Alaska Airlines use of the phrase “Meet our Eskimo” in its rebranding campaign has sparked a controversy and new conversation about what “Eskimo” means to Alaska Natives.
Her pottery features a technique called Mishima that allows her to etch fine dark lines onto the surface of her porcelain pieces, marrying her background in drawing and illustration with organic three-dimensional forms.
Update | 9:45 a.m. An Alaska lawmaker is working to capture the excitement of “American Idol” and spotlight Alaskan artists with a bill establishing a contest for specialty license plate design. Democratic Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, of Sitka, saw his bill…
Whether people like his work or not, Jacob Higgins is proud of it. “You cannot create something new without having it sort of rub people the wrong way,” he said.
Take a listen to Wednesday night’s (9-11 pm) Stormy Weather with Katie B. An eclectic mix of pop, rock, folk, country, blues, indie and alternative. New music with room for your old favorites.
A longterm Juneauite, since 1972, retiree from 28 years in the travel industry, 5 years with the State of AK & several years doing massage therapy. Cathy loves to do volunteer work when she’s not traveling, gardening, hiking & spending quality time in the great outdoors with friends and family. Music and creativity are healing medicine for her soul, with favorite genres being Classic Rock, World, R & B, & Folk. She regularly hosts Thursday Soundings, featuring lots of Blues from 10-Noon.
Rain Country Robert is a frequent fill-in. He is a self-described “utility DJ”. He enjoys exploring most types of music and occasionally hosts Friends & Neighbors, World Beat , and A Little Bit of Broadway. His taste leans towards swing, texas swing, blues, folk rock and anything else danceable.
Jeff Brown is the Program Director of KTOO and KRNN, and hosts We Like Kids! Sunday mornings at 10 om KRNN.
Kate hosts the Tuesday edition of Tideline, bringing you emerging artists and
the latest from the greats on a weekly exploration of the
Marian Call is a traveling songwriter who calls Juneau home between tours. When in town, she shares music she has discovered on the road and around the world, Monday evenings on Tideline. Her searchable playlists are posted here and she chats with listeners about the music on Twitter during the show. You can find her online at http://mariancall.com or
Photo courtesy of Brian Adams.
Jonas is a wondering, here today-gone-tomorrow DJ covering a wide variety of shows that all morph into an Americana cocktail from Saturday Sunrise to CrossCurrents and Take Five. He believes good music is good religion deserving of praise, hand-clapping and hallelujahs! For a few years he held down a regular Thursday morning CrossCurrents show, simultaneously changing diapers, records and warming up bottles. His son Finn cried a lot and developed a fan base. Finn’s 6 now and doesn’t find the studio as exciting but that’s okay with Jonas.
Sarah Everett hosts “Crosscurrents” on KRNN every Thursday from 8am – 10am, and has a wonderful time doing so. She is an enthusiastic DJ who plays primarily World Music tastes such as African and various European styles, with always a French wink – her favorite 😉 She also plays her own selections of New Age, Folk, Contemporary, and frequently takes requests during her shows. While not a radio host, Sarah is a scholar & interpreter of James Madison, a devoted learner of French culture & language, and a first & foremost happy follower of Jesus Christ.
You can find more information about Sarah at her website: www.sarahmariaeverett.com/