Arts

Hollywood Hot Flashes perform June 8

We are the Hollywood Hot Flashes, singing Broadway, blues, Beatles and All That Jazz! Come hear us perform at Resurrect Art Coffeehouse in Seward, Sunday June 8th from 2:00 to 3:30.

by · June 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Cooper Landing Artist Offers Window Into ‘Mountain Livin’

Cooper Landing Artist Offers Window Into ‘Mountain Livin’

By Jason Aigeldinger for the SCN – I interviewed artist Katie Feichtinger back in April at Sackett’s Grill off the Sterling Highway. We spoke casually as she used a wood burning pen to draw a map of the Kenai River on the establishment’s bar top. Along with the lines that represent the course of the river, Feichtinger also added names of the […]

by · May 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Summer Market Opens for Seventh Year

Summer Market Opens for Seventh Year

Heidi Zemach for SCN- The Grazing Moose, Summer Market & Artists’ Co-operative has opened on 5th Avenue, across from City Hall. It’s the seventh year that Joanie Merritt has brought us this undertaking, traveling to Anchorage and beyond once a week to fetch starter plants and fresh organic vegetables, just picked, and fresher than one can buy in traditional grocery […]

by · May 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Annual Paint Out Day May 30

Annual Paint Out Day May 30

By Dot Bardarson – Plein air painters will descend on picturesque Seward for its annual Paint Out on May 30.  Local artists are encouraged to join the painting group at 9 am Saturday morning at the Seward Hotel to discuss possible painting locations and plan for the day.  Painters will be painting on location around town (That’s what “plein air” […]

by · May 23, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Appreciation to Seward Community Foundation

Appreciation to Seward Community Foundation

  Seward Music Band and Choir Booster Association (Seward Music Association) would like to thank the Seward Community Foundation for its generous grant of $2,500 to help purchase a variety of band and other musical instruments for the local schools, including a set of ukuleles for the new 5th grade ensemble band next year.

by · May 19, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska Vocal Retreat 2014,  One Day Intensive: Saturday June 7

Alaska Vocal Retreat 2014, One Day Intensive: Saturday June 7

Alaska Vocal Retreat 2014,  One Day Intensive: Saturday June 7th     Venue: Alaska Heavenly Lodge, Cooper Landing This lodge has a truly Alaskan feel—used often for weddings or family gatherings. Schedule: Saturday June 7th: 9:30:00 – 12:00Singing Instruction 12:00—1:30Lunch 1:30—4:00Singing Instruction 4:00—6:00Showcase Open Mike 6:00—8:00Dinner   Professional Staff: Suzanne Kiechle, voice teacher Suzanne Kiechle has been a professional vocal […]

by · May 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Alaska Vocal Retreat 2014, June 4-9

Alaska Vocal Retreat 2014, June 4th—June 9th Location: Alaska Heavenly Lodge, Cooper Landing Alaska Wednesday June 4th: 3:00Arrive at lodge 4:00-6:00Singing Instruction 6:00-8:00Dinner and campfire   Thursday June 5th: 10:00 – 12:00Singing Instruction 12:00—1:30Lunch 1:30—4:00Singing instruction 4:00—6:00Optional hike, Horseback Ride 6:00—8:00Dinner and cabaret around the piano—show tunes   Saturday June 7th: 10:00 – 12:00Singing Instruction 12:00—1:30Lunch 1:30—4:00Singing Instruction 6:00—8:00Dinner and […]

by · May 17, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Art of Endangered Species

Art of Endangered Species

 Chugach Arts Council invited artists from around the world to submit art for this beautiful edition focusing on some of the threatened and endangered plants, animals and invertebrates.  Stunning photos and artwork as well as interesting facts and information about the status of some plants and animals. The book can be purchased online and quantity discounts are available if your […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Call for Oceans Art

Call for Oceans Art

World Oceans Day in June 8th.  There is still time to be included in the Art of Conservation, Our Oceans art book project by Chugach Arts Council.  Artists of all ages and abilities, from anywhere are invited to submit art in any medium to be included in this beautiful book. You can see the Art of Pollination book from last […]

by · May 16, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Fabric Dying Workshop June 14-15

Vintage Fabric Dying Workshop Do you have stained linens that could use a little Zip? Do you want to dye some fabric to use in a quilt?  On Saturday June 14 & Sunday June 15  From 9a.m. to 1p.m. Nan will be hosting a workshop to teach us the fundamentals of using Procion dyes. We should each complete several projects over the […]

by · May 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
BALTO FILM FEST FEATURES ADVENTURE FILM TRAINING

BALTO FILM FEST FEATURES ADVENTURE FILM TRAINING

Professor DB Palmer of Adventure Film School Alaska, the first and only adventure film making degree program in the State, has agreed to be a featured speaker during the Friday July 25th Balto Film Fest workshop at the Seward Library. Professor Palmer co-leads University of Alaska’s week-long intensive Adventure Film Research course (FLM 298) during the Last Frontier Theatre Conference […]

by · May 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Bluegrass Camps

Keep them coming: We’re filling up very nicely, but registration is still open for the Seward Bluegrass Camps for Kids July 7-11, and there are plenty of openings available for the adult 4:30-6 pm workshops. Partial scholarships are still available upon request for those who cannot afford the full rate. The main day-camp is open to those 8-16, with a new […]

by · May 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Big Fat Buddha to play the Yukon Bar May 16 and 17

A weekend of Big Fat Buddha at the Yukon Bar! Alaskan stage legends Big Fat Buddha bring their mix of funk rock to the Yukon for a two night residency on Friday and Saturday night, starting May 16, 2014. Music starts at 9:00 P.M. – 201 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664.

by · May 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Community Open Mic Night: Poetry and Prose

There will be a Community Open Mic Night on Saturday, May 17th from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Come listen and read original poetry and prose! Anyone is welcome to participate! The event will be held at the Resurrect Art House. Theme: Dream Time Slots: 2-7 minutes per person Register by calling 362-7919, or register at the door. Please be […]

by · May 8, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Superstar Performance

Superstar Performance

  Heidi Zemach for SCN – An electrifying, virtuosic one-man performance Sunday night at the Resurrect Arts Coffee House and Gallery of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. EJ Simpson of Philadelphia delivered, as promised, every single song from the musical on his own, accompanying himself on those 21 songs with a pink-stringed bass, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, an […]

by · May 5, 2014 · 0 comments ·
First Friday Art Walk of the year Rocks!

First Friday Art Walk of the year Rocks!

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- The businesses and streets throughout town filled with local residents Friday evening, May 2nd for the first monthly First Friday Art Walk, sponsored by Seward Arts Council..  With many people turning out in the unseasonably sunny weather and 11 businesses participating, it appeared to be the busiest art walk ever. Folks were socializing, partaking of […]

by · May 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Zudy’s opens!

Zudy’s opens!

By Heidi Zemach for SCN- Judy Odhner’s new place, Zudy’s Cafe, opened Friday at the old historic Alaska Railroad terminal building near the Alaska SeaLife Center. It was a very busy day from first thing in the morning until nine at night, which was First Friday’s Art Walk in Seward.  Go see the beautiful facility she and Jan have created […]

by · May 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·

1st Friday of the season May 2

Take a stroll through town from 6-8 on Friday May 2nd.  Meet the artists, enjoy some refreshments & appetizers whilst browsing. Alaska SeaLife Center~ASLC employees and spouses~Photography, oil paintings, ink on canvas, glass. Cover to Cover~Pinky Bleth~Unique jewelry and cook books. Eight Arms Printing Company~Lars Olson Ranting Raven~Susan Swiderski & Charisty Hogue with Elite 9 Jazz~”Seward Magic” & “Eye Fiction”. Resurrect […]

by · May 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Second animated feature tonight

Second animated feature tonight

By Heidi Zemach-   Seward High School’s National Honor Society and the high school theater program will present its second movie showing, The Croods, Thursday May 1st at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The first movie night, April 17th, featuring Disney’s animated hit, Frozen. It was a great success, according to auditorium tech Mark Teckenbrock. Seventy-three children and […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments ·

LOGO Contest

Friends of the Seward Library, a/k/a Seward Community Library Association(SCLA) is requesting submission of art to be used as a logo for the Friends. Art work can be hand drawn or digital in JPEG format only. Not more than four colors and needs to be able to be used as black and white or color in print materials. Friends of […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Kenai Fjords National Park invites you to an evening of salty, spineless FUN!

Kenai Fjords National Park invites you to an evening of salty, spineless FUN!

On May 2nd from 6-8pm in the Kenai Fjords National Park Information Center at 1212 4th Avenue  there will be an art show opening  featuring Seward K-12 Student art!    This year’s show is called “Searching the Seaweed, the Marine Invertebrates of Kenai Fjords National Park.” Art for Parks, a program in its 7th year at the park, features artwork created by […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 2 comments ·

A Big Thank You!!

The Seward Prevention Coalition would like to thank everyone who came out to support the Winter Bear Project while they were in town. The gave two excellent performances that were both entertaining and moving. Special thanks go to AVTEC for cooking up some delicious halibut that was provided by Captain Jack’s Seafood Locker, SPRD for hosting a wonderful welcome dinner, the […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Sugar Mountain crew packs out

Sugar Mountain crew packs out

Most of the production crew of “Sugar Mountain” are leaving Seward today Monday April 28 after more than six weeks of filming their dramatic independent movie here. On Sunday they held a garage sale outside Sea Treasures Inn, where some of them have stayed. They sold their Alaskan props: warm hats, coats, X-tra Tuffs, and things used during the production […]

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Winter Bear a powerful play on suicide

Winter Bear a powerful play on suicide

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Winter Bear, a travelling play about suicide by former Alaska Writer Laureate Anne Hanley from Fairbanks Alaska, reached an audience of about 300-350 Wednesday, April 22 during daytime performances for Seward Middle School and High School students, and an evening turnout of another 45-55 community members. A handful of teenagers returned Wednesday evening […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments ·
New mural dedicated as high school celebrates Earth Day

New mural dedicated as high school celebrates Earth Day

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward High School celebrated Earth Day April 22nd by dedicating the beautiful new mural displayed above the building’s entrance that all of its art students and a few others created. It features some of the area’s key native plants including blueberries, fireweed, oyster mushrooms, blueberries, Devils Club and Pushki, enclosed within two human hands […]

by · April 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward High Art – Mythology Prints

Seward High Art – Mythology Prints

Seward High Art Students made reductive linocuts focusing on mythology.  Students chose any mythological creature/god they wished, from a variety of cultures across time.  Then they had a friend pose for them as that god or creature, took photos, printed the best one out, and drew on top of the photo to add details from the myth, ie the snakes […]

by · April 20, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Spring Concert springs some surprises

Spring Concert springs some surprises

HEIDI ZEMACH for SCN – Some girls and boys wore their regular tees and jeans, while others dressed up in sparkling summery dresses with bows, or suits and ties for Thursday evening’s Seward Elementary School’s Grade 3-6 Spring Concert, headed by all-schools music teacher Breighley Sexton. It was also an eclectic smorgasbord of music and movement ranging from simple beginning […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 0 comments ·
The Winter Bear Project & Potluck April 23 in Seward

The Winter Bear Project & Potluck April 23 in Seward

The Winter Bear Project Press Release Kenai Peninsula, AK: The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and The Winter Bear Project will present performances of The Winter Bear, a play by former Alaska Writer Laureate Anne Hanley, in Seward. Admission is free. Times and location follows: Seward – Wednesday, April 23rd, 7:00pm at the Seward High School Theater. Bring a dish […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 1 comment ·