Arts

  • The Kenai Peninsula State Fair isn’t just about the annual three-day event that draws a crowd of thousands every August.  For instance, on March 29 there was a sell-out crowd of hundreds at the fair’s annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner with music by the Grammy winning musical group Beau Soleil ...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 1:09pm
  • Alaska Intuitive Arts 158 W. Pioneer Ave. Spirit-ah-graphy by Joluna Love 11 a.m.-8 p.m., First Friday Opening Intuitive artist Joluna Love shows her digital photography with kaleidoscopic images and more. Alaska Intuitive Arts reopens for spring after bei...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 11:59am
  • With youth art shows at the Homer Council on the Arts, the Pratt Museum and Paul Banks Elementary School, April First Friday is all about the kids. The annual Jubilee art shows open at HCOA and the Pratt, and once again Paul Banks features its Art Extravaganza. Artist Gail Baker has been doing an ar...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 11:56am
  • The Alaska State Council on the Arts seeks 1-percent for art qualifications for two projects. One project is for exterior artwork to be commissioned for the K-12 Amaqigciq Elementary/Caputnguaq High School in Chefornak in the Lower Kuskokwim School District. This project is for Alaska artists only. ...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 11:54am
  • Pier One Theatre holds auditions for the play “Up” from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Mariner Theatre. Written by Bridget Carpenter, the play is loosely based on the life of Larry Walters, the “Lawnchair Guy,” who tied 42 helium-filled weather balloons to his lawn chair ...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 11:51am
  •     Esther Lucille Haakenson, 92, passed away on March 12, 2013, at Main Street Assisted Living residence in Homer. A memorial service is 2 p.m. April 13, 2013, at Chapman School in Anchor Point. Esther was born July 1, 1920, in International Falls, Minn. She was the third of five children...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 12:20pm
  • Writer Ron Carlson leads a writers retreat Sept. 6 to 8 at Tutka Bay Lodge. Director of the graduate program in fiction at the University of California, Irvine, Carlson is an award winning poet, short story writer and novelist. At the retreat, he will explore questions like “How do writers move fr...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 12:07pm
  • As part of Sexual Assault Awareness month, South Peninsula Haven House sponsors a showing of “The Invisible War” at 6 p.m. April 11 at the Homer Theatre. A suggested donation is $6. Nominated for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards, “The Invisible War” looks at the issue of sexual assault...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 12:07pm
  • Jubilee, the Homer Council on the Arts annual celebration of youth art for grades kindergarten through 12, happens in April, with art exhibits and the performing arts show. Upcoming deadlines are: • Visual art show entries are due Friday at the HCOA office on Pioneer Avenue. The First Friday openi...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 12:06pm
  • For writers, books don’t appear whole out of thin air. Instead, like orca whales sliding underwater, they can be elusive, works in progress until some event causes the creative idea to surface....

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 12:04pm

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