Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. We’ll get the details on pre-engineering courses at UAS with Assistant Professor of Engineering Lori Sowa, who coordinates the program, and from Max Martell, one of the students in the pre-engineering program; we’ll hear about the Sitka Soup, a newspaper and website run by Will Swagell, and hear The Bight Before Christmas, Will’s Sitka version of the classical Christmas poem set for fishermen in Alaskan waters, now available in book form from local booksellers, and we’ll talk with local guitarist Dan Hopson about his musical career and new Solo Classical Guitar CD.
The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.
MudroomsReal people. real stories. Live, on stage. “Mudrooms” is a community-powered monthly event in Juneau, where real people tell real stories, live. Anchorage has “Arctic Entries”. In Juneau, we’re just as sophisticated – just a little muddier. Mudrooms’ creators are Amanda Compton and Alida Bus. Audio production by Marc Wheeler.
Focus On Community“Focus on Community” is an hour long, public affairs program hosted by different volunteer, community members each week. The format ranges from in-studio discussions, to live call-ins. Topics vary from peace initiatives to mental health problems to hotly debated town issues. Any and all community members are invited to present a show idea and work with us to bring it the air.
Telling Tales with Ms. GEach week, host, Ms.G, reads a selection of writing based around a given theme. Audio of her show is available the following day here on our website.