Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts. He’ll talk with Sandy Fortier and Todd Hunt about this Sunday’s Opera Spotlight; we’ll talk with Kim Winnikey about this year’s Atlin Arts & Music Festival; Ricci Adan, Philip Krauter, and Charlotte and Marissa Truitt will be here to highlight this weekend’s JDU Spring Concert; and Nancy DeCherney will give us the rundown on art happenings in the capital city during Arts Up.
- As a child in Iran, Parisa Elahian was told by school officials she wasn’t equal with other children. "They called us dirty, so they had to separate us from the other kids, so I was in the corner of the class," Elahian said.
- This weekend, crowds showed up in the pouring rain to do their holiday shopping at Juneau’s Public Market, but it wasn’t the only place in town to buy local goods.
- Southeast Alaska biologists had a rare opportunity to watch the hatching of thousands of market squid eggs.
- Diverse commercial markets for the snake-like creature have opened up over the past few years but catching them can be tricky.