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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 ·
Bluegrass opens to littlees and adults

Bluegrass opens to littlees and adults

The Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids, which takes place this year July 7-11th at local churches, has expanded to include younger children ages 5-7 who have completed Kindergarten, and late afternoon 90-minute workshops for adults 17-whatever. The growth has come about due to younger siblings feeling jealous of their older brothers and sisters wanting to participate too, and parents or […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Frozen Playing at High School 4/17

Frozen Playing at High School 4/17

SHS National Honor Society and Theater Program have jointly obtained a yearlong movie licensure from Movie Licensing USA.  This means that we can legally play movies in the HS Theater as a service to our theater-less community and to raise funds for theater  sets and various NHS causes. * Initially we will be raising money to reimburse the NHS and […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 2 comments ·
Local kid’s band perform at Alaska Folk Fest in Juneau

Local kid’s band perform at Alaska Folk Fest in Juneau

The  Snow River String Band, a new bluegrass band made up of Seward and Moose Pass elementary-school age students, performed at the Alaska Folk Festival in Juneau this weekend. The Saturday afternoon show was their second folk festival performance–the first being in Anchorage in January. Their parents sent us these photos, and say they had a blast. Inspired by attending […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Live Music April 11

Emma Hill Friday April 11th 7pm Resurrect Art Coffee House ($10) Emma Hill is not afraid to sing. In fact, her voice’s countrified richness, delicate inflections and fear-no-range transitions make it easy to imagine that’s all she ever does.” – Willamette Week “…[I]ntimate, heartfelt, sincere…” -The Long Journey, Italy “Delightful vocals allied to some strong songs makes this girl from the […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

Native Art Classes at Qutekcak

  Native Art Classes at Qutekcak The 2014 Alaska Native Art classes are going strong at QNT.  Participants have been enjoying trying their hands at traditional native arts. Classes began in February and will continue through May.  The classes are open to all. Join us on Wednesdays at 11am for basket weaving, and 1pm for carving and Fridays at 1pm […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Resurrection Bay Bead Society Launches in Seward

The Resurrection Bay Bead Society is a community group dedicated to everything related to jewelry making & beading.  It’s a small group of beaders and jewelry makers living in and aroundSeward. Anyone interested in sharing knowledge, learning new skills, and gaining insight and inspiration for jewelry making or beading is welcome to attend monthly gatherings, and “membership” is free. The society’s inaugural meeting has been scheduled on Saturday, May […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 1 comment ·

Familiar faces.

Is it life imitates art; or art imitates life? The movie crew is in town shooting a movie. The news crew was in town shooting the movie crew. I’m sure everyone will recognize several familiar faces. http://www.ktva.com/seward-is-location-for-feature-film-694/

by · April 4, 2014 · 0 comments ·