Be part of the audience for the new television program: The Artist. Scott Burton interviews painter and teacher David Woodie on Thursday, May 1st, as part of a multimedia presentation of his artwork. Woodie has worked as a logger, a fisherman, and a teacher and uses the unique perspectives he gained in those fields in his paintings. Woodie refers to himself as a narrative painter and says that his paintings suggest stories. Come learn what he thinks those stories are, or make your own interpretations.
In addition to the artist’s work, see video footage of him in the classroom and in the studio, and learn what makes him tick @360 in the KTOO and 360 North building. Doors open at 6:30, cameras roll at 7:00. Admission is free.
- Last week, the cruise ship Crystal Serenity sailed into Nome and 850 of the cruise ship’s passengers were ferried in from the offshore vessel and took the day to tour the city, but some business owners say their expectations for hypothetical increase in profits for the day weren’t met.
- New signage is being installed at Foodland IGA in downtown Juneau. Store director Rick Wilson anticipates the work will be done Tuesday afternoon.
- The city of Sitka announced Monday, Aug. 29, that the Gavan Hill area, including Keet Gooshi Heen Elementary School, may be at risk for landslides. Shannon & Wilson, a Seattle-based geotechnical firm, identified the landslide hazard zones during an assessment of the area.
- As of Monday, the Ketchikan Youth Facility slated for closure had seven kids in it and the Johnson Youth Center had four.