Arts

  • “Backing Out of Time,” a film about Baby Boomers caring for parents with Alzheimer’s, shows at 6 p.m. April 30 at the Homer Theatre. A suggested donation of $5 supports the new Alzheimer’s unit at Homer Senior Citizens. Directed by Anchorage filmmaker Mary Katzke, the film follows the lives ...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:54pm
  • Louisiana-bred group The Revelers performs as part of its Alaska tour next week at 8 p.m. April 30 at Alice’s Champagne Palace. The band includes Blake Miller, Chas Justus and Daniel Coolik. Bill Bentley of the Morton Report described The Revelers as a band “that reveres the past and is unafraid...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:53pm
  • Pier One Theatre invites actors to try out this weekend for David Mamet’s 1984 play, “Glengarry Glen Ross,” to be performed this summer at dates to be set. Directed by Peter Sheppard, auditions are 1-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Mariner Theatre. There are five major characters and two min...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:52pm
  • It is common knowledge that people bond over the shared experiences of grief, loss and love, but the language that poet Linda Martin uses to write her narrative prose about these things is startling and refreshing. “I always know that a poem is good if it makes my husband cry,” said Martin of he...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:51pm
  • For Mellisa Nill, participating in the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra is all about the personal connection with both fellow players and like-minded music lovers in the audience.  “When the audience enjoys the music so much that they cheer before they clap, that really drives us as musicians to pla...

    Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:02pm
  • With the advent of spring comes the return of many beloved Homer staples: warmer temperatures, an increase in population and this year, the reoccurrence of the spring Cabaret.  Now in its second year, this spring’s edition boasts an ensemble of 13 vocal performers, a four-member live band, an...

    Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:57pm
  • The Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society holds its 42nd annual meeting in Homer Nov. 2-6 and seeks art for the program cover. The theme of the meeting is “Alaska Fisheries at a Crossroads: Past Lessons for Future Sustainability.” The artwork should address the meeting theme or be fis...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:18pm
  • Homer writer and filmmaker Jean Aspen signs her book, “Arctic Daughter,” from 4-6 p.m. April 15 at the Homer Bookstore. The daughter of Arctic explorer Constance Hendricks, Aspen wrote “Arctic Daughter” after an adventure when she was 22 and journeyed down the Yukon River to build a cabin an...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:18pm
  • Writer Lee Ann Roripaugh visits Bunnell Street Arts Center for a residency later this month. At 6 p.m. April 15 she does a reading at Bunnell. From 7 to 9 p.m. April 22 and April 29 she does two workshops, with a 6 p.m. potluck each night, at Bunnell Street Arts Center. A $10 donation to Bunnell Str...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:14pm
  • Abigail Kokai is a story teller. But this talented artist from Ohio does not use pen or paper as her medium. Rather, she sews intricate quilts that capture her characters and memories with fabric and thread. On April’s First Friday, Bunnell Street Arts Center unveiled its latest exhibit, a collect...

    Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:13pm

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