Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, October 24, 2002

Nutritional classes offered

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank is offering a series of nutritional classes to help people become more self-sufficient. The series is presented by Colleen Deal of the Cooperative Extension Service. The classes are a mixture of nutrition and hands-on experience. All classes are held Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m. at the food bank. They are free, open to the public and will include a weekly door prize. Children are welcome if accompanied by a parent.

The schedule of topics is as follows: "Lentils: Legumes With A Lift" today, "Breakfast -- What's That? Mom, I'm Home! What's To Eat?" on Oct. 31, "Help -- My Scales Don't Work" on Nov. 7, field trip -- "Sales and Best Buys" on Nov. 14 and "Let's Soup It Up" on Nov. 21. For more information, call the food bank at 262-3111.

Poetry contest deadline today

The Talent Literary Guild is sponsoring an amateur poetry contest, free to everyone. There are 28 prizes in all, including a $1,000 grand prize. Poems may be written on any subject, using any style. The deadline for entering is today. The editors reserve the right to publish the winning poems in a pamphlet and send it free to all entrants, along with a winner's list. To enter, send one poem of 21 lines or less to Free Poetry Contest, 1257 Siskiyou Blvd., PMB 4, Ashland, OR 97520, or go to

Bunnell asking for 'body adorned' art

The Bunnell Street Gallery is asking member artists to participate in "The Body Adorned," an exhibition to be presented in December. The exhibition is intended to explore the historic and current expressions of body decoration and embellishment. It is intended to be an "anything goes" exhibition, keeping public safety and space constraints in mind. Slides, photos or sketches of proposed work must be submitted for selection by Nov. 10. A detailed prospectus is available. The curator will be Gaye Wolfe.

This exhibition is for artist members in good standing. For information on memberships, contact the gallery. For more information on the exhibition, call 235-7696 or e-mail

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