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 […]
November is National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo,) and once again many hundreds of thousands of people will be taking the 50,000 words in 30 days pledge. If you’ve ever wanted to get that book out of your head and onto the page, this is just the tightly reined insanity to get it done. Next Wednesday the 29th of October, past […]
Seward’s own Blackwater Railroad Company will be performing at the Yukon Bar on October 24 & 25 beginning at 9PM. http://blackwaterrailroad.com/ https://www.facebook.com/BlackwaterRailroadCompany http://sewardcitynews.com/2014/08/blackwater-railroad-company-a-band-on-the-rise/
We are almost through the first quarter here at Seward High school and once again I am blessed with interesting, kind, and talented Art students. Here is some of their work, if you would like to see more or read about the processes we used, check out our blog! BLW Darci McFaul Grade 12 Elena Hamner Grade 9 Ayla Lapinskas Grade 9 […]
Harmon Construction workers began installation of a gleaming metal wave wall on the west side of the Mariners’ Memorial yesterday. To see a video of the wall being moved from the production facility in Seattle, go to the Seward Mariners’ Memorial website at http://www.sewardmarinersmemorial.org/ Carol Griswold
Peninsula Art Guild is hosting a Children’s Book making workshop this Saturday, October 11, and October 25th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. This will be at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Ave. in Olde Town Kenai – across from the Oiler’s Bingo Hall. This is in conjunction with our Experimental Art Show called “Beyond the Covers”, a show […]
Peninsula Art Guild is hosting a watercolor show in the month of November, 2014. This will be at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Ave. in Olde Town Kenai – across from the Oiler’s Bingo Hall. If you would like to participate, please call Joy at 907-283-0515.
Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Seward Arts Council and Port City Players debuted Doug Capra’s nuanced and thought-provoking historical play Wednesday evening during this week’s Alaska Historical Society’s 2014 Conference, being held this week in Seward. The reader’s theater version of the play, And Now the World Again, is based on the life of artist Rockwell Kent, and his […]
By Jason Aigeldinger for SCN – The 11th annual Seward Arts and Music Festival, Seward’s premier arts event was held this weekend. The fabulous event, featuring music acts from across the region, local art as well food and craft vendors was well attended by both community residents and out of town visitors. SMAF Director Gail Burnard said that roughly a […]
Lifelong Seward resident and Alaska native Zach Lazarus is running a Kickstarter campaign for his retro video game project, Creepy Castle. As of September 29th it is 80% of the way towards its $6,000 goal with 5 days left. It is supported by 134 backers, ranging from well-known fellow independent game developers to many excited Alaskan, other American and international […]
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Seward Music and Arts Festival Art Show! There were so many great contributions this year! The show was juried this year and here are the results: Community Show: First Place: Lindsey von Borstel Kracken Second Place: Brandii Holmdahl Dream Maid Third Place: Reside in Solitude Gretchen Lindquist Seward Middle and Seward […]
ARTS – CRAFTS – BEER GARDEN – FINE FOOD – ART SHOW – MURAL SOCIETY PROJECT MUSIC – MUSIC – MUSIC www.sewardfestival.com Friday SEPTEMBER 26 5-5:45 Snow River String Band 6-6:45 The Cremation of Sam McGee – A Circus Arts Variety Show 7-7:45 Hanna Yoter 8-8:45 Emma Hill 9-9:45 Green Tara & her Handsome gents 10 – 11 Rebel Clef […]
Alaska Railroad Corporation Press Release – Alaska Railroad sets annual print sale-and-sign events 2015 artwork features Whittier for the first time ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Railroad (ARRC) will release its 2015 annual poster/print at four public sale-and- signing events featuring artist Dawn Gerety who will sign the prints and posters. ANCHORAGE: Saturday, November 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., […]
Peninsula art guild is hosting a First Thursday Art Reception for the 2014 Experimental art show called “Beyond the Covers” on October 2nd, 2014 from 6 to 8:00 PM at the Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Avenue in Olde Town Kenai – across from the oilers Bingo Hall.
Heidi Zemach for SCN – The Alaska Railroad brought a sold-out train of devoted blues fans to Seward from Anchorage Saturday afternoon, although it’s the “shoulder-season” when daily passenger train service has ended. Riders were shuttled via Major Marine tour buses and taxis downtown to three participating hotels, and to the Pit Bar just outside of the city, where they […]
Sophia Street is a 23 year old musician that hales from Soldotna, Ninilchik and Homer. She got her start by winning a talent show in high school and used that tiny success to motivate and start playing shows around town and then eventually following the music scene to Anchorage, where she has since recorded an EP with Evan Phillips […]