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SHS Music director John DePalatis brings his Vocal Jazz Ensemble to the studio: Hallie Bernhoft, Samantha Robinson, Rosie Palof, Destony Rosas, and Cassie Gillespie perform ‘Til There Was You from ‘The Music Man.’ The Sitka JazzFest runs this Thu-Sat, Feb 6-8. Tickets are $10/$25/$45 for an all-Festival pass.
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SHS Vocal Jazz warms up this week’s fest
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