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.
- Stuart DeWitt, Nick Davis and Joe Thompson were inducted into the Gold Medal Hall of Fame.
- On Saturday at the Juneau Lions Club 71st Annual Gold Medal Basketball Tournament, Lion Steve Brandner was chosen as the recipient of the Walter A. Soboleff Achievement Award, the tournament’s highest honor.
- Shutting down the oil platforms will allow Hilcorp to reduce the amount of natural gas flowing in the leaking pipeline.
- The co-chairmen of the House Finance Committee revised their plans to introduce an income tax to Alaska for the first time in nearly four decades.