Story last updated at 5:24 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2002

Arts & Entertainment
June 13 - Ellis Paul and Vance Gilbert, 8 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace. Admission.

June 13 - Quiz night, 8:30 p.m., Kharacters.

June 13-19 - "Spirit: Stallion of theCimarron ", G, 4 and 6 p.m., "Insomnia," R, 8 p.m., Homer Family Theatre. Admission.

June 13 - Three-Legged Mule, variety, 9 p.m., Duggan's Waterfront Pub.

June 14 - Hoo Doo, dance music, 9 p.m., Down East Saloon.

June 14-22 - "Alice in America," original dance concert by Dance Theatre North, choreographed by Lynne Roff, Fri.-Sat, 8:15 p.m.; Sun.-Thurs., 7:30 p.m., Pier One Theatre. Admission. 235-7333.

June 14-15 - Ripe on the Vine, 10 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace.

June 14-15 - Bad Candy, 10 p.m., Duggan's Waterfront Pub.

June 15 - "Jokey Karaoke" and open mic, 8 p.m., The Living Room Coffee House.

June 15 - Tim Heimbold or Susan Ward, live, 8-10 p.m., Kharacters.

June 16 - Three-Legged Mule, variety, 9 p.m., Kharacters.

June 16 - Karaoke, 9 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace.

June 16 - Leftover Salmon, polyethnic Cajun slamgrass, 8:30 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace. Admission. 235-1920.

June 18 - Atz Kilcher, live music, 6-10 p.m., El Pescador Bar and Grill.

June 19 - Hobo Jim, Alaska variety, 9 p.m., Alice's Champagne Palace. $2 cover.

June 19 - 2002 Academy Award-nominated shorts, 11 a.m., Homer Family Theatre. Admission. 235-4288.

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

June 21 - "Facing the Elements," outdoor art exhibit, opening 5-7 p.m., Pratt Museum grounds. 235-8635.

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

June 24-26 - Readings by authors, conference participants, 8 p.m., Land's End Resort.

Ongoing and Future Events

June 27-29 - "The Search for Odysseus," Pier One Youth Theatre production, Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8:15 p.m., Pier One Theatre. 235-7333.

Through July 3 - Don Kolstad's watercolors, Picture Alaska Art Gallery.

Through July 3 - "Metal Heads," metal works of art, lighting and furniture by Marlon Prazen and Tarri Thurman, Art Shop Gallery.

Through July 3 - "Paintings From Around the World," watercolors by Gael Murakami, Homer Council on the Arts.

Through July 3 - Chinese brush-stroke drawings by Sharlene Packer, Fireweed Gallery.

Through July 3 - Evie Witten and Joan Hornig, pottery and paintings, Bunnell Street Gallery.

Through July 3 - "Diversity," watercolors and acrylics by Rube Tikka, Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery.

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.