What’s Happening

Best Bet • October’s installment of the KDLL Adventure Talks series continues at 7 p.m. today at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center with stories… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: Know your rights, keep your family safe

You know your rights. You’re well aware of what you can and can’t do legally because you’ve armed yourself with knowledge. You have rights and,… Continue reading

Pier One production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” takes gritty look at rock musical

Jesus dies in the end. OK, let’s get that spoiler out in the open. Just as in the Gospels that it’s based upon, in the… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: Tired

Tired By Bonnie Marie Playle, Soldotna Oh so tired, stress sure can keep a person wired. Wired for actions, wired for sound, on the alert… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Best Bet • True Tales, Told Live will hold a live storytelling event at 6 p.m. Friday at Odie’s in Soldotna. The theme is “Family… Continue reading

Peninsula craft fair calendar filling up fast

It’s snowing somewhere in Alaska right now, which means it’s not too early to talk about holiday shopping. The Kenai Peninsula is home to a… Continue reading

Reeling it in: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ thrilling, haunting

“Blade Runner 2049” Warner Bros. 2 hours, 44 minutes I keep hearing different critics and pundits say that if you’ve been waiting for a “Blade… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: In ‘Mask,’ Hunger Games-style fiction

Your someday-dream job is not for wimps. That’s truth: it’ll be real work, and you’re prepared. You know it’ll take training, which will take time.… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: The Life of a Leaf

The Life of a Leaf By Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch The life of a leaf is ever so brief it spans, maybe half a year.… Continue reading

Recent wave of WWII memoirs may also be the last

NEW YORK — Don Stratton, one of the few remaining surviving veterans from the bombing of Pearl Harbor, had been holding on to his memories… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Best Bet • The annual Evening of Classics fundraiser for the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will be held at Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church on Friday at 7… Continue reading

Reeling it in: Cruise flies high in ‘American Made’

“American Made” Universal Pictures 1 hour, 55 minutes This week sees a continuation of a couple of different trends I’ve noticed. One, this was the… Continue reading

What’s Happening

Events and Exhibitions • An exhibition of James Evenson’s works from Kenai Peninsula College’s permanent collection will be on display at KPC’s Gary L. Freeburg… Continue reading

An Evening of Classics on Oct. 6

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra is gearing up for another evening of fun, laughter and music. The orchestra will putting on its annual Evening of Classics… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: ‘Confessions of a Funeral Director’ a deep read

It was not the way things were supposed to be. As a teenager, you’d mapped out your life with a timetable. You’d travel there, visit… Continue reading

Reeling it in: ‘Ninjago’ another hit for Lego machine

“The LEGO Ninjago Movie” Warner Bros. 1 hour, 41 minutes I was trying to describe, recently, the plot of the latest outing from the Lego… Continue reading

Reeling it in: Characters drive ‘The Big Sick’

“The Big Sick” Lionsgate 2 hours I’d like to say right up front that I don’t like the title for this week’s film, the beautiful,… Continue reading

The Bookworm Sez: ‘Last Chicago Boss’ rides through whirlwind of crime

If you could open the throttle some… Just a little more juice, more pedal, kick things up a notch, and the growl you hear would… Continue reading

Poet’s Corner: America’s Last Altar Call

America’s Last Altar Call By Norm Olson, Nikiski Conceived in strife and born in war Twas this nation’s bloody start. God gave her life and… Continue reading

Homer Doc Fest returns with films both that seek to enlighten

This week, film buffs will escape reality for an hour or two during the weeklong 14th annual Homer Documentary Festival, but organizer Jamie Sutton has… Continue reading