Triumvirate Theatre hosts 20th annual summer camp

For 20 years, the Triumvirate Theatre has spent part of its summer educating kids about the stage. This week, the Kenai-area drama organization is teaching… Continue reading

‘The Incredibles 2’ keeps the charm of the original

Right before the opening credits of this week’s film, the stars appear onscreen to both apologize for how long its taken the film to make… Continue reading

Author Anthony Doerr delivers Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference keynote

The role of the keynote speaker at the annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference can range from Rotary Club toastmaster to Marine Boot Camp drill instructor… Continue reading

Reeling it in: ‘Ocean’s 8’ breezy and fun, little else

“Ocean’s 8” The “Ocean’s” franchise is starting to feel more like Sunday afternoon television than a big event movie-going experience. The first film, “Ocean’s 11”… Continue reading

‘Light and love’: Native Fashion Show gets ‘electric’ response from full house

At early Celebrations in the 1980s, Dorothy Grant’s clothing designs were already a crowd favorite. Grant remembers women asking her about the clothes she was… Continue reading

At toddler review, the story’s in the regalia

Five-year-old McKayla Paul, of the Deisheetaan (Beaver Clan), took to the stage naturally at Thursday’s Celebration 2018 Toddler Regalia Review. Her face wide with a… Continue reading

Weaving the Future, Carving the Past

It is a couple weeks shy of Father’s Day but TJ Young is not waiting for the holiday to share what a proud dad he… Continue reading

‘Tomb Raider’ adequate, but not all the way there

“Tomb Raider” As a teacher, one of the ways you know you’ve been at the job a long time is when you start getting kids… Continue reading

‘InFormal Nature’ explores the possibility of paper at Kenai Fine Arts Center

  When viewing Susan Share’s latest exhibition at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, it’s hard to believe that the work is almost all made with… Continue reading

Homer’s Pier One theater opens season this weekend

Now in its second season after former Pier One artistic director Lance Petersen passed the torch to current artistic director Jennifer Norton, the little red… Continue reading

Internet trolls ruin ‘Solo’ for everyone else

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ “George Lucas destroyed my childhood.” If you’ve never heard that particular complaint, then you’ve wisely stayed out of the whiniest… Continue reading

A brain injury took away her speech. Music helped bring it back

Wearing a purple sweater, purple skirt, black leggings and purple nail polish to match, Mindy Rowland bounded onto the stage on the first night of… Continue reading

‘Deadpool 2’ brings more heart amid violence

The first “Deadpool” was a bizarre movie. I was always amazed both at the fact that it was such a big hit and that they… Continue reading

Art from salvage

The group of old buildings behind the decorative mushrooms and tall spruce alongside the Sterling Highway are all rescued and finding new life with art.… Continue reading

Even less than his best, Spielberg brings spark to ‘The Post’

The box office silence between “Infinity War” and the rest of the summer has been a little deafening. The only things on offer have been… Continue reading

‘All the Money’ doesn’t live up to hype

“All the Money in the World” TriStar Pictures 2 hours, 12 minutes During the last Awards Season, Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World”… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Events and Exhibitions n KDLL public radio presents Adventure Talks: Hart of the Mountains. Join Alaska mountaineer Dave Hart for a presentation about climbing Redoubt,… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: ‘Tough Mothers’: The title says it all

Your mom is tough as nails. The minute you were placed in her arms, she became your personal warrior, cheerleader, and banker. She remembers the… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: Mother

Mother By Bonnie Marie Playle, Soldotna Mother, that woman who has unending hope, for her children, like none other. The unseen soul; how I love… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Events and Exhibitions n Nikiski Middle-High School’s production of “Mary Poppins” takes the stage at 7 p.m. May 4 and 5. Tickets are $15. n… Continue reading