Fab4 Streetball to play benefit against Sitka ‘All-Stars’
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Sitka High activities director Mike Vieira and MEHS athletic director Andrew Friske talk about next Monday evening’s (12-17-12) contest between the Fab4 Streetball team and the Sitka All-Stars (6PM at the BJ McGillis gym on the Mt. Edgecumbe campus). It’s a benefit for the high school activities scholarship fund, which supports student participation in extra-curricular activies.
The Fab4 Streetball team is from Hollywood, where most of its players work as stand-ins and body-doubles for NBA athletes in television commercials, movies, and other productions. The team is headed up by former Ketchikan basketball player Jesse LeBeau.
A host of radio plays will begin production this week, including a Western, a Sherlock Holmes period piece, and four John Longenbaugh plays. Directors Megan Pasternak and Suzan Brawnlyn were joined by producer Shannon Haugland of the Greater Sitka Arts Council Community Theater to talk about the staging of stories with sound. more
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