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.
In this Thursday’s program from the Black Awareness Association: Part two of Christina Michelle’s conversation with three military veterans. How they feel pride in serving their country — yet hope future soldiers won’t have to experience the pain and heartbreak of racism. The Black Awareness Association of Juneau’s Culture Rich Conversations show airs every Thursday…Read more »
If the Wilhelm Schimmel concert piano tucked away at Centennial Hall could talk, it would probably tell you how much it craves some musical company. Jon Hays surely feels the Schimmel’s pain. After all, he helped raise the money to bring this fine instrument to Juneau – and founded the Juneau Piano Series, to make…Read more »
Sealaska Heritage Institute says its annual teacher’s summit is more than just a conference — but a chance to change the educational landscape in Southeast Alaska to be more responsive to Native students. On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, an overview of SHI’s cultural education summit, Our Cultural Landscape Conference, why it’s just as important to teach…Read more »
Mercedes Munoz may be a ceramics artist — but since COVID-19, she says she’s been forced to develop a talent for turning lemons into lemonade. On Juneau Afternoon today, Munoz talks about her journey — from the devastating closure of her art show when the pandemic first set in – to how she has…Read more »
When Shakespeare wrote, “Romeo, oh Romeo, wherefore art though Romeo,” the playwright had no idea what those words would mean to Juneau, a community that fell in love with a black wolf named Romeo. On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, Dr. Emily Kane, composer William Todd Hunt and writer Nick Jans talk about their hopes to…Read more »
From fancy recipes to lavish dinner décor, Shayla Copas’ “Four Seasons of Entertaining” is all about living large. Copas, who is a designer from Little Rock, Arkansas, promises her next book will be more down to earth and will include a chapter that features Juneau. It will be called “Four Seasons of Celebration.” On Thursday’s…Read more »
On this Thursday’s Black Awareness Association of Juneau program, a heart-to-heart with Christina Michelle about judgement. In today’s show, three ways to let go of a habit that can cause hurt, and even harm. Listen to the show: Join Christina Michelle on Thursday’s at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3, online at ktoo.org, and repeated…Read more »
Although Erin Heist is a familiar name in the Southeast Alaska folk music scene, she’s never recorded an album. Until now. On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, she’ll share one of the songs from her first recording project. Also on Wednesday’s show: How you can help the Alaska Design Forum create a new card game. Campus life…Read more »
It’s not every day that someone comes to Juneau, who has bicycled from the Florida Keys to Prudhoe Bay. But Gary Radford will take time out from his visit with his daughter to share his story on Juneau Afternoon. He finished his 6,000-mile trip two years ago. And now at the age of 64,…Read more »
The Goldbelt Heritage Foundation’s summer camps are a time when young people are encouraged to explore their roots in Southeast Alaska’s Native languages and culture. High school students can even earn college credit. The program is also designed to help kids keep their learning skills sharp, so they are ready to dive back into their…Read more »