Story last updated at 2:51 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2002

Arts News
Writing winners to read

Winners of this year's 2002 Kenai Peninsula Writers' Contest will read their works this weekend. On Friday, the adult winners will read at 7 p.m. at the Homer Council on the Arts building. Dan Coyle will present a workshop titled "Capturing Character; Nonfiction Profile Writing" at the council building from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday. The workshop cost is $25. Call 235-4288 for registration information. The student winners will present their works on Sunday starting at 1 p.m.

Youth theater meeting

Pier One Theatre invites anyone interested in the youth theater program to a parent's meeting at 4:30 p.m. today at the Mariner Theatre in Homer High School. Applications for all five sessions of the camp will be available and staff will discuss schedules and tuition. For more information, call Kathleen at Pier One Theatre at 235-7333.

'Nunsense' auditions

Pier One Theatre will hold auditions for "Nunsense," a musical for five dancing nuns, on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mariner Theatre. The production runs the first three weekends in July. Scripts are available for 48-hour checkout at the Homer Public Library, call 235-7333.

Sari sale set

A fund-raiser for Child Haven, a group that funds seven orphanages in India and Nepal, will take place next week. The Sari Project sells saris donated by wealthy Indian women, and 17 of the saris will be presented on Friday, April 19 at 6 p.m. at the Living Room Cafe & Gallery in Homer. A buffet-style Indian dinner including curries, chapatis, raita and chai will be served. A short video about Child Haven will be shown. Admission is $8 adult, $4 child and $20 per family.

Design workshop coming

Former University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty and nationally recognized artist Ron Senungetuk, who lives in Homer, will teach a hands-on workshop on basic design on Saturday and April 20 from 1-3 p.m. The sessions are a week apart in order to allow time to complete an assignment and critiques. Cost is $30. Senungetuk will also give a preview slide lecture Friday at 7 p.m. at the Bunnell Street Gallery. A $4 donation is suggested. For more information, call Sam Smith at 235-7696.