Arts

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 ·
DaVinci Camp Registration Open

DaVinci Camp Registration Open

by · April 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Sugar Mountain stars fall in love with Seward

Sugar Mountain stars fall in love with Seward

And Seward’s loving the movie making too! By Heidi Zemach for SCN – Sugar Mountain, the independent movie being filmed in Seward is bringing in some money, some fun times, and a few small roles for local residents. Some 72 volunteer extras showed up for a sunny all-day shoot near the beach at Lowell Point Monday, March 31st. They included […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 1 comment ·
The Winter Bear performance on April 23

The Winter Bear performance on April 23

by · March 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·

Hurry, it’s the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge!!!….Deadline is April 5th!

I ve been asked by the folks at epicurious.com to help spread the word about the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. This was the recipe contest for kids that Rowan and I took part in last summer. It was an unbelievable experience. If the ideas of eating and cooking healthy foods for kids wasn’t enough, the first lady hosted a state […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Tribal Dance & Rhythms begins April 1

Tribal Dance & Rhythms begins April 1

by · March 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Beginning Persian Dance begins April 1

Beginning Persian Dance begins April 1

by · March 22, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner Announced

Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner Announced

Seward Chamber of Commerce Press Release -  The Mount Marathon Race 2014 Logo Winner is Caitlin Campbell. Cait Campbell fell in love with Seward in the summer of 2012, when she came to work for Kenai Fjords National Park. Watching the end of the Mount Marathon Race from the cliffs section, what stood out to her wasn’t the runner’s arduous […]

by · March 10, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward High Graphic Design

Seward High Graphic Design

Here are a variety of Projects from SHS Graphic Design Class made using Photoshop: Hybrid Animal Ads Andie Morell Carrie Anderson Grant Orvis Jon Valencia Dakota Nickell Reid Broughton Concert Posters Alice Pfeiffenberger Carrie Anderson Dakota Nickell Grant Orvis Kinze Hauze Logan Smith Nickalus Walker Victoria Piro Money Kinze Hauze Dakota Nickell Grant Orvis Jon Valencia Logan Smith Victoria Piro […]

by · March 7, 2014 · 1 comment ·
SHS Art: Aboriginal Style Dot Paintings

SHS Art: Aboriginal Style Dot Paintings

Seward High Art Students looked South to Aboriginal Australians for inspiration for a painting project.  The indeginous people of Australia have been creating works of art covered in dots for tens of thousands of years.  They dip sticks into pigment to stamp out dots historically on bark, rocks, logs, and today on canvases.  These dot patterns tell stories and map […]

by · March 7, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Seward High Ceramics

Seward High Ceramics

Veronica Wilde, who took Best in show at the NOSB Art Show has also been mass producing pottery on the wheel at SHS.  She is creating dishes for Judy Ohdner’s Cafe, Zudy’s which will be opening at the Train Depot by the Sea Life Center this spring! Veronica Wilde Here are more NOSB pieces, Bas Relief Tiles: Moriah Doepken Katie […]

by · March 7, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Guitar and Fiddle Workshop March 8

Guitar and Fiddle Workshop March 8

Guitarist Danny Booth and fiddle player Amanda Kerr will hold a workshop for aspiring musicians on Saturday March 8 from 10 am – 12 noon. The first hour will be spent in separate groups, one group working on guitar skills and the other on fiddle. During the second hour, the two groups will come together to learn about accompanying, jamming, […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Alaska Native Art classes at Qutekcak

Alaska Native Art classes at Qutekcak

Alaska Native Art classes at Qutekcak The Alaska native art classes are in full swing at the Qutekcak Native Tribe. Students have been working on traditionally themed projects such as grass baskets, beaded moccasins and authentic wooden halibut hooks. The classes will run through the end of May and are open to the public. Contact Mariah Johnson 224-3118 N2N@qutekcak.org  for […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Drama, debate, forensics team shines at state championship

Drama, debate, forensics team shines at state championship

Seward High School’s Drama Debate and Forensics team, now 20 members strong, did their school proud at the 2014 Alaska State Drama Debate and Forensics Championship tournament at East High School in Anchorage Feb 14-16th, winning nine awards. The team won 1st place in the small schools in Drama events, 2nd place in small schools Overall, and the Sportsmanship Award. […]

by · February 19, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Yellow Brick gets ready to film movie in Seward

Yellow Brick gets ready to film movie in Seward

SEWARD, Alaska –  Filming for Yellow Brick Film’s fifth movie production, “Sugar Mountain,” an independent drama thriller set in and around Seward, will start March 3rd, and will run through April 11th. The 10 people who have come to Seward to set things rolling; the director, cinematographer, costumer, designer and production team, have already discovered many spectacular locations in which […]

by · February 9, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Native Art Classes return to Qutekcak for 2014

Native Art Classes return to Qutekcak for 2014

Qutekcak will be starting the 2014 season of the Alaska Native Art classes on Wednesday February 12th 2014.  The classes will run through May and be held every Wednesday and Friday at the Qutekcak Native Tribe office at 221 Third Ave.  They are sponsored through grants from Chugachmiut and Holland America Line. Tools and materials will be available for all […]

by · February 4, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Nominations Sought for Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist

Nominations Sought for Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist

Anchorage, AK -  Rasmuson Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Artist Award, recognizing superior artistic accomplishments of an Alaskan. The selected artist will receive $40,000. “The Distinguished Artist Award is an opportunity to recognize the talents and contributions of extraordinary Alaska artists,” said Jayson Smart, program officer for Rasmuson Foundation. “We welcome the participation of Alaskans in this process […]

by · February 3, 2014 · 0 comments ·
West Side Story is a Moving Experience

West Side Story is a Moving Experience

Heidi Zemach for SCN -  Three SUV mini-vans filled with Seward residents traveled to Anchorage with the TRAILS program to see the Leonard Bernstein musical West Side Story at the Anchorage Performing Arts Center Sunday, January 19th. The TRAILS (Total Recreation and Independent Living Services) program promotes fun, safe, adaptive and inclusive recreational opportunities for people of all abilities. The […]

by · January 31, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Seward Community Foundation to offer more

Seward Community Foundation to offer more

Heidi Zemach for Seward City News – The Seward Community Foundation will give $85,175 to nonprofit organizations to help them accomplish well-defined projects deemed to have the greatest impact on people in the Seward/Moose Pass communities. Grants are awarded in areas such as health care, education, human services, arts and culture, youth, and community development. The total available for the […]

by · January 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled ·
Blue Tarp/Duct Tape Challenge

Blue Tarp/Duct Tape Challenge

Students in Seward High School’s Alaska Studies class were given the assignment of creating projects using the most Alaskan of materials: duct tape and blue tarp. The projects were supposed to embrace the spirit of what it means to be Alaskan, with the limits being only a one week time frame and the extent of their fertile imaginations. The results […]

by · January 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled ·