• Homer will get a Christmas morning treat when CBS broadcasts a holiday special with the Kilcher family. “Holiday Homecoming with Jewel” features Homer’s famous musical star, Jewel Kilcher, her aunt Mossy Kilcher, and some of the stars of the Discovery Channel reality TV show, “Alaska: The La...

    Wed, 12/21/2016 - 4:35pm
  • Among cultural institutions in Homer, the Pratt Museum has pioneered a unique spot. As a museum of natural history, history, culture and art, its exhibits often connect those aspects of the Pratt’s collections. “Inspired by Diaries,” on exhibit through Dec. 29, asked artists to create works in...

    Wed, 12/21/2016 - 4:35pm
  • Artist teaches winter classes for new year...

    Wed, 12/21/2016 - 4:33pm
  • Ninilchik resident Mike Chihuly has lived enough lives to write several books since moving to Alaska more than 60 years ago. Instead, he packed them all into one. Chihuly’s book, “Alaska Fish and Fire,” was published in August and released in October. It catalogs Chihuly’s life experiences f...

    Wed, 12/14/2016 - 1:37pm
  • Peyton does watercolor demo Saturday at Fireweed Gallery Watercolor artist Jan Peyton does a demonstration from 2-4:30 p.m. Saturday at Fireweed Gallery. She will show techniques like wet-on-wet painting and how to add pigment to wet areas to create a translucent effect. The demonst...

    Wed, 12/14/2016 - 1:35pm
  • Big Read starts next month The Friends of the Homer Public Library presents its third Homer Big Read. The focus of the community read will be Thornton Wilder’s books “The Bridge of San Luis Rey” and “Our Town.” Together the community will examine the themes of the books, i...

    Wed, 12/07/2016 - 2:29pm
  • Several times a week, youth services librarian Claudia Haines holds Storytime in the Homer Public Library’s Joy Griffin Children’s Room. For ages 3-5 and 2 and younger, Haines reads books, sings songs and holds games, all with the goal of forming literacy — and inspiring children with the joy ...

    Wed, 12/07/2016 - 2:26pm
  • 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

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