Arts

  • For Canadian percussion group TorQ, its name has a double meaning. “Tor” stands for “Toronto,” the Ontario city where the group lives, and “Q” for quartet. TorQ member Richard Burrows intended another meaning. Said like the word “torque,” it also means “the ability to overcome resi...

    Wed, 02/11/2015 - 1:58pm
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center 106 W. Bunnell Ave. On Hockey, sculpture and other works by Michael Conti 5-7 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception; 6 p.m., artists talk...

    Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:51pm
  • With some galleries on winter hiatus, only three of the regular art galleries have first Friday openings. Fireweed Gallery remains closed until Feb. 13, but a new venue picks up the slack: the Homer Public Library. In a reception, new Homer photographer Susan Johnson shows photographs from a residen...

    Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:48pm
  • Canadian quartet TorQ performs on concert marimba and vibraphone in a concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Mariner Theatre. Tamba Hadzi, Homer’s all-women African marimba group, opens for TorQ. Sponsored by the Homer Council on the Arts, tickets are $10 youth, $20 HCOA members and $30 general admissio...

    Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:45pm
  • In conjunction with “Marie Antoinette’s Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball,” ticket holders can attend free mask-making workshops from noon-4 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 15 at Bunnell Street Arts Center. The ball is 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Feb. 21 at Second Star Luxury Lodging on Kachemak Drive. Featuring food, a burl...

    Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:44pm
  • Poems in Place, a collaboration between the Alaska Center for the Book, Alaska State Parks and a steering committee of poets and writers and residents of Alaska, will place a poem written by an Alaska writer in each of the seven regions of the Alaska State Park’s system. This year’s Poems in Pla...

    Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:43pm
  • At Bunnell Street Arts Center’s annual Jazzline dance performance, choreographer and director Jocelyn Shiro puts together a show that challenges the abilities of dancers ages 9 to adults.  Shiro has been teaching and directing dance long enough that students who danced as children have now re...

    Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:40pm
  • Artists working in the media of choreography, crafts, folk and traditional arts, literary arts/scriptworks, and performance art can apply until March 1 for Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Awards. These $7,500-$18,000 grant awards go directly to artists to support activities that advance creati...

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:00pm
  • Chugach Arts Council in Seward invites artists and arts groups to join in “Art With a Heart” art events to benefit animal welfare organizations. From now until Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, artists and writers are invited to submit work relating to animals to be published in a book that will be av...

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:00pm
  • For the second year in a row, Homer author Tom Kizzia’s book, “Pilgrim’s Wilderness,” has topped the Homer Bookstore’s annual Best Seller list. Kizzia also is the Homer Bookstore’s all-time best selling author. The list is compiled from computer sales figures from books sold in 2014 at t...

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:00pm

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