The Morning Interview
Sitka’s 2013 Nutcracker: More snow than ever!
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Nutcracker director Melinda McAdams, and dancers Lione Clare and Wayne Young, talk about this year’s performance (7 PM Fri Dec 6, 2 PM and 7 PM Sat Dec 7, 3 PM Sun Dec 8, Sitka Performing Arts Center, tickets $25/20 at Old Harbor Books). Sitka’s performance has been notable for its use of Alaskan characters in the past, but this time will travel ’round the world.
The Naa Kahidi Dancers performed at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi on Saturday to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary. The Naa Kahidi Dancers were founded in 1994 by Chuck Miller, who began dancing when he was three years old, in the Sitka Native Education Program. "When I dance, when I put on my regalia, it feels like my ancestors are running through my veins," he said. more