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 company that sent the first big luxury cruise ship through U.S. and Canadian Arctic waters is preparing the Crystal Serenity for a repeat performance in 2017. But one expert believes this year’s historic transit doesn’t mean the Arctic is likely to become a hotspot for global shipping anytime soon.
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.