Jeff Budd, with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, discusses tonight’s performance of the Haunted Wind Chimes (7 PM at the Sheet’ka Kwaán Naa Kahídi), and Saturday’s songwriter contest (7 PM at the Performing Arts Center). Click here for a full schedule of ArtiGras events. Cindy Edwards, with the Hames Center, outlines Sunday’s “Fine Hearts Camp,” 4-6 PM Sunday.
The Morning Interview
Wind Chimes, songwriters, heart health on tap for weekend
Ellen Ruhle is a two-time cancer survivor and event chair for the 3rd Annual Relay for Life (8PM Sat June 20 - 4 PM Sun June 21, Lower Moller Field). Teams of up to 12 people keep a runner/walker on the track for the entire duration of the event, which honors cancer patients and caregivers. Participants can register online, or sign up at this spring's "Sitka Sue Walk" (8:30 AM Sat Apr 25, Rocky Gutierrez Airport). With American Cancer Society staff partners Tristan Walsh and Courtney Van Ord. Downloadable audio. more
As a host of herring arrived in Sitka Sound last week, another school clamored to be out on water. Nineteen students spent their Spring Break at the Knowledge of Herring Camp - a 5-day program that taught students both the cultural and ecological significance of this critical resource. more