Octopus Garden holds holiday show

The Octopus Garden, a Homer Spit shop open in the summer,  holds a special winter show over the Thanksgiving weekend at owner Lynn Naden’s home… Continue reading

Writers Contest entries due Nov. 21

The deadline for the Homer Council on the Arts 21st annual Kenai Peninsula Writers Contest is fast approaching. Entries are due Nov. 21. Literary artists… Continue reading

Caressa, Dean win video contest

  Homer musician Caressa and video director Tehben Dean have won first place in F Magazine’s music video contest. The video features Caressa performing her… Continue reading

Photojournalist’s book documents Alaska career

In the introduction to his book, “Snap Decisions,” photojournalist Jim Lavrakas calls himself “the last ambulance chaser.” A big hunk of the 152-page photo-filled memoir… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorkovic play together in Homer on Friday  Longtime friends and internationally touring folk-blues musicians Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorkovic perform for… Continue reading

First Friday Events

If variety is the spice of life, then think of this week’s First Friday as a smorgasboard of tangy treats. No matter what your taste… Continue reading

Carnegie Hall links orchestra with kids

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra, in conjunction with Carnegie Hall, will present two concerts that include area students this weekend. The first concert will be at… Continue reading

Key figure in shaping state talks on Friday

The Kachemak Bay Campus’s history department invites the public to the book launch celebration for Vic Fischer’s new memoir, “To Russia With Love: An Alaskan’s… Continue reading

Somewhere my love, it’s Ritz at the Winter Palace

Privet. Ya haschoo vebit vodka? Da?  Ochen horosho. Hello. Would you like to drink vodka? Yes? Very good. Dust off your old Russian primers, mangle… Continue reading

Jo Ann & Monte to perform Nov. 2

Jo Ann and Monte Davis will perform at the Homer Council on the Arts, 355 W. Pioneer Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets are… Continue reading

‘Calling All Polar Bears’ shows Friday, Saturday; tickets $15

Allison Atkootchkoot Warden, also known as Aku-Matu, presents a one-woman show, “Calling All Polar Bears,” at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 at the Alaska… Continue reading

Opera series opens

  Welcome to the Opera Season. We are looking forward to seeing our seasoned opera lovers and want to encourage those who are interested but… Continue reading

Arts in Brief

KBC Director Swartz receives governor’s award Kachemak Bay Campus Director Carol Swartz received the Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities for Distinguished Service to… Continue reading

Finding humor the Chiappone way

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER A cat, a fly fisherman, a bear and a stinky dog walk into a college classroom, and the professor says,… Continue reading

Artist wears her gallery around her neck

Previous Bunnell Street Arts Center artists-in-residence like Mike Houston and Jim Woodring have set up studios in the gallery space that sprawled across the rough… Continue reading

Arts in Brief

Freeman receives award for All Alaska Juried Art work Homer artist Asia Freeman received a $250 award for her paintings selected for the All Alaska… Continue reading

First Friday shows highlight unusual media

For October's First Friday openings, artists show works in traditional media like oils and watercolors. See media a bit out of the ordinary at other… Continue reading

Students, orchestra to perform concert

  This fall, through Carnegie Hall's Link Up program, the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra has been linking up with Kenai Peninsula students to explore orchestral repertoire.… Continue reading

Homer Theatre announces Doc Fest awards

  The Homer Theatre has announced the winners of the ninth annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. The winners are: •  Forget-Me-Not Audience Award: "Samsara." "By… Continue reading

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