The latest Celebration Sessions Red Carpet Concert video features songwriter Stephen Qacung Blanchett of the Tribal Funk band Pamyua. He performs his song “Listen to the Stories” in a studio shared by Rico Worland Christy NaMee Eriksen who curated the eight-part series.
- Sitka and 10 other American cities had no legal protection for residents based on sexual orientation or gender identity earlier this fall, when the Human Rights Campaign gave these communities a score of zero on its municipal equality index. That is about to change in Sitka.
- The Alaska Division of Elections has denied the Alaska Republican Party’s request to block three incumbent House Republicans from running in the party’s 2018 primaries.
- Cruise ships sailing to Alaska are getting bigger and bigger. One planned for 2019 is twice the size of many of the ships already sailing here.