Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2008

Fair guide ready

The Alaska State Fair Exhibitor Guide is available online at Exhibitors from around the state may download information about entering exhibits in the fair, which will be held Aug. 21 through Sept. 1.

For more information, call Pamella Meekin at 907-746-7159 or e-mail her at

Drama camp available

The Triumvirate Theatre's Nikiski summer drama camp will put on the show "Jungle Book." The directors will be Joe and Paulene Rizzo.

The camp will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday starting July 7 and running until July 19 at Nikiski Middle-High School. Kids will learn the facets of staging a production, including acting, singing, set painting and set construction.

The camp price is $150. Half price scholarships are available when registering online at before midnight May 31.

For more information, call Joe Rizzo at 776-1163.

Artists work wanted

The Central Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary is seeking local artists for its monthly display at the Care Package Gift Shop.

Artists who would like to have their work considered for display and sales at the shop should call Eve Thompson at the gift shop at 714-4898.

Kenai Performers seek members

The Kenai Performers organization has openings on its board of directors. Board members need not be performers or directors, just people interested in supporting live theater and the arts in the central Kenai Peninsula.

Fundraising and grant writing expertise are especially sought. To apply, visit for the board member application; e-mail Chris Cook, board president, at; or watch a meeting at 6 p.m. the last Monday of the month in the Kenai Playhouse in Old Town Kenai.

Kids' reading program ongoing

Triumvirate Bookstore in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna is hosting a Frequent Reading Program. Kids may sign up at the bookstore, pick out one free book, a reading calendar and program rules. Kids are encouraged to read a book, bring their calendar to the bookstore, get it punched and pick up another free book.

Bookstore hours are noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, call Rosie Reeder at 262-2908.

Art briefs run Thursdays in the Clarion's Pulse section. The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Monday. E-mail entries to

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