Arts

Seward Music & Arts Festival – September 22 – 24, 2017

Seward Music & Arts Festival – September 22 – 24, 2017

The Seward Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce another musical soiree in the fall of 2017.  There will be live music and dance performances, with local-Alaskan artisan craft and food vendors featured. The festival is an exciting conclusion to the busy summer season that appeals to local Alaskans […]

August First Friday

August First Friday

The August First Friday is almost here! Come out and visit various shops throughout downtown and the harbor as they feature artists and offer free snacks and drinks. This Friday, August 4, from 6pm-8pm. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you Friday!

Call for Artists: Kenai Peninsula 2017 Whimsical Wearable Arts

Call for Artists: Kenai Peninsula 2017 Whimsical Wearable Arts

Peninsula Art Guild/Kenai Fine Art Center invites artists to create a piece of wearable art for the 2017 Whimsical Wearable Arts.  Deadline for applications/registration is October 28, 2017 at 5pm. Wearable arts are defined as clothing, footwear, hats, scarves, jewelry, up-cycled wearables and other adornments. To enter Whimsical Wearable Arts 2017, […]

Derek Zanetti a.k.a. The Homeless Gospel Choir

Two Weekend Shows at Resurrect Art

On Friday, July 28, Derek Zanetti, also known as The Homeless Gospel Choir, performs at 7pm.  Derek is a protest singer, author and artist based out of Pittsburgh, PA. His new album, Normal, is being promoted by A F Records and highlighted by NPR Music. “Through his on-stage humor and vulnerability, […]

Justine Pechusal, president of the Seward Arts Council receives a check from Dot Bardarson, chairman of the Community Advisory Board of Holland America.  

Seward Arts Council Receives Holland America Grant

Holland America’s grant program awards grants to non-profit organizations that benefit residents of Seward and Moose Pass. The Seward Arts Council received a grant to help fund a new light board for Port City Players. The more modern equipment will benefit audiences at Seward’s thespian productions.

Dance & Aerial Festival in Homer

Dance & Aerial Festival in Homer

Dance & Aerial Festival It’s summer, it’s Homer, who wouldn’t want to be here? And more importantly, who wouldn’t want to be here dancing or watching dance? This is a question I asked myself during my inaugural journey to this beautiful place three short years ago. This month, that vision […]

Free Band Concert Friday, June 30

Free Band Concert Friday, June 30

The Seward Community Band is joining the Star of the North Band from Minnesota to present a free community concert at 7 pm Friday, June 30 at the Alaska SeaLife Center. In case of rain the concert will be held at Seward High School. Please come welcome the Star of […]

"Disembodied" Graphite on paper by Christopher Judd. Photo: Michelle Strubeck

A Fabulous First Friday in Seward

By Michelle Strubeck for Seward City News- First Friday was another success as local businesses opened their doors to showcase the talents of many area artists. Each venue offered something unique and creative making the rest of us wish we had that special talent. No matter what your taste in […]