Arts

Wild Salmon on Parade

Wild Salmon on Parade

The big gold star represents the 49th star placed on the American flag, taken from the Big Dipper on the Alaska flag.  “Wild Salmon on Parade” has returned to spawn for yet another year with 21 fish decorated by Alaskan artists chosen by jury. This year the theme was Alaska […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Free Nova Scotia!  Free Nova Scotia!  Oh, wait.  Hold on.  I got caught up in the moment there.  You see, this week’s Weird Book is dedicated to Nova Scotians in exile.  And it’s all about Blueberries.  If you’re confused raise your hand.  (Don’t worry.  Mine’s up too.)    At first The […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

The sun creeps slowly over the northeastern range with its warming glow not far behind.  Tiehacker’s peak melts for a moment, set fire by the coming dawn; an auburn crown of misty vapors snug against its bosom. The earth spins, the fire rises. Light slashes through the clouds, across the […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

There’s a buzzing in my ears, a light in my eyes.  My forehead is beginning to tingle with a strange sensation as I watch, with head pressed against glass, as my dinner dances slowly, circling around the immaculate white cube, rising and falling as jets of steam issue forth with […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

“Where is the lavatory? How much does that cost? Why is that bearded fellow with the sickle following me?” If you take a trip to Russia, chances are you will ask all these questions and more during your stay in the Land of Laughter. What’s that you say? “Mother Russia…A […]

Thank-You Seward Artists

This spring I was privileged to take an incredible course in “Community Awareness.” It was an unannounced course brought about by a large painting. The painting, “Remembering Exit Glacier” created by Dot Bardarson and collaborated on by many others will soon be unveiled on the side of the Avtec building. […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Do you remember the time you were at a party; the music was right on, the food fantastic, the company lovely.  Everything was going splendidly.  And then, someone pulls out an ancient Egyptian comic book and everyone starts reading along and laughing.  Everyone…except you. It’s okay.  Not all of us […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

For those of us hit hard by taxes and winter’s high utility bills, I have good news:  Your troubles are over! The Worm Has Turned to Peat Moss:  A Contemporary Guide to Successful Worm Farming is here to drive away those winter blues.    From the authors…”We hoped to find […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

Knife Fighting.   Some of us have done it. The rest of us stay awake at night thinking about it.   This week’s unusual book can help that latter group sleep a little easier this summer as we showcase Knife Throwing: A Practical Guide. I’m guessing this one is better […]

Weird Book of the Week

Weird Book of the Week

For this week’s unusual book we’re going to delve into the intricate complexities of “the great yogurt controversy” with All About Yogurt. Just when you thought breakfast couldn’t be more fun, along comes a book to add a bit more culture in your life. “Before the 1960’s, virtually no one […]

Toddler Tales

To kick off National Library Week (April 13-19), Seward Community Library will present a special program for children from 16  months  up to 2 years, 11 months in age.   Color My World is the theme of the Lapsit which will be held Saturday, April 12 at 10:30 pm in the Kid’s […]

Show Time!

Seward High Drama Productions is once again proud to present, “You Can’t Take It With You.” At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world it really nuts. Shows begin nightly at 7:00 PM in […]

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 […]