The Sitka Film Society’s Shannon Haugland and SAIL’s Nick Ponzetti talk about “Music by Prudence,” a film to be shown Friday in observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The Academy Award-winning film highlights a woman from Zimbabwe who uses a wheelchair and also sings and leads a band.
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Movie to highlight disability awareness
Zeke Blackwell is the director of the Young Performers Theater at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. YPT will stage four one-act plays 7 PM Friday, April 28, and Saturday, April 29, at 2 PM and 7 PM at the Odess Theater ($10/$5 students and seniors). One of the plays, Echoes by Seattle playwright Michael Yichao, will be a world premiere. The others are The Big Picture, The Guppy Ballet, and Piglet (a barnyard parody of Hamlet). Downloadable audio. more
The city will begin repairs on a 12" water main that is leaking on Halibut Point Road on Thursday, April 28th and shut off water at 10 a.m. until further notice. more