A host of radio plays will begin production this week, including a Western, a Sherlock Holmes period piece, and four John Longenbaugh plays. Directors Megan Pasternak and Suzan Brawnlyn were joined by producer Shannon Haugland of the Greater Sitka Arts Council Community Theater to talk about the staging of stories with sound.
A host of "Alaska Day" performances are coming up. Jeff Budd shares the line-up for tomorrow's Monthly Grind, while Ira Snelling discusses Paris of the Pacific, a period melodrama about the 1867 Alaska Purchase. Sarah Lawrie, the director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, talks about this year's Sitka Artisans Market & Holiday Craft Party. Dates and details here.
Jeff Budd, outgoing executive director of the Greater Sitka Arts Council, provides details on an upcoming event called Sitkans Can Dance. A mashup of popular TV shows like “Dancing With The Stars” and “You Think You Can Dance?,” local residents … more
Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd introduces incoming executive director Sarah Lawrie.
“Fiddle and Drum,” a donated violin decorated by Laura Kaltenstein. Photo by Greta Mart.
About 200 classical music lovers turned out on Wednesday for another free noon concert presented by the Sitka Summer Music Festival. Festival Artistic Director and cellist … more
Ira Snelling talks about his upcoming stage combat workshop, to be held March 23 and 24, for students in the 5th grade and older. The class will teach stage punches, grabs and throws, as well as sword play, with techniques "that from one angle looks really dangerous and really believable, but actually is very, very safe," Snelling said.
The Greater Sitka Arts Council's Jeff Budd discusses the Arti-Gras Art Walk, which is scheduled for Friday, March 14, from 5-9 p.m. Downtown stores will be open late, and will feature work by local artists.
Participants in Sitka's sixth annual Wearable Arts show flaunted their homemade haute couture before a sold-out crowd at Harrigan Centennial Hall on Saturday night. Local artists made outfits out of plastic bags, old jeans, and rubber tubing -- plus one set of chain-mail armor constructed from more than 4,000 soda can pull-tabs. Click through to see the full slideshow.
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Norm Campbell, with the Greater Sitka Arts Council, discusses the next “Arts Conversation” with musician Ted Howard and writer John Straley. The event is scheduled for Wed Jan 25 at 7 PM in the … more