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  • Poet, teacher and activist Carolyn Forché reads at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Kachemak Bay Campus. Forché coined the term “poetry of witness,” and frequently writes about the most devastating events of the 20th century. She is the author of “Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witn...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:12am
  • A closing reception for “Ocean’s Lament” is 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Homer Council on the Arts. Sponsored by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, the show invited artists to submit works made of marine debris. Meet some of the artists and learn about the upcoming CACS CoastWalk beach cleanups...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:11am
  • The Seldovia Craft Invitational Chainsaw Carving Competition starts at 8 a.m. Friday at the Gateway Pavilion near the small boat harbor. Chainsaw artists start preparing logs Thursday night, but the chips begin flying Friday morning. Artists have until 1 p.m. to create their works. A silent auction ...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:10am
  • The Pratt Museum holds a closing celebration for “Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living” on Friday. At 7 p.m., Lake Clark National Park cultural anthropologist Karen Evanoff presents “Ye’uh Qach’ Dalts’iyi: What We Live on from the Outdoors.” Evanoff, a Dena’ina...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:09am
  • If anyone ever gets around to writing a history of Pacific Northwest popular music, a little town on Kachemak Bay will get critics wondering, “What the heck is in the Homer water?”  From a generation of millennials who grew up here in the mid-2010s has emerged a handful of bands and musicia...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:08am
  • Once again it’s time for the annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report that ranks the 200 largest cities in terms of car-collision frequency. The rankings also factor in things like precipitation. The rankings don’t include the southern Kenai Peninsula area, but it does include Anchorage. ...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:59am
  • The strawberries are setting fruit — again. I really am impressed by the quantity of berries that John harvested from our two beds. We haven’t had strawberries the likes of this in many years. So I had to ask him the obvious: “Are you man enough to keep picking berries?” ...

    Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:54pm
  • Endurance hiker and author Jennifer Pharr Davis speaks about her hikes and her book, “Called Again,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Homer Public Library. The 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, in 2011 Davis hiked the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail in 46 days becoming the fastest person to...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:15am
  • Pier One Theatre’s summer season continues with four plays opening this weekend. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Aug. 28, 29, 30 at the little theater on the Homer Spit. All shows are “pay as you can,” with tickets available at the Homer Bookstore or at the Pier One box office. For mor...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:13am
  • Anchor Point poet Shannon L. Schrader is within $100 of her goal to help fund production of “Out of Darkness,” a collection of poems she wrote about dealing with depression. Photographer Jessica Rawls illustrated the book. Through Kickstarter, the crowd funding program, Schrader has raised $707 ...

    Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:11am

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