Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, September 25, 2003

Museum to hold lunch discussion

The Pratt Museum in Homer is hosting its monthly luncheon series to discuss the future plans for the museum at noon today.

Community chorus looking for members

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra is accepting community members to join the community chorus that will perform Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" in April. Registration and rehearsals for the chorus start in January. Singers in the central Kenai Peninsula can register for a community chorus class at Kenai Peninsula College so they can learn the music and rehearse locally until the rehearsals begin in Homer in January. The class meets Monday and Thursday nights in November and December at the college. The class can be taken for college credit or for no credit, though some fees apply either way. The class begins Nov. 4 but anyone interested in taking it needs to register at the college soon.

Anyone interested in joining the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra can call Maria Allison at 283-3024. The orchestra rehearses in Ninilchik. For more information, call Jean Brockel at 262-4084 or Maria Allison at 283-3024.

Clay show open for entry

The Kenai Peninsula Potters Guild is seeking entries for its Clay Art Show, to be held in November. It is an open show for Southcentral Alaska potters to exhibit their work. Potters may enter up to three pieces for $10. Works must be original and completed within the past two years. The entry day is Oct. 25 at the Kenai Fine Arts Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists are responsible for shipping and insurance charges. A 20 percent commission will be charged to sales to cover the show's expenses. For entry forms and additional information, call Sue Akaran at 776-8443 or Carol Walkiewitz at 283-4337.

Artists in Schools solicits interest

The Artists in Schools program is accepting applications for professional performing artists to be an artist in residence for the program. The program is accepting applications from performing artists including actors, puppeteers, singers, dancers, mimes, musicians, circus artists as well as Alaska Native drummers, dancers and storytellers. Applications are due Nov. 1. For more information or for an application, call (907) 269-6682, e-mail or write Artists in Schools, P.O. Box 113413, Anchorage, AK 99511.

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