We’ll talk with Dr. Monica Osborne of the Glazer Institute of Jewish Studies at Pepperdine University and Sol Neely of UAS about Dr. Osborne’s presentation as the final event of the Transgenerational Suffering Symposium which has run throughout April at UAS;
Kim Naylor from the Juneau Douglas City Museum will be here along with Alicia Jones, a board member of the Juneau Douglas Little Threater Group to tell us about tomorrow’s Coffee and Collections presentation; The Little Theater is collaborating with the museum to identify members of the acting company in photos and playbills from the group’s 50 years of presenting drama to Juneau;
We’ll meet the McCrea Sisters, this year’s Alaska Folk Festival Dance Artists, and Caroline Oakley, Folk Fest Guest Dance Caller;
We’ll also hear a special edition of Bird Note featuring students from Gustavus, as well as Writer’s Almanac and music from the Folk Fest guest artists.
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