Music fills the August air around Kachemak Bay

• And the beat goes on at Alice’s

By Randi Somers
Homer Tribune

Old Songs Productions ReRun comedy performance will raise funds for Haven House tonight. The troupe creates skits parodying television shows, and includes performers: Darrell Oliver, Maura Jones, Alan Olson, Jess Williams, Michael McKinney, Sally Oberstein, Pat McNary, Shawnie Olson, Hal Spence, Dave Aplin, Brenda Dolma, Colleen O’Leary, Walt Wrede and cameo appearances by other well-known Homeroids.
The $28 ticket includes champagne, appetizers and an evening of fun and laughter.

HOMER TRIBUNE/Randi Somers - Kenai Peninsula Orchestra, members Sue Biggs, guitar and fiddle player, Jim Pate on bass guitar and Elena Pate, guitar, performed for midday diners at the Duncan House last Wednesday. More free noon tunes are slated at a number of locations this week.

HOMER TRIBUNE/Randi Somers -
Kenai Peninsula Orchestra, members Sue Biggs, guitar and fiddle player, Jim Pate on bass guitar and Elena Pate, guitar, performed for midday diners at the Duncan House last Wednesday. More free noon tunes are slated at a number of locations this week.

Free performances scheduled
Alice’s continues to bring the music to Homer, with a free Thursday-evening performance by Alex Mabey.
Jackie Schafer and the Standard Deviations (a vocal jazz combo) take the stage Friday and Saturday, while Kevin Duff takes over Monday. Hillary Arwen performs Tuesday evening. All performances begin at 9 p.m.

Orchestra’s Gala Concert Friday
The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will stage their first gala concert of the season this Friday at the Homer Mariner Theatre. The conductor’s pre-concert talk begins at 6:45 p.m., with the concert starting a 7:30 p.m.
With Tammy Vollum-Matturro conducting, the orchestra will perform Shostakovich’s Symphony No.5, Greig’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 and Rossini’s William Tell Overture.
A smattering of orchestra members will continue to play free noon tunes at several locations. Today they perform at AJ’s, tomorrow at Bunnell Street Gallery and Friday at Pratt Museum.
Tickets for the Gala performance are $18, gen. admission, $15 seniors, and $12 youth or members of the Crescendo Club.
Advance tickets are available at the Homer Bookstore.
Reservations and more information available by calling 235 4899.

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