Arts

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

It’s time for another unusual gem of a book from the Seward Community Library. This time we’re thinking small and showcasing Ants at Work: How an Insect Society is Organized by Deborah Gordon. A scientific tour de force, Deborah Gordon’s Ants at Work takes us to the amazing world of […]

Call for Design Site selection for the Seward Mariners’ Memorial has been accomplished and progressing to the design phase of the project. The committee is soliciting drawings, ideas, or draft models for our memorial that will honor not only those who have died or been lost at sea, but also […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

It’s time once again for another unusual book from the Library. This week we’re presenting The Toothpick: Technology and Culture. I’m hoping someone will read it and be able to explain how anyone could write 350 pages about toothpicks and remain sane. Careful with this one. A quick note about […]

April Events at the Library

It will be a busy April at the Seward Community Library. The library is extending the celebration of National Library Week to encompass all of April. The library will open the Book Sale for the month of April, so that locals may have first choice of the many items that […]

Goliath Art Contest

OK Seward, here is your chance to put your mark on a Roadhouse tradition. The Resurrection Roadhouse is gearing up for the season and we are looking for this years artwork for the Goliath shirts. Deadline is April 15th, 2008 Artwork should be Alaskan themed with Goliath 2008 somewhere in […]

The Alaska Ocean Film Festival

The Alaska Ocean Film Festival

The Alaska Ocean Film Festival is making a big splash in Seward. We packed the High School Auditorium last year. Don’t get left ashore – Get to the show early! We each have a unique connection to the ocean. Many of us seek the sea for solitude or recreation. For […]

Creative Cards with Sarah

Join Sarah Spanos as she leads a fun and creative card making class at the Seward High School, in the teachers lounge. Class is now $10 per person, but it is not too late to add your name to the list and check it out! Sarah will teach the students […]

Seward Art Show 2007 People’s Choice Awards

We would like to thank all of the participating artists who submitted entries to this years’ show. Student/Youth Artwork FAVORITE: Alexandra Stewart’s – “Listen” MOST UNUSUAL: Alexandra Stewart’s – “Listen and Cory Fry’s – Clock. Adult 2 Dimensional FAVORITE: Abby Wentworth – Untitled painting Runners Up: Elaine Bublitz “Final Fling”, […]

Seward Art Show 2007 People's Choice Awards

We would like to thank all of the participating artists who submitted entries to this years’ show. Student/Youth Artwork FAVORITE: Alexandra Stewart’s – “Listen” MOST UNUSUAL: Alexandra Stewart’s – “Listen and Cory Fry’s – Clock. Adult 2 Dimensional FAVORITE: Abby Wentworth – Untitled painting Runners Up: Elaine Bublitz “Final Fling”, […]

Christmas Concert

The Boreal Clef Music School will be performing a Christmas Concert.  It is at the Resurrect Coffee House on the 20th of December (which is a Thursday).  Raylene will open the coffee house at 6:30pm for coffee and refreshments and the music will start at 7.  I hope to see […]

Thanks to City Express!

12-14-07 Dear Editor, Once again, a big “Thank You!” to City Express for their generous contribution to the 13th annual Seward PTSA “Art and Music for Kids, Wreaths for You” fund-raiser. Local businesses such as City Express support our schools in so many ways throughout the year. Please consider shopping […]

November Story Hours

Story Hour at the Seward Community Library takes place at 10:30 am every Friday through out the school year.  Please check between 10:15 and 10:30am.      Story Hour is geared for children ages 3 – 5.       The following are the story hours that remain during the month of November: Nov. 9 […]

AVTEC Academy Cafe Opens Next Week!

This is a delicious way to support AVTEC’s Culinary Art students! The Academy Cafe will be open Tuesday through Friday from Oct. 30 through Dec. 14. NOTE: Schedule will vary a little around the Thanksgiving holiday. Seating times at 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. The maximum table seating is […]

KSWD-FM, Seward, Makes Changes

Seward’s only FM radio station moves to 105.3mHz Seward Media Partners, LLC, licensee of KSWD-AM, KSWD-FM and KSWD-LP, has moved it’s primary broadcast frequency to 105.3mHz and increased transmission power to 4 kiloWatts (kW). Coincidentally our studios have moved and are now located at 11447 Seward Highway, between Knots So […]

Flower Mural is up at last

The colorful flower mural is on display in Kawabe Park. Although it would have been nicer to have it up for our summer visitor, it will look especially gorgeous in the winter months. The master artist was Gail Niebrugge. Yesterday Jennifer Headtke and Dot Bardarson attached the lettering that lists […]

We are always encouraged to dream big and reach for the stars when plotting for the future. Practicality and sound economics invariably bring us back to the real world. What is accomplished after that “come to your senses” moment is usually the most fruitful, productive period of any process. The […]

Seward High Library Help

The Seward High School Library is looking for volunteers to help bar code student textbooks and novels sets. Any amount of time would be appreciated. Thanks, Ginger Blackmon Principal Seward High School

Simpsons effect Alaska?

I was a fan of the Simpsons when they began years ago… back in the day when Bart was the main caricature. The Simpsons targeted the trouble maker boy within. The first few seasons they were hated by parents everywhere, banning t-shirts in schools and punishing those who use the […]