Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with crafter Christina Rich, organizing a unique fundraiser for Relay for Life: it’s called Craft for the Cure; Ken Fix will be here to highlight tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Cronus and Saturn; We’ll get the details on this weekend’s Haunted House at the Nugget Mall from Stacey Poulson and Karen Banee-Pederson, and Alaska author Christie Loney will read from her book, Life on the Lynn.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
KRNN launches it’s sixth Spotlight Series season with a special performance by Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer on October 5th. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Gold Town Nickelodeon, show starts promptly at 7 p.m.
Internationally-acclaimed, indie-folk songwriter duo from the San Juan Islands, Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer are thrilled to return to Juneau for this special performance. Together, their exceptional vocal harmonies coupled with Fer’s pioneering electric guitar work have become a vehicle to carry them around the world, sharing stages with fellow troubadours including Iron & Wine, Glen Hansard, Gregory Alan Isakov, Kelly Joe Phelps, Birds of Chicago and many others.
Tickets are $15 in advance at the station and online, $18 at the door.