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Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2000

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The drama department at Soldotna High School will present "The Wisdom of Eve," a play based on the classic film "All About Eve." Performances are today, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets are $3 and available at the door.

The Kenai Fine Arts Center's 11th annual "Visual Feast, a juried student art show, will be held Friday through April 28. The exhibit features middle and high school artwork from students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. An opening reception will be held Friday at 7 p.m. The center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Events and Exhibits

The second annual "Across the Kenai -- Alaska Native Arts Show" is on display at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center in Kenai through April 15. The center's hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

The Kenai Peninsula College Art Gallery presents the photographs, drawings and mixed media of Dan Stevens through Friday. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

The Cook Inlet Lions seventh annual Kenai Peninsula Cribbage Tournament continues at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Nikiski Senior Center. The tournament is held each Sunday through April 16. The cost is $10 per session.

Kaladi Brothers features photographs by Wayne Johnson during the month of April.

The Soldotna Animal Hospital is featuring The Kenai Potters Guild Clay Art Show through the month of April.

The Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center displays ethnographic material from the Athabaskan, Yupik Eskimo and Aleut cultures. Complimentary Alaska videos are available for viewing. Admission is free. For more information, call 283-1991.

Old Town Village Restaurant features historic pictures of the early days in Kenai.

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Information Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends. The center is located on Ski Hill Road near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Funny River Road in Soldotna. Movies are shown every hour Friday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 262-7021.

Birch Tree Gallery has artwork, including pottery by Libby Berezin, Peggy Thompson and Emily Berezin; jewelry by Tami Marsters and Tuesday Logan Twohy; slippers by Stephanie Neering; vests by Lila Krohn; stained glass by Lisa Carlon, Joyce Getchell and Rob Jolly; scarves and mittens by Kathleen Logan; baskets by Pat Morrison and Kim Hyde; and burl furniture by Bob Kuiper.

Entertainment

The Katmai will feature the music of Mark LeBrelle Friday at 9 p.m.

George's Casino features music by a DJ starting at 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

The Clam Shell Lodge presents karaoke with Nilda on Saturday at 9 p.m.

Kaladi Brothers will feature music by Mixed Emotions on Saturday starting at 6:30 p.m.

The Rainbow Bar will celebrate its fifth anniversary Friday and Saturday. The party begins at 8 p.m. and music will start at 10 p.m.

The Tustumena Lodge will present Ethos of Fairbanks at 9 p.m.

Upcoming Events

The Sterling Senior Center will hold its annual Trash and Treasure sale April 14 and 15.

Clave Music of Homer will present music by Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman on May 18 at 8 p.m. at the Old Town Village Restaurant in Kenai. Tickets go on sale Saturday and will be available at the Old Town Village Restaurant and River City Books. Prices are $14 or $16 at the door.

Down the Road

Jubilee 2000, an annual student art show, is free to the public. The exhibit will run through April 23 at the Pratt Museum.

The Pratt Museum presents "Public Art" in the main gallery through June 4. The lower gallery will feature a display of quilts from the museum collection during March and the "River of Bears" exhibit will run through summer. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Anchorage Events

The Alaska Native Heritage Center features teaching artists at the center every Saturday and Sunday through April. For more information, call (907) 330-8056.

The 12th annual Alaska Sea Kayaking Symposium will be held May 12-14 on the campus of the Alaska Pacific University.

The Imaginarium is a science discovery center located at 737 W. Fifth Ave. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 276-3179.

The Anchorage Concert Association presents BeauSoleil Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Evangeline Atwood Concert Hall. Ticket prices range from $19 to $29 and are available by calling (907) 263-ARTS, 800 GRT-SEAT or at the box office of the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.

Films

Call Orca at 262-7003 for weekly listings and show times.

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

If you have an event to include in our Thursday InSide section, send the information, in writing, to "What's Happening," c/o the Peninsula Clarion, P.O. Box 3009, Kenai, AK 99611. You also may fax the information to 283-3299 or send it via e-mail to clarion@alaska.net. For questions, call 283-7551.

To have your event listed, information must be received by Monday at 5 p.m.



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