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Events and Exhibits

 Kenai Peninsula College and the Alaska Native Oratory Society invite the public to attend a presentation by renowned storyteller Jack Dalton at 7 p.m. today in the KRC McLane Commons. Dalton will be presenting “My Heart Runs In Two Directions at Once.” The public is welcome to attend this free event! For more information, please contact Diane Taylor at 262-0328.

 Soldotna High School Presents “Twelve Angry Jurors.” Performances will take place in Soldotna High School’s auditorium March 27, 28, and 29 at 7 p.m., with a special matinee performance on the 29th at 1 p.m. This play will be performed arena style with the audience on the stage, so tickets are limited for each show! Admission is $5.00 a person.

 This week’s Fine Art Friday at the Kenai Fine Art Center features an informal inter-media salon style meeting and discussion for anyone interested in 3D art, including sculptors, welders, ceramicists, and potters. Show your work, learn from each other and from different media! This event is free and open to the public and begins at 6 p.m. KFAC provides bottled water, coffee, tea and cookies.

 Triumvirate Theatre is holding open auditions for a presentation of one-act plays at 7 p.m. Friday, March 28, at Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna. Shows will be the second and third weekends in May. Roles available for teens and adults, male and female. All experience levels welcome. No need to prepare anything, just come ready to read. Can’t make it to auditions? For more information, contact Jenny Neyman at jennyneyman@gmail.com or 907-394-6397. One-acts offer maximum theater fun for a minimal time commitment.

 The Corner Cafe in the Blazy Mall in Soldotna will be showing a colorful collection of Hand Painted Art Quilts by Chelline Larsen through the month of March. Call 260-9113 for more details.

Entertainment

 AmVets Post 4 in the Red Diamond Center holds blind doubles darts every Friday evening with sign up at 6:30 p.m. Tacos are available; and burn your own steak dinner from 6 to 8 p.m every Saturday with Karaoke after dinner from 8 p.m. to midnight.

 Veronica’s cafe has open mic at 6:30 p.m. Friday and live music at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Jesse Taurianen.

 Join Steve and Fern Holloway for Karaoke every Saturday night at the Kenai Moose Lodge. Singing starts at 9 p.m. and everyone is welcome.

 An all acoustic jam takes place every Thursday. The jam is as Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna on the first Thursday of the month, and at the Kenai Senior Center during the rest of the month. Jam starts at 6:30 p.m.

 Four Royal Parkers on the Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna has live music with Bob Ramponi and the Alaska Swing Company Friday and Saturday at 10 p.m.

 Odie’s Deli in Soldotna has live music Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Pub Quiz night every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.

 The Studio Espresso Shop at Spur Highway and Nikiski Avenue in Nikiski hosts an open mic night on Saturdays starting at 7 p.m. Call 776-7655.

 The Bow bar in Kenai has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and live music Fridays, Saturdays at 10 p.m.

 Hooligans Saloon in Soldotna has poker Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30 p.m. and live music Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

 The Duck Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and DJ Arisen on Saturdays.

 Mykel’s in Soldotna has live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. with Robb Justice, and Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with Bob Ramponi.

 The Duck Inn will have live music from 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday with Robb Justice and Trio.

 Main Street Tap and Grill has Wednesday karaoke with KJ Natalia, Thursday acoustic music with Dustin and Friends and Keeley & Nelson, and live music and dancing with 9Spine Friday and Saturday.

Markets, fairs and bazaars

 The Sterling Community Center Spring Craft and Vendor Fair is on March 29, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Sterling Community Center (next to the Sterling Elementary School). This event has 40 local crafters and vendors displaying their wares, concessions available, and chances to win prizes! Free and open to the public. Call the SCC at 262-7224 for more information, or visit www.sterlingcommunityclub.com.

 Spring Craft Fair at the Nikiski Community Center, April 19, 10am-4pm, vendor space is available!

The Nikiski Senior In-Home Services’ Spring Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held April 11-12 from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Booth reservations are being accepted at $10 a day (tables not provided). For more information call Laurajean at 776-7586.

 An Arts & Crafts Early Spring Market will be held inside the Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center on Friday, April 18, and Saturday April 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day. All types of Arts & Crafts will be for sale from talented local vendors. For information, call Harold at 283-1991.

Films

 Call Orca Theaters at 262-7003 for listings and times.

 Call Kambe Cinemas at 283-4554 for listings and times.

Down the Road

 The Pratt Museum in Homer is open Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.prattmuseum.org.

 

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