Homer Features

  • George Overpeck and Trace Carlos live for extreme sports in Alaska, but it’s not snow they crave — but wind and water.  This year they are organizing and instructing kiteboarding at Homer KiteFest 2013. It’s been six years since Homer’s first kite festival, and each year more and more k...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 4:14pm
  • “A screaming comes across the sky,” starts Thomas Pynchon’s “Gravity’s Rainbow.” Pynchon wrote about V-2 rockets in London during World War II, but here at Latitude 59 degrees and some change, that scream you hear is the collective shout of 5,000 winter hardened citizens facing the prosp...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 2:50pm
  • The 12th annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference opens Friday at Land’s End Resort. Public events include a reading by keynote speaker Naomi Shihab Nye at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Mariner Theatre and public readings by presenting faculty at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Alice’s Champagne Palace and 7:30 p...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 2:01pm
  • The Fairbanks 2014 Arctic Winter Games host society is holding a theme song contest. Song writers are invited to submit songs that reflect the “Great Spirit-Northern Dreams” of the games, to be held in Fairbanks in March of 2014. The Arctic Winter Games is a week-long international sports and cu...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 2:00pm
  • The Homer Council on the Arts seeks vendors and performers for its annual Street Faire, to be held 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 20 on Hazel Avenue by the Homer Public Library. Performance artists including singer- songwriters, groups, dancers, jugglers, magicians and others are invited. Alaska artists also a...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 1:59pm
  • “The Clean House,” Pier One Theatre’s latest play, opens this weekend, with shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the theater on the Homer Spit. Written by Sarah Ruhl, it’s the third Ruhl play at Pier One in the past four years, including “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” and “Eury...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 1:58pm
  • The Holy Santos Gang has just released its first full-length album, “Twain.” After four years as a group, an extended play recording and an award-winning music video at the Fairbanks Film Festival, Rudy Multz, Steve Collins, Dylan Smith and Joel Mosier have taken a solid foundation of songs to t...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 1:49pm
  • “I think it’s a genetic thing,” says Sharon Friesen Schulz with a smile. “My mother, daughter and I are all singers and songwriters.”  As a child, Schulz and her mother sang together for family, and at age 63, Schulz’s mother and aunt made a CD of yodeling cowboy music.  “I w...

    Wed, 06/12/2013 - 1:46pm
  • It is a tad difficult to be upbeat when the majority of the plants in my perennial beds are dead. I will consider this an opportunity. A chance to correct some irksome mistakes. A chance to simplify.  Those gorgeous Black Knight Pacific Giant delphiniums that have been thriving along the railin...

    Wed, 06/05/2013 - 4:57pm
  • The Homer Arts and Culture Alliance sponsors an Online Art Application Workshop  with Shannon Daut  from 1-3 p.m. June 17 at the gallery. Executive director of the Alaska State Council on the Arts, Daut presents a short workshop on how to use CaFE, the online application website. She als...

    Wed, 06/05/2013 - 4:52pm

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