Be part of a television studio audience for Arts@360’s Writers’ Showcase. Hear work from Alaskan writers Joe Karson, Martha Amore, Kirsa Skandijs, and James Sweeney.
The summer-inspired theme is “endurance” and short stories and essays will be read by actors Ryan Conarro, Donnie Gott, Allison Holtkamp, and Roblin Gray Davis.
The hour-long program will be recorded @360 in the KTOO/360North building for later broadcast on 360North and KTOO.
Doors open at 6:30 and cameras roll at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 5th. Admission is free.
- Wayne Price thinks if there is going to be a wider healing among Natives in America, the U.S. government needs to apologize for the devastating toll the boarding schools took.
- Alaska’s economic woes are affecting all corners of the state, especially communities that were banking on an Arctic boom.
- The dead included one police officer from a local university. At least nine other people were hurt, including four police officers.
- Studies recommended relocating villages like Newtok, Kivalina and Shishmaref. But more than 10 years later they are still there, with waves getting higher and storms getting stronger.