Stories & Poetry

Special Arts Programs

Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land

“Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska. With music and video projections, they weave their memories with little-known…

Special Arts Programs

Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land | Post-show panel discussion

A discussion following “Aan Aan Yátx’u Sáani:The Juneau Histories Theater Project” “Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.…

Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2018

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…

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…

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…

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…

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