Arts

Joint Community Band concert a magnificent experience

Joint Community Band concert a magnificent experience

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. […]

Big band collaboration will blow you away

Big band collaboration will blow you away

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 […]

Obihiro mural painting continues

Obihiro mural painting continues

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 […]

Japanese Calligraphy Class September 13

Japanese Calligraphy Class September 13

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. […]

Mural volunteers needed

Mural volunteers needed

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 […]

Obihiro mural exchange underway

Obihiro mural exchange underway

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 […]

Obihiro mural unveiled

Obihiro mural unveiled

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 […]

Jabali African Acrobats – Tickets On Sale Now!

Jabali African Acrobats – Tickets On Sale Now!

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. […]

1st Friday Art Walk September 5

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: […]

Harvest Art Exhibition September 4

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.

Artwork wanted for Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction

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.   

Celebrating Healthy Lifestyles

Celebrating Healthy Lifestyles

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 […]