Arts

  •   WHEN: June 14-18 WHERE: Land's End Resort Keynote speaker: Naomi Shihab Nye Cost: $375 through 5 p.m., May 4 $395 May 5 - June 14 Fee includes entry to all conference activities including opening dinner, workshops and luncheons. Post-conference workshop "Nature Across the Genres: Breathing th...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:40pm
  • Although the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference won't happen until June 14 to 18 at Land's End Resort, the early registration deadline with discount rates ends at 5 p.m. May 4. Besides, in years when the conference has sold out, many writers have been disappointed who didn't register quickly. Registra...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:38pm
  • Reading Erin Coughlin Hollowell's first poetry collection, "Pause, Traveler," is like sipping single malt Scotch whisky, with its complicated and subtle tastes. Seasoned in New York and then matured in Alaska, the palate of her poetry evokes the nature writing of Robert Frost, the simplicity of Mari...

    Wed, 04/24/2013 - 2:31pm
  • Homer Senior Citizens will present their annual talent show from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday at Homer High School’s Mariner Theater. It is a benefit for the senior center. Tickets are $10 per person or $15 per family and are available from Homer Senior Citizens and at the door. The show promises to be hi...

    Fri, 04/19/2013 - 11:20am
  • How does a young man who doesn’t even know his own name become part of a vision “that a blameless fool made wise through compassion will become the King of the Grail?” That’s the plot of Richard Wagner’s “Parsifal,” the next-to-last Live at the Met opera showing 6 p.m. April 25 at the ...

    Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:45pm
  • Several Homer area students received awards in the annual Youth Art and Writing Contest sponsored by F Magazine. Emily Inama, 7th grade, Homer Middle School, and Molly Mitchell, 9th grade, Homer High School, won honorable mentions for poetry. Mitchell also won an honorable mention for photography. A...

    Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:43pm
  • The annual Jubilee Youth Performance show is at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Mariner Theatre. Sponsored by the Homer Council on the Arts, the show features musical acts, dance and other performing arts. Admission is $5 youth, $10 HCOA members and $15 general admission. Tickets are on sale at HCOA, the Hom...

    Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:43pm
  • As part of World Book Night, volunteers next Tuesday will be giving out free books around town. The national program, coordinated locally through the Homer Bookstore, will be giving away 500,000 books in 6,000 communities nationwide. Volunteers picked books from a list to distribute, and publishers ...

    Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:42pm
  • An opening reception for the Kachemak Bay Campus student art showcase is 5 to 7 p.m. April 26 in the Campus Commons, Pioneer Hall. The show features art created by students in college classes....

    Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:42pm
  • Norman Vaughan, the explorer and Iditarod musher, used to say, “Dream big and dare to fail.” That could be the motto of Homer writer Dana Stabenow, who grew up in Seldovia. In 1990, Stabenow was down to the last $1,100 of a grubstake from her North Slope oil work savings, trying to break into wr...

    Wed, 04/17/2013 - 3:37pm

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