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■ The Kenai Performers present “South Pacific,” directed by Teri Zopf-Schoessler, Feb. 22, 23, and 24 and March 1, 2, and 3 in the Renée C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School. Shows are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $18 for general admission, $12 for seniors and students, and are available at Curtain Call Consignments in Kenai, River City Books in Soldotna, at the door and online at www.kenaiperformers.org.

Events and Exhibits

■ Peninsula Community Health Services is having an “Employee Art Show” in the Cottonwood Gallery, 2nd floor at 230 East Marydale in Soldotna, for the months of February and March. This will be a mixed media show with the employees of the agency submitting their own artwork for display.

■ There will be a screening of the film “Booker’s Place: a Mississippi Story” at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 in room 108 at the Kenai River Campus. The film follows the story of Booker Wright, an African-American restaurant owner and waiter, who became an unlikely activist of the Civil Rights Movement after speaking out honestly and openly about the realities of living in a racist society. This screening is free and open to the public and will be followed by a Q&A session with the film’s co-producer, Yvette Johnson.

■ Kenai Peninsula College will hold the following upcoming Arts and Lecture Series. The three events meet at 7:30 p.m. in room 109:

Feb. 21 — Anchorage performance artist, poet, actor and puppeteer Brian Hutton’s will present “Best of the 20th Century Man” and “In Their Own Words: Emma Goldman and Adolph Fischer.” “The Best of 20th Century Man” features works from parts 1 and 2 of his 2008 plays as well as new material. “In Their Own Words” looks at the story of 19th century anarchist Adolph Fischer — Hutton’s great-grand uncle — and 19th and 20th century anarchist Emma Goldman.

Feb. 28 — Bill Howell will sign and present on his book, “American craft beer phenomenon and its impact on Alaska.”

March 7 — Musica Borealis will begin with musicians from the north will playing chamber music together.


■ An all acoustic jam takes place Every Thursday. The jam is as Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna on the first Thursday of the month, and at the Kenai Senior Center during the rest if the month. Jam starts at 6:30 p.m.

■ Veronica’s in Old Town Kenai has open mic Friday at 6:30 p.m. and live music with Barb Anderson and Lee Johnson, “Just We Two,” at 6:30 p.m.

■ Odie’s Deli in Soldotna has live music Friday from 6-8 p.m. and Pub Quiz night every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.

■ The Studio Espresso Shop at Spur Highway and Nikiski Avenue in Nikiski hosts an open mic night on Saturdays starting at 7 p.m. Call 776-7655.

■ St. Elias Brewing Company has live music Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m.

■ AMVETS Post 4 in the Red Diamond Center holds steel-tip darts at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays; steak dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday; and karaoke at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

■ The Bow bar in Kenai has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and live music Fridays and Saturdays at 10 p.m.

■ Hooligans Saloon in Soldotna has poker Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 5:30 p.m. and live music Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

■ The Duck Inn on Kalifornsky Beach Road has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays.

■ Mykel’s in Soldotna has live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. Robb Justice, and Fridays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with Bob Ramponi and Dave Unruh.

■ Caribou Family Restaurant in Soldotna has live music by Wally Hyde 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays and 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturdays.

■ Main Street Tap and Grill has Wednesday karaoke with Mark Gage, Thursday acoustic music with Dave Boyle and Dustin Aaronson. and live music with 9Spine Friday and Saturday.


■ Call Orca Theaters at 262-7003 for listings and times.

■ Call Kambe Cinemas at 283-4554 for listings and times.

Down the Road

■ The Pratt Museum in Homer has winter hours, Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.prattmuseum.org.


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