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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 ·
Arts Guide for Alaska

Arts Guide for Alaska

At last a comprehensive guide to Arts & Events in Alaska to be published this summer by the same people that did the new Whittier Visitor Guide. The link below outlines the project, the goals & purpose.  Join with us in making this a relevant, informative & valuable resource for visitors & residents alike. As a thank you for your […]

May 31, 2012 ·
Bluegrass Camp earlybird fee Deadline is June 1st

Bluegrass Camp earlybird fee Deadline is June 1st

The early bird fee of $190 for attending Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids is June 1st. Otherwise the cost is $210 for the four-day music camp June 18-21. We are sorry but the Seward Arts Council scholarship deadline has already passed. Thanks also to the Seward Music Boosters for lowering the overall cost for all campers to attend. We would welcome […]

May 30, 2012 ·
Moose Calf

Moose Calf

The Latest from Niebrugge Images Photo Blog Mom keeping a close eye on a very young moose. Seward, Alaska. This came about thanks to a tip from our friends at Log Dreamin’ B and B. Moose babies are sure cute!

May 30, 2012 ·
Music in May Concert

Music in May Concert

May 10, 2012 7:00 p.m. Come enjoy our Music In May concert of interesting, rousing choral music presented by the Middle/High School and Community Choirs. The Community Choir will perform a diverse selection, chosen by accompanist Sue McClure, including arrangements from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin; two spirituals, Rock a ma Soul and Ain’t Got Time to Die; Welsh […]

May 5, 2012 ·
Alaska Song Of The Year Contest

Alaska Song Of The Year Contest

Four Points Productions started by local Seward resident Mark Teckenbrock is pleased to announce The Alaska Song Of The Year 2012 Awards Concert, taking place in Seward on May 19th at 6:30pm, at the Seward High School Theater. AWARDS CONCERT AND ACTIVITIES The Awards Concert is an all ages event held at the Seward High School Auditorium. Top nominees from […]

May 5, 2012 ·
Calendar Music Art Contest

Calendar Music Art Contest

The Seward Music Boosters/Seward Music Association, is holding an art contest for the upcoming 2013 Calendar. We are seeking local children’s artwork, in a landscape (sideways) format, illustrating music being played, sung, or felt. The top 13 pieces, chosen by a panel of local artist-judges, will be featured in the calendar.   Proceeds from the calendar sales and ads go right […]

April 30, 2012 ·
High School Play Opens Tonight!

High School Play Opens Tonight!

Tonight’s the opening performance of Seward High Drama’s production of CSI: Neverland.  It’s a marvelous merger of comedic mayhem, and promises to be a great night of entertainment for the whole family. Come support these young thespians Monday, April 30, Tuesday May 1st, and Wednesday May 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. at the High School Auditorium. Their drama teacher, director, is […]

April 30, 2012 ·

Seward Arts Council Supports Student Summer Arts Endeavors with Scholarships

If you are a student grade K-12 or the parent of a student in grade K-12 this offer is for you. The Seward Arts Council is interested in supporting students who are pursuing the arts during their summer vacation. This opportunity could be used by a family who would like help sending their children to D’Vinci Camp, or a teenager […]

April 26, 2012 ·
Mural Display at the Chamber of Commerce

Mural Display at the Chamber of Commerce

The Seward Mural Society has struck again.  Working with Cindy Clock and Dorothy Osenga at the Seward Chamber of Commerce, Al Lamberson, Sheila Morrow and Dot Bardarson created an informative corner in the Chamber show room.  The display introduces the visitor to Seward, Mural Capital of Alaska. Seward was named that by Governor Palin and the legislature before she left […]

April 26, 2012 ·