Arts

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

Sip and Paint Comes to Moose Pass

As Paint this Town Alaska continues to provide a fun and creative outlet for our socialites in Alaska, they now venture to Moose Pass for the 1st ever Sip & Paint event. This “Last Friday” themed art session will provide those in Cooper Landing and Moose Pass the opportunity to join in on the festivities. These events are an ideal […]

February 6, 2016 ·
Ceramic Hands from SHS and SMS

Ceramic Hands from SHS and SMS

For our first project in SHS’s Ceramics Class and SMS Art Class we went back to basics – the human hand.  Hands have been connected to our personal identities and to our humaness since we lived in caves.  Seward High Students took inspiration from henna designs, hand tattoos, palm reading, folk art, and anataomy to name a few.  Great job! More art at our Blog. […]

February 4, 2016 ·
Success in Seward

Success in Seward

The group posing with their Fancy Puffins! Chinooks held its first Sip & Paint event this past weekend and it couldn’t have been a better turn out! These events are an ideal way to “let loose” and break up those long weeks during the winter. “It gives us something to look forward to”, said one participant. “We had a BLAST”, […]

February 3, 2016 ·
Seward High School Art – Photoshop

Seward High School Art – Photoshop

I haven’t taught Photoshop in years and it is pretty fun to get back into it!  Seward High Students are quick learners and are creating all sorts of projects while learning the tools of Photoshop.  Here are some of them!  Much more here at our blog. Fun with the Clone Tool Laurel Correa Natasha Jacobson Event Posters Jaden Sears Grace […]

February 2, 2016 ·
Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road

Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road

Magical Dance Workshops and Show explore the mysteries of the Ancient Silk Road and awaken your soul. Experience the sacred dances of Persia, the Silk Road, and the near East. Learn to communicate through classical and folkloric dances which are as culturally significant today, as in ancient times. Farima Berenji evokes the inner god or goddess with dance instruction rich […]

January 26, 2016 ·
Alaskan Political Cartoon by Strine

Alaskan Political Cartoon by Strine

January 26, 2016 ·
Small Town Sip and Paint

Small Town Sip and Paint

The “social painting” industry is now venturing to the smaller towns of Alaska. You heard it right – Alaska Owned and Operated, Paint this Town Alaska is bringing the “Sip & Paint” experience to YOU! What is social painting, you ask? You may recall seeing many of your friends and family in the lower 48 posting vibrant photos of them […]

January 19, 2016 ·
Sip and Paint comes to Seward!

Sip and Paint comes to Seward!

The “social painting” industry is now venturing to the smaller towns of Alaska. You heard it right – Alaska Owned and Operated, Paint this Town Alaska has decided to bring the “Sip & Paint” concept to those towns that often go overlooked. What is social painting, you ask? You may recall seeing many of your friends and family in the […]

January 13, 2016 ·
Last days for Book Sponsors

Last days for Book Sponsors

Sewardites, you are known for being last minute responders, here are the last two days to sponsor a new book for the children, youth and young adult readers in the library! The Wish Tree is up until Thursday January 7th, and the library is open until 8pm. If you have been wanting to stop in after work, Thursday is your […]

January 6, 2016 ·
Marc Swanson discusses his local history videos at Resurrect Arts Coffee House & Gallery. Heidi Zemach photo

Marc Swanson Named Educator of Year, Receives Governor’s Award

By Rick Smeriglio for SCN — The Alaska State Council on the Arts and the Alaska Humanities Forum plus the Arts and Culture Foundation in conjunction with the Governor’s Office have named Seward’s Marc Swanson the 2016 Alaska Studies Educator of the Year. The Governor’s Award recognizes individuals who “enrich the culture of the state” according to the on-line announcement. […]

December 27, 2015 ·
Seward High Art

Seward High Art

Today is officially the last day of the semester in the KPBSD School District!  Looking forward to 2016 and wrapping things up Seward High.  There have been all sorts of three-dimensional art projects at SHS this Semester! Here you will see some Paper Mache Halloween costume accessories and various clay projects!  Much more art here at our blog  Happy Holidays everyone! […]

December 18, 2015 ·
Give The Gift Of A Book From The Wish Tree

Give The Gift Of A Book From The Wish Tree

Give the gift of a book from the library wish tree! The annual Wish Tree is up and filled with book titles that are ready to be sponsored! The Friends of the Library (aka Seward Community Library Association, SCLA) work with the library staff to create a ‘wish list’ of books that will go onto our library shelves. The list […]

December 18, 2015 ·
Seward Middle School Art

Seward Middle School Art

Seward Middle School Students walk up to my High School Art classroom for the last period of the day.  It is great to have them and see what they come up with!  Here is some of their work over the last two quarters!  Much more posted here at our blog! Sequoia Sieverts Jonah Lindquist Callie Tomlinson Hunter Hollingsworth Marcus Lastimosa […]

December 17, 2015 ·
Calendar funding Seward Music makes great gift

Calendar funding Seward Music makes great gift

The new Seward Music Association 2016 Calendar,  47th issue, is for sale at Cover to Cover Books on Third Avenue.  It costs $10, and is the main fundraiser for Seward Music (Boosters) Association. It features local youngsters’ artwork, important dates from Seward history, and buisiness ads. SMA uses the money to purchase school instruments, pay for music performances and in-school […]

December 15, 2015 ·
Seward High Art

Seward High Art

Christmas break is almost here and we have so much snow!  There is a large variety of art here from the High School.  Some of these pieces were focused on Art History, learning about an artist and recreating his or her famous painting.  Some of the art is focused specifically on Vincent Van Gogh, because we recently got to go to […]

December 15, 2015 ·
Some more nice snowy seasonal photos

Some more nice snowy seasonal photos

   

December 13, 2015 ·
Tonight at the Movies!

Tonight at the Movies!

This week at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’re happy to present two showings of the popular new movie Minions.  Minions will be shown tonight at 6pm and 8pm at the UAF’s Rae Building at 3rd and Railway.  Tickets go on sale 30 minutes before show time. Thanks to our sponsors Seward Arts Council, Seward Prevention […]

December 11, 2015 ·
Seward Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair December 4 & 5

Seward Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair December 4 & 5

2015 Seward Holiday Arts and Craft Fair Music 12/4 Friday 5-9pm shopping hours 5:30-6pm Heidi and her Angels 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Randy & Deborah Altermatt   12/5 Saturday 10am-6pm shopping hours Noon-1pm Conway Seavey 1-2pm Randy & Deborah Altermatt 2-4pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 4-5pm Seward Community Band 5-6pm Conway Seavey

December 3, 2015 ·
Music Will Find A Way

Music Will Find A Way

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Music will find a way, despite the lack of a Seward Schools music teacher. When students arrived at school this fall, they soon discovered that there was no music teacher. The district had been unable to find a music teacher during the summer to replace Katrina Nore, who had resigned after a year in the position. […]

November 27, 2015 ·
Heart of Alaska – Film Tonight at Rae Building

Heart of Alaska – Film Tonight at Rae Building

Bjorn Olson has bicycled over from Homer to screen his feature film, ‘Heart of Alaska’. The film will play in Seward one night before traveling on to Cordova, Valdez and Anchorage, where it has been accepted into the Anchorage International Film Festival. The film will screen at the KM Rae Building at 6:30 PM on Tuesday the 24th. Cost is […]

November 24, 2015 ·
Garlands and Wreaths Beautify and Bring Music to Area Kids

Garlands and Wreaths Beautify and Bring Music to Area Kids

There is still time to order your Seward PTA Wreath or Garland! Click HERE to order! Checkout what your contribution will help bring to Seward schools in April 2016! Watch the video posted below.   Click HERE to order your wreath and garland!

November 18, 2015 ·

Port City Players auditions for Peter Pan Musical

Port City Players will be holding auditions for their winter production of the musical Peter Pan.  Auditions will be held at the United Methodist Church located 321 Fourth Ave from 4-7pm on December 15th and 16th.  Please bring a short song to showcase your vocal talents and be prepared to cold read from the script. Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic […]

November 17, 2015 ·

Seward Artists Show Work at APU

Brush and Chisel, an art show by Tom Missel and Sandy Stolle will be on view at Leah J. Petterson Gallery, APU Carr Gottstein Bld through November 29th. The two artists from Seward reflect on their natural environment, one with brush and one with chisel. Through two different mediums, each express their individual interpretations of the wilderness around them. After collaborating with […]

November 17, 2015 ·
This Friday at the Movies!

This Friday at the Movies!

Coming up Friday November 20th at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’ll be showing Home (PG) at 6pm followed by a pre-DVD release screening of Maze Runner: Scorch Trials (PG-13) at 8pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime! Tickets have been going fast so plan to arrive early. Movies are shown […]

November 16, 2015 ·
This Friday at the Movies!

This Friday at the Movies!

Join us Friday, November 13th for another great night out at the movies! This week at the Skip and Marie Fletcher Winter Family Movie Series we’ll be showing Max (PG) at 6pm followed by Trainwreck (R) at 8:30pm. Tickets are $1/person and go on sale 30 minutes before showtime! Tickets have been going fast so plan to arrive early. Movies […]

November 9, 2015 ·
Seward PTA Fundraiser

Seward PTA Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again! The PTA Wreath Fundraiser is now online! Visit www.sewardakpta.com to place your order!  You can pay online using paypal or send in a check after you place your order.  If you would rather not hassle with the website, print the 2015 Wreath Order Form, fill it out and send it in. Orders due by November 15 […]

November 9, 2015 ·