Sheli DeLaney hosts on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.
Textile artist Amy Meissner will preview her show at the APK SLAM titled “Inheritance: makers. memory. myth.”
Perseverance Theatre will tell us more about the science, music and art behind their current production “Franklin.”
The Juneau Public Library will highlight their community events,
and we’ll hear about upcoming concerts from the Floyd Dryden Music Program.
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Tuesday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM.
Tuesday on KRNN, we’ll be airing music and storytelling specials for Chanukah (December 2-10):
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Candles Burning Brightly. Enlighten audiences with this one-hour celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. Mindy Ratner hosts this holiday favorite and exploration of Chanukah foods and traditional activities, and plenty of music.
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Chanukah in Story and Song. Narrated by Leonard Nimoy and sung by the acclaimed vocal sextet The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, “Chanukah in Story and Song” is a unique holiday program created especially for public radio listeners.
- The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District performed admirably after southcentral Alaska's magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Nov. 30, according to the borough mayor. But he says there's room for improvement.
- Alaska has a program that helps schools around the state pay for internet. However, the need for faster internet is outgrowing the program, and the divide is even wider for rural schools.
- Anchorage is beginning to calculate what all the damage from last month’s earthquake will cost the city. The best guess so far is $30 million.
- The Dunleavy administration's budget doesn't include funding to pay back residents for the reductions in permanent fund dividends from the last three years.