From the Vault: Trolling, bluegrass & a pie in the face
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Leandra (Mary) Baker
This edition “From the Vault” presents a 1991 edition of Fin & Feather with host Eric Jordan interviewing long time Sitka troller Hap Saviko about the history of commercial trolling in the area. Listen below.
There’s also a retrospective collage of radio pieces by former Raven Radio Production Director Leandra (Mary) Bakerand Program Director Jake Schumacher, also known as Mollie and the Colonel from their Friday morning radio program of the same name.
Finally here’s a regional program from the 1980’s called Arts Southeast featuring an interview with visititing puppeteers by former KCAW Program Director Marika Partridge and an interview with Sitkan Dan Keck of the Sitka Bluegrass Band.
Sitka's Alaska Day celebrations got underway early Saturday morning (10-18-14) with a ribbon cutting at the Sitka Sound Science Center to celebrate the renovation of the center's Sage Building. The building has a new roof, new windows, and a newly repaired exterior -- the glass for the front doors arrived late Friday night, just in time to open them to the public on Saturday morning. more
Earlier this year Sitka had a tarot card reader in residence -- he read over seventy people’s cards in a downtown coffee shop. The Tarot, it turns out, is mystical -- but not magic. Like professional therapy, it's really about looking into a mirror, as KCAW’s resident tarot skeptic, Robert Woolsey, discovered. more