Arts

December Exhibits at the Peninsula Art Guild open December 4

The Peninsula Art Guild invites you to the First Thursday Opening Reception, 6pm on December 4, for two December exhibits at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai.  “Dreams are Real,” a solo exhibit of works by Pati Deuter and the ” Annual Kids Art Exhibit”  will both feature some exceptional local art so come to meet […]

November 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Sneak Peak: Alaska Starts Here

Sneak Peak: Alaska Starts Here

The Travel Channel will be airing a special on Seward named Alaska Starts Here. The premier is tomorrow Sunday, November 23rd at 9 PM according to their schedule HERE. From the Travel Channel: “Alaska Starts Here The weathered, worn, time-hardened port city of Seward, AK, explodes to 10 times its population every summer, offering untamed, raw Alaska adventures like wrestling monster […]

November 22, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Blackwater Railroad Company’s Last Show for 2014

Blackwater Railroad Company’s Last Show for 2014

Blackwater Railroad Company, Seward’s own band, is going on break for the months of December and January. “We’re ready for what’s next, and we have to prepare for that.” says band member Katy Larkin. “We have so many goals but with the number of shows we’ve been playing, it’s been hard to commit the time and energy to make those […]

November 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Music and dancing in the stacks

Music and dancing in the stacks

A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Water Skiing Alaska Style”

“Water Skiing Alaska Style”

  By Ron Niebrugge – Saturday evening, Seward, Alaska. Someone water skiing in front of the house on Saturday night in Seward, Alaska. Crazy – as much of the lower 48 battles cold and snow, we have had beautiful days this past week that often broke 50 degrees! To see more of Ron Niebrugge’s work, please visit www.wildnatureimages.com and http://www.my-photo-blog.com/.

November 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Last Call for PTA Wreath Orders!

It’s not too late to dress up your door and spread a bit of holiday cheer!  Order your wreath or garland now! Click here for Order Form We must receive the form by Friday, November 21st. Thank you!

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
“Endurance” by Split Knuckle Theater performs Sunday, November 16

“Endurance” by Split Knuckle Theater performs Sunday, November 16

The Split Knuckle Theatre will perform “Endurance” at 7:00 p.m. (door opens at 6:30 pm) Sunday, Nov. 16, in the Seward High School Theater [one night only, rated PG-13 for thematic elements] and will be presented by the Seward Arts Council, Port City Players, Seward Community Foundation, the Rasmussen Foundation, NEA and Harper Arts Touring Fund (for travel). $12 admission […]

November 16, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Museum open and free Saturday 1-4 pm at the Open House

Museum open and free Saturday 1-4 pm at the Open House

Many of Seward’s community have not been into the new Museum space located just inside the entry of the Library Museum building. This Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1-4 p.m. during the open house celebration of the season, the museum will be open and free to the public. The museum is the new home of the collections of both the Resurrection […]

November 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Ceramic Nights

*Ceramic Nights at AVTEC: Wednesday, November 12th and 19th 5 – 7pm at AVTEC ceramics rm. Cost: $8 Meet at AVTEC Ceramics Room, but sign up at TRAILS in the Independent Living Center Office. Create your own beautiful ceramics works of art! Maybe you want to make a mug to give away for Christmas? The ceramics room at AVTEC will […]

November 12, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Open House at the Library Museum this Saturday 1-4pm

Come celebrate the joy of the season at the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 1 – 4 p.m. with free guided tours, live music, kids activities, a special preview of the 2014 Wish Tree and much more! “This open house is a great way to explore Seward’s favorite library/museum and welcome some terrific new staff,” Friends […]

November 11, 2014 · 1 comment ·
“And Now the World Again” final performance this evening

“And Now the World Again” final performance this evening

The cast of Doug Capra’s play, And Now the World Again, gathered on stage last night before the opening performance. The play is about the life of American artist Rockwell Kent and his stay on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay during 1918-19. The final performance is tonight (Friday, Nov. 7) at 7 p.m. in the Seward High School theater.

November 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
See “And Now the World Again” this weekend!

See “And Now the World Again” this weekend!

November 6, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Peninsula Art Gild Exhibitions in November

The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting two exhibitions in November at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall.  The public is invited to the First Thursday Opening Reception, 6-8 PM, Nov. 6, 2014 for the Annual Watercolor Exhibit and The Soldotna High School Art Club Exhibit.  The art center […]

October 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Seward Alternative Energy Fair Art Contest

Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their first Alternative Energy Art Contest. This contest is open to students K-12 and the artwork should include images and/or themes that show the residents of Seward utilizing clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 ½ x 11 or […]

October 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·
National Novel Writing Month goings on

National Novel Writing Month goings on

If you’ve taken the 50,000 words in 30 days pledge for the month of November, be sure to stop by the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday November 1st between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm for the NaNoWriMo Kick Off Event. Bring your creative drive, something to write with, and something calorically dense to share. Also at the Seward Community […]

October 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·
And Now the World Again November 6 & 7

And Now the World Again November 6 & 7

Doug Capra’s latest play will debut on November 6 at 7PM and again on November 7 at 7PM. Bring in two cans of food for the food bank and received half off of general admission.

October 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Strut your stuff at Anchorage Folk Festival

Hi everyone down in Seward! The Anchorage Folk Festival Performer Application is due November 1st, and we’re trying to reach out to as many communities as possible so their musicians can participate!!! The Folk Festival Takes Place in Anchorage Jan 15-25, 2015 Genres include bluegrass, old-time, Irish/Scottish, ethnic, Cajun, swing, jazz, blues, singer-songwriter, and groups can be as small as one […]

October 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
National Novel Writing Month pre-planning party

National Novel Writing Month pre-planning party

November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo,) and once again many hundreds of thousands of people will be taking the 50,000 words in 30 days pledge. If you’ve ever wanted to get that book out of your head and onto the page, this is just the tightly reined insanity to get it done. Next Wednesday the 29th of October, past […]

October 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Blackwater Railroad Company to perform October 24 & 25

Blackwater Railroad Company to perform October 24 & 25

Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing at the Yukon Bar on October 24 & 25 beginning at 9PM. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany http://sewardcitynews.com/2014/08/blackwater-railroad-company-a-band-on-the-rise/

October 21, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Some Art from SHS

Some Art from SHS

We are almost through the first quarter here at Seward High school and once again I am blessed with interesting, kind, and talented Art students.  Here is some of their work, if you would like to see more or read about the processes we used, check out our blog!  BLW Darci McFaul Grade 12 Elena Hamner Grade 9 Ayla Lapinskas Grade 9 […]

October 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mariners’ Memorial wave wall installed

Mariners’ Memorial wave wall installed

Harmon Construction workers began installation of a gleaming metal wave wall on the west side of the Mariners’ Memorial yesterday. To see a video of the wall being moved from the production facility in Seattle, go to the Seward Mariners’ Memorial website at http://www.sewardmarinersmemorial.org/ Carol Griswold

October 14, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Children’s book making workshop October 11 & 25

Peninsula Art Guild is hosting a Children’s Book making workshop this Saturday, October 11, and October 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.  This will be at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Ave. in Olde Town Kenai – across from the Oiler’s Bingo Hall.  This is in conjunction with our Experimental Art Show called “Beyond the Covers”, a show […]

October 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Halloween Mask, Costume, & Art Show October 11

Halloween Mask, Costume, & Art Show October 11

October 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Calling all Watercolor Artists!

Peninsula Art Guild is hosting a watercolor show in the month of November, 2014.  This will be at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Ave. in Olde Town Kenai – across from the Oiler’s Bingo Hall.  If you would like to participate, please call Joy at 907-283-0515.

October 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Capra’s insightful new play debuts

Capra’s insightful new play debuts

Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Arts Council and Port City Players debuted Doug Capra’s nuanced and thought-provoking historical play Wednesday evening during this week’s Alaska Historical Society’s 2014 Conference, being held this week in Seward. The reader’s theater version of the play, And Now the World Again, is based on the life of artist Rockwell Kent, and his […]

October 2, 2014 · 0 comments ·