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Story last updated at 3:24 PM on Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Arts Brief

Pier One Youth Theatre play opens

"Channel Surfing," the Pier One Youth Theatre Skills Conservatory play, opens this weekend, with shows at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Directed by Casey Parrett and Alder Fletcher, "Channel Surfing" is a series of short scenes featuring actors in the youth theater program. Admission is $10.

Blue Rose Trio performs at Bunnell

Blue Rose Trio performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. The trio consists of Karl Pasch, a University of Alaska Anchorage music professor on clarinet, Lars Hoef of Wisconsin on cello and Rose Chen on piano. "One of today's most exciting young ensembles, engaging a diverse public with an uncanny marriage of visceral energy and deep sensitivity," Bunnell describes them in a press release. Admission is $25 or pay as you can.

Art workshop rescheduled

An art workshop by California painter and book artist Andie Thrams has been rescheduled. Thrams presents "Watercolors in the Wild" from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday at the Bunnell Street Arts Center. The workshop is for artists ages 13 and older. Bring own materials. The fee is $80 general admission and $70 for Bunnell and CACS members.

Thrams is the CACS Peterson Bay Field Station artist in residence, and her residency is supported by Bunnell and the Homer Foundation Willow Fund.

Buffy Sainte-Marie heads Down East Music Fest

Music legend Buffy Saint-Marie headlines the Down East Music Fest June 29-30 at the Down East Saloon. Also appearing are special guests Pamyua with more than 20 Alaska and local musicians as well as food, arts and crafts. Tickets are $35 Friday, $50 Saturday or $65 for both days, available at the Down East or through www.inticketing.com.