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Sitka Summer Music Festival cellist Melissa Kraut says performers who choose her instrument are cool, and tend to get along well together. Kraut is on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music. She’ll be performing this Friday (7:30 PM Fri Jun 28 Harrigan Centennial Hall, tickets $20 at Old Harbor Books, online, or at the door). Find complete schedule information for the Sitka Summer Music Festival online.
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Melissa Kraut: Cello for the cool
Allen Pope is a visiting glaciologist from Boulder, Colorado. He the Scientist-in-Residency Fellow at the Sitka Sound Science Center for the month of February. He'll be giving two public programs on glaciers: A Science Cafe, 5:30 PM Thu Feb 18 at the Sitka Sound Science Center, and a Natural History Seminar, 7:30 PM Thu Feb 25 at the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus. Informally, he's hoping to host a "bad science" Movie Night, and he's perfecting "glacier goo" to demonstrate glacial flow to students. With SIRF director Lauren Bell. Downloadable audio. more