The Morning Interview

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Sourdough Day to honor pioneers and elders

Panelist Lisa Busch also made this observation: "Sitka isn't gentrifying. It's getting older. And that actually represents an economic opportunity." (Flickr photo/Germán Parra)This Saturday (07-30-16), Braveheart Volunteers is hosting an event at the Pioneer Home that invites "sourdoughs" - elders and pioneers - to tell stories while eating sourdough pancakes. Downloadable audio.

Task force hosts community conversation on domestic violence

DVMONTH_500Martina Kurzer and Chris Washko of the Sitka Domestic Violence Task Force joined us in the studio to talk about upcoming events. Downloadable audio

Filmmakers discuss new documentary, “Uprivers”

11840875_1464653262.1221_funddescriptionFilmmaker Ellen Frankenstein is joined by director Jackson Matthew to talk about "Uprivers," a film documenting two watershed communities in the path of open pit mines. Downloadable audio

SFAC students to perform “Guys and Dolls” this weekend

musical-theater-camp-alaska-_dsc6670-1000x500_cSFAC student performances of "Guys and Dolls" will be held at the Sitka Performing Arts Center on July 22, 7PM, July 23, 2PM and 7PM. Downloadable audio

Workshops open to the public at Sitka Arts and Science Festival

static1.squarespaceSession 1 of the Sitka Arts & Science Festival is this week, and workshop leaders Rob Dunbar and Clark Mishler joined us in the studio to talk about the event. Downloadable audio

Sitka Cello Seminar to conclude with annual “Cellobration”

Cello_SeminarZuill Bailey, artistic director for the Sitka Summer Music Festival, and Melissa Kraut, master teacher at this summer's Cello Seminar, joined us in the studio to discuss upcoming events. Downloadable audio

Coast Guard cadets study kelp in six-week internship

kelp-forest-11-14-14-thumb-600x375-83938Two cadets with the US Coast Guard Academy have just completed a six-week science internship at the Sitka Sound Science Center, where they participated in a kelp study. Downloadable audio

Sitka Jazz Week in full swing

Sitka-Jazz-WeekSitka Jazz Week is in full swing! Christian Fabian and Ed Littlefield of the Native Jazz Quartet are joined by Grammy-winning singer Cheryl Bentyne, of the vocal group Manhattan Transfer. Downloadable audio

Sitka Arts and Science Festival kicks off next week

kayakThe Sitka Arts & Science Festival begins next week, on July 16, and festival manager Anna Lee Hirschi joined us in the studio to discuss the program. Downloadable audio

Sitka Maritime Heritage Society on fundraising push

2503221Brinnen Carter and Rebecca Poulson joined us in the studio to talk about the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society. Downloadable audio