November First Friday full of philanthropy

• Pratt ‘fashionably late’ with Saturday’s 30th-annual Ritz If you’re looking to add to your art collection, now might be the very best time to do so. Ptarmigan Arts and the Pratt Museum are both looking to raise money for their respective causes with auctions chock full of art offerings — and much more. Plus, […]

Arts Briefs Nov. 4

Daniel Zatz/ Homer Maker Space It’s nautical November at the Homer Maker Space, where they are designing and 3D-printing boats, powered by rubber bands that will race at the end of the month. The Maker Space is open Monday and Tuesday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. for students in fourth through eighth grades. It’s free, and it’s […]

Bears, bears and more bears showcased at the Pratt

Staff report The Pratt Museum’s new Art & Science Collaborative comes to the dense woods in search of understanding bears.  In 2010 the museum lead a community conversation on “Living by the Tides,” in search of a multi-disciplinary ubermenschen of life by the seashore, a subject close to all residents. This time we are taken […]

Animalia

Photos by Martin Renner Animalia: A Wearable Arts Show of costumes, clothing, masks and performance inspired by animals, real or imagined (SEE PHOTOS) delighted audiences at the Mariner Theatre Oct. 24. Born out of the wearable arts tradition, this year’s offering partnered with Artist in Schools units taught by Kiki Abrahamson at Big Fireweed. They […]

Arts Briefs

Poety reading at K-bay Caffe Kane Smego will be giving a spoken word poetry performance this 5 p.m. Oct. 29 at K-Bay Caffe in Homer. Kane Smego is an international touring spoken word poet and hip hop artist, educator, cultural diplomat, National Poetry Slam finalist, and the co-founder and former Artistic Director of the award-winning youth […]

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‘Letters Aloud’ presents ‘Fame’ Turns out they’re not gonna live forever, after all Homer Council on the Arts brings a November collaboration with Hospice of Homer to include a main-stage performance of “Fame,” by Letters Aloud, as well as an intimate outreach activity and a gallery performance by the band, Work in Progress. “Fame, they’re […]

Animalia partners with Artist in the Schools

Staff report While  Animalia  came out of the wearable arts tradition, this year’s offering has an added twist. They are partnering with Artist in Schools units taught by Kiki Abrahamson at Big Fireweed,  explained organizer and Bunnell Marketing Director Kammi Matson.  They are merging art and science by integrating LED lights into costumes made by […]

Filmgoers choose favorite docs from Homer festival

This year’s Homer Documentary Film Festival celebrated more than a decade of bringing the current year’s best documentaries from around the world to Homer’s Historic Homer Theatre. The full week of showing documentary films is now in its 12th year, and the 2015 version brought guest appearances by Iditarod competitors Shelley Gill and Libby Riddles, […]

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Bunnell brings ‘Animalia’ Bunnell Street Arts Center presents the fantastical wearable-arts performance, “Animalia” on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Mariner Theatre at Homer High School. The show features costumes, masks  and performances inspired by animals — real or imagined — made by local Homer artists and students from Homer High School, Homer Middle School and […]

What’s happening in Homer’s art community?

HCOA at a ‘Loss’ for community art The Homer Council on the Arts wants your art about “Loss.” Use sculpture, photography, painting, collage; it’s all good. Submit one piece or a small collection, and make it as serious or silly as you’d like. Submission forms and guidelines are available at homerart.org. Forms are due by […]

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