Story last updated at 4:58 PM on Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Alaska Women for Peace sing Saturday to help Haven House



BY Michael ARMSTRONG


 

Photo by Eric Teela

Singer-songwriter Shawn Zuke.

Five of Alaska's best women singer/songwriters perform this Saturday in a benefit for South Peninsula Haven House. The no-smoking show starts at 8 p.m. at the Down East Saloon. A donation of $10 is requested.

Organized by Shawn Zuke of LoveLifeMusic Productions, the concert features Zuke, Melissa Mitchell, Caressa Bohrer, Katy Emerick and Rachel Hollander. The group, Alaska Women Singers/Songwriters for Peace, is putting together a compilation CD with LoveLifeMusic, and plans a tour after the CD's release in April, with stops in Homer, Girdwood, Anchorage and Talkeetna.

"The intention of the tour will be to raise awareness of domestic violence and the availability of local women's shelters," Zuke said.

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WHEN

8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE

Down East Saloon

INFO

Suggested donation of $10 is requested.

Benefit for South Peninsula Haven House

Proceeds of the CD's sales will benefit Haven House, Homer's shelter for families struggling with the issues of domestic violence. Haven House also provides counseling for victims of sexual assault.

Saturday's concert also features an art auction. T-shirts with Chelsea Horn's artwork for the CD also will be sold. Donations of art are still being sought. Call Zuke at (907)841-0240 to donate art.

LoveLifeMusic Productions is a Homer recording studio run by Zuke and her partner Milo Matthews. For more information, visit www.lovelifemusic.com.

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