Arts in brief

Artist offers workshop

Artist Faith Revell offers a workshop for young adult and adult artists from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Pratt Musuem. Revell’s show, “Bird Dance,” also is now on exhibit. The workshop fee is $30. Space is limited; contact the Pratt at 235‐8635 to reserve a space.

Campers hold concerts

Students and staff of the Homer Council on the Arts bluegrass and rock/pop camps hold concerts next week. All tickets are $5 youth, $10 Homer Council on the Arts members and $15 general admission. Upcoming concerts are:

• Bluegrass Camp staff, 7 p.m. June 4, Homer Council on the Arts;

• Bluegrass Campers, 3:30 p.m. June 5, Homer Middle School

• Rock/Pop staff, 7 p.m. June 11, HCOA;

• Rock/Pop Campers, 3:30 p.m. June 12, West Homer Elementary School

Tickets on sale for Seldovia Solstice festival

Tickets are on sale now for the 4th annual Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival, held over the summer solstice weekend , June 18-21, in Seldovia. The festival begins on Thursday with a music jam on the Seldovia Bay Ferry that starts a weekend of music workshops open to everyone, an open mic night, song circles, and spot performances during the afternoons.

Evening concerts feature headliners Pumyua, a Native Alaskan Inuit band that is world renown for their drum songs of Native traditional music mixed with a fusion of Yupik dance. The other 12 groups bring a mix of jazz, country, rock, honky-tonk, folk, original compositions and even a fisher poet. The performance list includes: Swing 49 Band, David Lynn Grimes, Betsy Scott, Food for the Soul, Shelby & Tieg, The Nuther Brothers, The Charmers Daughters, Yngvil Vatn Guttu & Elena Lukina, Clark Whitney, Kevin Worrell, David Wylde & Roots Rock, and Hurricane Dave. The weekend ends with a Gospel Sing on Sunday afternoon. There also will be an artists-in-town event or “en plein air” happening for its second year with visiting artists.

Tickets for the entire festival are: adults $49, teens $19 and kids under 12 Free. For more information, visit www., call 907-399-7379 and visit the Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival on Facebook.

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