Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. After…

Special Arts Programs

Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities 2017

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities honors the accomplishments and contributions of culture bearers in Alaska. The award categories this year are Distinguished Service to the Humanities, Alaska Studies Educator of the Year, Arts Education, Alaska Native Arts, Arts Business Leadership, Individual Artist and Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. We will also welcome…

Alaska Originals, Arts@360

Teri Tibbett and Friends

Teri Tibbett is an Alaskan singer-songwriter and performer. She has performed on the stages of festivals and clubs in over 70 Alaskan communities since 1976. Her music is rich with Alaskan perspective.

Alaska Originals, Arts@360

Arts@360: Alaska Originals’ Woosh Kinaadeiyí

Arts@360’s Alaska Originals is excited to present the work of Woosh Kinaadeiyí, featuring spoken word performances by Christy NaMee Eriksen, Veinglorious , Guy Unzicker and Mike Christenson, set to the music of Jacob Pickard. Conor Lendrum hosts. Woosh Kinaadeiyí is a nonprofit organization committed to diversity, inclusive community, and empowering voice. Woosh Kinaadeiyí organizes free…

Arts@360, Writers' Showcase

Only in Alaska

Episode of Writers’ Showcase, featuring professional actors presenting writing by Alaskans with five pieces that take us all over the state. We go fishing with Ernestine Hayes as child on the docks of downtown Juneau, and sit by a fire with Dave Hunsaker on the Homer Spit. Each piece, in one way or another, is…