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Choreographer Michael Mao (via phone, from NYC) discusses a new piece he’ll premiere in Sitka with his dance company on October 5. Mao will also hold workshops for local dance students on October 3 & 4. For complete information, visit the Sitka Fine Arts Camp online. With SFAC’s Kenley Jackson and Roger Schmidt.
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Michael Mao to debut work in Sitka
A species of fern common in Asia has been found in Southeast Alaska. But unlike invasive species, Wright’s filmy fern is an early colonizer. And figuring out how and when it got here is the next piece of the puzzle. more
Rob Harcourt is a professor of Marine Ecology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He's in Sitka as a Scientist in Residency Fellow (SIRF) at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Harcourt uses advanced tagging techniques to study ocean animals and their habitat -- everything from jellyfish to blue whales. He'll be speaking tonight (6PM Wed Apr 22, Alaska Raptor Rehabilitation Center, free) on climate change and penquins: "Will Happy Feet feel the heat?" With SSS research director Tory O'Connell. Downloadable audio. more