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 […]
Visit these following businesses on Friday, September 5, for the 1st Friday Art Walk in Seward! Zudy’s: Catherine Schneider~Original paintings and 3 dimensional artKenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center: Tom Missel~”Alaska National Parks”-original oil paintings (1212 4th Ave)Seward Senior Center: “Seward Unleashed”-a collection of 8 Seward Senior Memoirs Resurrect Art: […]
The Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai River Council on the Arts invites one and all to the Opening Reception for the Harvest Art Exhibit from 6-8pm on Thursday, Sept. 4th at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai. For more info, call 283-7040, 12-5pm, Wednesday–Saturday.
The Peninsula Art Guild is calling for local artists to donate up to two pieces of their own original artwork for its Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction. Please bring donated artworks to the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall by 5pm, Saturday, Aug 30.
SEWARD, ALASKA – On Tuesday, Sept. 9, the Seward Friends of the Library and the Seward Art Council will co-host athlete, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year Jennifer Pharr Davis. The program will be held at the Seward Community Library Museum at 6:30 p.m. and is […]
Participants came from Seward, Anchorage, and some came from as far as California to attend the annual Healthy Lifestyles Gathering, sponsored by Quetekcak Native Tribe. In addition to a community potlatch at the Branson Pavilion featuring halibut and hamburgers, there was dancing and drumming by a diverse group of Alaska […]