The Greater Sitka Arts Council’s Jeff Budd discusses the ongoing events for Arti-Gras, including the Art Walk taking place the evening of Friday, March 14, 2014, from 5-9 p.m. Downtown stores will be open late, and will feature work by local artists. The University of Alaska Southeast will also participate, with an exhibition on the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
The Morning Interview
Arti-Gras continues with Friday Art Walk
Last week (Thursday, 3-26-15), a Senate subcommittee proposed zeroing out all funding for domestic violence and sexual assault prevention programs across the state. Among the organizations that would be affected is Sitkans Against Family Violence (SAFV) Sitka’s women’s shelter, which also leads prevention programs for teens and kids. more