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 Arts    October 2, 2014

Alaska Railroad sets annual print sale-and-sign events

The Alaska Railroad 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: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    September 25, 2014

Port City Players to present Capra play at conference

Some might say historian Doug Capra is obsessed. He has notebooks full of information about his obsession. He will talk to anyone who will listen about his obsession. He is a cheerleader for the...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    September 25, 2014

Seward Music & Arts Festival 2014

This year’s Music and Arts Festival is dedicated to Jessi Nelson, the former director of music for the festival who died in a plane crash with her boyfriend last August just before the festival open...

 
 Arts    September 18, 2014

Big Band Blast

When the Anchorage Community Band got together with the smaller Seward Community Band Saturday for a concert, the sound was big. There were 66 musicians packed on to the stage at the high school with an almost full house. Seward’s band organizer...

 
 Arts    September 18, 2014

Sister city project comes to end, friendship lives on

After a jam packed week of painting and sight seeing, the sister city mural project came to an end last week. The final product, above, was a labor of love say the mural artists. When the Obihiro...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    September 11, 2014

The Art of Friendship

Artists from Seward's sister city, Obihiro, Japan, have arrived safely and got right to work. Well, first they were treated to an outdoor meal at the home of Seward Mural Society member Dot Bardarson...

 
 Arts    September 4, 2014

Mark calendar for music & arts festival

Mark your calendar for Sept. 26-28. In just 15 days, the 11th Annual Seward Music and Arts Festival will kick-off with a diverse lineup of musical and dance performances including special guests,...

 
 By Fern Greenbank    Arts    September 4, 2014

Bands partner for concert

For the first time, the small but dedicated group of musicians that make up the Seward Community Band, is partnering with a larger band to offer a big band sound to Seward. With the help of a...

 
 Arts    September 4, 2014

First Friday Art Walk features diverse talent

First Friday Art Walk features diverse talent Friday, Sept. 5 6-8 p.m. Zudy’s: Catherine Schneider. Original paintings and 3 dimensional art Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center: Tom Missel. ”Alaska National Parks”-original oil paintings...

 
 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...

 

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