Homer Features

  •         ‘The Drunkard’ auditions this weekend Auditions for The Drunkard, a melodramatic morality musical to be performed the second and third weekends in September, will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Mariner Theatre. There are...

    Thu, 06/02/2016 - 1:57pm
  • Last summer’s Paint In live-art series at the Homer Elks Lodge returns for First Friday this month. Artist and sign painter Dan Coe is joined by his son David as they each paint a large canvas on the back deck of the Elks Lodge. The action starts at 5 p.m., and paintings will be auctioned at 9 p.m...

    Thu, 06/02/2016 - 1:56pm
  • In 2003, writer and journalist David Holthouse plotted to kill a man — the Bogeyman. He’d bought a throwaway pistol and silencer, and he’d go up to the man who raped him when Holthouse was 7 and put three bullets into his head. Instead, Holthouse wrote an essay. “Stalking the Bogeyman” sho...

    Thu, 06/02/2016 - 1:53pm
  • Recently one of our hard working reporters took a vacation to Paris. Sacre bleu! It’s a good thing the International Herald Tribune wasn’t  hiring or we would have lost the poor guy to the City of Lights. He’s been talking of sidewalk cafes, awesome museums, incredible monuments, quaint l...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 10:07am
  • ‘Made of Salmon’ reading is Friday Authors from the anthology “Made of Salmon: Alaska Stories from the Salmon Project” hold a reading at 6 p.m. Friday at the Homer Public Library. Editor Nancy Lord and contributing authors Rich Chiappone, Kirsten Dixon, Jerre Wills and Micha...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:51am
  • Birch trees, bugs and now bears. For more than a decade, the Pratt Museum has brought together scientists and artists to explore aspects of natural history, culture and science. Partnering with organizations like the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, the museum sponsors scientific talks and invites art...

    Thu, 05/26/2016 - 9:50am
  • A mini-price war on the Homer docks turned out to be a boon for a small handful of halibut fishermen this week, with one fishermen selling his large fish, over 40 pounds, for $7.80 per pound. The lowest price on the dock was $7 straight. Halibut prices have been strong all year, but the flurry of pr...

    Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:46am
  • The Shorebird Festival goers have come and gone after the weekend, during which they enjoyed temperatures in the mid-60s, bright sunshine and sparkling water in Kachemak Bay. Whether you were out birding or, like the Betster, soaking up the sun and watching the birders get excited over things with w...

    Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:13am
  • The Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference will mark changing tides in the literary world and the Homer community with its 15th year. Sarah Leavitt, a writer from Vancouver, British Columbia, will give the conference’s first workshops on graphic narrative. Leavitt’s first book, “Tangles: A Story A...

    Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:11am
  • I talk too much. Three times this past week I have invited interested gardeners over to look at this creation. Now, I said “interested” and they are but when I start going into way too much detail and their eyes glaze over I should take the hint. Live and learn. Plus, I don’t have time to go i...

    Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:36am

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