Arts

Wreath Sale brings World-class Theater to Seward

Wreath Sale brings World-class Theater to Seward

Seward PTA wreath sale is happening NOW! Download Form Here In its 23rd year, the Seward PTA Wreath sale funds Theater For All, a PTA program dedicated to bringing professional theater and music programs to Seward area youth.  During the last three years, top entertainers have included Jabali African Acrobats, […]

Fellowships for Alaska Native Content Creators to Network in Hollywood

Fellowships for Alaska Native Content Creators to Network in Hollywood

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— GCI is collaborating with the Walter Kaitz Foundation to offer a fellowship program to two Alaska Native content creators—from directors to producers to playwrights— as part of an effort to promote Alaska Native culture and content in films, television and online entertainment. Through the month of November, GCI will accept applications for the […]

Alaska’s Past is Still Being Written

Alaska’s Past is Still Being Written

Contributed by KMTA Kenai History featured in Trails Across Time: History of an Alaska Mountain Corridor Ever wondered about the quartz veins in the road cuts along the Seward Highway? Did you know Johnson Pass hasn’t always been a recreational trail – prospectors blazed it in the 1890s and it […]

Resurrect Art 100-Year Anniversary Party Nov 18

Resurrect Art 100-Year Anniversary Party Nov 18

We hope you can come out and help us celebrate the 100-year anniversary of our amazing Resurrect Art church/coffee house/community center! The Seward Methodist Church was completed in 1917, and we’re excited to host an open house to celebrate this 100th birthday with food, drinks and live music. We hope […]

Call for Student Submissions! Deadline December 11

The National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) believes that all young people deserve a quality arts education and encourages students to pursue artistic expression through participation in its annual Reflections Program. In its more than 40-year history, the program has encouraged millions of students across the nation and in American schools […]

Seward High School Art – 1st Quarter

Seward High School Art – 1st Quarter

A lot of hard work and great art coming from SHS Art students this year!  Here is a sampling from the first quarter:  Much more art can be found here at our SHS Art Blog. Some Independent Projects: Ruby Lindquist Emilia Whitcome Blaze Havnen Black Light Fish Tank Themed paintings […]

The Zombie Shakespeare Cast. L to R: Rachel Banse, Chad Bonnet, Jim Doepken, Christy Everett Jordan, Sailor Terry, Daisy Terry, David Paperman. Photo: Justine Pechuzal

The Drama of the Undead: Zombie Shakespeare at Chinook’s

by Justine Pechuzal for Seward City News- Two unusual nights of fright, Elizabethan theatrics and culinary delight recently overtook Chinook’s restaurant at the Zombie Shakespeare Dinner Theater event.   This tradition of spook-themed drama was first started by Port City Players five years ago when they performed Edgar Allen Poe […]

Hidden in Plain Sight: fish storm drains

Hidden in Plain Sight: fish storm drains

Sunshine is hard to remember now, but earlier in October when morning shadows were long, I happened to notice a very cool fish design on a storm drain at Third and Jefferson. I have passed this remarkable design a zillion times without seeing it.”Dump No Waste! Drains to Waterways. Made in USA” Curious, […]

Time-Lapse Video of Seward Mural

Time-Lapse Video of Seward Mural

Last winter I spent several months painting the wildlife mural that now hangs on the west side of the Harbor 360 Hotel. I took photos of the mural in-progress throughout the painting process and compiled them into this short video (3 and a half minutes). Very often the public only […]

Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai Fine Art Center Wearable Arts Registration Deadline Oct 28

Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai Fine Art Center Wearable Arts Registration Deadline Oct 28

Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai Fine Art Center invites artists to create a piece of wearable art for the 2017 Whimsical Wearable Arts.  Deadline for applications/registration is October 28, 2017 at 5pm. Wearable arts are defined as clothing, footwear, hats, scarves, jewelry, up-cycled wearables and other adornments. To enter Whimsical Wearable Arts 2017, artists […]

Seward Community Library and Museum. Photo: Kelley Lane.

Community Library and Museum Upcoming Events and Programs

  Upcoming Events & Programs  Author Visit and Program:  Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 5-6 pm in the Community Room.  Melting the Ice Curtain: The Extraordinary Story of Citizen Diplomacy on the Russian-Alaskan Frontier” book presentation by longtime Alaskan and Russian expert, David Ramseur.  Join us for an evening of Alaska history and […]