? The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra presents "An Evening at the Pops: Mostly Movie Music," featuring music from Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, 2001 A Space Odyssey, and many more.
Events and Exhibits
? The Performing Arts Society is proud to present the Polar Winds in a performance on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church.
? An open house for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District art show takes place today from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Kenai Fine Arts Guild on 816 Cook Street in Kenai.
? Richard & Forrest Eissler have a combined show called "entr' acte" on display at Kaladis on the Sterling Highway in Soldotna for the entirety of March.
A watercolor Harry Potter snatches a golden snitch from the sky on one end of the gallery, while a human-sized cardboard and burlap creation dominates the entrance to the show at the student art exhibition on the Kenai Peninsula College, Kenai River campus. The show, open until May 2, features 29 students and a mixture of mediums from sculpture and painting to drawing, 3-D modeling and digital photography - it's an amalgamation of objects and styles put together by local artists Bill Heath and Marion Nelson.
Aaron Leggett doesn't speak for Kenaitze, Dena'ina or Athabascans as a group when he tells his story, but his message resonates as one that could be typical of area Alaska Natives who grow up outside of the Cook Inlet villages and are separated from the dwindling number of Dena'ina language speakers who provide links to the past. "I grew up in what seemed a typical suburban lifestyle in Anchorage, but I remember the day I learned I was Dena'ina as if it was yesterday," Leggett told a group of about 30 Tuesday in the Kenai Peninsula College-Kenai River Campus commons area.
About two dozen people braved Thursday's storm to learn about digital media safety at a presentation given by Kenai Police Officer Alex Prins.
Scott Sellers' raspy, guttural laugh is hearty.
As several hundred people crowded around, waiting to get into the glass, steel and aluminum space housing the Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River Campus' new Career and Technical Education Center, Spencer Litzenberger had a different idea.
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