Juneau Afternoon 11/13

By November 13, 2012A Juneau Afternoon

Pat Moore hosts. HIs guests include Dawn Kolden, director of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Perseverance Theatre’s Young Company’s production with performances November 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. and an afternoon matinee Sunday, November 18 at 2.

Tonight is the second Mudrooms story-telling session of the season, and Anne Fuller, Katie Spielberger, and Rich Moniak will invite us all to join them for 7 stories, each 7-minutes long by 7 members of our Juneau community. The event begins at 7 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Trinity.

Saturday at the JACC, there’ll be a Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon to benefit the Alaska Youth Choir. Tony Newman will have details.

 Pat will continute his look at various aspects of sustainability in Juneau when he speaks with Alec Mesdag, Energy Services Specialist with AEL&P.

 And, we’ll get an update on activities at Glacier Valley Elementary School with Principal Ted Wilson.

 That, Writers Almanac, Bird Note, music and more, today at 3, on KTOO-FM.

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