We’ll get a preview of tonight’s Evening at Egan presentation, Big Arts in a Small Town, with Linda Rosenthal, Art Rotch, and Kyle Pickett;
Authors Royal and Nancy Bidwell will discuss their new book, Soul Shaking Grief;
Kim Metcalfe and Kim Naylor will be here to highlight the City Museum’s First Friday exhibit celebrating the Centennial of the ANB;
And Author Teri Sloat will talk about her presentation tonight at the Downtown Library, Visual Art & Story – Connecting with Kids..
That, Writers’ Almanac, music and more, today at 3,
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.