We’ll talk to with UAS Commencement Speaker and former General Manager of KTOO, Charlie Northrip;
We’ll get a preview of this weekend’s Femme Fatale Drag show, a benefit for the 4 A’s;
Author Tom Walker will be here to tell us about his new book, The Seventymile Kid;
Greg Burger will be here with notes about this weekend’s Full Circle Music 23rd Annual Student Music Recital.
And we’ll talk with quilter Carol Suring about her First Friday show at the Alaska Robotics Gallery.
- Bob Banghart is developing the musical score for the upcoming stage adaptation at Arena Stage in Washington D.C.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.