Homer Alaska - Arts

Story last updated at 6:15 PM on Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Arts Briefs

Drama Slam is Saturday

As part of One Love One Life events, Pier One Theatre and Works In Progress Theater Co. present "Earth Day Drama Slam 2011: A billion acts of green." Help conceive, write, produce and perform a play in 24 hours.

The event starts at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Council on the Arts. Admission is $5 at the door.

Bunnell receives grant

Bunnell Street Arts Center received a $9,000 Tier 1 capital project grant from the Rasmuson Foundation. The Old Town arts organization will use the grant for gallery and building improvements.

Bunnell was one of 29 nonprofit organizations receiving $544,246 in awards in the latest round of announcements.

Students place in contest

Four Homer students have placed in the Kenai Peninsula Borough district art competition. The show is on display at the Kenai Fine Arts Center. Students with work in the show are Kaec Brinster, first place, mixed media drawing; Mario Glosser, second place, mixed media drawing; Tressa Lewis, third place, painting, and Rheanna Tussey, third place, black and white drawing.

Theatre does sing a long

Next week at 6 p.m. April 28, the Homer Theatre offers a special family movie sing a long. Gail Pendleton is the emcee for a showing of "The Sound of Music." The special showing of the classic movie about the Von Trapp family includes words on the screen. Admission is $5.