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Posted: October 2, 2013 - 4:31pm  |  Updated: October 3, 2013 - 9:22am

Events and Exhibits

■ Thirteen + One, an exhibition featuring the work of Richard Eissler, is on display the Gary Freeburg Gallery at Kenai Peninsula College’s Kenai River Campus. The gallery is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

■ White Dove Gallery in Kenai will host fused glass artist Kathy Lopeman for a First Friday exhibition from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday.

■ The Peninsula Art Guild and the Kenai River Council on the Arts are sponsoring an Artists Reception for  October Exhibitions: “22 Stories” by Kathy Matta in Gallery One and “Coming Around” by Robert Range in Gallery Too. 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Kenai Fine Arts Center, 816 Cook Avenue in Old Town Kenai. Call 283-7040, noon-5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturdays for more information.

■ The 10th annual Homer International Documentary Film Festival runs through Oct. 3 at the Homer Theatre. Films include “Muscle Shoals,” “20 feet from Stardom,” “Blackfish,” and a world premier of “The Old Believers,” the story of Homer’s Russian Community. A festival pass, which allows viewers to see all films, is $50 for adults and $40 for children and seniors.

■ The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra presents an Evening of Classics, 7 p.m. Oct. 11 at Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students.

■ The next TriviaPalooza is right around the corner! Nov. 1, at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. Get your team of 6-8 poeple together, show up and win the cash! Entry is $15 per person. Contact the Kenai Chamber and Visitors Center to register your team at 283-1991.

■ The Kenai Peninsula Photographers Guild will have a photograph display through November at the Cottonwood Gallery, on the second floor of the Peninsula Community Health Services building at 230 East Marydale.

■ On Fridays at 6 p.m., the Kenai Fine Arts Center’s Every Friday event series presents local writers reading a variety of their work. Coffee, bottled water, and light snacks will be available. Everyone is invited to come and present your own creative writing as well.

■ Triumvirate Theatre is holding open auditions for roles in its musical rendition of Irving Berlin’s holiday classic “White Christmas.” Roles for adults and children alike. Auditions are October 11 at 7:00 and October 12 at 2:00 p.m. at Triumvirate Theatre in Soldotna. Call 394-1159 for more information or email hereliesdrama@hotmail.com.

Entertainment

■ 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 of the month. Jam starts at 6:30 p.m.

■ Mike Morgan and Friends will be at Sackett’s Kenai Grill in Cooper Landing Saturday from 6-8:30 p.m.

■ Veronica’s in Old Town Kenai has open mic Friday at 6:30 p.m. and live music with The Charmer’s Daughters Saturday 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.

■ 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.

■ Tustumena Lodge will feature the music of The 907 Band Friday and Saturday 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. An open mic night will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 with a $100 prize for the best original song, admission is $10.

■ 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 Roy Mullin, 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 KJ Natalia, Thursday acoustic music with Dustin and Friends and Keeley & Nelson, and live music and dancing with 9Spine Friday and Saturday.

■ There will be an open mic family friendly event at 5 p.m. on Sept. 29 at Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall. There will be a $100 prize for best original poem. Admission is $10.

Film

■ 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 is open daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.prattmuseum.org.

 

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