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  • I just finished a charming book: “Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life” by Marta McDowell. The second half gave me food for thought. It went into detail about her garden, the quintessential cottage garden that England is known for and many of us strive to achieve. With the moon near full, I found m...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:23pm
  • Cleveland artist Elizabeth Emery visits Homerand Bunnell Street Arts Center from Sept. 16-Nov.15. A printmaker and multi-disciplinary artist, Emeryis a Rasmuson Artist in Residence and the secondCleveland artist to visit Homer as part of theOld Town AIR program, following last spring withMelissa Dau...

    Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:09am
  • In preparation for Wearable Arts, fiber artistsKari Multz, Lynn Burt and Ann-Margret Wimmerstedtoffer Sew September sewing workshops everySunday. Workshops for youth ages 7-14 are held9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and for adults are held noonto 4 p.m. Sept. 7, Sept. 14, Sept. 21 and Sept. 28 atBunnell Street...

    Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:04am
  • Concerned citizens following statewide elections might have noticed how things have begun to heat up. Here at Latitude 59 degrees and some change, we don’t burn up precious electrons reporting on all that stuff. Newsroom central gets about a dozen emails a day from the elephant and donkey U.S. Sen...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:47pm
  • Homer’s diverse artist community builds on a tradition of longtime artists that has been enhanced by newer arrivals equally entranced by Kachemak Bay’s scenery and setting....

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:18pm
  • How does the poet react to war, displacement, imprisonment and even genocide? What words will they use — even if the language of oppressors — in trying to understand that experience?  Poet Carolyn Forché calls that the “poetry of witness,” and it has been the subject of anthologies she...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:11pm
  • Cleveland artist Elizabeth Emery visits Homer and Bunnell Street Arts Center from Sept. 16-Nov. 15. A printmaker and multi-disciplinary artist, Emery is a Rasmuson Artist in Residence and the second Cleveland artist to visit Homer as part of the Old Town AIR program, following last spring with Melis...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:06pm
  • In preparation for Wearable Arts, fiber artists Kari Multz, Lynn Burt and Ann-Margret Wimmerstedt offer Sew September sewing workshops every Sunday. Workshops for youth ages 7-14 are held 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and for adults are held noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 7, Sept. 14, Sept. 21 and Sept. 28 at Bunnell ...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:05pm
  • Homer artist Rika Mouw has had a work of art selected for the U.S. Secretary of Interior’s office in Washington, D.C. The building also features murals from the Works Progress Administration era and art representing National Wildlife Refuges and National Parks. ...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:04pm
  • When it began, the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival was timed to happen in May, the same time as the Shorebird Festival. Having grown into an event all its own, the 22nd annual Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival has its very own place on Homer’s busy calendar.  This year’s festival begins t...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 1:44pm

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