Sitka’s “Alaskan Nutcracker”
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Photos by Berett Wilber, KCAW.
Sitka’s “Alaskan Nutcracker” is staged every other year. Over 75 performers dance in this season’s production, which plays this weekend (Dec 2 – 4) in the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Over 600 volunteer hours have been spent on costuming alone. Among the highlights – a “Rat Queen” and XTRATUF tap shoes!
During the 9th Annual Paths Across the Pacific meeting in Sitka, an historian argues that the Chinese -- rather than Europeans -- discovered the New World.
Enrolled members of Alaska’s largest tribal government are getting enhanced photo IDs. They can be used for border crossings and some other situations where official identification is necessary. more