Juneau Afternoon

Juneau Afternoon is locally produced and airs on KTOO from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. It’s repeated at 4 p.m. on KRNN (102.7 FM) and is available on demand below. Our hosts interview a range of guests from local business owners to artists and speakers. If it’s happening in Juneau, you’ll hear about it on the show.

If you’d like to be a guest on the program, contact us during regular business hours at 463-6473, or email juneauafternoon [at] ktoo [dot] org. Send pictures for Foodie Friday and other segments to juneauafternoon [at] ktoo [dot] org.

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Tuesday, May 4th: Summer learning adventures through UAF. Staying safe after your COVID-19 vaccination. Artist Marty Sharp featured at the Juneau Artists Gallery. 

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is offering more than 50 classes this summer through its 365 SMART Academy. On today’s Juneau Afternoon, find out how students K-12 can take advantage of these virtual courses, which include everything from math and science, to theatre and art – even,  hockey-stick handling. Guest: Michelle Bartlett, University of Alaska…

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Monday, May 3rd: “The Spirit Wraps Around You” at the Alaska State Museum. Juneau Economic Development Association. Juneau weather trends. 

The exhibit that is about to open at the Alaska State Museum is called “The Spirit Wraps Around You: Northern Northwest Coast Native Textiles.” Curators say it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to see such a rare and beautiful collection of robes. Two are on loan from other museums and on their way to…

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Friday, April 30th: UAS honors Pauline Kookesh Duncan and Gordon Jackson.  SEARHC Women’s Conference and Move for a Cause. Bird watching on the Eagle Beach Hiking Trail.

From the time she was a small child, Pauline Kookesh Duncan always wanted to be a teacher. But she had no idea she she would grow up to pioneer children’s books and teaching materials using the Tlingit language and culture. Gordon Jackson’s dream was to be a high school basketball coach — and while that…

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Thursday, April 29th.  MoHagani Magnetek: In search of authenticity

On this Thursday’s Juneau Afternoon, another culture rich conversation from the Black Awareness Association of Juneau. MC MoHagani Magnetek  (pronounced: Muh-HAWG’-gun-knee  Magnetic) talks with Christina Michelle about her struggles as a Black woman on a transgender journey — in search for her authentic self —  through her poetry and well, like the name says, through…

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Tuesday, April 27th: Walk Southeast. Big Brothers Big Sisters. Remembering 9-11. Blessing of the Fleet.

You may have heard that saying: we can’t do everything, but we can all do something. And that seems to be the theme for this Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon. If you want to get fit — and  also enjoy a little friendly competition with Wrangell and Petersburg — the Juneau Parks and Recreation department’s Walk Southeast…

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Friday, April 23rd: Poetry of Richard Stokes and Mary Lou Spartz. Rose Lawhorne takes the reins at Bartlett Regional. Bird watching on Outer Point Trail.

Whatever season in life you find yourself in, poetry is ageless. Just ask Mary Lou Spartz and Richard Stokes. Mary Lou, by the way, just turned 90.  Stokes will be 82 in July. They are steadfast members of the Burn Thompson Writers group, made up of mostly older Juneau poets. On this Friday’s Juneau Afternoon,…

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