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  • Best selling Alaska author Eowyn Ivey and Pulitzer Prize nominee for her book, “The Snow Child,” does a question-and-answer session and book signing at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Ninilchik Community Library. Sponsored by the Ninilchik Traditional Council, the evening offers a chance to join Ivey for ...

    Wed, 08/07/2013 - 7:05pm
  • Writer Marilyn Sigman and artist Marilyn Kirkham lead a writer and artist retreat, “Line by Line,” from Aug. 16 to 18 at the Center for Alaska Coastal Studies’ Peterson Bay Field Station across Kachemak Bay from Homer. Join them for tide pooling and forest walks guided by CACS naturalists foll...

    Wed, 08/07/2013 - 7:05pm
  • John Craigie, a visiting folk musician from California, performs at 7 p.m. Friday at K-Bay Caffe on Pioneer Avenue. A $3 donation is requested. For more on his music, visit johncraigiemusic.com....

    Wed, 08/07/2013 - 7:04pm
  • In Alaska art and culture, a spirit of irreverence often runs counter to serious or commercial images of Alaska. Done well, traditional Alaska art celebrates the state’s natural beauty and character of its people. When this celebration runs to excess — think painted gold pans or romanticized lan...

    Wed, 08/07/2013 - 7:03pm
  • By land and sea, world explorers often visit Homer on their way north for further adventures or an end-of-the-road finish from points further south. Last Thursday, a 50-foot silver sailboat slipped into the Homer Harbor on an expedition that outshines anything else by comparison....

    Wed, 08/07/2013 - 6:27pm
  • Some want to blame the Betster for this recent stretch of soggy weather. “So seize that sun again and again as if it might end tomorrow,” the B. wrote last week, whereupon, well, the sunshine ended. Blaming the Betster for this is what is called the post hoc fallacy, for trying to say there’s ...

    Wed, 08/07/2013 - 5:36pm
  • It might seem like a distant memory, but remember in May when it snowed? Remember how miserable we were, shivering during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, and worrying that once again we would be skunked by a wretched summer? Yeah, the Betster forgot about that, too.  The Betster has lived ...

    Wed, 07/31/2013 - 4:37pm
  • Kachemak Heritage Land Trust offers a Wild Arts Workshop featuring Halibut Cove artists Marian Beck from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 11 in Halibut Cove. The workshop is $210 and includes transportation, art supplies (except brushes) and lunch. Proceeds benefit KHLT. To register or for more information, call ...

    Wed, 07/31/2013 - 1:46pm
  • Quilters can enter quilts, wall hangings and wearable art for the Kenai Peninsula State Fair in Ninilchik. Register entries from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at Sewciable Quilts. For more information, call Margaret Lau of the Kenai Peninsula Quilting Guild at  235-6973....

    Wed, 07/31/2013 - 1:45pm
  • The Wild & Scenic Film Festival shows 7-9 p.m. Aug. 8 in Homer at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Kenai Watershed Forum, the festival features films such as “The Dark Side of the Lens,” set in Ireland, “Chasing Water,” about the Colorado River watershed, and...

    Wed, 07/31/2013 - 1:44pm

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