Sheli DeLaney hosts on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
Musicians will highlight Saturday’s high school bandathon where students will raise money by playing for 24 hours straight. We’ll get a preview of the movie “Dough” – the conclusion of this year’s Jewish Film Fest. The Southeast Alaska Land Trust will outline a talk titled “Juneau’s Hidden History and the Lost Rocker Mine.” And we’ll check in with Goldbelt Heritage Foundation about their upcoming youth leadership and basketball gathering, and A Tribe Called Red concert.
Performance by Thunder Mountain High School band students Ian Lear, Edgar Higgins, Vaughn Gallagher, and Zach Lawhorne, “In a Sentimental Mood”:
Interview with Ian Lear and Edgar Higgins, Thunder Mountain High School Bandathon:
Interview with Jesse Cruz, We Belong Here:
Interview with Collette Costa and Bev Ingram, Jewish Film Festival:
Interview with Allison Gillum and Brian Weed, Juneau’s Hidden History and the Lost Rocker Mine:
That’s Juneau Afternoon on Wednesday: 3 p.m. on KTOO 104.3 FM, and repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN 102.7 FM.
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