Singer-songwriter Natalie Gelman recently supported Bon Jovi and is coming to Alaska to sing in Anchorage, Seward, Girdwood and Cooper Landing. A NYC native, Gelman cut her teeth as an artist playing underground in the subways before graduating to larger stages. A modern day troubadour, she has crisscrossed the country […]
Would you like to earn free entry to SMAF? We still have several volunteer opportunities available! All volunteer shifts are 4-hours long. Signing up for one shift will earn you free admission for one day. Signing up for two or more shifts will earn you free admission for the weekend, beer […]
Are you interested in a gallery show? Homer Council on the Arts wants your proposal! Call for entry: Click here to fill out an application form online. (http://www.homerart.org/gallery/) Submission deadline: September 15, 2017. Selection and notification will be October 15, 2017. Applications in all media and formats including solo, group and interdisciplinary arts […]
Dia de los Muertos Community Art Call We want your Day-of-the-Dead-themed artwork for HCOA’s October gallery show! Submission forms due Monday, Sept. 18 Drop artwork off at the HCOA gallery by 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 First Friday exhibit opening: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 Submission form and more info at: http://www.homerart.org/calendar/2017/8/31/dia-de-los-muertos-call-for-art
Want to help paint a mural? Volunteers are invited to help paint the newly updated “Alaska Aviation in Seward” mural on September 16 and 17 in the Seward Community Library/Museum basement. To sign up for a painting slot, visit Ranting Raven or call 907-224-2228 or 907-947-5175. The original “Dawn of […]
Enjoy a bit of theatre? Costumer(s) and makeup “artists” are invited to join us at Port City Players for an information/interest meeting on Monday, September 11th, at 6pm at the Breeze Inn. You don’t have to be experienced; in fact, this is an amateur’s opportunity to be creative, give back to the […]
Alaskan author Dan L. Walker’s #SecondhandSummer has been chosen by #AlaskaCenterfortheBook to represent Alaska at the #NationalBookFestival in Washington D.C. this weekend, Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3. Each year, the National Center for the Book showcases a title from each state center at the National Bookfest and Secondhand Summer will represent Alaska at […]
It’s our final First Friday of the season tomorrow! Come out and visit various shops throughout downtown and the harbor as they feature artists and offer free snacks and drinks. This Friday, September 1 from 6pm-8pm. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you Friday!
This is a big week at Resurrect Art with two events coming up this Thursday and Friday. On Thursday, we look forward to welcoming Sam Densmore to our stage. His sound is described as Portland Indie Folk Rock: “[Sam] takes basic tools — voice, words, melodies, plus an acoustic guitar […]
Seward United Methodist Church is once again offering childcare and crafts during our First Friday Art Walk downtown. We welcome children ages 3-10 to come and make a craft, play some games, and be in a safe space between 6-8pm while parents participate in the Art Walk.
2 Productions need your costuming skills and creativity! Zombie Makeup (Halloween weekend) and Costumes Galore for a larger theatrical show this coming spring. The Port City Players are presently looking for help with Make-Up and Costume Design. The first production, to happen around Halloween, is a “ZOMBIE SHAKESPREARE” Dinner Theater. […]
This might be our last big week of the season with two events coming up this Thursday and Friday. First, on Thursday, we look forward to welcoming Sam Densmore to Resurrect Art. His sound is described as Portland Indie Folk Rock: “Portland-based Sam Densmore epitomizes what it means to be Oregonian. Born in coastal […]
Every year the Alaska Watercolor Society sponsors a juried art competition open to All Americans. It is always gratifying to see that some of the Alaska artists fair pretty well. This year’s exhibition is at the Leah Peterson Gallery at Alaska Pacific University (4101 University Drive) through the end of […]
Learn and Feel Why Alpaca is a Superior Alternative to Cashmere Soldotna — Artworks Alaska Gallery in Kenai will host Alpaca Industry Expert Wade Gease and his personal brand of Alpaca Products, The Alpaca Guy on Friday, September 1st, 12 noon to 5 pm and Saturday, September 2nd from 9 […]
Three-time National Flatpicking Champpion Steve Kaufman will perform on Friday, August 25 at the KM Rae Building in Seward. Tickets are available now at https://guitarseward.eventbrite.com Kaufman is known for his tasteful, precise, and speedy picking on songs that range from bluegrass to folk to swing to jazz. He has been […]
by Brian Wright for Seward City News- Immersed in jagged fjords with glacial monoliths sloughing into frigid seas, one group has found the perfect place to cultivate tomorrow’s leaders. Inspiring Girls Expeditions has been nurturing the minds of young women since 1999 by bringing them into the wild places of […]
The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical soiree in the fall of 2017. There will be live music and dance performances, with local-Alaskan artisan craft and food vendors featured. The festival is an exciting conclusion to the busy summer season that appeals to local Alaskans […]
by Brian Wright for Seward City News- Seward: ocean-side hamlet of 2,500, ninth most productive fishery in the United States, host of one of the oldest mountain races in the world, and mural capital of Alaska. Coloring the walls and brightening the bricks of buildings throughout town, Seward’s impressive mural […]
The August First Friday is almost here! Come out and visit various shops throughout downtown and the harbor as they feature artists and offer free snacks and drinks. This Friday, August 4, from 6pm-8pm. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you Friday!
Seward United Methodist Church (across from the fire station) is again hosting a safe place for kid crafts and activities during the First Friday Art Walk on August 4th, 2017.