The Morning Interview

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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. Downloadable audio

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.

32nd running of Julie Hughes Triathlon Saturday

JHT_startKevin Knox and Aaron Prussian are two of the organizers of the 32nd Julie Hughes Triathlon, one of Alaska's first. Downloadable audio.

Let’s talk about death

53a9c1_22fb09b3ce524067b7b15f700db23251Brave Heart Volunteers is hosting a series of workshops on death and dying. Krisanne Rice, Brave Heart's program manager, and Dr. Marilyn Coruzzi share why it's important to talk about the uncomfortable topic. Downloadable audio.

Sitka High Softball wolves rounding the base on season

11390292_10152822977352691_3712865350431176026_n-500x500Sitka High School softball  pitcher Zoe Krupa talks with Tom Hesse, sports reporter at the Daily Sitka Sentinel, about a Juneau tournament over the weekend (5-14-16). Downloadable audio.

Lovers shape planet’s rhythms in ‘Tides’

Performers rehearse for Sitka Cirque's  2015's "Cirque de Pluie."Director Frances Donohoe and writer/performer Zack Desmond talk about Tides, an original aerial performance from Sitka Cirque that tells the story of two young lovers whose story created the moon and tides. Featuring acts on silks, lyra, and trapeze. Sat May 21, 7pm at the Naa Kahidi House; Sun May 22, 2pm Matinee & 7pm evening show. Ticket sales go towards scholarships and new equipment. Downloadable audio.