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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 ·
Arts Guide available online

Arts Guide available online

  Here is the link to the 2012-2013 guide to the arts and events statewide for Alaska. http://www.artalaska.info/ It may take a minute to open in Explorer, but loads quickly in Google Chrome and does well on IPads & IBooks. Seward was featured on several pages.    With your input, the next issue will be bigger and better!

June 28, 2012 ·

Calling all Crafters/Flea Marketers

On June 30th 2012, there will be a craft/flea market event. Everyone welcome to participate while tables last. Location : Elks’ Club building  – 419 5th Ave. Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm. Set up – 8:00am.  Tear down – 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Table rates: $15 for one, 8 foot table, $25 for two, 8 foot tables Contact information: Christina at 224-3438 to reserve your place. Any craft items or new/used flea market items […]

June 27, 2012 ·
Bluegrass Camp For Kids Photos

Bluegrass Camp For Kids Photos

Some 28 Seward Children became bluegrass band musicians and “busked” around town last week after attending a four-day camp at the Resurrection Lutheran Church. They took lessons from experts in the field from San Francisco, Hawaii, Nashville, and Anchorage. They performed a concert on the final day, Thursday, at the Rez Art Coffee House and Gallery, square-danced at the Legends, […]

June 25, 2012 ·
Seward Schools Music Program To Continue Under New Leadership

Seward Schools Music Program To Continue Under New Leadership

By Heidi Zemach for Seward City News The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has hired a new full-time music teacher for the Seward Schools. Breighley Sexton, a new teacher from Portland, Oregon will replace Kyle Schneider, who had taught music in all of Seward’s schools, (except for Spring Creek) for the past four years. Schneider has transferred to a position […]

June 24, 2012 ·

Adult Bluegrass Workshop Tonight

There will be a bluegrass workshop tonight (Monday June 18) at the Resurrection Lutheran Church on Third Avenue, for musicians of all levels–even beginners. Learn the mandolin, fiddle, banjo, guitar, sing, or expand the skills you already have. If you are not already registered, you may just show up at 7 p.m. The cost is $45. Bring your own instrument, […]

June 18, 2012 ·
Seward Muralist Shares Her Talent

Seward Muralist Shares Her Talent

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Creating a complete children’s mural in just one or two weeks is no easy task, but Seward artist and muralist and Justine Pechuzal is up for the challenge. In addition to the two murals she has helped Seward children create for their elementary school, she recently completed a busy springtime as a guest artist, visiting […]

June 17, 2012 ·
Free Summer Music Series

Free Summer Music Series

Seward Summer Music Series Andres Zammarripa Guitarist and vocalist Saturday, June 16th 3-6 PM Free Admission All Ages, Rain or Shine Seward Boat Harbor Harbor Master’s Office Thanks to our sponsors: The Dependable Janitor        J&R Fisheries Seward Family Dentistry  Marathon Fisheries Ray’s Waterfront Dining The American Legion Family

June 16, 2012 ·
Bluegrass Camp Here Next Week!

Bluegrass Camp Here Next Week!

The Bluegrass Camp For Kids will be held here in Seward next week, June 18-21, at the Resurrection Lutheran Church, with lots of additional fun events for the community. Kids age 8-16 can still sign up for the camp on our website The talented staff of bluegrass musicians from Anchorage (High Lonesome Sound) to San Francisco (Kate Hamre, formerly of […]

June 13, 2012 ·
Another Colorful Marine Mural Adorns Railroad Avenue

Another Colorful Marine Mural Adorns Railroad Avenue

Muralist/nature illustrator Liza McElroy has done it again! Another of her beautiful murals is now on display on the wall of the Alaska SeaLife Center on Railway and Third Avenues. Last year she, along with Justine Pechuzal, painted the Humpback whale mural on the wall of Christo’s Palace, facing the ASLC, in which the whales are seemingly swimming across the […]

June 5, 2012 ·
Alaska SeaLife Center Celebrates World Oceans Day – Friday June 8th.

Alaska SeaLife Center Celebrates World Oceans Day – Friday June 8th.

Join us at the Alaska SeaLife Center on Friday, June 8th 2012 to celebrate World Oceans Day. Officially recognized by the United Nations in 2008, World Oceans Day is coordinated internationally by the Ocean Project and the World Ocean Network.  World Oceans Day is an opportunity every year to honor the world’s ocean, celebrate the products the ocean provides, and also […]

June 4, 2012 ·