Anchorage, AK - Rasmuson Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Artist Award, recognizing superior artistic accomplishments of an Alaskan. The selected artist will receive $40,000. “The Distinguished Artist Award is an opportunity to recognize the talents and contributions of extraordinary Alaska artists,” said Jayson Smart, program officer for Rasmuson Foundation. “We welcome the participation of Alaskans in this process […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN - Three SUV mini-vans filled with Seward residents traveled to Anchorage with the TRAILS program to see the Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story at the Anchorage Performing Arts Center Sunday, January 19th. The TRAILS (Total Recreation and Independent Living Services) program promotes fun, safe, adaptive and inclusive recreational opportunities for people of all abilities. The […]
Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Seward Community Foundation will give $85,175 to nonprofit organizations to help them accomplish well-defined projects deemed to have the greatest impact on people in the Seward/Moose Pass communities. Grants are awarded in areas such as health care, education, human services, arts and culture, youth, and community development. The total available for the […]
Students in Seward High School’s Alaska Studies class were given the assignment of creating projects using the most Alaskan of materials: duct tape and blue tarp. The projects were supposed to embrace the spirit of what it means to be Alaskan, with the limits being only a one week time frame and the extent of their fertile imaginations. The results […]
The Seward Community Band’s Winter Concert is tonight, Friday Jan 24th. It takes place at the K.M. Rae Building (125 3rd Ave) at 7:00 p.m. Free Admission!
The Snow River String Band, a new bluegrass group from Seward, facilitated by Jim Pfeiffenberger, performed in front of an audience of 900 at the Anchorage Folk Festival Friday night, Jan 17. Check them out, video included below!
Six Seward youngsters sang and played three standard bluegrass tunes on the banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar and bass at Resurrect Arts Coffee House and Gallery Sunday afternoon to a packed, most appreciative audience. Their new band, Snow River String Band, facilitated by local musician Jim Pfeiffenberger, was getting comfortable playing in front of an audience in anticipation of their upcoming […]
SEWARD, Alaska – Heidi Zemach for SCN – Yellowbrick Films, an independent film company with four other successful movies to its name, has selected Seward as its top choice for filming its latest production. It’s called Sugar Mountain, and will be a drama thriller in the vein of Fargo or A Simple Plan, said Director Richard Gray, speaking from Los […]
Snow River String Band Sunday January 12th @ 2:00 p.m. Resurrect Art Coffee House Come out and support Seward’s own Bluegrass band made up of local young musicians! They are preparing to perform at the Anchorage Bluegrass Festival later this month. Also, rumor has it we may get to hear from some of our other local entertainers. Don’t be late!
I am seeking 35 mm film cameras for my daughter and fellow students to use in the Seward High School photography class which began this week. Anyone willing to give or loan out their camera for a student to use, please let me know. email@example.com or call 224-6473
Local band Burning Bush would like to sincerely thank the community of Seward for its warm reception at the premiere concert of their debut album, “Honesty in a Box.” We are amazed at the outpouring of support and interest from the community. There are many factors that contribute to a great concert. A great audience is certainly one. Thank you […]
Missed the Solstice Dance? Here’s another chance to explore Conscious Dance/Ecstatic Dance in Seward! Got the winter blues? Come dance with us! The recent Solstice Dance was so much fun that we’ve decided to do it again: When: Saturday, January 4th, 6-8pm. Where: Seward Community Library, downstairs meeting room. What: An exploration of Conscious Dance and freeform movement in a fun and friendly […]
It’s here. Please welcome new arrival, “Honesty in a Box,” the debut album from Seward’s own Burning Bush. Experience the new album Friday, January 3rd, 7pm at the Rae Building. There, the local band will take the stage for the album’s premier concert performance. The band features an array of local talent including Mark Chase, Brett Chase, Dakota Plush, Aimie […]
Anchorage - Applications for Rasmuson Foundation’s annual Individual Artist Awards grants program will be accepted starting January 1, 2014. These grant awards go directly to artists to support the development of new work or for activities that advance creative development. Individual Artist Awards provide support Alaska artists in ten artistic disciplines at all stages of their careers and creative development. Awards are made […]
Last day of school, woop! Happy winter break and enjoy this lovely snow! Seward High art students all made designs with radial symmetry, looking to the mandalas of the east for inspiration. We used compasses, protractors and rulers to design the rough drafts, some drawing by hand and others tracing images to make even designs repeated around a center point. […]
with Dawn and Patty Saturday December 21st 10am-11am (noon if we have a crowd!) Stop by RezArt Coffee House and Gallery to write your Christmas cards, visit with friends, and enjoy.
Friday December 20th 6-8pm Many local shops will be taking part in this celebration to bring back the light! Join us for an evening of refreshments and good cheer.
On January 3rd, 7pm at the Rae Building, local band Burning Bush will take the stage for the premiere performance of their debut album, “Honesty in a Box.” The band, featuring Mark Chase, Brett Chase, Dakota Plush, Aimie Cox, and Max Ingalls, likens its sound to alternative 90s acts such as Nirvana, Bush, and Incubus, while ultimately living outside the […]
We are wrapping up the semester at SHS, it has been a good one but we are all ready for Christmas break! Here is some more graphic design for you to check out! Keep warm out there… One Point Perspective Scenes Soren Fejes Damnyan Letter Jonah DeBoard Sara Tolson Jessica Degnan Thomas Zweifel Liam McFaul Alicia Morris Flaming Objects Jessica […]
…Wanna Dance? Come take part in an exploration of the Conscious Dance/Ecstatic Dance form on Winter Solstice. Conscious Dance is a movement meditation appropriate for all ages and abilities, a great way to celebrate solstice, and a lot of fun. You do not need to be a dancer, and there are no steps to learn. Dance facilitated by Stefini Adkins. […]
A beautiful fused glass railing has recently been installed at the new AVTEC dorms by Anchorage artists, Barbara Yawit and Andy Daoust. Yawit and Daoust had been contacted by the State of Alaska back in July to propose an aquatic themed design as part of the Alaska 1% for Art Program. Their selected work is made up of fused glass […]
Heidi Zemach for SCN One hundred and sixty or so children in Kindergarten through second grades, dressed in their cute pajamas, with paper elf, reindeer hats or bowlers, delighted a jam-packed gymnasium filled with adoring parents and grandparents at Seward Elementary School Tuesday night as they performed their Winter Wonderland K-2 concert. They were joined by a somewhat older group […]