Arts

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Whale Tales & Fish Sagas

February 2020

As part of their class with the University of Alaska, fisheries students, Matthew Callahan & Valentina Melica, joined by their professor, Anne Beaudreau, convey their research on whales and sablefish (black cod).

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Tin Can Country

February 2020

Editor Anjuli Grantham & Fishtorian Bob King discuss the book Tin Can Country: Southeast Alaska’s Historic Salmon Canneries.

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A Basket Case

February 2020

Weaver Kathryn Rousso discusses her amazing baskets as well as types of basket weaving.

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American Conversations with U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

October 2019

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Juneau as part of her second-term project, American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities. Ms. Smith reads her own poetry and unveils the poetry anthology, American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time, featuring the work of 50 living American poets of different backgrounds, offering 50 different outlooks on…

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Author Talk with Ken Coates

October 2019

Ken Coates, co-author of The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: Taking the North Down with Her, discusses the book and looks back at the disaster. First published in 1990, the book is still the definitive history of the 1918 shipwreck that took the lives of all 353 people onboard.

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Fantastic Beasts from Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline

Sept. 1, 2019

Alaskan artist Ray Troll shares information about the fascinating creatures featured in Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline. From pachyrhinosaurus to Matanuska ammonites to ichthyosaurs, the fossil coastline is full of amazing animals large and small.

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