These award-winning musicians showcase drum songs from the Inuit cultures of Greenland and Alaska. Pamyua’s vocalists bring “a blizzard of interlocking harmonies,” says Native People Magazine.
Award-winning musicians Ed Littlefield and Christian Fabian takes us on an intimate exploration of their unique jazz arrangements that artfully blend swing, bebop and funk with folk and native melodies.
Anna Lynch is an Alaskan songwriter who has opened for acts including Rock n Roll Hall of Famer Leon Russell, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Sea Wolf and Matt Kearney. This is pitch-perfect country songwriting, built on a bed of Alaskan bluegrass.
This episode of 360 North’s Writers’ Showcase will feature several short stories and essays with the theme of “journeys.” Note: This program has been edited to remove strong language contained in some of the pieces performed. Stories by: Kevin Myers Bobbi McCutcheon Asha Falcon Mariah Warren Performed by: Clint Farr Roblin Gray Davis Elizabeth Pisel-Davis…
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.
The theme for the Wearable Art Extravaganza in 2015 was“Juxtaposition” and artists prepared for months. This was artist Bobbi McCutcheon’s fourth year – her pieces can take up to a year to create and are made by hand, one bead at a time.
The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council’s 2015 Wearable Art show had the theme”Juxtaposition” and artists prepared for months. Scott Burton caught up with artist Michelle Morris and produced this video profile.
Alaska Governor Bill Walker presents the 2015 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Thursday January 29th. Hosted by Ryan Conarro. With performances by the Alaska Youth Choir, Momentum Dance Collective, Ishmael Hope, Christy NaMee Eriksen, Ziggy Unzicker and Yada Di.
For Juneau’s January First Friday, artist MK MacNaughton hung the first of 52 portraits at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. The year-long show is called “Grit” and KTOO’s Scott Burton shot a video of MacNaughton as she hung portrait number two.
This Alaska Originals concert features Deering and Down, an Alaska-hatched duo, based in Memphis, whose style is truly original. Their music was once described as “smoky Memphis cast in shimmering northern lights.”