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.
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/