Arts

Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2014

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.

Arts@360, Writers' Showcase

Awakening

This spring edition of Arts@360’s Writers’ Showcase is themed “awakening.” Writers are Rich Chiappone, Sherry Simpson, Tim Lash, and Greg Capito. Actors are Brandon Demery, Christina Apathy, Corin Hughes-Skandijs, and Roblin Gray Davis.

Special Arts Programs

Artist Profile: David Walker

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s 2014 Wearable Art show had the theme”Technicolor” and artists prepared for months. KTOO’s Scott Burton caught up with three of the participants and filmed short profiles. Meet David Walker.

Special Arts Programs

Artist Profile: Kathy Kartchner

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s 2014 Wearable Art show had the theme”Technicolor” and artists prepared for months. KTOO’s Scott Burton caught up with three of the participants and filmed short profiles. Meet Kathy Kartchner.

Special Arts Programs

Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities 2014

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities is an annual event that honors a select few citizens and organizations exemplifying great art and devotion to the humanities. A collaboration between the Alaska Humanities Forum and the Alaska State Council on the Arts, this year’s awards took place at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.…

Forum@360

Political Satire by Alaska Robotics

Juneau-based Alaska Robotics recently raised several thousand dollars on Kickstarter to create six web video episodes of satirical political news over the course of the 2014 Alaska legislative session. We talk to the three funnymen behind the Alaska Robotics label, Pat Race, Aaron Suring and Lou Logan. Related articles: Alaska’s Daily Show? Alaska Robotics takes…

Forum@360

Wild Coast Trekkers

Wild Coast Trekkers, the first episode in the Forum@360 series, is about the adventurers who were highlighted in the film Journey on the Wild Coast, making films in the far reaches of Alaska, and their future projects — both film and in print.

Arts@360, Writers' Showcase

Holidays 2013

This Writers’ Showcase is holiday themed. Watch Alaskan actors and celebrities read Alaskan writers’ work about new holiday traditions in the 49th state. A laugh-out-loud version of an Alaskan Hanukkah, Christmas on a remote island, a view of the Bronx from Juneau, mouth-watering tamales, family, surprise, love, and a smoke-breathing Christmas Dragon. Writers and actors…