Art Briefs

Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2000

Holiday events wanted

Do you have a special holiday event planned? Announcements for activities, such as Christmas concerts and New Year's Eve parties, are being sought for the Clarion's What's Happening column. The more information, the better, and the sooner it's submitted, the better.

Be sure to include what the event is, when, where and what time it occurs. Also include a contact person and phone number. Events must be open to the public.

For more information, call the Clarion at 283-7551.

'Music Man' tryouts this weekend

Tryouts for the upcoming community musical, "The Music Man," by the Kenai Performers, will be held Friday and Saturday. Those interested in being part of the production should call Carol Ford at 776-8308.

Pratt Museum cuts admission charge

The Pratt Museum in Homer will reduce the charge of its admission by half for the winter, effective Friday. Admission will be $3 for adults, $2.75 for seniors 65 and over, $1.50 for children ages 6 to 18 and $10 for families. Museum members are free.

Summer rates will resume April 21. For more information, call (907) 235-8635.

KCHS presents Christmas stage classic

The Kenai Central High School Choir Winter Concert will be Sunday at 3 p.m.

The concert will feature "Amahl and the Night Visitors." This is a one-act 45-minute opera, with haunting and touching music by composer Gian Carlo Menotti. Since debuting in 1952, it has become a Christmas classic. The story is about the three kings following the star, seeking the Christ child. They stop for the night at the humble home of a poor mother and her son Amahl, a mischievous cripple.

The opera will take place for the first half of the concert. The second half will feature solos and duets as well as the choir.

A donation of $3 is suggested for admission.

Writers Night entries sought

The fourth annual Central Peninsula Writers' Night will be held at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center on March 15. The doors open at 6 p.m., the event begins at 7.

Admission is $20 and includes door prizes and beverages. Students are free. Any writers who reside in the central Kenai Peninsula are eligible to submit entries.

The deadline for submissions is Feb. 23, and they should be mailed or dropped off at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center. You must have an official entry form attached to the piece and the author's name should not be on the writing sample to keep everything fair.

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