The Morning Interview
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.
Financial planners Cyndy Gibson, Rene Russ and Brian Fields will be giving a public presentation on emotional underpinnings of financial decisions and market volatility at the Sealing Cove Business Center on May 13. Downloadable audio.
Sitka Sound Slayers Double DeckHer (Betsy Decker), Barb Gored'em (Carlene Gagnon), and Risky Mistress (Sarah Newhouse) discuss this weekend's state championship rematch against Juneau, 7 PM Sat May 14, Hames Center, tickets $15 at Old Harbor Books. In April the Slayers defeated Juneau in the finals of the state roller derby tournament. Juneau is returning in a grudge match. Downloadable audio.
Zak Wright, Quinlyn Holder, Elias Erickson are featured in next weekend's comedy 'You Can't Take It With You.' 7 PM Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21, and 2 PM Sunday May 22, Sitka Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.
Sitka's Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join its Incident Management Team, to support Search and Rescue or other community emergencies. Volunteer Vicki Vosburg and SAR captain Lance Ewers discuss their plans for training. Downloadable audio.
Cellist Evan Drachman and SSMF board member Rob Allen discuss this Saturday's Memorial Concert for William Stortz, who died in the Kramer Avenue landslide last August 18. Drachman and Stortz became friends through their mutual love of music and fishing. 7 PM Saturday May 7, Odess Theater, reception to follow. Downloadable audio.
Tom Hesse, sports reporter with the Daily Sitka Sentinel, sits down with three members of the Sitka High School track team to talk about hurdles and high jump performances after their weekend invitational. Downloadable audio.
Noah Galarza is the White Elephant's Americorps volunteer. He discusses the history of the White Elephant, how it was created and has evolved. He also talks about the White E's grant program, as well as the importance of volunteerism and the impact volunteer organizations have in town. Downloadable audio
Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association (ALFA) director Linda Behnken and project manager Anya Grenier say the association's community-supported fishery is poised for growth. "Alaska's Own" will be supplying product directly from fishermen to Fairbanks beginning this year. The expansion is made possible by a grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services. Downloadable audio.