Events and Exhibits
■ The Triumvirate Theatre presents “Aladdin,” March 7 and 8 at Triumvirate North, five miles north of Kenai. Shows are at 7 p.m. on Fridays and 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Tickets are $5 for 12 and under and $10 for adults. Tickets available at Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall and at Nikiski High School.
■ Kenai Fine Art Center is calling for artists to submit pieces for its statewide all-media juried show. Artist Jim Evenson juries this year’s all-media show. Submissions are due not later than 4 p.m, Saturday, March 1, at the Kenai Fine Art Center, with a free public opening reception the following Friday evening, March 7, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, contact Joe Kashi, email@example.com or Shauna Thornton, firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ The Performing Arts Society is proud to present Valerie Hartzell, Classical Guitar, in concert on Friday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m., at Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church. Ms. Hartzell has taught and performed all over the United States and has won competitions in Italy and France. She is the creator and director of the “Classical Minds” Guitar Institute at Moores School of Music, University of Houston, Texas. Currently she lives in Bedfordshire, UK. Tickets will be $20 General Admission and $10 Students, available at River City Books, Northcountry Fair, Already Read Books, Country Liquor, and at the door.
■ Alaska Christian College in Soldotna will host the One Hundred Year Celebration of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood Travelling Exhibition. Feb. 26-March 8, in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. A reception for the public will be held on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. at the LRC with special guest Harriet Beleal, former president of the Alaska Native Sisterhood. This exhibition was created by the Sitka Historical Society and Museum in collaboration with the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Alaska Native Sisterhood camps of Sitka to honor the one-hundred year anniversary of the founding of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and the Alaska Native Sisterhood, the oldest indigenous civil rights organizations in the nation. With its a myriad of historic images, brief bios, quotes, and text, the exhibit provides an overview of the ANS’s and ANB’s rich history, the challenges they faced and overcame, and their tremendous contributions to champion the rights and improve the general well-being and lives of Native peoples. Alaska Christian College is located on Royal Place off of Poppy Lane.
■ The Corner Cafe in the Blazy Mall in Soldotna will be showing a colorful collection of Hand Painted Art Quilts by Chelline Larsen through the month of March. Call 260-9113 for more details.
■ There will be a free public opening reception for the 2014 statewide juried fine art show for all flat and 3-D media. Friday, March 7, 2014 from 6-8pm. There will also be a talk about the selected art work by the juror, prominent local artist, teacher and fisherman Jim Evenson. Free refreshments and beverages. Kenai Fine Arts Center 816 Cook Avenue, Kenai. The show will hang through the end of March, with gallery hours Wed-Sat noon to 5pm.
■ The Sterling Community Center invites artists, crafters, and vendors to participate in its Spring Craft & Vendor Fair to be held Saturday, March 29, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the SC Center. $30 for a space, $10 to rent a table. Limit 1 vendor per product line. Visit www.sterlingcommunityclub.com for a registration form, or visit the Sterling Community Center in person. Call 262-7224 or email email@example.com for more information.
■ A free PEEP’s Children’s Art Workshop will be held on Saturday, March 22nd from 1-4pm. Teachers will provide instruction and encouragement for artists of all ages at the Kenai Visitors & Cultural Center. This is a great opportunity to get creative for the Kenai Birding Festival’s PEEP’s Art Contest.
■ AmVets Post 4 in the Red Diamond Center holds blind doubles darts every Friday evening with sign up at 6:30 p.m. Tacos are available; and burn your own steak dinner from 6 to 8 p.m every Saturday with Karaoke after dinner from 8 p.m. to midnight.
■ Join Steve and Fern Holloway for Karaoke every Saturday night at the Kenai Moose Lodge. Singing starts at 9 p.m. and everyone is welcome.
■ 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.
■ Veronica’s in Old Town Kenai has open mic Friday at 6:30 p.m. and live music with TThe Charmers Daughters at 6:30 p.m.
■ Four Royal Parkers on the Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna has live music with Bob Ramponi and the Alaska Swing Company Friday and Saturday at 10 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 Vagabond on Kalifornsky Beach Road will have live music with 150 Grit Saturday at 9 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.
■ The Bow bar in Kenai has karaoke at 9 p.m. Thursdays and live music Fridays, 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 and Fridays, and DJ Arisen on Saturdays.
■ Mykel’s in Soldotna has live music Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. with Robb Justice, and Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with Bob Ramponi.
■ The Duck Inn will have live music from 7 to 10 p.m. every Wednesday with Robb Justice and Trio.
■ 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.
■ 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 Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.prattmuseum.org.
Submissions may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is 5 p.m. Mondays.