Homer Features

  • Kenai Peninsula photographer Joe Kashi’s new exhibit, “Veiled Mysteries,” opens with a reception from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday in the Campus Commons, Pioneer Hall, Kachemak Bay Campus. Kashi’s photographs represent “what the lens saw,” and are not constructed or collages of images. While full-...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:03pm
  • The Homer Theatre is showing films from the Anchorage International Film Festival for two nights next week.  On Tuesday, the theater will play a “best of the fest” shorts program featuring a series of short films ranging from 5-12 minutes. After intermission, the well received feature docum...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:01pm
  • Feeling creative? Homer Council on the Arts has an outlet. “Creative Communities” provides opportunities for those with an interest in writing, acting, performing or singing to share their endeavors with others.   “It’s a social alternative to solitary efforts,” said Gail Edgerly, exe...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:00pm
  • Feel like dancing? Or dessert? Or just a really great evening?  Marimba Madness, the annual Homer Council on the Arts fundraiser, is Saturday at the Elks Lodge. The doors open at 6 p.m. with music by Shamwari, Tamba Hadzi and Williwaw Marimba starting at 7 p.m.   For the past five yea...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:12pm
  • The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has kicked off a short, 15-day comment period for people to weigh in on the proposed Chuitna coal mine across Cook Inlet that would result in a strip mine through the Chuitna watershed. The mine is being proposed by PacRim, a Delaware corpo...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:06am
  • Anchorage artists Christopher Jette and Becky Kendall present a workshop from 1-4 p.m. Feb. 28 at Bunnell Street Arts Center. At 6 p.m. they also present “Dalince de Omer,” a video installation based on artist Michael Conti’s “On Hockey” exhibit at Bunnell. Part 1 of the workshop is “Cre...

    Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:46pm
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center holds “Marie Antoinette’s Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball” from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday at Second Star Luxury Lodging on Kachemak Drive. The evening features food, a burlesque show, avant garde films, and music by Super Saturated Sugar Strings and Ballroom Roses. Tickets a...

    Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:45pm
  • As part of the Big Read for Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451,” the Friends of the Homer Public Library sponsor a talk with Alaska novelists Michael Armstrong and Don Rearden at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the library. Both novelists have written about worlds gone awry. They’ll discuss, among other issue...

    Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:43pm
  • For February’s First Friday the Bunnell Street Arts Center unveiled its latest exhibit, a fierce show of ice and blood. “Comedy/Tragedy/Hockey,” which is on display until March 5, consists of a series of wall pieces, sculptural objects and video installations that explore the grace and violenc...

    Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:39pm
  • Lack of snow isn’t enough to stop Anchor Point residents when it comes to their annual Snow Rondi. Snow or no snow, the Rondi kicks off Saturday morning and events are planned through Sunday. The theme — “let loose” — is the perfect reminder that when it comes to fun this time of year, Hom...

    Wed, 02/18/2015 - 2:30pm

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