The Morning Interview

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Sitka Fine Arts Camp begins summer programming

The Sitka Fine Arts Camp is offers numerous programs for students from around the country. Photo provided by SFAC.The Sitka Fine Arts Camp has begun their summer programming! Executive Director Rodger Schmidt joined us in the studio to talk about this summer's shows and special programs.

Run, cruise, and root beer floats among upcoming station events

13327438_10153760641084163_6050738154038476029_nKen and Amy joined us in the studio to talk about Only Fools Run at Midnight, the Beatles and Barbecue Solstice Cruise, and the 4th of July Root Beer Floats. Downloadable audio.

Free breastfeeding support group offered at Yoga Union

The breastfeeding support group offered by Sitka Community Hospital is free to the public (Photo by ECohen, Flickr Creative Commons)Sharon Sullivan with Sitka Community Hospital will be leading a breastfeeding mothers' support group on Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. at the Yoga Union. The classes will continue for the next three months. Downloadable audio

Quartet spends final weeks performing together in Sitka

The Cypress String Quartet, based in San Francisco, has been performing for over 20 years. This is the group's third time performing with the Sitka Summer Music Festival.Violinists Cecily Ward and violist Ethan Filner, founding members of the Cypress String Quartet, joined us in the studio with Zuill Bailey, artistic director for the Sitka Summer Music Festival. The Cypress String Quartet performs again Wednesday June 8, 6:30 p.m. at The Mean Queen.

Evening of music and art to feature local artist, music of Cornsilk

Local artist and educator Heather Bauscher installing a piece fashioned out of marine debris by students at Pacific High SchoolThe Greater Sitka Arts Council presents an evening of music and art on Saturday, June 4th, 7 p.m. at The Loft. Tickets are $10 at Old Harbor Books. The event will feature a conversation with artist Heather Bauscher and music by Julie Schmitts, Ted Howard, Mike and Candy Pierce in a "reunion" of their 1970s' band, Cornsilk.

String quartet to play Beethoven’s works

Indonesia_1300_v1The Sitka Summer Music Festival is here! Tom Stone and Jennifer Kletzel of the Cypress String Quartet, a San-Francisco based quartet, talks about playing the entire Beethoven string quartet cycle during their two weeks in Sitka and their final two weeks playing together as a group. Downloadable audio.

“Guy-brarian” teaches computing classes at Sitka Public Library

IMG_5374Greg Mandel is the electronic outreach librarian at the Sitka Public Library. He'll be teaching an adult computer class beginning June 1. Downloadable Audio  

All-night walk raises money for cancer research

RelaySitkans are invited to participate in Relay for Life, a world-wide event to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The time to register your team is now. Downloadable audio.

Sitka bans cell phones to reduce distracted driving

DrivePhoneFreeLaw-Flyer-01Sitka's Safe Streets Ordinance went into effect yesterday (5-26-16), which prohibits hands-on use of cellphones while driving. Downloadable audio.

Sitka Salmon Derby expands competition boundaries

1-Derby_Boundaries-001Sitka Sportsman's Association president Steve Ramp and Salmon Derby chairman John McCrehin discuss the expanded boundaries for the 61st Annual Sitka Salmon Derby, which kicks off this weekend (5-28-16). Downloadable audio.