Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Ken Fix hosts.
We’ll talk with Philip Krauter about the Juneau Dance Theatre’s new production, Ballet to Broadway;
We’ll learn about the new chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution with guest, Regina Fallachee;
We’ll find out about the selection process for the position of the conductor of the Juneau Symphony;
David Woodie will be here with Scott Burton to highlight Thursday night’s Alaska Original recording;
And we’ll talk about CANVAS Art classes with Chris Taylor.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
- One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
- President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.