Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll talk with Dennis Mamana, this weekend’s Planetarium guest speaker;
Katie Bausler will tell us about UAS Events – the Spring Sound & Motion series on Friday nights, and six performances of The Country Club by the UAS Drama Club;
We’ll get a preview of this week’s Friday Fireside Lecture on Chinook Salmon, with guest, Bill Heard;
We’ll talk with Sergei Morosan of Rumblefish; the old-timey band will be playing along with Buster Keaton’s The General, the Not-So-Silent Film showning Saturday at 4 and 9 p.m. at the Gold Town Theatre.
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