Today at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk to UAS student artists Bonilyn Parker and Chelsie Harris about the Presentation they’ll be making on their Capstone course in the UAS fine arts program tonight; We’ll meet Megan Gregory, AWARE’s Young Woman of Distinction this year, who’ll be joining the other three award winners in an upcoming presentation at Centennial Hall; Jim Clark and Sally Smith will update us on Sunday’s speech by Senator Mark Begich; And we’ll get a preview of tonight’s Fireside Lecture by Hank Lentfer on SandHill Cranes.
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