Even though we may never see another day this year hit 70 degrees and despite rumors of yellow leaves appearing on cars in the morning dew, on my calendar it is still summer and I refuse to believe otherwise. That being said, I am certain there are many out there who are still enjoying the pleasure of hosting summer guests.
A blend of salmon, music, food, art and beer spread three days over the weekend at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds, where the gray, threatening skies weren’t enough to dampen the vibrant mood of the third annual Salmonstock festival.
Rachel Anne Coe, 20, is moving forward in a career in art. Some of her work is currently on display at KBay Cafe on Pioneer Ave.
“My dad (Daniel) painted all his life and I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t doing art,” she said.
July is a crazy time for Alaskans. We are harvesting madly, working long hours, trying to seize every minute of golden sunshine.
Restaurants are overflowing with foodies.
Continuing its summer of great variety, Pier One Theatre dives into the second weekend of August with the final performance of “Swimming in the Shallows” this Friday evening, Aug. 9.
A multi-media show is being presented at the Pratt Museum starting this week and continuing through the summer and early fall.
Old Songs Productions ReRun comedy performance will raise funds for Haven House tonight.
The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will perform “Noon-Time Tunes” at the Duncan House today, Wednesday, as part of their marathon of free performances over the next two weeks. Performances begin at noon and last through the lunch hour, five days a week.
Calling his title character “Everlasting,” Bumppo Bremiker is writing a series of books about a young village girl. The girl sets out down river to find her father and uncle who had been fishing when a spring flood wiped out her village and stranded the men down toward the ocean.
She finds a magic stick that allows her to speak with animals in their language and they help her in her search. She finds her father’s skin canoe and continues toward the ocean in her search.
Why would anyone call Homer the “Halibut Capital of the World,” when everyone knows its real claim to fame is art; and obviously talent. (See Concert on the Lawn story, page 13). What other town this size has such a plethora of art galleries that celebrate each new month with a new collection of art exhibits?
First Friday celebrations compel enthusiasts to travel from gallery to gallery. Old Town Homer hosts exhibits at Bunnell Street Art Center, while Pioneer Avenue is home to several galleries.