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Fine Arts Camp instructors Kamili Feelings (playwright/clowning) and Tully McLoughlin (partner acrobatics/juggling) talk about the development of their middle school students over the past two weeks, and outline the schedule for final performances this Thursday and Friday (all performances 7 PM at the Sitka Performing Arts Center, except Visual Arts 1-4 PM Fri Jun 28 at SJ Fine Arts Campus).
The Morning Interview
Middle-school campers ready to perform
There’s a new bird in town, and she’s a little shy. After a long career in education, she doesn’t have a lot of patience for the classroom. But for the right student, she still has plenty to teach. These days, she’s settling into a comfortable retirement, just off Sawmill Creek Road-- at the Alaska Raptor Center. more
Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more