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Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2001

Drama camp coming to the peninsula

The Alaska Children's Institute for the Performing Arts, a fun and exciting drama camp for grades three through 12, will be available for the first time this summer to students in Cooper Landing, Kenai and Sterling.

The institute is a non-profit organization promoting performing arts opportunities for Alaska communities. It offers two-week camps that teach children and their adult sponsors all aspects of putting on a theatrical production.

Students in each camp will put on productions of a stage adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett's "A Little Princess."

The Cooper Landing session will run Tuesday through June 5. Sessions in Kenai and Sterling will be June 4-12. Cost of the camp is $99 per student, thanks to support from corporate sponsors including Agrium and Tesoro.

For more information or to register your child, call 283-6109.

Rehearsal planned for June 3

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra will have a read-through rehearsal for the Summer String Festival Gala concert on June 3. The rehearsal will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Ninilchik Fairgrounds.

For more information, contact Laura at 235-6318.

Theatre conference planned

The ninth annual Last Frontier Theater Conference will be held June 16 to 23 at the Prince William Sound Community College in Valdez. The conference will feature Edward Albee, Lloyd Richards, John Guare, Lawrence Sacharow, Patricia Neal, Stockard Channing and Arnold Wesker.

The week will be filled with daily play labs, panels, workshops, evening entertainment and a Saturday night gala.

For more information, call (907) 834-1612.

Tickets for all events are $150. Tickets for single events are available at other prices.

New artists sought

Nashville-Music City Search is conducting a new artist and song search. The search and seminar will offer winners the opportunity to perform on Nashville's music row in front of a panel of producers, publishers, managers and others in the industry.

Entry forms are available at www.musiccitysearch.com or by calling (615) 846-1700.

Entries must be received no later than June 21.

--Staff reports



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