Arts

A sign at the Kenai Art Center is seen on Sunday, May 9, 2021. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)

Art center seeking pieces for upcoming auction

The deadline to donate is 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27

A sign at the Kenai Art Center is seen on Sunday, May 9, 2021. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ive. (Photo via Amazon.com)

Off the Shelf: A familiar folktale

“The Snow Child” tells a whimsical, yet supremely real tale of heartache on the Last Frontier

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ive. (Photo via Amazon.com)
The cast of “Tarzan” rides the Triumvirate Theatre float during the Independence Day parade in downtown Kenai, Alaska on Monday, July 4, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

The show goes on as Triumvirate seeks funding for new theater

The troupe has staged shows and events and is looking to debut a documentary as it raise funds for new playhouse

The cast of “Tarzan” rides the Triumvirate Theatre float during the Independence Day parade in downtown Kenai, Alaska on Monday, July 4, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
Kate Lochridge stands by one of her paintings for a pop-up show of her work on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by MIchael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pop-up exhibit shows culmination of art-science residency

The exhibit by Kate Lochridge came about after her internship this summer as a National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration Ernest S. Hollings Scholar and Artist in Residence

Kate Lochridge stands by one of her paintings for a pop-up show of her work on Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by MIchael Armstrong/Homer News)
A copy of “Once Upon the Kenai: Stories from the People” rests against a desk inside the Peninsula Clarion’s offices on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Off the Shelf: Hidden history

‘Once Upon the Kenai’ tells the story behind the peninsula’s landmarks and people

A copy of “Once Upon the Kenai: Stories from the People” rests against a desk inside the Peninsula Clarion’s offices on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
Artwork by Graham Dale hangs at the Kenai Art Center in Kenai, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. These pieces are part of the “Sites Unseen” exhibition. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)

Apart and together

‘Sites Unseen’ combines the work of husband and wife pair Graham Dane and Linda Infante Lyons

Artwork by Graham Dale hangs at the Kenai Art Center in Kenai, Alaska, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. These pieces are part of the “Sites Unseen” exhibition. (Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion)
Music lovers listen to a performance on the River Stage at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Salmonfest to bring music, food and vendors to Ninilchik this weekend

65 bands and performers will participate in the three-day Ninilchik music festival

Music lovers listen to a performance on the River Stage at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
"Protection: Adaptation and Resistance" includes these robes, "Kaxhatjaa X'óow: Herring Protectors," made by Káakaxaawulga/Jennifer Younger, K'asheechtlaa/Louise Brady and Carol Hughey. The show is on exhibit at the Pratt Museum & Park in Homer, Alaska, through Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Art of resistance

Pratt show features Native art of the pandemic and beyond

"Protection: Adaptation and Resistance" includes these robes, "Kaxhatjaa X'óow: Herring Protectors," made by Káakaxaawulga/Jennifer Younger, K'asheechtlaa/Louise Brady and Carol Hughey. The show is on exhibit at the Pratt Museum & Park in Homer, Alaska, through Sept. 24, 2022. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Disability Pride Month art show, as seen on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Grace Ridge Brewing in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Disability Pride Month art show, as seen on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Grace Ridge Brewing in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The cast of the Disney musical “Tarzan,” which is being performed at Soldotna Creek Park beginning Saturday, rides the Triumvirate Theatre float during the Kenai 4th of July Parade on Monday, July 4, 2022, in Kenai, Alaska. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Swinging and singing

Triumvirate debuts the Disney musical “Tarzan” at Soldotna Creek Park

The cast of the Disney musical “Tarzan,” which is being performed at Soldotna Creek Park beginning Saturday, rides the Triumvirate Theatre float during the Kenai 4th of July Parade on Monday, July 4, 2022, in Kenai, Alaska. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
Peonies used at Alaska Perfect Peony Farm to create bouquets for the tour group on July 9, 2021. Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News

3rd annual Peony Celebration starts

Events in July include art, farm tours

Peonies used at Alaska Perfect Peony Farm to create bouquets for the tour group on July 9, 2021. Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News
Megan Rapinoe’s “One Life” is seen at the Peninsula Clarion offices in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Off the Shelf: Queer, beautiful, normal

Megan Rapinoe’s memoir tackles love, sports and breaking barriers

Megan Rapinoe’s “One Life” is seen at the Peninsula Clarion offices in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
Pottery pieces are displayed as a part of the Kenai Potters’ Guild July show at the Kenai Art Center on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Throwing together

Potters’ Guild artists show off their clay creations

Pottery pieces are displayed as a part of the Kenai Potters’ Guild July show at the Kenai Art Center on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
This image shows the cover of Juneau poet Emily Wall’s new book “Breaking Into Air.” The book details a wide array of different birth stories. (Courtesy Photo)
This image shows the cover of Juneau poet Emily Wall’s new book “Breaking Into Air.” The book details a wide array of different birth stories. (Courtesy Photo)
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Gigi Monroe welcomes guests to Glitz at Centennial Hall, a major annual drag event celebrated every Pride Month, on June 18.
Michael S. Lockett / capital city weekly
Gigi Monroe welcomes guests to Glitz at Centennial Hall, a major annual drag event celebrated every Pride Month, on June 18.
Michael Armstrong / Homer News 
Music lovers dance to Nervis Rex at the KBBI Concert on the Lawn on July 28, 2012, at Karen Hornaday Park in Homer.

Concert on the Lawn returns

COTL line up includes The English Bay Band, a group that played in 1980

Michael Armstrong / Homer News 
Music lovers dance to Nervis Rex at the KBBI Concert on the Lawn on July 28, 2012, at Karen Hornaday Park in Homer.
“Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement” was published in 2018 by Razorbill and Dutton, imprints of Penguin Random House LLC. (Image via amazon.com)

Off the Shelf: The power of personal voice

“A Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement” provides first-person accounts of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida

“Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement” was published in 2018 by Razorbill and Dutton, imprints of Penguin Random House LLC. (Image via amazon.com)
The Western Flyers. (Photo provided)

Seldovia Solstice Fest features 4 days of music, art

The Seldovia Solstice Festival starts at 11 a.m. today, June 16, with a music jam on the Seldovia Bay Ferry

The Western Flyers. (Photo provided)
Tarryn Zerbinos shows one of her paintings to be displayed in June at Grace Ridge Breweing. (Photo provided)

Art, Alaska lure Zerbinos back to her roots

Zerbinos markets work through social media with novel products like stickers.

Tarryn Zerbinos shows one of her paintings to be displayed in June at Grace Ridge Breweing. (Photo provided)
Kids participate in the first day of the Kenai Performers Drama Camp at the playhouse building in Soldotna on Monday, June 6, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Kids in ‘Wonderland’

Kenai Performers drama camp takes on musical inspired by Lewis Carroll classic

Kids participate in the first day of the Kenai Performers Drama Camp at the playhouse building in Soldotna on Monday, June 6, 2022. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)