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.


Friday, April 9th: With banjo and fiddle in hand, a visit with Richie and Rosie. Tlingit optional school program. Weather science.

The pandemic put an end to Richie Stearns and Rosie Newton’s plans to perform at the Alaska Folk Festival last year. So it seems only fitting to have this New England duo return as headliners for the virtual version of the festival. On Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, Richie and Rosie will talk with Rhonda McBride about…

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Wednesday, April 7th:  Cold Country’s new album. Juneau Police Department. Juneau Museum poetry reading. Tai Chi for seniors.

Cold Country’s name may evoke scenes of winter, but they like their music hot, served up with some sizzling fiddle. They’re one of the groups featured at this week’s virtual Alaska Folk Festival. On Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon, KTOO’s Sheli Delaney will talk with Todd Grebe and Angela Oudean,  the couple that’s at the heart the group,…

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Tuesday, April 6th: Caitlin Warbelow and Tune Supply. Juneau Community Charter School and Alaska economic trends.

They call her “Can Do Caitlin,” a fiddle-wielding Alaska entrepreneur, who came to the rescue of the Alaska Folk Festival and other musical events.   On  this Tuesday’s Juneau Afternoon, KTOO’s Sheli DeLaney will talk with Caitlin Warbelow about Tune Supply, the company she co-founded with Chris Ranney, which has helped to keep musicians connected…

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Monday, April 5th: Innovation Summit, Montessori Borealis, Juneau Audubon Society and Folk Festival workshop

This year’s Innovation Summit is an innovation, in and of itself, presented for the first time as a virtual conference. On Monday’s Juneau Afternoon: how the Juneau Economic Development Council once again is bringing Alaska’s top innovators together to find ways local businesses can thrive in a global economy. Guest: Brian Holst, Executive Director of…

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Friday: Whirlwind weekend visit for cellist Zuill Bailey. Alaska Folk Festival Preview.  

Have cello, will travel. Zuill Bailey returns to Juneau this weekend to demonstrate the healing powers of music. If you’re getting a COVID shot at Centennial Hall, you just might get a chance to hear this famous cellist play. And if you want to find out what else he’s up to, make sure you catch…

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Thursday: The impact of historically Black colleges and universities

What is the common thread between Vice President Kamala Harris and many Black doctors, lawyers, dentists – as well as Grammy-winning artists and pro-sport Athletes? A surprising number attended an H-B-C-U, a historically Black college or university. On Thursday’s Juneau Afternoon, host Christina Michelle asks H-B-C-U graduates to share their personal experiences and offer insights…

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Wednesday: Juneau Youth Sailing. Lynn Canal Adventures. Catholic Community Services. First Friday events.

It’s been awhile since Alaska’s only program that teaches young people to sail has had their boats in the water. But Juneau Youth Sailing has begun to navigate its way out of the pandemic. A look at the plans to start courses this summer on this Wednesday’s Juneau Afternoon. Guest: Carl Brodersen, volunteer.     Also:…

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Tuesday, Part 2: Discovery Southeast auction and Jensen-Olson Arboretum

If you grew up in Juneau sometime in the last thirty years, you’re probably familiar with Discovery Southeast – a non-profit that connects children with nature.  Maybe when you were in elementary school, you enjoyed a hike or went camping. Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Discovery Southeast’s mission continues.  Shawn Eisele, executive director…

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