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 Steve Gordon Paintings on exhibit July 1 - August 3, 2011
Steve Gordon Steve Gordon taught painting and design classes for many years at UAA, then headed the Art program at Alaska Pacific University before exclusively making his living from the sale of his paintings. He has had numerous one man shows and his work can be seen in private collections across the country and in public collections across the state.

"I try to capture the "heart"  of the landscape -  the energy,  movement,  light,  and space-  more than a mere retinal impression of a place, " Steve says. "I work in a relatively large format so that I can paint the scene realistically while still maintaining loose brushwork.   My work could be described as 'painterly realism'. Many of the paintings from this show are from my time spent visiting friends in Halibut Cove."

Singer Amy Lou joins pianist Liz Malys for concert July 1, 8pm 


Pianist Liz Malys draws comparisons to early Joni Mitchell and Tori Amos. Her piano themes and improvisations with ethereal vocals on top are "expressive and evocative with uncommon depth ... luxurious and dreamy..."  A native of New York's Capital Region and recent graduate of the University of Arizona at Tucson in composition, Liz currently calls Alaska "home." listen 

Amy Lou Smile


Born in the knobs of Kentucky, singer-songwriter Amy Lou grew up surrounded by a family of musicians.   Now living and in love with the Alaskan mountains and people, these and other bits of the world's goodness inspire Amy Lou's songs.    listen 


Liz Maly's and Amy Lou's Concert starts 8 pm following July's First Friday.  Tickets $5 to $20 pay as you can! 


Flo's Cooking Class & Lunch, Poetry by Eva Saulitis    July 5

Seafood Kabobs

Enjoy Flo Larson's flair for "cooking local" in a friendly class that will inspire confidence in preparing a delicious summer luncheon.  Then eat and enjoy! Join Homer author and poet, Eva Saulitis, for a fireside reading and dessert. A relaxed atmosphere with time to explore the Larson's rock garden and enjoy a glass of wine. Flo Larson is a "foodie" and retired teacher who is now a Board member of Bunnell Street Arts Center. This event is part of a series of Board-led fundraisers for the non-profit arts center.   


Tuesday, July 5, Noon to 3 pm, participation limited to 10 people. Tickets $100 donation includes wine. To register call or email Flo: 235-5646 or



Third Session of Summer Figure Study starts July 19
All are welcome to join Tuesday evenings from 6-9PM for a 5 week self-guided figure study.  A single 15 hour pose (with breaks!) is split between the 5 sessions. The cost is $60 to $85 depending on the number of artists participating. Artists bring their own materials and must sign up by Monday, July 18th for the lower session price. The drop-in rate is $15 thereafter.  Pose and lighting are decided as a group. More sessions may follow depending on interest. Sign up by calling Brianna Allen, Coordinator, 299-7403.



Homer writers Linda Martin and Erin Hollowell read July 20
Erin Hollowell and Linda Martin met while attending the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University.  They continue to stay in touch, exchanging poems and encouraging one another in the writing life. The reading will be 5:30, July 20, with a reception to follow.

Linda Martin lives in Homer, Alaska, where she and her husband Larry operate a full-service glass shop. She graduates with a Master of Fine Arts degree in poetry from Pacific Lutheran University in August and reads from her thesis, Dancing with Mama.  Erin Hollowell has recently returned to Homer after ten years in Ketchikan and Cordova. Her book of poetry Pause, Traveler is slated for release from Boreal Books in January 2013. 
Elsa Bishop & Amber Gauthier sing Saturday July 23, 7:30 PM
Elsa BishopElsa Bishop is a recent graduate from Southern Oregon University where she finished with a B.S. in Theater Arts and Music. She has studied with teachers Ellie Holt-Murray and Laurie Anne Hunter and plans on moving to the Bay Area to continue her studies with Pamela Fry and Marcie Stapp in September while applying to graduate programs in music.

Amber Gauthier is a soprano currently working on her Masters in Opera at the University of Amber GauthierBritish Columbia in Vancouver.  She finished her B.S. in Vocal Performance at the UAA studying under Dr. Mari Hahn and vocal coach Richard Gordon. She looks forward to singing in the Opera Intensive at Syracuse, NY in August and returning to UBC to finish her degree in the fall.

Concert proceeds support Amber and Elsa's continuing studies.  Tickets are $40 general; $35 Bunnell members and we'll serve dessert and refreshments. Porch seats are pay as you can.  A second concert is anticipated for Halibut Cove.


Homer Foundation, ASCA, Rasmuson,, NEA, City of Homer


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STEVE GORDON Painting Exhibit
Opens July 1, 5-7 pm
Artists talk 6 pm

LIZ MALYS, Pianist
songwriter with singer AMY LOU in Concert, Friday, July 1,  8 pm

cooking class features lunch & reading with EVA SAULITIS, July 5

Melissa MItchell, Shawn Zuke and Michelle McAfee
July 8, 7 pm listen

July 20, 5:30 pm

Young Opera Singers Debut Homer concert
Jul 23, 7:30PM

August 5-31

classical clarinetist concert August 9, noon, free

Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge
EXCURSION luncheon & concert
August 27, 11 - 5

ANDRES CONDON Acoustic guitar and vocals concert
Sept 3  listen

SHERYL MAREE REILY  exhibit September

"Say Africa!"
South African singer-songwriter listen
concerts Sept. 23,
7 and 9 PM

RACHELLE DOWDY "Juggernauts"
sculpture exhibit October

PLATE PROJECT ongoing exhibit while plates last! $250 and $100 Membership premiums


   Rika Mouw
Vice President
  Gaye Wolfe
Diane McBride
   Michele Miller
   Brianna Allan
   Maura Drais
   Sandy Gillespie
   Flo Larson
   Eva Saulitis
   Jo Michalski
   Art Koeninger
   Amy Sulczynski
   Carol Swartz
   Ann-Margret               Wimmerstedt

   Asia Freeman,
Exec./Art. Director
   Adele Groning,
Assistant Director