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  • The Roustabout Circus returns to Homer with another Circus Camp Extravaganza. Classes are held for youth ages 8 and older 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, July 8-11, at “the grandest of all yurts” on Bear Creek Court. There is a 20-student limit with tuition at $200 a student.  Instructors Ma...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 9:09am
  • Anchorage area writer Bonnye Matthews signs “Zamimolo’s Story: 50,000 B.C.,” from 1-3 p.m. June 7 at the Homer Bookstore. “Zamimolo’s Story” is the third book in her “Winds of Change” series of novels set in prehistoric times. ...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 9:09am
  • The Homer Council on the Arts honors longtime arts volunteer and music teacher Mary Epperson on June 6, Mary Epperson Day. From 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., participate in a community art project when Epperson’s former studio, Etude Studio, becomes a canvas. Write and draw on the walls of her studio and exp...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 9:09am
  • In celebration of its creative placemaking efforts, Bunnell Street Arts Center holds “Bouillabaisse Dinner in the Street” from 4-8 p.m. June 1 on West Bunnell Avenue. The outdoor event features a sit-down dinner provided by Maura’s Café, Two Sisters Bakery, AJ’s OldTown Steakhouse, Monkey F...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 9:07am
  • Crack open the cover of any of the three books written by Alice Sebold, the keynote speaker of this year’s Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, and there’s no turning back. At least not without a backward glance and wondering what you missed. Without question, Sebold has mastered the power of get...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 9:07am
  • June 13-17 Land’s End Resort Register at: writersconference.homer.alaska.edu Festival of Literary Readings   8 p.m. June 14, Mariner Theatre: Alice Sebold reading.  7:30 p.m. June 15, Homer Elks Lodge: Debby Dahl Edwar...

    Thu, 05/29/2014 - 9:06am
  • Years ago the Betster visited West Palm Beach, Fla., for a wedding of a friend. A couple of friends from Los Angeles also visited. Bob and Steve had been through a long drought back in Tinsel Town. We were driving around before the wedding when a classic Florida afternoon thunderstorm swept in. We...

    Wed, 05/28/2014 - 3:41pm
  • The Market season has started. Last weekend was a flurry of activity, great warm weather (the smoke even cleared in the afternoon) and lots of produce, starts and crafts.   There were plenty of familiar and new things to take in. Everyone got to try out the new layout and see the familiar faces...

    Wed, 05/28/2014 - 12:54pm
  • From tiny slivers of material and even tinier stitches to bright swaths of color and photos reproduced on fabric, the 65 entries in the 30th annual Kachemak Bay Quilters Quilt Show provided a fascinating event for Mother’s Day. Taking “best of show” was Patrice Krant’s “Eagle Watching You,...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:37am
  • The Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference annual Festival of Readings, with readings by 15 poets, novelists and essayists, is June 14-16. Keynote speaker Alice Sebold reads at 8 p.m. June 14 at the Mariner Theatre. ...

    Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:31am

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