Wednesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Laury Scandling hosts.
We’ll talk with Tony Woodcock, from the New England Conservatory of Music, about his Wednesday night presentation before the Juneau World Affairs Council;
Daniel Fox will be here to highlight his Minute of Nature Series;
We’ll learn about a unique fundraiser for teen organizations;
And we’ll talk with Katrina Pearson and Dan Henry about this year’s NorthWords writers’ symposium in Skagway.
- 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.