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.
- Juneau Finance Director Bob Bartholomew projected Gov. Bill Walker’s veto of about half of dividend funds will cost the city.
- Only three votes now separate two northern Alaska House candidates. Dean Westlake of Kotzebue has 780 votes, ahead of 777 votes for incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak, who’s from Barrow.
- Bus passes, child-care assistance, work clothing and other resources to get low-income tribal members into jobs are being cut in seven Southeast Communities..
- The U.S. Northern Command and Coast Guard have launched a major field-training exercise off Alaska’s northwest coast. Arctic Chinook is intended to demonstrate how local, state and federal agencies would respond to a simulated cruise ship accident. Coincidentally, a big luxury cruise ship will sail through the area while the exercise is under way. And to further complicate things, bad weather has just set in.