Homer Features

  • What a glorious day.  The heat has been turned on in the greenhouse and the high/low thermometer is in place. If the heaters are holding the temperature no lower than 40 to 45 degrees, I will set out the tomatoes, cucumbers, artichokes, leeks and odds and ends of flowers that are thriving in th...

    Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:51pm
  • It was a packed house at the Homer Elks Lodge on Monday, as residents gathered to wish the city a happy 50th birthday. Stories of the community’s early days preceding incorporation, personal memories of arriving and growing up in the area, the reliance early residents had on each other, changes th...

    Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:24pm
  • The 2014 Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery wrapped up last weekend with the fleet of 48 seiners going slightly over the 16,333 ton quota. It was a sharp contrast to the 2013 season when more than half the quota was left in the water because the biomass had spawned out; those herring are harvested ...

    Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:33pm
  • Today marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Megahuge Great Alaska Earthquake. Monday marked the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Pop quiz, Betsteroids: What do both events have in common?...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:45am
  • For the research Homer author and historian Janet Klein has done on the surrounding area, she frequently has turned to “The Ethnography of the Tanaina,” by Cornelius Osgood. Originally printed by Yale University in 1937, and reprinted in 1966 and 1976, the text remains a useful tool, except for ...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:34am
  • Writing Broadway musicals isn’t hard. The perfect musical has these elements: • A cast of wacky, interesting characters; • A finely crafted premise that puts them together; and • A snappy, witty group of songs that sort of advance the plot, but most of all leave the audience singing as they ...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:32am
  • Martin Zeller, an improvisational performer and teacher, presents an improvisation workshop from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (with lunch break) April 19 at the Art Barn, 1060 East End Road. The class introduces, explores and expands the skills of improvised theater. Through exercises and games, students wil...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:30am
  • Homer environmental artist, basket and story weaver Mavis Muller presents “Remembering: Community Art as Healing Force” at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Pratt Museum. She presents a talk and slideshow of personal reflection of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, and of her travels from Alaska to Spain to the G...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:29am
  • Pier One Theatre holds auditions for summer shows starting at 6 p.m. April 4 and 2 p.m. April 6 in the Mariner Theatre. Enter by the stage door by the set shop. Auditions are for “The Odd Couple” and Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors.” Both shows are directed by Lance Petersen. For more info...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:29am
  • Two shows open with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. April 4 at the Pratt Museum. The annual Jubilee student showcase opens on the lower level, with art in all media by students from kindergarten through high school. “Key Ingredients: America By Food” opens in the main gallery. “Key Ingredients...

    Thu, 03/27/2014 - 9:28am

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