Shine, the 2017 Burning Basket, burns on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)

Shine, the 2017 Burning Basket, burns on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)

Arts Briefs

The annual Burning Basket build week starts Sunday, Sept. 2 and runs noon to 8 p.m. daily through Sept. 8 at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit.

The community is invited to visit and help build the interactive, impermanent art project led by local artist Mavis Muller.

At 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, the community is given the basket, Dream — A Basket of Remembrance & Unburdening, and invited to interact with it through decorations, messages and other artifacts placed in the basket. At sundown Dream will be ignited and burned.

For more information, call 907-299-1478 or visit www.facebook.com/BurningBasketProject. This is a free, no-alcohol, no-dogs event.

Residents gather around this year’s Burning Basket Project on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 in Mariner Park in Homer, Alaska. The 14th annual community art project’s theme this year was “Shine,” and ended with a celebratory burning of the basket and performances by several fire dancers. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Residents gather around this year’s Burning Basket Project on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 in Mariner Park in Homer, Alaska. The 14th annual community art project’s theme this year was “Shine,” and ended with a celebratory burning of the basket and performances by several fire dancers. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Robin Austin, left, and Natalia Mulawa, right, work on Shine, this year’s Burning Basket, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit, Alaska. The annual interactive art project will be offered to the community on Sunday and then transformed into heat and light at sunset. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)

Robin Austin, left, and Natalia Mulawa, right, work on Shine, this year’s Burning Basket, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit, Alaska. The annual interactive art project will be offered to the community on Sunday and then transformed into heat and light at sunset. (Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News)

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