Music in the mud — Salmonfest 2016

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Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion

Christina Randall participates in a workshop presented by Maria Finn, author of "The Whole Fish, How Adventurous Eating of Seafood Will Make you Healthier, Sexier and Help Save the Ocean”, on how to use every part of the salmon Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion

Hope Social Club performs at Ocean State on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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Audience members came well prepared for the rain that muddied the fairgrounds Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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August Thompson, 3, and dad Ryan Thompson dance along to the Blackwater Railroad Company's afternoon performance Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion

Audience members clap along to the Blackwater Railroad Company's afternoon performance Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion

Ken Hill, a fire artist with Quixotic, performs poi during the group's set Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic is a cirque nouveau that blends live music with dance, lights and other performance art.

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Shane Borth, a violinist and composer for Quixotic, plays during the group's performance Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic is a cirque nouveau that blends live music with dance, lights and other performance art.

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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion

Sammy Sunshyne, an aerialist with Quixotic, swings from a net during the group's performance Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic is a cirque nouveau that blends live music with dance, lights and other performance art.

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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion

Ishani Ishaya, a ballet, belly and fire dancer, performs with Quixotic on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic is a cirque nouveau that blends live music with dance, lights and other performance art.

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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion

A ballet dancer performs with Quixotic on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic is a cirque nouveau that blends live music with dance, lights and other performance art.

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Photo by Anna Frost/Homer News

Quixotic ballet dancers dance in white tasseled costumes that took on the stage light color at Salmonfest on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. The group combined dance, live music and acrobatic arts to create a show different from the other acts at Salmonfest.

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Quixotic aerialist and dancer Megan Stockman winds herself around a spinning hoop suspended over the stage at Salmonfest on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic uses dance and aerial acts as part of their unique performance style.

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Quixotic aerialist and dancer Megan Stockman presents Sammy Sunshyne wrapped in a net for her aerial performance to the crowd at Salmonfest on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic uses dance and aerial acts as part of their unique performance style.

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A Quixotic ballet dancer twists her body to the violin music played during the group’s performance at Salmonfest on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic incorporates different styles of dance and music as part of their unique performance style.

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Quixotic aerialists Sammy Sunshyne and Megan Stockman perform the duo loop at Salmonfest on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Quixotic aerial dance acts as part of their unique performance style.

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Adarra Hagelund colors into a pattern of swirls on a mural of Sedna, the mermaid seen on Cook Inletkeeper’s logo, at the underwater-themed adult coloring party at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Cook Inletkeeper took on a large supporting role this year.

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Doug Koester and Tara Schmidt talk to festival-goers about personal boundaries that keep people from intervening in violent situations as a part of a Green Dot Homer educational seminar at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Green Dot Homer partnered with the festival for the first time this year.

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Kate Amor colors in a mural of an octopus at the underwater-themed coloring party at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. Cook Inletkeeper took on a large supporting role this year.

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Homer artist Mavis Muller show participants in her human mosaic how they should smile as the drone takes the photo from overhead at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska. The mosaic focused on the festival’s theme of clean water for Alaska’s salmon.

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Participants in Salmonfest’s King Sam parade carry a giant salmon puppet throughout the festival grounds, followed by a procession of people celebrating the fish Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 in Ninilchik, Alaska.

 

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