Celebrating our youth in the performing arts with Jubilee Performance and Scholarship awards
Sunday, February 5, 2017
Age Level: 8+ Each class $35 Prerequisites: These are beginning to intermediate level workshops; some aerial experience is recommended
10:30-12:00 Aerial Choreography & Act Creation
12:15-1:45 Multi-apparatus Figures & Techniques
The Nutcracker Faire is a sustainable venue for original and handmade art, designed and created by artists living and working on the Kenai Peninsula. Held during opening weekend of the Nutcracker Ballet, this event brings the entire community together to celebrate our local talent.
A four-week session creating ornaments out of natural materials based on the Latvian tradition of Puzuri. Students will gather grasses, reeds, and other natural items to create chandeliers, lanterns, and other decorative items. The last class, November 29th is family oriented creating flat stars, potato stars, birds, and lanterns. Others will work on their individual projects for exhibition for the Nutcracker Faire. Finished items will be displayed in HCOA gallery during December and January.
Homer Youth Artist of the Year, Felicity Rae Jones, will share her keen eye for detail through her two and three-dimensional art at her first gallery exhibit entitled “Windows”. At age seventeen, Felicity reveals a sense of insight and authenticity rare for such a young artist. Her innate aesthetic for design and flow are captured in everything she creates. Join us in celebrating this home grown emerging artist and hear her describe her work and process on Friday, October 7th at 5:30.
A Chicago landmark for nearly six decades, The Second City is famous for cutting edge satirical revues that include hilarious sketches, songs, and improvisation inspired by the audience. Known as the alma mater of famous political comedians like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Bill Murray, Steve Carrell and Gilda Radner, The Second City brings Free Speech! (While Supplies Last*) to Homer, Thursday, November 3rd at 7:30 at the Mariner Theatre. This must-see evening is one of only two performances in Alaska; Anchorage and Homer.