Listen to iFriendly audio.
Jeff Budd, exec. director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, is organizing a scheduling meeting for 2013 on Tue Nov 20, 6:30 – 8 PM at the Yaw Chapel. Other coming arts events: The annual Gallery Walk 4 – 8 PM Fri Nov 23, Craft Fair 2 – 4 PM Sun Nov 25 at UAS, Radio Theater 7 PM Fri Nov 30 at the Performing Arts Center.
The Morning Interview
Arts Council scheduling ’13 events
Sometime in August crews working on the Blue Lake hydro project in Sitka will shut off the old penstock from the dam and connect a new one -- work that will leave the town without its drinking water supply for up to four months. In the meantime, the city is returning to its former water plant on the Indian River, but it’s not a matter of turning a few valves. Because of higher drinking water standards, Sitka has rented a temporary filtration plant -- at a cost of about $1-million per month. more
Sitka Fine Arts Camp director Roger Schmidt and development intern Melissa Campbell discuss the camp's Restoration Internship Program. Twenty-six college students from around the country are working to save the former Sheldon Jackson College laundry, aka "Smokestack Building." Learn more about the Save It or Lose It campaign online. Also, check out a video of the project here. more