4-6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Now showing at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Pier One is “The Last Five Years,” featuring Katelyn Wythe and Nathan Lander. Tickets are ...

    Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:22am
  • Artists and writers can apply starting July 1 for the Rasmuson Foundation Artist Residency Program. The grant funds two-month residencies in the Lower 48. Previously, only artists who had received a Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award could apply, but the eligibility requirements have been c...

    Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:21am
  • Look closely at the textile art of Amy Meissner and signs of her evolving career emerge. The attention to detail and use of fine fabric show her background in the fashion field. Bold blocks of text reveal a writer’s sensibility. Children’s drawings done in stitching suggest she knows how to tell...

    Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:12am
  • An exuberant mood ruled the 14th Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, held June 12-16 in Homer. The public readings crackled with enthusiasm. The radiant weather didn’t hurt, either. This year 127 attendees shared the power of the written and spoken word, and the inspiring camaraderie of those who ...

    Thu, 06/18/2015 - 8:32am

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