Arts

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present Wasteland Hop

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present Wasteland Hop

Hailing from Fort Collins, Wasteland Hop plays a unique brand of Folk/Rock/Hip-Hop. The Coloradoan calls them “a striking back-and-forth between soulful lead vocalist Steph Jay and MC Mickey Kenny.” Wasteland Hop has played with Flobots, Air Dubai, Zion I, Talib Kweli, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Wasteland Hop will close this Friday night at the Seward Music & Arts Festival, […]

September 19, 2015 ·
Seward Music & Arts Festival Present The Super Saturated Sugar Strings

Seward Music & Arts Festival Present The Super Saturated Sugar Strings

Seward, you have a lot of great performances coming your way!  Next weekend, September 25, 26 & 27 is the Seward Music & Arts Festival at the Dale R. Lindsey Alaska Railroad Seward Intermodal Terminal! I will be revealing the bio’s of some of the great acts coming your way!  First up, Anchorage’s beloved Super Saturated Sugar Strings!  They will play […]

September 18, 2015 ·

Seward Energy Fair Art Contest

Calling All Student Artists! The Seward Alternative Energy Group announces their second annual 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 or our surrounding communities utilize clean energy and alternative energy resources (biomass, geothermal, “small” hydro, sun, and wind). Submissions must be on 8 […]

September 15, 2015 ·
Seward fiddler wins award at Alaska State Fair

Seward fiddler wins award at Alaska State Fair

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Seward residents came well represented at the Alaska State Fair. Lucy Hankins entered the youth fiddle contest and won 1st place in the Youth 12 and Under division, and was 2nd runner up in the Grand Championship Round that consisted of the top two fiddlers from each division. Her prize was $100. Way to […]

September 10, 2015 ·
Balto Film Fest Starts Saturday Night – Free Movies at Seward Marine Center

Balto Film Fest Starts Saturday Night – Free Movies at Seward Marine Center

Alaskan Filmmakers have hit the City of Seward – competing in the annual Balto Film Fest.  Films ranging from the Hitchcock like Granny’s House to documentaries, romance, action films and even a Star Wars segment will be screened for free over the weekend at the LV Ray UAF Seward Marine Science Center. The films are in competition, and need your […]

September 5, 2015 ·
First Friday Art Walk September 4

First Friday Art Walk September 4

September 3, 2015 ·
PINK MARTINI with singer Storm Large

PINK MARTINI with singer Storm Large

PINK MARTINI with singer Storm Large September 14, 2015 Mariner Theater, Homer, 7:30 PM $100 VIP Ticket includes transportation to and from Mariner Theater on the trolley, exclusive attendance to a pre-show cocktail party including two drinks provided by the Grog Shop, hors d’oeuvres provided by Two Sisters, and early seating! $35 HCOA Members $50 General Admission Tickets available online […]

August 26, 2015 ·
Aurora over Seward – By Ron Niebrugge

Aurora over Seward – By Ron Niebrugge

Last night, Seward, Alaska. Here is a first – I photographed the aurora last night for over an hour in shorts and flip-flops!  Far cry from my typical aurora clothing where I’m more likely to be in bunny boots! Only a couple of people in the entire campground had any idea this was happening overhead last night at 2:00 a.m.  […]

August 24, 2015 ·
Balto Film Fest returns Labor Day weekend.

Balto Film Fest returns Labor Day weekend.

The Friends of Jesse Lee Home are proud to announce the schedule for this year’s Balto Film Fest.  Filmmakers from around the state will descend on Seward Labor Day weekend to participate in this work force development exercise – and Seward benefits from the exposure.  Local residents are encouraged to play along – whether it be attending any of the […]

August 19, 2015 ·

Improv comedy this coming Sunday!

Tangled Lines Improv will be performing 2 improv shows this coming Sunday, the 23rd of August, at 7pm and 9pm. $8 at the door. 50% discount for all certified Rocket Scientists. Bring an unusual object to be used in a scene! Location: Rae Building, across from the Sea Life Center on 3rd Ave.

August 17, 2015 ·
Vision Quest completes AVTEC Dormitory Public Art

Vision Quest completes AVTEC Dormitory Public Art

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The new dormitory at AVTEC, which opened in January, 2014, has had its final work of public art installed, to be enjoyed for generations to come, thus completing the Alaska 1-percent-for Art funding set aside for state buildings and projects. A fantastical perforated aluminum seascape sculpture featuring a man paddling a kayak, tossed among […]

August 17, 2015 ·

Calling for Artists in the 2015 Harvest Art Exhibit

The Peninsula Art Guild is CALLING FOR ARTISTS to donate up to two of their own original artworks for the Sept. 26, 2015 HARVEST ART EXHIBIT AND AUCTION for the benefit of the Kenai Fine Arts Center. Eastern Kenai Peninsula artists are encouraged to participate! Artists are asked to bring their donations to the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Ave., […]

August 14, 2015 ·

Girl Scout Day Camp August 10-14th, Open to ALL Girls

GIRL SCOUT DAY CAMP in Seward this week, August 10-14th, is open for ALL girls entering Kindergarten-12th grade. You don’t have to be a Girl Scout to attend. Time: 9am-5pm Place: KM Rae Building, 3rd Avenue Please pack a lunch. Cost is $20.00 per day. Girls can attend one or all days, and sign up day of camp. Full or part scholarship […]

August 11, 2015 ·

First Friday Art Walk August 7

Enjoy August’s First Friday Art Walk on Friday, August 7, from 6-8PM! Nancy Angelini Crawford Alaska SeaLife Center                        301 Railway Ave James Minden and Sara Kirby Unfaithful Lovers ~ Music Chinooks                        1404 4th Ave Suzie Towsley-Ramsey Cover to Cover                         215 4th Ave Nathaniel Feemster Eight Arms Printing Company                    426 4th Ave Jules Wolfe & William Lawrence Ranting Raven                         320 4th […]

August 6, 2015 ·
Art Walk in the Garden this Friday

Art Walk in the Garden this Friday

Enjoy a walk through the finest flower garden in Seward during this month’s First Friday festivities. The Seward Community Library Association will be hosting 13 pieces of fiber art in the garden located on the south side of the Seward Community Library & Museum (corner of 6th and Adams). Proceeds from sale of the artwork will go towards maintaining and […]

August 5, 2015 ·
Another Kid Craft & Care During August Art Walk

Another Kid Craft & Care During August Art Walk

This will be held at Seward United Methodist Church from 6-8 pm on Friday, August 7th.  

August 5, 2015 ·
New mural adds touch of Seward’s past to Chamber building

New mural adds touch of Seward’s past to Chamber building

A bright Seward Mural Society mural commemorating the 50th anniversary of the ’64 Good Friday Earthquake and Tsunami that devastated Seward, was recently mounted on the front wall of the Seward Chamber of Commerce building.  It brightens the grey exterior wall of the newly-renovated building, complemented by colorful flower arrangements. Seward artist Carla Rogers’ 4’x8′ mural was painted by volunteers at the […]

August 4, 2015 ·

Zentangle® Basics Classes taught at Resurrect Art Coffee House on August 1st!

Resurrect Art Coffee House will be hosting two Zentangle® Classes on August 1st. What is Zentangle®? Zentangle® is a mindful and meditative art form for the non-artist and artist alike. Often referred to as ‘Yoga for the brain’, Zentangle® is taught one stroke at a time and anyone can learn this unique drawing method. Spend 2 relaxing hours learning how to draw […]

July 28, 2015 ·

Improv show Saturday July 18th!

‘Tangled Lines’ improv will be hosting two improv shows at the Rae building Saturday, 7pm and 9pm! Cost is $8 at the door, 50% discount for US Olympic Gold Medalists under 5′ tall. Bring an unusual item to bring as a prop! The Rae building is at the southern end of 3rd Ave in the grassy field, on the right […]

July 17, 2015 ·
Guitarist Peppino D'Agostino will perform in Seward on August 28

Save the Date! Guitar Concert Aug. 28

Mark your calendar now for an evening of virtuoso acoustic guitar! Master fingerstyle guitarist Peppino D’Agostino will be in Seward for an evening show at 7 pm August 28 at the K.M Rae Building. Peppino D’Agostino emerged on the musical scene in the late 1980’s and helped redefine the boundaries of the acoustic guitar. His virtuosic technique, penchant for open […]

July 11, 2015 ·
Bluegrass Camp For Kids Group performs outside the Alaska SeaLife Center> Heidi Zemach photo.

Bluegrass Camp For Kids returns for fifth summer

By Heidi Zemach for SCN – The heart of downtown Seward has been filled with 55 excited, energetic youngsters learning and playing bluegrass music and square dancing for the fifth straight summer this week, July 6-10th. Children between 5 and 16 attended the Seward Bluegrass Camp For Kids, run by Kate Hamre, a talented bluegrass musician and elementary schoolteacher from […]

July 11, 2015 ·
Kid Craft And Care During July Art Walk

Kid Craft And Care During July Art Walk

This is once again being hosted by the United Methodist Church at 321 4th Avenue. Care is provided from 6-8 PM on Saturday, July 11th.  

July 10, 2015 ·

2nd Saturday Art Walk July 11

2nd Saturday Art Walk! Saturday July 11th 6-8 p.m. Come out for an evening stroll, meet the artist, and enjoy the exhibit featuring Resurrection Bay and the surrounding area. Alaska SeaLife Center: Kwangsook Schaefermeyer Balto School:  Heidi Huso Cover to Cover:  Suzie Towsley-Ramsey Eight Arms Printing Company:  The Trucker Hat Design Contest Ranting Raven:  Faith Rose & Christy Favorite Resurrect […]

July 9, 2015 ·

Calling Local Artists for the September Harvest Art Exhibit at the Peninsula Art Guild

SEWARD/MOOSE PASS ARTISTS ENCOURAGED TO ENTER OR APPLY FOR A SOLO OR GROUP EXHIBIT!!!! The Peninsula Art Guild is CALLING LOCAL ARTISTS to donate one or two original artworks for their SEPT, 2015 Harvest Art Exhibit and Auction, benefitting the Kenai Fine Arts Center.  Donations may be delivered to KFAC, 816 Cook Ave., Old Town Kenai by 4pm, Sat., Aug. 29.  Hours […]

July 9, 2015 ·
Bluegrass Camp “Bands Around Town” on Thursday

Bluegrass Camp “Bands Around Town” on Thursday

Bands Around Town What’s “Busking?” It’s a colorful term for playing music on the street for money. This Thursday, July 9th,  between 3-4 pm, the Seward Bluegrass Camp for Kids participants will be showcasing their band’s talents throughout downtown Seward. Come see their nine bands sing and play, and throw a few dollars their way. The money will go toward […]

July 8, 2015 ·

SHARE SPACE OPPORTUNITY – Seeking Artisans & Antique Aficionados For Seward Retail Location

If you are an artist, artisan or antique aficionado and you want to have your own retail space at a reasonable rate, you may be interested in the concept of Share Space. I am seeking like-minded artisans who see the value in joining forces, and who are ready to make a 9-12 month commitment, to join me in filling the […]

July 7, 2015 ·