• Homer writer and filmmaker Jean Aspen signs her book, “Arctic Daughter,” from 4-6 p.m. April 15 at the Homer Bookstore. The daughter of Arctic explorer Constance Hendricks, Aspen wrote “Arctic Daughter” after an adventure when she was 22 and journeyed down the Yukon River to build a cabin an...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:18pm
  • Writer Lee Ann Roripaugh visits Bunnell Street Arts Center for a residency later this month. At 6 p.m. April 15 she does a reading at Bunnell. From 7 to 9 p.m. April 22 and April 29 she does two workshops, with a 6 p.m. potluck each night, at Bunnell Street Arts Center. A $10 donation to Bunnell Str...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:14pm
  • Abigail Kokai is a story teller. But this talented artist from Ohio does not use pen or paper as her medium. Rather, she sews intricate quilts that capture her characters and memories with fabric and thread. On April’s First Friday, Bunnell Street Arts Center unveiled its latest exhibit, a collect...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 2:13pm
  • Halibut Cove artist Annette Bellamy is one of 10 Alaska artists selected by the Chugach National Forest and the Alaska State Council on the Arts to create ornaments for the 2015 U.S. Capitol Christmas tree.  Ornaments will decorate the People’s Tree on the U.S. Capitol lawn, Washington, D.C. ...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:33pm
  • Early registration is going on now for the 2015 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference to be held June 12-16 at Land’s End Resort. Sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage, Kachemak Bay Campus, this year’s keynote presenter is National Book award finalist and novelist Andre Dubus III....

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:32pm
  • The Homer Council on the Arts’ Spring Cabaret is 8 p.m. April 17 and 18 at Wasabi’s Fusion. Created and directed by Hannah Heimbuch, Jennifer Norton, Katelyn Wythe and friends, the show features traditional and contemporary songs in grand cabaret style with a live band.  Tickets are $18 HCO...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:31pm
  • Now that spring has arrived, it’s not just crocuses popping up around town. New venues also appear this month for First Friday shows, including a twist on the usual opening. At the Homer Elks Lodge, the artist becomes the show when painter Dan Coe does a four-hour stint on the back porch making an...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 12:29pm
  • Alaska State Parks seeks artists to apply for its first-ever Artist-In-Residence Program to be held this June-August at the Ernest Gruening State Historical Park and cabin, 25 miles north of Juneau. The program encourages artists to create work inspired by Alaska’s state parks. It also will offer ...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:17am
  • Martin Zeller holds a 5-hour improvisational theater workshop from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. April 18 in the Art Barn behind 1060 East End Road. The class introduces, explores and expands the skills of improvised theater. Through exercises and games, participants will learn to play with and experience the...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:16am
  • The annual Cowboy Cabaret returns at 5 p.m. April 4 at Alice’s Champagne Palace. The evening includes cowboy poetry, stories and songs. Special musical guests are the Homer Ukulele Society and Neck & Neck. Sign up between 6 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. with entertainment to follow. Cowboy Mark Marette i...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:15am

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