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Native Jazz Quartet pianist Reuel Lubag and percussionist Ed Littlefield will perform a CD release concert (7:30 PM Wed Jul 17, Odess Theater, $15 at the door) with fellow musicians Christian Fabian on bass, and Jason Marsalis on vibes. The concert is a part of this year’s Native Jazz Workshop happening now at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp.
The Morning Interview
Thousand-year old hits with the Native Jazz Quartet
Doug Osborne, Director of Health Promotion at Sitka Community Hospital, describes his plans for Marijuana Town Hall II (6:30 - 8 PM Mon Mar 30, Harrigan Centennial Hall). Osborne hopes the meeting/discussion helps clear up misinformation about the use of marijuana, and serves as a vehicle for "reasonable conversation" about the newly-legalized drug. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka was one of 170 communities that took to the streets today for the Choose Respect March, a statewide effort to end domestic violence and sexual assault. In a 2012 victimization survey conducted in Sitka, 47% of adult women reported experiencing intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both. more