Homer Features

  • As part of a new program, the Giving Tree, Bunnell Street Arts Center, HOWL, South Peninsula Haven House, North Pacific Folkschool, Flex School, Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clininc and the REC Room hold “All Fired Up!,” a raku ceramics pit firing. Sunday at the Bishop’s Beach pavilion. Visiti...

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:45pm
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center has issued a call for entries for “Noche de Moda,” the 2014 Wearable Arts Show. The theme of the show is “every Day of the Dead needs a night of fashion.” Submissions are due at noon Oct. 19 at Land’s End Resort. There is a $25 entry fee, but the fee is waived fo...

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:44pm
  • Seth Kantner, author of “Ordinary Wolves” and “Shopping for Porcupine: A Life in Arctic Alaska,” signs his new book, “Pup & Pokey,” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Bookstore. Beth Hill illustrated the children’s book about a wolf pup and a porcupine. “Pup & Pokey” wa...

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:43pm
  • The birth of Homer of Hospice started the way many lower Kenai Peninsula organizations began: Someone saw a need, jumped in and inspired others to create an organization. For Hospice of Homer, that person is Jean Hatfield, who founded the organization in September 1985.  Now in its 29th year, H...

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:26pm
  • The Bristol Bay red king crab season scheduled to get under way Oct. 15 is set for another increase, rising 14 percent, from 8.6 million pounds last season to 10 million pounds this year, including 10 percent for community development quotas.  The quota was up 9 percent last year, from 7.8 mill...

    Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:30am
  • Homer LEGO artist and creator Rio Shemet Pitcher, 12, has had his sculpture of the RMS Titanic selected to be part of “Brick By Brick,” opening Friday at the Anchorage Museum and showing through Jan. 11. “Brick By Brick” explores the creative potential of LEGO toys and bricks from all angles...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:23am
  • Longtime commercial fisherman and Homer resident Jerre Wills signs his new book, “Alaska is My Mistress,” from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 11 at Redden Marine-Kachemak Gear Shed. “It is about 55 years of packed-full adventure,” Will describes his book. He homesteaded in the late 1950s near Soldotna and be...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:17am
  • Melisse Reichman stands by her sculpture, “A Soulful Eye” installed at the End of the Road Park on the Homer Spit. Reichman unveiled her art on Sept. 24. The sculpture was done as part of the city’s 1-percent for art program.  “It depicts the cherished and memorable experience I have he...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:04am
  • Old Town Artist in Residence Elizabeth Emery holds a potluck dinner and printmaking workshops from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 8 through Nov. 5 at Bunnell Street Arts Center. Bring a dish to share and a $10 materials fee. Arrive by 7 p.m. to participate. Preregistration is requested by emailing ...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:04am
  • The Pier One Theater season ends with a showing of “Les Miserables” starting at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Mariner Theatre. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the book and original lyrics were written by Alain Boubil with music by Claude-Michel Schonberg. Set in 19th century France, it tells a story ...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:02am

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