Arts

  • Whether they come from reading Jack London novels, watching “Bering Sea Gold” or just hearing snippets of Sarah Palin’s speeches, most visitors to Alaska arrive with a set of expectations. The state has a reputation for abundant wildlife, extreme weather, people who prize ingenuity and a willi...

    Wed, 06/05/2013 - 4:50pm
  • Sitka Summer Music Festival musicians Zuill Bailey on cello and David Leisner on guitar will perform from 7-9 p.m. Monday at the Bunnell Street Arts Center. This intimate evening performance will feature Bailey in three Bach Cello Preludes and Leisner performing his own compositions. The two will pe...

    Wed, 05/29/2013 - 3:23pm
  • Kachemak Bay Campus is holding registration for the annual Young Writers Workshop, held as part of the 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference. The workshop is 9 a.m. to noon June 14 at the campus. Visiting writer, novelist and teacher Nicole Stellon O’Donnell will conduct the workshop, “Writing To...

    Wed, 05/29/2013 - 3:22pm
  • Pier One Theatre continues its 41st season this weekend with the opening of “Up.” Performances are planned for Friday, Saturday and Sunday this week and June 6, 7, 8 and 9. All performances are at 7:30 p.m....

    Wed, 05/29/2013 - 3:22pm
  • Retired Anchorage doctor Nancy Elliott Sydnam’s book “Sideways Rain” is fascinating in its telling of Sydnam’s 20 years providing medical care to Alaska’s farthest flung communities, villages on the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands.  Before getting into the details of the challenges she ...

    Wed, 05/29/2013 - 3:18pm
  • Now in its 41st season on the Homer Spit, Pier One Theatre announced its summer schedule this week. Shows open this weekend in collaboration with Bunnell Street Arts Center for “Niicugni.” Other shows are:•    May 31, June 1, 2, 7, 8, 9: “Up,” by Bridget Carpenter and direct...

    Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:32pm
  • Kachemak Bay Campus is holding registration for the annual Young Writers Workshop, held as part of the 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers Conference. The workshop is 9 a.m. to noon June 14 at the campus. Visiting writer, novelist and teacher Nicole Stellon O’Donnell will conduct the workshop, “Writing To...

    Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:31pm
  • ArtPlace America has awarded Bunnell Street Arts Center a $150,000 grant for Old Town AIR, an artist in residence program. Old Town AIR seeks to inspire and create artistic events in the Old Town area of Homer. The project will link the Old Town People’s Garden, Bishop’s Beach and the Alaska Isl...

    Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:31pm
  • How do you find a home when you find yourself away from the land you’ve grown up in?For Native Alaskans who have left the village for the big city, for young Alaskans who have moved to the Lower 48 to find careers and for new Alaskans who have left homes Outside, that can be a common theme. It’s...

    Wed, 05/22/2013 - 4:29pm
  • Four Homer artists have received Rasmuson Foundation project grants or fellowships, the foundation announced on Wednesday. Awarded grants are: • George Overpeck, a wood artist, for a $7,500 project grant; • John Whittier, a media artist, for a $7,500 project grant. • Erin Coughlin Hollowell, a...

    Wed, 05/15/2013 - 5:28pm

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