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Emma Hill

May 24, 2021
Emma Hill
Asia Freeman / Bunnell Street Arts Center

From her roots of growing up in the small Alaskan village of Sleetmute to her worldwide travels, Anchorage-based singer/songwriter Emma Hill has worked hard to secure a name for herself as a force in the music world. Her recent album Magnesium Dreams weaves together songs with sonic dreamscapes, Parisian jazz, and indie pop ballads into a single cohesive work. Splitting her time between tour and working within the local Anchorage music scene, she’s shown her dedication to keeping music alive wherever she goes.

May's Second Sunday Shakespeare in Context: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

May 6, 2021
Public Domain

Host Sarah Brewer from the Mud Bay Bards and Kachemak Bay Campus Professor Jeff Meyers team up with Doug Koester from the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault as they discuss this month's featured play in the KPC Second Sunday Shakespeare series. 

KBBI

The end of the State's Disaster Declaration, combined with relaxed COVID guidelines for gatherings and, just,  May in Homer mean that this weekend will be full of performances and activities. KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson attended a dance rehearsal for a performance this weekend.

Homer News

April is the month of Jubilee, a festival for Homer’s youth spring arts in all forms.  This year, and all this month, Homer Council on the Arts is hosting the visual component in their gallery. 

 KBBI's Emilie Springer combed the Homer News archive at the Homer Public Library to review some Jubilee performances past.

April's Second Sunday Shakespeare in Context: The Merchant of Venice

Apr 9, 2021

Join Sarah Brewer from Pier One Theatre's Mud Bay Bards and Michael Hawfield, Professor Emeritus at Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, as they discuss this month's featured play in the KPC Second Sunday Shakespeare series. 

You'll hear readings from characters Portia and Shylock from Elenore Sweeney and Ken Landfield.


This month the play is The Merchant of Venice.
Click on the link to hear the synopsis and discussion.

KBBI and Pier One Theatre present the Fred Cook Interview an original play written by Nancy Lord.

Dr. Frederick Cook, the famous--or infamous--early twentieth-century Arctic explorer, returns for a present-day interview about how unfairly his contemporaries treated him. The Fred Cook Interview is a one-act play by Homer writer Nancy Lord that ponders the problem of telling truth from non-truth, in Cook's age and ours.

HCOA

The arts community in Homer continues to find ways to adapt and thrive, even in the context of an epidemic.

On this episode of Coffee Table, join host, Kathleen Gustafson and guests:
Scott Bartlett - Executive Director of Homer Council on the Arts
Asia Freeman - Artistic Director at Bunnell Street Arts Center
Erin Hollowell - representing  Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference and Story Knife

February 21, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 130 read by Ginger Bryant.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

February 20, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 127 read by Val Sheppard.

  

 Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

February 19, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 86 read by Ahnie Litecky.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

February 18, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 85 read by Jeff Johnson.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

February 17, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 83 read by Wayne Aderhold.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

Coffee Table - Feb. 17, 2021: Black History in Alaska with Skywalker Payne

Feb 17, 2021
Homer Public Library

Coffee Table is celebrating Black History Month with a visit from local storyteller and activist Skywalker Payne.

February 16, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 80 read by Donna Aderhold.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

February 15, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 56 read by Dayus Geysbeek.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

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