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 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    August 28, 2014 

Red doors and Indian smiles to grace gallery walls

The 40th Alaska Watercolor Juried Show has selected two of Seward's artists for its upcoming annual exhibition. This year it will show at the Blue Holloman Gallery in Anchorage with the opening night...

 
 Arts    August 28, 2014 

Fingerpicking champion to perform

Only one person has ever won the world’s top competitions in both “fingerstyle” and “classical” guitar, the 1998 National Fingerpicking Champion and the Guitar Foundation of America International Classical Guitar Competition. That person,...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    August 21, 2014

Sister city sending artists

After a 40 year relationship with Seward's sister city Obihiro, Japan, a new phrase of that sisterhood is about to about to begin. On September 6, a contingent of artists will arrive in Seward, take...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    August 14, 2014

Local historian releases long-awaited anthology of Seward stories

"There was a time when Seward was it," says local historian Doug Capra. "I don't think we are capitalizing on that history." Capra is passionate about history, but more important, he's passionate...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    August 7, 2014

Alaska Adventure Film School gains traction

Climbing stately glaciers. Kayaking through fjords teaming with wildlife. Flying over the Brooks Range. Climbing Denali. Witnessing thousands of caribou migrating past Venetie. Commercial fishing in d...

 
 Arts    August 7, 2014

Friends of Library Host author

The Seward Friends of the Library are pleased to present author and retired nurse Cathy Cuenin on Thursday, August 14, 2013 for a book signing and Q&A about her book, “The Way I Walk: From Tugboat to Transplant.”Friends of the Library members are...

 
 Arts    August 7, 2014

Arts Council brings acclaimed pianist offering ecclectic menu

The Seward Arts Council is bringing an international artist to Seward in the form of pianist Jason Farnham. The pianist will perform his signature piano show, “An Evening of Contemporary Piano,” at 6 p.m. on August 14 in the K.M. Rae Building....

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    July 24, 2014

Balto Film Festival looks for locals

Dorene Lorenz, president of the board of directors for the Friends of Jesse Lee Home non-profit, is also the brainchild behind the Balto Film Festival in Seward July 25-27. Following a 2013 successful festival, Lorenz added features this year to...

 
 By Callib Carver    Arts    July 17, 2014

Mini music makers attend Bluegrass Camp

Ukuleles are becoming cool again. So cool, in fact, that attendance at this year's Bluegrass Music Camp for Kids had record enrollment. "The kids are enthusiastic. Parents tell me their kids don't...

 
 Arts    July 10, 2014

Seward Second Saturday 
Art Walk

Seward Second Saturday 
Art Walk July 12, 6-8 pm This Month’s Featured Artists Cindy Clark A Flyin’ Skein 223 4th Ave Dustin Phillips Alaska SeaLife Center 301 Railway Ave Our Town Eight Arms Printing Company 426 4thAve Linda Weatherwax & Alex...

 
 Arts    June 12, 2014

Seward youth takes prized photos

Meret Beutler, one of two Seward youths who took part in the Obihiro student exhange program last year, place high in a The North Pacific Research Board annual photo contest. Each year since 2007,...

 
 Arts    June 12, 2014

Crowds flock to First Friday

First Friday at the library featured a wide range of paintings and art treasures unearthed from almost untouched archives of the Seward Library Association including a elaborately decorated door that...

 
 Arts    June 5, 2014

Conscious indie singer to play Seward

Kimya Dawson, a Grammy winning, platinum selling singer songwriter, is coming to Seward for a show Wednesday at the Yukon Bar. Dawson is most widely known for her work on the soundtrack for the hit movie “Juno” as well as her former band, The...

 
 Arts    June 5, 2014

First Friday Art Walk

The following businesses and organizations are participating in tomorrow’s first Friday Art Walk. Alaska SeaLife Center KC Crowley series focused on plankton and very small larval fish and invertebrates that make up the bulk of the oceans biomass....

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    May 8, 2014

Locals enjoy art on Friday

The First Friday Art Walk, which took place May 2, was a successful affair, with more than 12 contributing businesses or venues, including several new ones. People filled the streets going from venue...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    April 17, 2014

'Winter Bear' powerful message lifts taboo on suicide

With our community touched by four suicides in the past four months, Seward Prevention Coalition has invited a group that travels to rural areas across Alaska to present "The Winter Bear." It's a...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    March 20, 2014

Sugar Mountain shoots Seward

According to the producers at Yellow Brick Films, the filming of Sugar Mountain began in Seward on March 10 and is expected to continue for six weeks. The modestly budgeted independent production, sta...

 
 By Dana Paperman    Arts    March 20, 2014

ARRC poster artist talks craft, work

For the past 20 plus years, the Seward Senior Center has been a recipient of Alaska Railroad posters, prints and pins, providing this agency with a fundraising opportunity, year after year. For the...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    February 27, 2014

Archers take a bow

Every Tuesday the Alaska Railroad Cruise Ship Terminal morphs into an archery range as Sewardites take aim with nary a quiver. The City of Seward Parks and Rec Department manages the league which...

 
 By Wolfgang Kurtz    Arts    February 13, 2014

Movie crew moves into Seward

The advance team for Yellow Brick Films has been busy scouting Seward for the upcoming filming of an independent movie called "Sugar Mountain." The declared budget for the production is $1.2 million...

 
 By Jim Pfeiffenberger    Arts    January 30, 2014

Local group plays at folk fest

Snow River String Band, a newly-formed bluegrass group of Seward area youngsters facilitated by local musician Jim Pfeiffenberger, performed at the Anchorage Folk Festival before a crowd of 900 at...

 
 By Heidi Zemach    Arts    January 16, 2014

Young bluegrass band ready for Anchorage Folk Fest

Six Seward youngsters who have the bluegrass bug will perform on the main stage of Wendy Williamson Auditorium at UAA in Anchorage Friday evening, Jan. 17 before a large city audience. Their...

 
 By Nancy Erickson    Arts    January 16, 2014

Quilt raffle to benefit Seward Mariners' Memorial

What began as a mariners' compass rose quilting class morphed itself into a full-size quilt and then it was donated to the Seward Mariners' Memorial for use as a fundraiser. The skilled members of...

 
 By LOG Staff    Arts    January 9, 2014

Moose Pass revelers ring in New Year's

Wesley Sherrill and his ad-hoc holiday band provide the soundtrack to a standing room only crowd at the Trail Lake Lodge in downtown Moose Pass. After the customary count down to midnight, the room...

 
 By Seward Senior Center    Arts    December 19, 2013

Senior Center quilters unveil masterpiece

Proud artisans Florita Richardson (seated), Diane Owens, Anka Banic, Linda Schmidt, Nell Watsjold, Rose MacSwain and Judy Christiansen (seated) show off their latest achievement, "Purple...

 

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