‘Swell and Debris’ plays Aug. 21

Men in the North Pacific” plays at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at Pier One Theatre. Based on the research, interviews and writing of University of… Continue reading

Moliere comedy opens at Pier One Theatre

For its last play of the season, Pier One Theatre presents a modern adaptation of Moliere’s “The Imaginary Invalid.” Adapted by Tracy Young and Oded… Continue reading

Roustabout Circus performs Friday

The Roustabout Circus performs at 7 p.m. Friday at the Christian Community Church on Bartlett Street. The circus has been conducting student workshops this week.… Continue reading

‘Beneath the Surface’ evokes abstract in archaeology

In the controlled, deliberate science of an archaeological excavation, field workers gently uncover the past. Using trowels and digging in 1-meter-by-1-meter squares, they scrape back… Continue reading

Kizzia on NYT Best seller list

Homer writer Tom Kizzia’s new nonfiction book about the Papa Pilgrim family, “Pilgrim’s Wilderness,” has made the New York Times hardcover nonfiction list. For the… Continue reading

Artists residencies started in Old Town

Two artist residencies have started in Old Town. Artist Dan Coe is painting a mural depicting the fireweed plant’s life cycle on the Driftwood RV… Continue reading

Stabenow story collection available as e-book

Homer writer Dana Stabenow has collected 16 of her short stories in an electronic book collection. The stories are collected for the first time from… Continue reading

Ivey reads, signs at Ninilchik Library

Best selling Alaska author Eowyn Ivey and Pulitzer Prize nominee for her book, “The Snow Child,” does a question-and-answer session and book signing at 3… Continue reading

Writer, artist offer retreat at Peterson Bay

Writer Marilyn Sigman and artist Marilyn Kirkham lead a writer and artist retreat, “Line by Line,” from Aug. 16 to 18 at the Center for… Continue reading

Folk musician plays at K-Bay Caffe

John Craigie, a visiting folk musician from California, performs at 7 p.m. Friday at K-Bay Caffe on Pioneer Avenue. A $3 donation is requested. For… Continue reading

‘Unalaskana’ show challenges Alaska clichés

In Alaska art and culture, a spirit of irreverence often runs counter to serious or commercial images of Alaska. Done well, traditional Alaska art celebrates… Continue reading

Gardening book about gardens and so much more

Whether you’re a wannabe gardener wondering where to start, a gardener with many years in the soil, a visitor wanting an informative, humorous, beautiful look… Continue reading

Nothing sluggish about new book, song

In spite of its name and leading character, there’s nothing slow-moving about “Slugs Forever!’ What started as a book project to benefit the Independent Living… Continue reading

KHLT hilds Wild Arts Workshop

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust offers a Wild Arts Workshop featuring Halibut Cove artists Marian Beck from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 11 in Halibut Cove. The… Continue reading

Quilters can enter Kenai Peninsula State Fair

Quilters can enter quilts, wall hangings and wearable art for the Kenai Peninsula State Fair in Ninilchik. Register entries from noon to 2 p.m. Aug.… Continue reading

Wild & Scenic Film Fest is Aug. 8

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival shows 7-9 p.m. Aug. 8 in Homer at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Kenai… Continue reading

Homer-raised author signs book

Josh Hornaday, a writer with roots in Homer and the Kenai Peninsula, signs his science fiction and fantasy novel, “The Meth Conspiracy,” from 4 to… Continue reading

First Friday Events

In years past, the late Gaye Wolfe inspired art supporters to make August an “artrageous” month of shows, workshops and musical events. Though Artrageous August… Continue reading


Salmonstock, the annual three-day music festival celebrating wild Alaska salmon, returns this weekend to the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik. Today is the last day… Continue reading

Feet on the street

Warm weather brought out the shorts and sandals at the Homer Council on the Arts annual Street Faire on Saturday.… Continue reading