Famous blues artist John Lee Hooker Jr will be performing his Gospel funk music at 2pm on July 3rd at the park pavilion. This is part of the annual prison ministry program produced by Frank Dahl and John Lee Hooker Jr. They visit six Alaska prisons helping to give hope to those […]
From Micheley Kowalski- Hi Coffee House Friends! I just wanted to make sure you know about our show coming up on Friday, June 23. Michael Howard is back, this time playing with Kory Quinn. Kory played a great show here last summer, and this duo won’t disappoint. Kory’s music is […]
Opening First Thursday July 6, 5 – 7PM will be an exhibition by Sonya Kelliher-Combs, at Kenai Fine Art Center, 816 Cook Avenue, Old Town Kenai. All galleries are open from noon to 5:00 pm Wednesday through Saturday, staffed by volunteer artist participation. Call 907-283-7040 for further information.
There are still a few spaces available in the Garden Art Workshop for Children. The workshop is free but advance registration is required.
The Kenai Peninsula Quilting Guild is sponsoring a Trunk Show by Joan Shay. This show is open to the public at no charge. Joan Shay’s Petal Play, “ appli-bond” method appeals to both beginners and experts because you can also utilize this technique successfully in your own designs. Joan offers an exciting informative trunk […]
By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- First Friday was another success as local businesses opened their doors to showcase the talents of many area artists. Each venue offered something unique and creative making the rest of us wish we had that special talent. No matter what your taste in […]
From Micheley Kowalski- Hello Friends of Resurrect Art! I just wanted to give you an update on two events happening at Resurrect Art this week. First off, we have the talented Kwangsook Schaefermeyer as our First Friday artist. Her show titled “Let It Shine” will feature acrylic paintings. We’re so […]
The June 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, June 2 from 6pm-8pm. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you Friday!
Alaskan born artist John Coyne of Palmer recently designed and created a sculpture for AVTEC that is simply titled “AVTEC”. You may have noticed it in front of the Applied Technology, Diesel and Heavy Equipment building. John was selected to create this piece through Alaska’s Percent for Art program. This is […]
The Kenai Peninsula Quilting Guild is sponsoring a Trunk Show by Cynthia England. The event will take place at 7pm on Friday, June 2 at the Christ Lutheran Church, located at 128 Soldotna Avenue in Soldotna. This show is open to the public at no charge. Cynthia is best known for […]
Austin Music Hall of Famers The Hickoids are heading out on a couple of tours this spring and summer. They’re bringing along the The Beaumonts on a slew of dates, including their Nashville stop, where they’ll donate some of fallen Hickoid Davy Jones’ ephemera to the Country Music Hall of […]
Join us on Tuesday, June 13th at 10:00AM for a puppet show! Steven’s Puppets will return to The Seward Community Library & Museum for a performance of The Sleeping Beauty with beautifully hand carved marionettes as part of our annual Summer Reading Program. The Stevens Puppets Alaska Tour program was […]
Upcoming Sea Grant Events April 1–May 31: Get Your Feet Wet!, statewide online July 20–22: Engaging Alaska Youth in STEM and Community Resilience, Fairbanks August 7–11: Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators annual conference, Homer September 7–10: Rainforest Festival, Petersburg September 20–21: Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings, Anchorage October 12–13: Smoked […]
Sunny skies greeted the 5 pm reception on Saturday for Seward Mural Society’s most recent mural, the spectacular, 32′ tall “Xtra Puffs” by Master Artist Liza McElroy. The giant mural features a Tufted Puffin (“tough guys wear black”), and a Horned Puffin. Many of the volunteer artists were able to attend the […]
I noticed the other day some construction work going on around the large humpback whale and cormorant mural that is on the south side of Christo’s Palace restaurant. This started to concern me as the workers were painting red markers on the wall, some of them covering the mural. I […]
Author and historian Jackie Pels will be at the Seward Museum this Sunday to sign her latest book, “Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska.” The museum will be open from 1 – 5 p.m. Stop by and chat with the author of the […]
By Kelley Lane for Seward City News – Download the Mermaid Festival Events 2017 Flyer Here The temperatures are on the rise and daylight hours are lengthy this time of year. Seward is filling up with people as businesses all around town spring back to life after their winter sleep […]
By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- On May 2nd members and supporters of the Seward Community Foundation spent the evening at the Seward Brewing Company for their annual Donor Appreciation and Grant Event. The room was bustling with excitement as 18 Seward and Moose Pass nonprofits were presented with […]
Join us for live music at Resurrect Art this Saturday, May 20 with Anna Vogelzang! Vogelzang plays the banjo, ukulele, guitar, and kalimba on stage, but has always been a singer who loves words and feelings first and foremost. Her melody-driven, multi-instrumental folk-pop ballads have been met with warm reviews […]