By Heidi Zemach for SCN – People streamed into the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at Seward’s Alaska Railroad cruise ship depot Friday night and Saturday to peruse and perhaps purchase some of the beautiful handcrafted gifts for presents. They stayed to socialize and sample delicious crepes and cheesecakes from local vendors, to enjoy the musical acts, and have their […]
HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR is this weekend in the cruise ship terminal. Shopping Friday 12/5 5-9pm and Sat. 12/6 10am-6pm Music and Santa schedule Friday Dec. 5th 5:45-6pm Miss Heidi’s Music Students/The Awesome Girl Band 6-8pm Santa and free pictures, one per family 8-9pm Conway Seavey Sat. Dec. 6th 10:15-10:45am Seward Middle School Band 11-11:30am Seward Middle/High School […]
By Dot Bardarson – December signals the end of a marathon project involving two countries, and lots of volunteers. In September, our sister city, Obihiro, sent us six Japanese artists along with their design for a new mural, their gift to the City of Seward. (Last year we sent 7 artists to Obihiro to do the same for them.) The […]
Alaska Railroad solicits ideas for 2016 official art print Alaska artists called to submit annual art contest entries by Feb. 27, 2015 Alaska Railroad Corporation News Release – ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Alaska Railroad Corporation (ARRC) is now soliciting submissions for its annual commemorative artwork program. The artist selected will be commissioned to create artwork that is the basis […]
Ron Niebrugge says: “From my hometown of Seward, Alaska this morning – bright and early at 9:30 a.m.!” 11/30/14 To see more of Ron Niebrugge’s work, please visit www.wildnatureimages.com and http://www.my-photo-blog.com/ or follow him on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NiebruggeImages?pnref=story.
Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – Alaskan Earthquake Artwork: Seward Children of 1964, a documentary by Seward filmmaker Kris Peck, will be shown at the Anchorage International Film Festival early next month. The four minute film consists of a collage of fragments or details of crayon on paper drawings created by a handful of children who had documented what they saw […]
The Eternal Cowboys will be performing at the Yukon Bar on November 28 & 29 with performances begin at 9PM. Coming from Anchorage, The Eternal Cowboys consider themselves a Country/Western/Punk/Dirty South/Hip-Hop/Ethnic Authentic/Blues/Rock band. For more information, please visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EternalCowboys
The Peninsula Art Guild invites you to the First Thursday Opening Reception, 6pm on December 4, for two December exhibits at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai. “Dreams are Real,” a solo exhibit of works by Pati Deuter and the ” Annual Kids Art Exhibit” will both feature some exceptional local art so come to meet […]
The Travel Channel will be airing a special on Seward named Alaska Starts Here. The premier is tomorrow Sunday, November 23rd at 9 PM according to their schedule HERE. From the Travel Channel: “Alaska Starts Here The weathered, worn, time-hardened port city of Seward, AK, explodes to 10 times its population every summer, offering untamed, raw Alaska adventures like wrestling monster […]
Blackwater Railroad Company, Seward’s own band, is going on break for the months of December and January. “We’re ready for what’s next, and we have to prepare for that.” says band member Katy Larkin. “We have so many goals but with the number of shows we’ve been playing, it’s been hard to commit the time and energy to make those […]
A good time was had Saturday in the Library Museum at our celebration of the season. Music and dancing in the stacks, family story time, face painting, kids crafts, museum open and free, awesome finger foods and cider. Valarie Kingsland and the library staff, Resurrection Bay Historical Society and the Friends of the library want to thank the community for […]
By Ron Niebrugge – Saturday evening, Seward, Alaska. Someone water skiing in front of the house on Saturday night in Seward, Alaska. Crazy – as much of the lower 48 battles cold and snow, we have had beautiful days this past week that often broke 50 degrees! To see more of Ron Niebrugge’s work, please visit www.wildnatureimages.com and http://www.my-photo-blog.com/.
It’s not too late to dress up your door and spread a bit of holiday cheer! Order your wreath or garland now! Click here for Order Form We must receive the form by Friday, November 21st. Thank you!
The Split Knuckle Theatre will perform “Endurance” at 7:00 p.m. (door opens at 6:30 pm) Sunday, Nov. 16, in the Seward High School Theater [one night only, rated PG-13 for thematic elements] and will be presented by the Seward Arts Council, Port City Players, Seward Community Foundation, the Rasmussen Foundation, NEA and Harper Arts Touring Fund (for travel). $12 admission […]
Many of Seward’s community have not been into the new Museum space located just inside the entry of the Library Museum building. This Saturday, November 15, 2014, 1-4 p.m. during the open house celebration of the season, the museum will be open and free to the public. The museum is the new home of the collections of both the Resurrection […]
*Ceramics Night at AVTEC: Wednesday, December 17th, 5 – 7 pm in AVTEC ceramics room. Cost: $8 Sign up before hand at TRAILS in the Independent Living Center Office. Create your own beautiful ceramics works of art! Maybe you want to make a mug to give away for Christmas? The ceramics room at AVTEC will be open for you to put your […]
Come celebrate the joy of the season at the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 1 – 4 p.m. with free guided tours, live music, kids activities, a special preview of the 2014 Wish Tree and much more! “This open house is a great way to explore Seward’s favorite library/museum and welcome some terrific new staff,” Friends […]
The cast of Doug Capra’s play, And Now the World Again, gathered on stage last night before the opening performance. The play is about the life of American artist Rockwell Kent and his stay on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay during 1918-19. The final performance is tonight (Friday, Nov. 7) at 7 p.m. in the Seward High School theater.
The Peninsula Art Guild is hosting two exhibitions in November at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai across from the Oilers Bingo Hall. The public is invited to the First Thursday Opening Reception, 6-8 PM, Nov. 6, 2014 for the Annual Watercolor Exhibit and The Soldotna High School Art Club Exhibit. The art center […]
Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their first Alternative Energy Art Contest. This contest is open to students K-12 and the artwork should include images and/or themes that show the residents of Seward utilizing clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 ½ x 11 or […]
If you’ve taken the 50,000 words in 30 days pledge for the month of November, be sure to stop by the Seward Community Library Museum on Saturday November 1st between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm for the NaNoWriMo Kick Off Event. Bring your creative drive, something to write with, and something calorically dense to share. Also at the Seward Community […]
Doug Capra’s latest play will debut on November 6 at 7PM and again on November 7 at 7PM. Bring in two cans of food for the food bank and received half off of general admission.
Hi everyone down in Seward! The Anchorage Folk Festival Performer Application is due November 1st, and we’re trying to reach out to as many communities as possible so their musicians can participate!!! The Folk Festival Takes Place in Anchorage Jan 15-25, 2015 Genres include bluegrass, old-time, Irish/Scottish, ethnic, Cajun, swing, jazz, blues, singer-songwriter, and groups can be as small as one […]