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Sitka Community Theater producer Shannon Haugland discusses this year’s performance of Ken Ludwig’s “Moon Over Buffalo,” which opens 7 PM Friday April 6 at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, and plays again at 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday (tickets $10/$7 at Old Harbor Books). The play is a contemporary work (and star vehicle on Broadway for Carol Burnett), but set in a repertory theater in the 1950s. Language and situations are PG.
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Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more