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  • Acoustic folk singers John Craigie and Leigh Jones perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at K Bay Caffé. Admission is $10. A touring folk singer, Craigie also is a songwriter and story teller. His themes range from social commentary to personal empowerment, political satire and modern love. He has traveled arou...

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 5:45pm
  • Registration is now being held for an art workshop with visiting artist and abstract painter, Rebecca Crowell, to be held Aug. 9-11 at the Kachemak Bay Campus. Crowell will focus on methods of building up abstract paintings in layers, using cold wax medium, tube paint, powdered pigments and other me...

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 5:44pm
  • Well-known landscape artist Byron Birdsall visits the Art Shop Gallery from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday. He shows new originals in his collection, “Homer Again, Homer Again, Jiggety-Jig.” The gallery also has current, older and vintage prints by Birdsall.  The Art Shop Gallery is at 202 W. Pioneer...

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 5:43pm
  • The latest play in Pier One Theatre’s summer season opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the theater on the Homer Spit. It also plays at 7:30 p.m. Sunday July 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, and Aug. 1, 4 and 9.  Also showing this week is the second run of “Clean House,” showing at 7:30 p.m. Thursday a...

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 5:43pm
  • “We Can’t Eat Gold,” a film about the proposed Pebble mine and its potential impact on Bristol Bay salmon runs and the people of the region, premieres in Homer at 3 p.m. today at Pioneer Hall, Kachemak Bay Campus....

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 5:42pm
  • Publishers Weekly calls C.B. Bernard’s “Chasing Alaska: A Portrait of the Last Frontier Then and Now” a travel book, and one of this year’s top 10, up there with new books by Paul Theroux and Dave Eggers. National Geographic named it one of the Best Travel Books of Spring, with Amy Alipio sa...

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 5:40pm
  • The other day as the Betster drove by yet another crew of lime-green vested pipeline dudes playing with big plastic tubes, a thought crossed the B’s mind. This town has gotten awfully busy. Oh yeah, there’s the usual in-state Alaska refugee traffic — Fairbankshoovians escaping smoky skies and ...

    Wed, 07/10/2013 - 3:35pm
  • OK, first let’s get the obvious question out of the way. What do men — and women — wear under their kilts at the Kachemak Bay Scottish Highland Games? If you were one of about 450 people who watched the 30 athletes compete at Karen Hornaday Park last Saturday, the way those kilts swirled about...

    Tue, 07/09/2013 - 11:38am
  • With so much boat traffic in and out of the Homer Harbor, it’s easy to think the harbor is all about fishing. Not true. The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies’ twice-daily Creatures of the Dock tour offers an hour with a naturalist to learn about the intertidal life existing in the harbor. The P...

    Tue, 07/02/2013 - 3:58pm
  • Art Shop Gallery 207 W. Pioneer Ave. New work by Liz Bowen 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception...

    Tue, 07/02/2013 - 3:19pm

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