The Morning Interview
Sitka Summer Music Festival executive director Kayla Boettcher and board member Cyndy Gibson describe how the Old Sitka Dock passenger building will be transformed for this Sunday's Steampunk Gala with the Matt Herskowitz Trio (Doors open 5 PM Sun Feb 28, Old Sitka Dock). Visit the Sitka Summer Music Festival for ticket information. Downloadable audio.
The Sitka High Drama, Debate, and Forensics took second-place overall in the state meet in Anchorage last weekend (Feb 19-20), continuing their winning tradition. Colin Baccioco and Anders Marius took third-place in public forum debate. They share their team's success story with Daily Sitka Sentinel sports editor Tom Hesse. Downloadable audio.
Former Sitkan and writer Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock talks about her new novel, "The Smell of Other People's Houses," which takes place in Alaska in the 1970s. Downloadable audio.
Young Performer's Theater director Zeke Blackwell, and actors Muriel Reid (Dorothy) and Razie Guillory discuss some of the challenges in putting together this season's "Oz." Performances are 7 PM Fri Feb 19, 2 PM & 7 PM Sat Feb 20, and 2 PM Sun Feb 21 in the Odess Theater on the Sheldon Jackson Fine Arts Campus. Downloadable audio.
Lloyd Platson with Sitka Counseling and Martha Pearson from SEARHC Health Promotion talk about the upcoming Sitka Health Summit networking event. Downloadable audio.
Hames Center director Cindy Edwards, Banff Festival coordinator Kylene Fremling, and festival representative Seana Strain talk about the lineup of films in Banff's 2016 World Tour. 7 PM Friday, February 12, Sitka Performing Arts Center. Downloadable audio.
The annual meeting of the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society will he held at 7 PM Wed Feb 24 in the ANB Founders Hall (doors open at 6). This year's meeting will feature the maritime heritage of Katlian Street. Board members Rebecca Poulson and Brinnen Carter explain why. Learn more at sitkamaritime.org. Downloadable audio.
Allen Pope is a visiting glaciologist from Boulder, Colorado. He'll be giving two public programs on glaciers. Downloadable audio.