The Morning Interview
The 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
The 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.
Greg Mandel is the electronic outreach librarian at the Sitka Public Library. He'll be teaching an adult computer class beginning June 1. Downloadable Audio
Sitkans 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's Safe Streets Ordinance went into effect yesterday (5-26-16), which prohibits hands-on use of cellphones while driving. Downloadable audio.
Sitka 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.
Kevin Knox and Aaron Prussian are two of the organizers of the 32nd Julie Hughes Triathlon, one of Alaska's first. Downloadable audio.
Sitka 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.
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.