Arts

Mike and Raylene O'Connor toast new owners Brian and Micheley Svabik, who take over the Resurrect Coffee House & Gallery October 1st, 2015. Heidi Zemach photo.

Resurrect Art turned over to new owners

Heidi Zemach for SCN- After 13 ½ years of operating Resurrect Art Coffee House Gallery in Seward, Raylene and Michael O’ Connor are pulling up stakes and selling their business to a younger couple, Micheley and Brian Svabik, who take over the business October 1st. The O’Connors had purchased the […]

Peninsula Art Guild’s First Thursday October 1

The Peninsula Art Guild’s October First Thursday Reception will take place 6-8pm, Oct.1 at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall.  Two great exhibits will be celebrated:  Kathy Matta’s “Behind the Mask” and an art quilt group show entitled “Inspired […]

Blackwater Railroad Company performs in clown costume. Heidi Zemach photo.

An amazing weekend of fun and frivolity

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – A wooden painted cutout giraffe seated on an actual bicycle, mounted on a tightrope hung from tall rafters near the stage where more than 200 music and dance performances took place in front of a scary, grinning old fashioned clown face.  Sheets painted like […]

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present: Harm

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present: Harm

Harm will be closing Saturday night from midnight until 1:30 am.  Harm is an Fairbanks ensemble that defies the bounds of typical genre standards. Blending psych-folk and hip-hop with classical themes the experimental chamber group defies your notions of musical normativity. Here is a great article about them from the Anchorage […]

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present Wasteland Hop

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present Wasteland Hop

Hailing from Fort Collins, Wasteland Hop plays a unique brand of Folk/Rock/Hip-Hop. The Coloradoan calls them “a striking back-and-forth between soulful lead vocalist Steph Jay and MC Mickey Kenny.” Wasteland Hop has played with Flobots, Air Dubai, Zion I, Talib Kweli, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Wasteland Hop will close […]

Seward Energy Fair Art Contest

Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their second annual Alternative Energy Art Contest. This contest is open to students K-12 and the artwork should include images and/or themes that show the residents of Seward or our surrounding communities utilize clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, […]

PINK MARTINI with singer Storm Large

PINK MARTINI with singer Storm Large

PINK MARTINI with singer Storm Large September 14, 2015 Mariner Theater, Homer, 7:30 PM $100 VIP Ticket includes transportation to and from Mariner Theater on the trolley, exclusive attendance to a pre-show cocktail party including two drinks provided by the Grog Shop, hors d’oeuvres provided by Two Sisters, and early […]

Aurora over Seward – By Ron Niebrugge

Aurora over Seward – By Ron Niebrugge

Last night, Seward, Alaska. Here is a first – I photographed the aurora last night for over an hour in shorts and flip-flops!  Far cry from my typical aurora clothing where I’m more likely to be in bunny boots! Only a couple of people in the entire campground had any […]

Balto Film Fest returns Labor Day weekend.

Balto Film Fest returns Labor Day weekend.

The Friends of Jesse Lee Home are proud to announce the schedule for this year’s Balto Film Fest.  Filmmakers from around the state will descend on Seward Labor Day weekend to participate in this work force development exercise – and Seward benefits from the exposure.  Local residents are encouraged to […]