• Take one look at Amy Casey’s paintings, and you might be inclined to ask, “What are you doing in Homer?” Most of Casey’s work centers around cities. She paints houses tightly packed, in a way residences seldom are in Homer: piled up on each other, winding up into the sky on stilts or hanging...

    Thu, 10/29/2015 - 7:54am
  • Every Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon for the last month, Bunnell Street Arts Center has been a hub of happy activity. ...

    Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:35am
  • The Pratt Museum currently is featuring the exhibit “Museum Macabre: Darkest Secrets of Kachemak Bay.” The show will run through Oct. 31. “Some stories from Kachemak Bay have been lost to common knowledge, swept under the rug and into collections storage at the Pratt Museum,” according to a ...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:51am
  • On either side of West Pioneer Avenue near Bartlett Street, Woodard Creek flows from the Pratt Museum to the Homer Council on the Arts and on into Kachemak Bay. In discussions about protecting the shared waterway, leaders of both organizations realized the creek united them not just geographically, ...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:50am
  • Subsistence program art sought The Federal Subsistence Management Program sponsors its annual art contest for all students in Alaska grades K-12. The program seeks art on the theme of Alaska subsistence wildlife. The winner’s artwork will be published on the cover of Federal Subsi...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:07pm
  • Late one night in a bar in Vancouver, British Columbia, 30 years ago, Martty Zeller watched two men eviscerate a cow with a chainsaw. One guy wheeled the heifer onto the stage, the other raised the saw high and went in with gusto. But there was no blood, because it was all invisible. There was no co...

    Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:06pm
  • Artist offers jewelry classes Homer artist Art Koeninger offers several jewelry classes this semester through Homer Community Recreation.  Friday-Sunday is Silversmithing, teaching the fabrication of jewelry and small metal objects. Lost Wax Casting is Oct. 23-25, teaching how ...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 1:57pm
  • Alaska Marketplace 1130 Ocean Drive mAKers First Friday by various artists 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception...

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 1:55pm
  • Whether it’s the romantic streets of Paris or the tropical allure of Hawaii, most artists who visit a region become inspired by the landscape. Alaska artists go to extremes, and don’t just become passive observers but active participants in the landscape that moves them....

    Wed, 09/30/2015 - 1:52pm
  • Joan Brown Dodd is the archetypal Homer woman: born somewhere else, exceedingly tough, multi-talented, artistic and humble. She’s gentle but assertive; she drinks her coffee black.  And at age 82, she’s a self-published, best-selling author. Despite having been on the shelf for only six mon...

    Wed, 09/23/2015 - 2:42pm

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