Arts

  • Homer might be as cold as Moscow this winter, but when it comes to the annual production of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, citizens, we’re not talking the Bolshoi Ballet. At the end of the road, and now in its 28th year, the Cosmic Hamlet’s production can be a bit, well, unusual. That’s part of t...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 5:44pm
  • All Hopped Up Espresso 280 W. Pioneer Ave. Homer Connections K-12 Student Art by various artists 3-4 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Homer Connections students who are taking an art course this semester — painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, printmaking or digital art ...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 5:36pm
  • Art lovers can add a new venue to their art walk on First Friday: a show of art created by Homer Connections students from classes they’ve taken this semester. Homeschooled students who took art classes this semester show their work from 3-4 p.m. Friday at All Hopped Up Espresso on West Pioneer Av...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 5:33pm
  • Nutcracker Faire runs this weekend The Homer Council on the Arts annual Nutcracker Faire runs 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday in the Homer High School Commons and gym. The faire features artists and crafters selling local, handmade gifts, food, live music and from 1-3 p.m. both day...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 5:29pm
  • The Homer Public Library is a 2016 Star Library in the annual ranking of U.S. public libraries by Library Journal. In its index of Public Library Service, Homer Public Library is one of only 260 libraries to receive the highest rankings from the prestigious publication for the U.S. library community...

    Wed, 11/23/2016 - 2:38pm
  • Poet Peggy Shumaker and her husband Joe Usibelli announced they would like to name the Storyknife main house after poet, writer and teacher Eva Saulitis. The cost of the house is $250,000, and Shumaker and Usibelli will match every dollar donated two-to-one. Saulitis died in 2016 of breast cancer. A...

    Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:58pm
  • “Homestead Kitchen” was born out of the same kind of connection that started the Kilcher family’s reality television show — a Facebook message to Eivin Kilcher. “Alaska: The Last Frontier,” the Discovery channel show that made the Kilchers a family name known in households across the Uni...

    Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:55pm
  • Lavallee visits Art Shop Gallery Artist Barbara Lavallee visits the Art Shop Gallery from 1-6 p.m. Saturday. She will be available to personalize and sign calendars, prints and books. Call the gallery at 235-7076 to have items signed if unable to make the visit. To see Lavallee’s new work, visit ...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:26pm
  • “Windows,” this month’s solo exhibit by Felicity Jones at the Homer Council on the Arts, expands on the idea of a traditional art show. While many exhibits feature art carefully hung on walls, Jones, 17, presents her art as if you’d walked into a living room. A large window stands at the fro...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:12pm
  • Inspired by Diaries exhibit opens The Pratt Museum’s Inspired by Diaries exhibit opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Have you ever kept a diary or journal? Had the opportunity to peruse the personal writing of your ancestors? Several diaries and journals are held in the collections of the...

    Wed, 11/09/2016 - 5:10pm

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