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2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile ~ Luna Dance Circle

2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile ~ Luna Dance Circle

LUNA DANCE CIRCLE Luna Dance Circle emerged in Seward, Alaska in 2006. Founder and director Lori Angove has brought her 20 years of dance experience to her students and the community. Lori’s background ranges from the folkloric dances of Egypt and North Africa to the Modern styles of the U.S., including American Tribal Style Belly Dance (ATS). Lori has recently […]

September 21, 2012 ·
2012 Seward Festival Artist ~ Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations

2012 Seward Festival Artist ~ Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations

Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations       Performing at the 2012 Seward Music And Arts Festival: Saturday September 29th, 2:15PM   Click on the links below to hear songs by the band:   “I Thought About You” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK3piZAZIS0 “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GOL-9_nyDLw “Since I Fell For You” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9rhGiocNLg&feature=related “There is No Greater Love” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PjH3oJ83dY&feature=related

September 21, 2012 ·

Seward Arts Council Membership Event on Sunday September 23rd

Due to severe weather on Wednesday the 19th the Seward Arts Council postponed our annual membership event. However, we are hoping that all of you are still excited about coming out to support local arts. We have rescheduled this year’s membership event for this Sunday, September 23rd. The same time 6-9pm and same place – Chinooks Restaurant. Also the same […]

September 21, 2012 ·
Da Vinci Camp

Da Vinci Camp

DaVinci Camp had an exciting summer….. What an incredible DaVinci Camp we had at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Seward. Teachers Ms.Justine, Ms.Haugh provided members with over 80 hours of quality programming in the Arts and Science. Their talents, enthusiasm, dedication and strong work ethics were beyond measure to this program. These teachers are amazing, wish I had the […]

September 19, 2012 ·
2012 Seward Festival ~ Artist Profile

2012 Seward Festival ~ Artist Profile

It’s rare to find an artist that is equally inspiring in word, sound and presence, but it is precisely this musical hat-trick that Hawkins Wright pulls off with effortless grace. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter does not take his title lightly. “Song is the spark that gets people to listen,” he says, “but it’s the message that goes home with them after […]

September 18, 2012 ·
Jazz Ambassadors Today!!  SHS Theater 7:30pm

Jazz Ambassadors Today!! SHS Theater 7:30pm

Get last minute tickets at: Resurrect Art Coffeehouse, Seward High Main Office, or the Seward Library. Tickets are Free! Show starts at 7:30PM. Seating could become limited, make sure you have a ticket.

September 17, 2012 ·
2012 Seward Music and Arts Festival ~ Artist Profile ~ Woodrow

2012 Seward Music and Arts Festival ~ Artist Profile ~ Woodrow

Alaskan band, Woodrow, has been rocking audiences all over the 49th state for the past nine years. Woodrow has logged many miles traveling throughout Alaska, playing music from Juneau to Fairbanks, and every town in between. The Anchorage based power trio is known best for their well-crafted Americana songs, sweat out on stage with beautiful dynamics. Jared Woods on guitar […]

September 16, 2012 ·
2012 Seward Music and Arts Fest ~ Artist Profile ~ Orion Donicht

2012 Seward Music and Arts Fest ~ Artist Profile ~ Orion Donicht

“Donicht, originally from Willow, has known many aspects of the Anchorage music scene, playing with the Spenard Satans and Stubby’s Crack Company, but these days he’s most often seen onstage solo. His family roots in music-from “watching bands play rock and roll since I can remember,” he says, to singing carols with his grandmother at the piano-paid off early. “The […]

September 16, 2012 ·
The Barroom Roses – 2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile

The Barroom Roses – 2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile

Alaska folk rockers out of Homer featuring Katie Emerick, John Cottingham, Steve Collins, and Ben Gerhards. Fresh off a summer of performing, this band is sure to get you moving. Performance Time:  Friday, September 28, 2012 – 7:00pm Here’s a YouTube clip: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PynUO2PrpjI

September 15, 2012 ·
Rick Brooks – 2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile

Rick Brooks – 2012 Seward Festival Artist Profile

Rick is often called on to play in blues clubs, festivals, and as an opening act for legendary bluesmen. He has opened shows for soloists John Hammond, Paul Geremia and Guy Davis among others. He has shared the bill with such greats as Otis Rush, Bo Diddley, Koko Taylor, Taj Mahal, John Lee Hooker, Jr., the Muddy Waters All-Stars (feat. […]

September 15, 2012 ·
2012 Seward Music and Arts Festival – Artist Profile – Superfrequency

2012 Seward Music and Arts Festival – Artist Profile – Superfrequency

SMAF is proud to announce our opening act of the 2012 fest!!! Superfrequency   Based out of Anchorage Alaska, Superfrequency began in early 2008 when longtime musical collaborators Nick Petumenos and Ivan Night joined with drummer Lee Thompson to work on bringing their original music ideas to fruition. After going through many different bassists, David Nathanson joined the group in […]

September 14, 2012 ·
Jazz Ambassadors In Concert! Monday 9/17; 7:30p

Jazz Ambassadors In Concert! Monday 9/17; 7:30p

September 12, 2012 ·
Seward High Art – Oil Pastel Eye Self Portraits

Seward High Art – Oil Pastel Eye Self Portraits

In the 2-D art class at Seward High, we began the year by looking at the human eye.  Students studied the assemetrical eye shape, roundness of the eyeball, intricacies of the iris, edge of the eye lid, reflections off the eye, shape of the lashes and brow, and the tear duct.  Taking this into account, they then made a large […]

September 10, 2012 ·
Come Join Us Sing!

Come Join Us Sing!

Anyone who enjoys singing choral music, or who thinks they might like to try, is invited to come join the Seward Community Choir. It starts up again this Thursday, Sept 13, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the high school music room. Park in front of the high school, and walk in the music room door, or go in the main way, […]

September 9, 2012 ·
“True Cost of Coal” Mural Sparks Local Conversation

“True Cost of Coal” Mural Sparks Local Conversation

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News A small group of Seward residents gathered August 11th at the Legends building for a presentation by a visiting group of environmental activist storytellers and artists from Outside, bringing a mural across the U.S. to illustrate their concerns about the social, economic and environmental impacts of coal. The Beehive Design Collective is demonstrating […]

August 30, 2012 ·

9th ANNUAL Seward Music & Arts Festival 2012

Friday, September 28 at 5:00pm – Sunday, September 30 at 5:00pm at arrc terminal seward

August 29, 2012 ·
Go Ganges Free Screening

Go Ganges Free Screening

August 27, 2012 ·
First Annual Forest Art Walk

First Annual Forest Art Walk

Seward held its First Annual Forest Art Walk on Saturday with creations by local artists tucked here or there among the ferns or hanging overhead.  80 visitors enjoyed the little hike on the Forest Service Trail between Irv Pots and Lamberson’s house.  There was a surprise around every curve in the well-marked trail. Nothing was for sale. This was pure […]

August 20, 2012 ·
Calendar Art Contest Winners

Calendar Art Contest Winners

The Seward Music Boosters would like to thank all of the students who participated in our art contest for the 2013 music fund-raising calendar. They were all beautiful works of art, and our two independent judges had a hard time selecting the winners. We will return the artwork to your teachers shortly. Winners from the Boys and Girls Club were […]

August 18, 2012 ·
Chugach Arts Council

Chugach Arts Council

The Chugach Arts Council is dedicated to supporting the arts & culture for people and communities in and around the Chugach National Forest.  Even if you are currently a member of supporter of other arts groups we invite your participation and input. Our goal is to provide a forum and a focal point for artists and communities to bring the […]

August 18, 2012 ·
LIVE: Horse Feathers

LIVE: Horse Feathers

RAIN OR SHINE DON’T MISS SATURDAY’S FREE CONCERT at the HARBOR MASTER’S OFFICE!!! Click the link below to see the press release published earlier this week: Free Summer Music Series

August 17, 2012 ·
Summer Music Series presents: Horse Feathers

Summer Music Series presents: Horse Feathers

Portland, Oregon based folk rock band, Horse Feathers, are making their way to town on Saturday, August 18th for the last installment of the inaugural Seward Arts Council Summer Music Series.  If you missed our June and July performances by Andres Zamarippa and Grits & Gravy, you will definitely not want to miss this free finale.  Horse Feathers, centered around […]

August 14, 2012 ·
Seward Music & Arts Festival Call for Community Art

Seward Music & Arts Festival Call for Community Art

Start working on your Wood Frog themed art piece for the Community Art show this year!  Any medium is welcome, work is due by Wednesday, September 26th.  Contact Bethany Waggoner with questions at akbethany@hotmail.com…

August 11, 2012 ·

Great Music this Weekend and Next

The Starling Sisters perform this Sunday, 5-7pm at Resurrect Art Coffeehouse. They are a lovely trio of women who blend their voices amazingly well.  Each has a beautiful voice on their own, and together create tight harmonies.  Amy Lou is from Kentucky, singer/songwriter, Tamara is a trained musician who teaches at APU and has a private studio as well.  Magpie […]

July 27, 2012 ·

Fundamentals of Song Writing Workshop

Fundamentals of Song Writing Workshop August 30th 7pm $30 per person for more information or to register go to or stop by Rez Art for an application WORKSHOP STUDENTS  GET A FREE PASS TO KARIN’S CONCERT ON FRIDAY NIGHT This fun 2 hour workshop will explore the fundamentals using hit songs for EZ illustration of the basics at work, use […]

July 27, 2012 ·
Seward Summer Music Series

Seward Summer Music Series

The Seward Arts Council invites you to bring your friends and family to the Seward Boat Harbor this Saturday for a concert featuring Seward’s own Grits & Gravy!!! All Ages Free admission Date:  Saturday, July 7th Time: 3-6 PM Where: Seward Harbor Master’s Office    

July 6, 2012 ·