At times it was hard to believe that the word-power and masterly crafted emotional grit coming off the K-Bay Caffe stage Saturday night was from such young poets. Using the natural rhythms and cadence of the spoken word, they delved deep into relationships, history, family and tragedy. They did it with humor, grace and above all, style.
This week Bunnell Street Arts Center and Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic’s R.E.C. Room will present Brave New Alaskan Voices, a national slam troupe from Anchorage. BNAV works with youth to develop literacy through poetry and performance by providing opportunities for performance, workshops, individual mentoring and community cultivation.
They performed in India last month. Last year, they performed in Bahrain. Soon, they’ll perform in China. But next week, they’re coming to Alaska.
They are Quixotic.
The Alex Combs Artist Award is a designated fund administrated by Bunnell Street Arts Center for working artists to apply for up to $1,500 to explore new techniques and ideas through workshops and symposiums.
The Homer Theater announced its line-up for the 10th-annual Homer International Documentary Film Festival the week of Sept. 26 through Oct. 3. The festival celebrates a decade of bringing the best documentaries from around the world to Homer.
A blend of salmon, music, food, art and beer spread three days over the weekend at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds, where the gray, threatening skies weren’t enough to dampen the vibrant mood of the third annual Salmonstock festival.
Blessed with so many outstanding musicians and performers, Homer residents and visitors have numerous opportunities to enjoy music and dance, topped by KBBI’s Concert on the Lawn this coming weekend.
Drawing mostly on local talent, KBBI public radio station stages one of the best-loved highlights of the summer. The 34th-annual concert will be staged at Karen Hornaday Park from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Five Homer recording artists whose CDs were recorded in Milo Matthews’ “LoveLifeMusic” Studio, will collaborate to produce a singer/songwriter showcase concert at the Down East Saloon tomorrow, July 18, from 8-11 p.m.
The concert will feature performances by local musical talents, Cindy McKenna, Lindianne Sarno, Sharon Friesen Schulz, Sunrise (Kilcher) Sjoeberg and Sally Wills.
Old Songs Productions is staging a series of musical comedy shows at Alice’s Champagne Palace this summer to raise money for several nonprofit organizations.
Called “Reruns,” the skits parody popular television programs and KBBI public radio.
Cast members and musicians include Darrell Oliver, Maura Jones, Alan Olson, Jess Williams, Michael McKinney, Sally Oberstein, Pat McNary, Shawnie Olson (on keyboard), Hal Spence, Dave Aplin, Suzanne Singer and special cameo appearances by other Homer residents. The cast is expected to change over the summer.
Register for Crowell painting workshop Registration is now open for an art workshop with noted, visiting artist and abstract painter, Rebecca Crowell to be held August 9-11 in Homer at the Kachemak Bay Campus. The workshop will focus on methods of building up abstract paintings in layers, using cold wax medium, tube paint, powdered pigments […]