Arts in Brief

Saulitis reads from
new poetry book

Homer poet Eva Saulitis reads from her new poetry collection, “Prayer in Wind,” at 7:30 p.m. today at Bunnell Street Arts Center. The book jacket describes her work as “prayer poems, forged out of a solitary confrontation with death, take a reader not out of, but deeper into physicality — of the body, the earth and language itself.”

Copies of the book will be available for sale, and Saulitis will sign her work as well as discuss it. Refreshments will be served.

HCOA holds summer
art camp

The Homer Council on the Arts offers several arts camp offerings. From June 1-5 is “Bluegrass Camp for Kids” for ages 6-16 and from June 8-12 is “Rock, Pop and More” for ages 8-18. The bluegrass camp meets 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and provides young musicians an opportunity to explore diverse music styles and instruments in a supportive environment. The fee is $250 if paid by Friday and $275 after that. To register or for more information, call or email Kate Hamre at 907-350-2562, and Mo Wilkinson at 299-3573 or

The rock and pop camp explores contemporary music and other art forms, including visual art, dance, creative writing, readers theater and drumming. Students can register for five classes, two morning classes or three afternoon classes. The fee is $250 if paid by Friday and $275 after that. To register or for more information, call or email HCOA at 235-4288 or or Mo Wilkinson.

Circus is coming to Ninilchik

The Family Fun Circus is coming to Ninilchik at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds on June 10. Advance tickets are available at the Fair Office and on Eventbrite. Come see clowns, daredevils, the Motorcycle Madness Globe of Death and circus animals. Performances are at 4:30 and 7 p.m. Doors open one hour before each performance. Come early to get cotton candy, have your face painted and get a front row seat. Tickets are also available at the gate one hour before each performance.

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