The Morning Interview
Strange Attractor Co. explores inner life of museum guards
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Performer Roblin Gray Davis and Sitka Fest director Paul Cox talk about this weekend’s presentation of “Enlightenment on E Floor North” (2:30 PM Sat Jun 15, Odess Theater, $10 at the door), which is touring Southeast Alaska with the Strange Attractor Theater Company. Strange Attractor is in residence at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp this summer. Sitka Fest will host 50 events over the next three months.
On a day that seemed almost guaranteed to produce no record times, two Sitka women on Saturday (7-19-14) crushed the course record in the 21st Alpine Adventure Run. Tasha Folsom took first place in the women’s event, with a time of 1:18:10 -- a full two minutes faster than the record set last year by New York runner Emily deLaBruyere. Second-place woman Emily Routon also beat last year's record time. more
A father-son team from Sitka has completed a six-month run across the United States. Brett and David Wilcox ran into Ocean City, New Jersey, on Saturday (7-19-14), after covering 3,000 miles on foot. The project was intended to raise awareness about the hazards of genetically-modified foods. more