Arts Briefs

Library book group meets

A monthly reading and discussion group at The Homer Public Library meets at 4:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month. The group is open to all. Upcoming dates and books are:

• July 25, “Coming Into The Country,” by John McPhee

• Aug. 22, “Version Control,” by Dexter Palmer

• Sept. 26, “LaRose,” by Louise Erdrich

• Oct. 24, “Half-Broke Horses,” by Jeannette Walls

• Nov. 28, “The One-In-A-Million Boy,” by Monica Wood

Edrich visits Homer for a reading at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Kachemak Bay Campus.

Poets read July 20

Visiting poets Alyse Knorr and Kate Partridge read 6 p.m. July 20 at the Homer Public Library. Knorr is the author of the poetry collections “Mega-City Redux,” “Copper Mother” and “Annotated Glass.” She also authored the non-fiction book “Super Mario Bros. 3” (Boss Fight Books 2016) and the poetry chapbooks “Epithalamia” and “Alternates.” Her work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Columbia Poetry Review, The Greensboro Review, storySouth, ZYZZYVA, Caketrain and The Southern Poetry Anthology: Georgia, among others. She received her master of fine arts from George Mason University, where she co-founded Gazing Grain Press. Alyse teaches English at Regis University.

Partridge is the author of the poetry collection “Ends of the Earth.” Her poems have appeared in Colorado Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Pleiades, Passages North, Blackbird and other journals. She is a graduate school fellow at the University of Southern California, where she is pursuing a doctorate in literature and creative writing.

Open Call for 2018 and 2019 Exhibition Proposals

The Pratt Museum is now accepting exhibition proposals for the 2018 and 2019 calendar years. Whether thinking of a solo, group or multimedia art installation, or taking a scientific, historical or interdisciplinary look at this place we call home, the Pratt wants to hear your ideas. Proposals should fit within the museum’s mission and values, exploring the culture, science and art of the Kachemak Bay region and its place in the world. To enter proposals, download and complete the Exhibition Proposal Form by Sept.r 6, 2017, or complete a form online. The Pratt exhibits committee will review proposals and make recommendations in September or October.

During 2018, the Pratt Museum celebrates its Golden Anniversary. The museum open 50 years ago in May 1968. The museum has already started developing a series of exhibits looking back on the history of the museum, and looking forward to how the museum will continue to serve the community. They particularly encourage exhibit proposals that fit within this exhibit series.

For additional information, including the Pratt Museum’s mission, programming, and past exhibits, visit Proposal information can be found under the “Exhibits” tab.

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