Arts

Alaska Originals, Arts@360

Arts@360: Alaska Originals: The Ratfish Wranglers

Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers are a wild bunch of artist-musicians hailing from the town of Ketchikan that play what some have described as sub-aquatic neo-folk n’ fish-punk-rock. One never knows who is going to be ‘wrangled’ into this band of pranksters but at it’s core are well known Alaskan Fish artist Ray Troll…

At the APK

Windows into Heaven: An Artist Talk with Deacon Charles Rohrbacher

For thirty-five years, Alaskan icon painter Deacon Charles Rohrbacher has been a part of an international rediscovery of the icon and rebirth of icon painting in Russia and in the West. Rohbacher’s exhibit, Windows into Heaven: Contemporary Icons, offers a place where refuge, solace, and peace can be found in imagery. Deacon Charles Rohrbacher is…

Alaska Originals, Arts@360

Arts@360: Alaska Folk Festival 2017 Red Carpet Concerts

The 2017 Alaska Folk Festival Red Carpet Concerts were recorded in the historic Alaskan Hotel, performers include The Quaintrelles, Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms, The Hannah Yoter Band, Goldwing, Emma Hill with Kat Moore, Tanya Lewis and Christopher Behnke, Annie Bartholomew, and the festival guest artists The Murphy Beds.

At the APK

AUTHOR TALK – JANET COLLINS

Janet Collins, author of On the Arctic Frontier: Ernest Leffingwell’s Polar Explorations and Legacy, discusses her research on the early polar explorer and his work exploring, studying and mapping the landscape in what is now the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge between 1906 and 1914. In consultation with the Inupiat of the area, Leffingwell took scientific…

At the APK

MOVING MOUNTAINS WITH ANNETTE BELLAMY

A mountain assembled from hanging rocks, a tapestry of fish skin, a dip net made of clay- these are just a few of the works in Annette Bellamy’s solo exhibition, Moving Mountains. The show pays tribute to the things that sustain us. Annette Bellamy is one of eight artists selected for the Alaska State Museum…

At the APK

THE LITUYA BAY DISASTERS

Visiting maritime historian Philippe Fichet-Delavault presents interesting material on Lituya Bay, including the contact between La Perouse, the French explorer, and the Tlingits in 1786 through the megatsunami of July 9, 1958.

At the APK

LOST LANGUAGE WITH DANIEL PAPKE

Papke’s paintings focus on an internal search for the deeper meaning of the images, mythology, and visual narratives that captivate his imagination. He paints layered images on large hand-stretched canvases using oils, alkyds, wax mediums and classic glazing techniques. Daniel Papke is one of eight artists selected for the Alaska State Museum 2017-2019 Solo Artist…

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