Okaidja Afroso was in Sitka this summer to teach at Sitka Fine Arts Camp. He’s back now to present workshops Wednesday and Thursday, with a Friday concert. Okaidja and friends joined KCAW’s Jeff Seifert in the studio during Morning Edition, and they even brought some drums.
The Morning Interview
African drumming on display this week in Sitka
Sitka's Alaska Day celebrations got underway early Saturday morning (10-18-14) with a ribbon cutting at the Sitka Sound Science Center to celebrate the renovation of the center's Sage Building. The building has a new roof, new windows, and a newly repaired exterior -- the glass for the front doors arrived late Friday night, just in time to open them to the public on Saturday morning. more
Earlier this year Sitka had a tarot card reader in residence -- he read over seventy people’s cards in a downtown coffee shop. The Tarot, it turns out, is mystical -- but not magic. Like professional therapy, it's really about looking into a mirror, as KCAW’s resident tarot skeptic, Robert Woolsey, discovered. more