The Morning Interview
Patrick Williams and Elizabeth Sutton of Sitka Community Hospital discuss best practices and prevention -- and what to do in case of an eye injury.
Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd introduces incoming executive director Sarah Lawrie.
Andrea Thomas, Affordable Care Act enrollment manager for SEARHC, discusses her noon workshop for those who have already -- or would like to -- enroll for health insurance. UAS Sitka, room 106.
WT McRae, musical director for The Children of Eden, says pace required to stage a full show in two weeks has everyone "at the edge of madness." Eden was developed by one of the biggest names in show business, Stephen Schwartz, but was never performed on Broadway. Instead, it's become one of the most sought-after pieces for companies off-Broadway.
Richard Aufrichtig is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Brooklyn, NY. He traces his musical roots to traditional American songwriting, with a modern instrumental sensibility. While he's produced several albums, including the soon-to-be-released Ocean Music, he's also a published poet and playwright. Aufrichtig is on of six Fellows in Sitka for seven weeks.
Today's topic is the upcoming TEDxSitka event featuring Winona LaDuke, Luis Urrea, Alan Weisman, Solomon Endlich, Skyler Wright, WT McRae and Andrew Hames.
26 interns are currently putting a new roof on the Sheldon Jackson Campus' historic Laundry Building, the first phase of a project to eventually turn the ruined building into a community cafe and art gallery.
Allison Winger and Ariana Strickland from Girl Scout Troop 4140 talk about their upcoming "Wash Away Hunger" fundraiser. The scouts will be holding a car wash at the Fire Hall on Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ed Littlefield and Reuel Lubag of the Native Jazz Quartet talk about their philosophy and work with the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. This year, students are creating jazz arrangements of a traditional Tlingit lullaby, one that Littlefield learned from local elder Charlie Joseph in the 1980s.
Erin Matthes and Zachary Desmond of Brave Heart Volunteers and Pam Steffes of the SEARHC eye clinic discuss how eyesight and dementia interact. Brave Heart is holding a workshop on eyesight and dementia this Wednesday, July 16, from 12-1pm.