In our final Folk Fest Session Red Carpet Concert, we present this year’s Alaska Folk Festival guest artists: The Carper Family. The Austin-based quartet is Beth Chrisman on fiddle, Sophia Johnson on guitar, Jenn Miori on guitar and Melissa Carper on bass. Here is their tune “Making Memories.”
The Folk Fest Session Red Carpet Concerts are a collaboration between KTOO Public Media, Juneau filmmaker Ryan Cortes, and Gustavus sound engineer Justin Smith. Watch other Red Carpet Concerts with Foghorn Stringband, Kim Beggs, and Harrison B.
- The defense motion on behalf of Kenneth Manzanares was filed Thursday in Juneau Federal Court. His attorney filed a motion in the murder case to limit access to the defendant’s visitation records. The motion also restricts access to any calls and correspondence with him at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.
- A survivor of a BIA boarding school for Alaska Natives says the separation of children at the border is reminiscent of her own experiences. The context is different: but the traumatic effects are arguably similar.
- Former Alaska state Rep. Zach Fansler pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree harassment in connection with a January incident in which he struck a woman in his hotel room.
- No damage or injuries reported when the twin turboprop Cessna 441 touched down with malfunctioning landing gear.