Tuesday, May 25th: Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux, featured artist in the Juneau Jazz and Classics Festival. Perseverance Theatre observes Asian Pacific Islander Month. And roller skates return to the Treadwell Arena

Jason Vieaux arrives at KTOO studios with his guitar, fresh from another community performance. “I’m all warmed up he said,” as headed into Juneau Afternoon.

For those wanting to hear classical guitarist Jason Vieux, there’s good news and bad news, The bad news first. Tickets to for his in-person concerts at the Juneau Jazz and Classics festival are all sold out.

Now, the good news. You’ll get a chance to hear him perform  on Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon. KTOO’s Sheli DeLaney will talk to the the man critics have dubbed as one of the greatest classical guitarists of his time.

Watch Jason Vieaux play his arrangement of “Wonderful World” on Juneau Afternoon. 

Also on Tuesday:

  • Perseverance Theatre observes Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a community conversation.
  • Wheels at the Treadwell Arena go round and round. The return of roller skating after four years.

Listen to the entire show:

Part 1. Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux talks about his family’s ties to Juneau history, his love of  music and his passion for performance. Vieaux is one of the headliners as this year’s Juneau Jazz and Classics.

Part 2. Perseverance Theatre’s forum on Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Guests: Leslie Ishii and Adriana Li. 

Part 3. Roller skating returns to the Treadwell Arena. Guest: Lauren Anderson, Treadwell Arena Manager. 

Tune into Juneau Afternoon, live at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at ktoo.org, and repeated at 4:00 p.m. on KRNN 102.7.

 

 

 

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