Alaska Railroad Corporation Press Release – Alaska Railroad sets annual print sale-and-sign events 2015 artwork features Whittier for the first time ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) will release its 2015 annual poster/print at four public sale-and- signing events featuring artist Dawn Gerety who will sign the prints and […]
Peninsula art guild is hosting a First Thursday Art Reception for the 2014 Experimental art show called “Beyond the Covers” on October 2nd, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 PM at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Avenue in Olde Town Kenai – across from the oilers Bingo Hall.
Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Alaska Railroad brought a sold-out train of devoted blues fans to Seward from Anchorage Saturday afternoon, although it’s the “shoulder-season” when daily passenger train service has ended. Riders were shuttled via Major Marine tour buses and taxis downtown to three participating hotels, and to […]
Sophia Street is a 23 year old musician that hales from Soldotna, Ninilchik and Homer. She got her start by winning a talent show in high school and used that tiny success to motivate and start playing shows around town and then eventually following the music scene to Anchorage, […]
By Dot Bardarson – Our Japanese artist and dignitaries have flown home after finishing the painting of Seward’s newest mural. It was unveiled during the Seward Art Council’s annual membership dinner as part of the entertainment, with speeches from both sides of the globe. The first “Touch-up day” was interrupted […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN – Ranting Raven’s bakery, which has been the only one in downtown Seward for the past 20 years, will close down this week, following a busy summer tourist season. The bakery will not reopen next year. The Ranting Raven will continue on as a unique art gallery […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN- Fifty members of the Anchorage Community Band piled off the train Saturday morning, September 13th and headed for Seward High Auditorium in school buses and a couple of cars and vans. Although it rained heavily and consistently, they’d enjoyed their beautifully scenic train ride to Seward. […]
By Dot Bardarson – Painting of the Obihiro mural in Seward is on schedule. All the panels are finished except for touch-up.
By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward Community Concert Band members are excited about the visit this Saturday (Sept 13th) of their counterparts in Anchorage, and about their public performance together at 1:30 p.m. at the Seward High School auditorium. About 50 members of the Anchorage Community Band will arrive […]
The painting of the Obihiro mural is right on schedule. Painting is in the sanctuary of the Seward City Church on Nash Road. Although we don’t have as many volunteers for this mural as usual (because it is in the middle of the week and people are at their jobs), most […]
City of Seward Press Release – Japanese Calligraphy Class Offered Saturday, September 13, 2014 Delegates from Seward’s Sister City of Obihiro, Japan will be offering an hour long course in Japanese Calligraphy! Participants can watch an authentic performance and also take part in a brief class to draw traditional Japanese Calligraphy. […]
Seward Mural Society is seeking volunteers to help paint the Obihiro mural. The shifts that need filling are Tues Sept. 9th – Thurs Sept 11th 9:00 am – 12:00 break for lunch (provided) 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The mural will be painted at the old Seward Chapel Church on Nash Road (on […]
By Dot Bardarson – The Obihiro mural exchange is in progress. On Friday we greeted the Japanese artists in Anchorage at the airport. On Saturday we showed them a good old fashioned Alaskan pot-luck, with speeches. The sun shone warm, so we ate outside. Midori represented the artists from Obihiro with a short speech about […]
By Dot Bardarson – Five Japanese artists will arrive Friday night with Obihiro’s design for a mural gift to Seward. Last year, the city of Seward sent 7 art delegates to Obihiro to paint a large mural for the Japanese. The Seward Mural Society practiced by painting a reduced size replica that […]
For ONE public performance only, direct from Mombasa, Kenya, this explosive troupe of young acrobats combines acrobatic elegance with music and dance while sharing the beauty of their African culture. Performers bounce, bop and balance to a joyful Benga beat as they combine Chinese acrobatic feats with East African musical tradition. […]
Guess who’s back in town! Sugar Mountain, a film by Yellowbrick Films, shot a full length feature in early spring 2014. This Wednesday, the director and several of the cast and crew are back in town filming a few more scenes and will be throwing a Post-Wrap Party at Tony’s […]