Homer Features

  • Homer poet Peter Kauffman won third place in the Fairbanks Art Association’s statewide poetry contest. Kaufmann won in the adult category for his poem, “Receive the World.” A reading was held April 12 at the Bear Gallery, Fairbanks....

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:57pm
  • Four Homer High School students won for works entered in the Alaska Student Activities Association All-state Art Competition, with sophomore Hayden Chase winning first place in jewelry and metalsmithing and taking best-in-show for his sculpture, “Snowmachine.” Others winning are third place, Lis...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:56pm
  • Art Shop Gallery  448 E. Pioneer Ave.  The Old and the New 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception  The Art Shop Gallery cleans out old items with an “all you can stuff” bag sale of frames, prints, glass and mats. Bags are $10 or $20. For the...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:54pm
  • With shorebirds already beginning to arrive and the 22nd annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival running May 8-11, it’s no surprise that several shows opening for First Friday feature birds. Artist Erin Rae D’Eimon exhibits her work in a place filled with fiber art, the Knitty Stash on Main Stree...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:53pm
  • More fossil finds by Homer beachcombers have expanded scientists’ knowledge of the animals that lived here during an interglacial period from 27,000 to 55,000 years ago — what’s called stage 3, between the last two Penultimate and Naptowne glaciations. Radiocarbon tests were done for a horse t...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 2:10pm
  • The Togiak sac roe herring fishery started nearly two weeks earlier than predicted by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game analysis of Bering Sea ice and temperature models. That analysis called for the fishery to kick off May 10. Instead, it started with a gillnet opening April 27, lasting until ...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:52am
  • The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies and Bunnell Street Arts Center each received $25,000 project grants from the Rasmuson Foundation in its first-quarter grants cycle. Bunnell will use its grant for technology upgrades and CACS for facility upgrades....

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:44pm
  • Salmonstock announced additional performers to its lineup for the festival Aug. 1-3 at the Kenai Peninsula Fair Grounds, Ninilchik. Acts scheduled to appear are gypsy-folk band Elephant Revival, Americana-bluegrass-fusion group Hot Buttered Rum, Poor Man’s Whiskey, banjo and slide guitar musician ...

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:44pm
  • Two musical concerts are featured for the 22nd annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival held May 8-11. Kicking off the festival is the 11th annual On the Wing: Celebrating Birds and Spring with Poetry and Song at 7 p.m. May 8 at the Homer Theatre. Featuring life-long Homer musician Sunrise Kilcher-Sjo...

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:43pm
  • Adrien Segal, the April Old Town Artist in Residence at Bunnell Street Arts Center, holds spoon carving workshops 2-6 p.m. today and Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Segal, a California sculptor, invites people to carve wood into a small sculpture or useful object, such as a spoon, during commu...

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:41pm

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