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Jazz singer Dee Daniels taught a workshop for vocalists this week. Tonight (7PM, Rasmuson Center, rm. 101, free) her students will perform. With Native Jazz Quartet bassist Christian Fabian. Daniels says jazz promotes an authentic technique — there is no room for auto-tuning or other technology in the jazz method. Learn more about Dee Daniels Vocal Jazz through the Sitka Fine Arts Camp’s website.
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Vocal Jazz students to perform ‘in the moment’
Tuesday night’s meeting of the Sitka Assembly was dominated by one agenda item: whether drivers should pay more to fund the city’s roads. A clearly conflicted assembly voted four to three in favor of a proposal that would increase vehicle registration fees. But the ordinance will come before the assembly at least two more times, and it’s not at all clear whether it will make it into law. more
Sixth graders board Bus B after making it through their first day at Blatchley Middle School. Today (Wednesday, 8-27-14) was the first day of school for most Sitka students. At Blatchley, it was dedicated to incoming sixth-graders. Seventh- and eighth-graders will start school on Thursday. more