Arts institute aims to activate brains

...rounds of the clapping and rhythm exercises, Littlefield ran his students through rehearsals.Littlefield, a professional musician based in Seattle and a Tlingit originally from Sitka, led with hand-drum rhythms and singing in the Tlingit language. Then...

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Homer-area jazz musician leaves for school, branches out

...but Kenai Peninsula trumpet player and musician Joe DeCino has graduated from The New...a showcase of DeCino's talent as a musician, composer and student at The New School...for five years and calls the Alaskan musician his "private fish supplier," said...

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Tram conductor gives Tlingit lessons on ride

...but "black heritage did affect me - because my mom was a musician," he said. "I tell people my father was black and my mother...impersonator."His mother, Jin'ku'see'e, was a singer and musician who listened to soul music and was part of a group called The...

Reeling it in: 'Chef' a perfect dinner in a movie

...in unnecessary cameos from the likes of Alton Brown or Gordon Ramsey. Instead, he lays on authenticity, using real Cuban musician Jose C. Hernandez as Carl's singer father-in-law, and including a sequence at famous Franklin Barbecue in Austin...

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Doris Evelyn Juday Schumacher

...attended Calvary Baptist in Kenai and was a missionary to Africa. She spoke several languages and taught French. She was also a musician and soloist.She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Juday; parents, Herman and Beatrice Schumacher and brothers...

Homer musician home from Seattle for the holidays

...study music, he took his saxophone, planning to become a jazz musician like his mentor, the late Howard Hedges. When Vait returns...custom fireplaces. He thought of moving to Los Angeles until a musician friend suggested Seattle. Vait had a Homer friend there...

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Musician sings electic mix

There's a new face slated to perform at Veronica's Coffee House this Saturday. Anchorage-based musician Marian Call is making her first central Kenai Peninsula appearance. "I've played a lot of other places around the Peninsula...

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Challenge to school district: Keep arts education thriving

...with the most important accomplishment of all - she has touched thousands and thousands of lives by her work, not just as a musician, but as a human being. It is educators like Renee who help youth, through music and the arts, make the world better. For...

School briefs

...After 16 years of teaching and promoting music in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Sue Biggs, band teacher, musician and music teacher at Redoubt Elementary, is retiring. The students and staff at Redoubt would like to congratulate Mrs...


...hygienist who participated in church-sponsored medical missions to Africa and the Caribbean; Andreas Panagopoulos, 43, a musician; Rosaura Hernandez, 22, a restaurant cook from Mexico; George Ameado, 44, a handyman who lived in one of the buildings...



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