Story last updated at 6:24 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2002

Arts News
Edible arts canceled

The Bunnell Street Gallery's annual Edible Arts show is canceled this year. However, the gallery predicts the New Year's Eve tradition will return next year for its 10th birthday.

Masquerade party set

The Land's End Resort hosts a masquerade party New Year's Eve starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. The party includes music by Too Fat to Fly, door prizes, party favors and a champagne midnight toast. Admission is $16.50 per person, and dinner, party and lodging packages start at $214 per couple. For more information, call 235-0406.

New year's music abounds

Homer's music scene is gearing up to welcome in 2003. At Alice's Champagne Palace, the contemporary Alaska sounds of 23 Red will fill the house Tuesday night starting at 9 p.m. Duggan's Waterfront Pub will welcome the local favorite English Bay Band for a New Year's Eve celebration party.

Gallery proposals wanted

The Fireweed Gallery is accepting proposals for art exhibitions and event applications from studio craftsmen for the 2003-04 season. First round deadline is Saturday. Call 235-3411 or e-mail the gallery for details at

Pratt closing next month

The Pratt Museum will be closed Monday through Feb. 4 for yearly maintenance and repairs. The business office will remain open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum will also be closed Dec. 25. Call 235-8635 for more information.

Film festival returns

The Telluride Mountainfilm Festival returns to Homer on Jan. 13 at the Mariner Theatre. The festival, which visited town last year, includes short films of not only outdoor pursuits, but also films focused on environmental awareness. Tickets are available at the Homer Bookstore, Homer Community Schools and the Bunnell Street Gallery. Cost is $12 for adults, $8 for students and $30 for families of four or less. Call 235-4288 for more information.

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