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Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2000

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The Soldotna Animal Hospital is featuring the Kenai Potters Guild Clay Art Show through April. For more information, call 262-7851.

Events and Exhibits

The Spring 2000: Kenai Peninsula College Student Exhibition will run through May 3. The gallery is open to the public in the Brockel Building at the Soldotna Campus Mondays through Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Kaladi Brothers features photographs by Wayne Johnson during 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

Georges Casino features music by a DJ starting at 9 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

Kaladi Brothers will feature music by the Midnight Sun Strings at 4 p.m.

The Maverick Club presents karaoke Mondays and Thursdays at 9 p.m.

Upcoming Events

Kenai Peninsula Colleges April 30 Sunday Showcase Celebration of the Arts features the artistry of Celia Andersons classes, dance performances by Lane Means classes, a student art show in the KPC Gallery and a recital by the KPC Community Chorus. The showcase will be at 3 p.m. in the Brockel Building with a reception following.

In recognition of National Elks Youth Week, Soldotna Elks Lodge No. 2706 will sponsor at free public skating party at Alaska Great Skate May 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. Door prizes and games will be available.

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 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, will run through Sunday at the Pratt Museum. It is free to the public.

The Pratt Museum presents Public Art in the main gallery through June 4. The lower gallery will feature a River of Bears exhibit will run through summer. Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Kachemak Bay Watercolor Society will present its Spring Art Show at the William Henry Gallery through May 2.

Anchorage Events

The Anchorage Concert Association presents Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo, an all-male comic ballet company, Friday and Saturday starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Evangeline Atwood Concert Hall. Tickets are available by calling (907) 263-ARTS or (800) GRT-SEAT, at all Carrs Tix outlets and the box office at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.

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 Anchorage Concert Association presents the Canadian Brass, a brass quintet, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Evangeline Atwood Concert Hall. Tickets are available by calling (907) 263-ARTS or (800) GRT-SEAT, at all Carrs Tix outlets and the box office at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.

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.

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 Whats 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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