Sitka Fellow Bene Rollman and program facilitator Ben Seretan visit the KCAW studio to discuss the Island Institute’s Sitka Fellows Program, a seven-week residency on the Sheldon Jackson Campus for thinkers, builders and visionaries under 30. Rollman is an illustrator based in Berlin, and talks about his artistic influences and what attendees to his Wednesday evening (Aug. 6, 8 p.m. in the Yaw Chapel) collage workshop can expect.
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Island Institute’s Sitka Fellows Program
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more
The activities budget for Sitka High School may have reached a tipping point -- and it could force the end of some programs. The Sitka School Board heard a report from activities director LieuDell Goldsberry earlier this month. Between the recent addition of several new activities and a reduction in district spending, most programs have seen a cut of at least 40-percent over two years. more