Story last updated at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2002

Arts & Entertainment
May 16 - Quiz night, 8:30 p.m., Kharacters.

May 17-22 - "The Scorpion King", PG-13, 6 p.m., "Murder By Numbers," R, 8:15 p.m., Homer Family Theatre. Admission.

May 17 - George Kahumoku, Jr., slack-key & hula dance workshops, 4-6 p.m., concert, 7:30 p.m., Susan B. English School, Seldovia. Admission. 234-7614.

May 17 - Hoo Doo, dance music, 9 p.m., Down East Saloon.

May 18 - Three Legged Mule, variety, 10 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace.

May 17-18 - The English Bay Band, variety, 10 p.m., Duggan's Waterfront Pub.

May 18 - Karaoke and open mike, 8 p.m., The Living Room Coffee House.

May 18 - Comedy Variety Night, 9 p.m., The Living Room Coffee House. 235-9421.

May 19 - Homer Fiber Artists meeting, 1 p.m., location TBA. Call 235-5380.

May 19 - Three-Legged Mule, variety, 9 p.m., Kharacters.

May 19 - Grand Inspirations, fund-raiser cruise to Kachemak Bay Wilderness Lodge, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., starts and ends at Homer Harbor. Admission. 235-2662.

May 22 - Karaoke, 9 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace.

June 13 - Ellis Paul and Vance Gilbert, time TBA, Alice's Champagne Palace. Admission.

Ongoing and Future Events

Through June 5 - "What the Sea Gives Back," beachcombing art by Michael Armstrong, Homer Council on the Arts.

Through Sept. 15 - "Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People," cooperative exhibit by the Alutiiq Museum of Kodiak and the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Arctic Studies, the Pratt Museum.

Through June 5 - "Kachemak Bay Watercolor Society 2002 Spring Show," and "Dos Tierras," works in clay by Eliz Olivella and Jorge Pablo, Fireweed Gallery.

Through June 5 - "Works on Paper Exhibition ," juried statewide show, Bunnell Street Gallery.

Through June 5 - "Designs on Nature, The Hiking Series," acrylics by R.W. Tyler, Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery.

Through June 5 - "Just for the Paint of It," projectile paintings, The Living Room Cafe & Gallery (next to Don Jose's).

Through June 5 - Black and white photos by Libby Bushell, Latitude 59.

Through June 6 - Judi Rideout's pastel paintings, Picture Alaska Art Gallery.

Through June 5 - "Transitions," originals and prints by Ed Tussey, Art Shop Gallery.

June 21-22 - Seldovia Summer Solstice Folk Music Festival, workshops and performances by various local and national performers. Admission. 234-7612.

June 23-27 - Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Campus of the Kenai Peninsula College at Land's End Resort. Early registration through May 15. Admission. 235-7743.