Arts

Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Xtra Puffs Puffin Mural Reception

Sunny skies greeted the 5 pm reception on Saturday for Seward Mural Society’s most recent mural, the spectacular, 32′ tall “Xtra Puffs” by Master Artist Liza McElroy. The giant mural features a Tufted Puffin (“tough guys wear black”), and a Horned Puffin. Many of the volunteer artists were able to attend the […]

Save the Whale?

I noticed the other day some construction work going on around the large humpback whale and cormorant mural that is on the south side of Christo’s Palace restaurant. This started to concern me as the workers were painting red markers on the wall, some of them covering the mural. I […]

Jackie Pels to sign books

Author and historian Jackie Pels will be at the Seward Museum this Sunday to sign her latest book, “Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska.” The museum will be open from 1 – 5 p.m. Stop by and chat with the author of the […]

Ever seen a 32-foot-tall puffin?

Ever seen a 32-foot-tall puffin?

Seward’s newest murals, by master artist Liza McElroy, will be unveiled at Harbor 360 Hotel, 1412 4th Avenue, on Saturday, May 20. On hand for the excitement will be Seward-born author Jackie Pels, with her book Framed by Sea & Sky: Community art in Seward, mural capital of Alaska. Come […]

Art For Parks Show this Friday!

Art For Parks Show this Friday!

I’m getting excited for the First Friday of the season!  Beautiful art all over town, openings from 6-8!  In my HS and MS classes we have been working on maps, painting buoys, and making food chain collages!  I know Parks Rangers have been working in other classes too to create […]

Free Classical Music Performance May 11th

Free Classical Music Performance May 11th

The Anchorage Bowl Chamber Orchestra will be performing a concert of short chamber works by classical/romantic composers such as Roussel, Nielson, and Schubert, on May 11th at 7:30. This free, open to the public concert will be held at the Seward Marine Center K.M. Rae Education Building. Donations welcome at […]

Doug Capra to talk about artist Rockwell Kent

Resurrection Bay Historical Society’s “Fourth Thursdays: Our History” program this month features a presentation by Seward historian and author Doug Capra starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27 in the Library Museum’s Community Room. The event is free and open to the public. Capra is under contract to publish a […]

Free Music Workshop with Cascada de Flores

Free Music Workshop with Cascada de Flores

Spice up your dance steps! Join Cascada de Flores to learn a bit of traditional Latin American folk songs and Mexican traditional music and dance!Families welcome.  Bring your instruments! When: Monday, April 24 Where: Seward Community Library Time: 5 pm to 6 pm Cascada de Flores is firmly committed to […]

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News – The Port City Players devoted numerous hours rehearsing for their current production of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” Tryouts took place in mid January and rehearsals began in February 3-4 nights per week. Director Linnea Hollingsworth stated rehearsals went well, she […]

SMS Art: Eyes

SMS Art: Eyes

The eye is the window to the middle schoolers soul… 🙂 We studied and practiced drawing the human eye.  The assignment was to draw an eye using oil pastel and chalk on black paper and to make something unique about it.  Here they are, awesome job SMS Art students! Jared Dean […]

SHS Drama: A Blast From the Past

SHS Drama: A Blast From the Past

The following article was written by Seward High School junior Creeanna Whitcome for her column “Blast from the Past” where she peruses school newspapers from decades past and connects topics with present events.  For more student news, please visit our site:  http://shstoday.org/ Since 1940, the drama program at Seward High […]