Sitka news was recognized several times at the 2016 Alaska Press Club Awards (4-23-16), from topics as varied as crime reporting, youth ambassadors, canoe building, and many a James Poulson photograph.
Producer Shannon Haugland discusses the upcoming musical performance of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, along with cast members Hailey Barger and Zack Desmond.
Sitka Community Theater presents the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9, and 5 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at the Sitka Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10, $8 for students and senior citizens, at Old Harbor Books. For more information, call 738-0602.
Shannon Haugland hosts Broadway Night for the Greater Sitka Arts Council. She’s brought performers Rhiannon Guevin and Jessica Menary to discuss the numbers they’ll be singing. Broadway Night will take place 6 PM, Friday January 29, in the Odess Theater. Advance tickets are on sale at Old Harbor Books.
In November 20, 2015, a host of talented Sitkans with the GSAC Sitka Community Theater put on a production of four live radio dramas. There’s two original plays, a re-telling of the classic “Pride and Prejudice,” and a romantic comedy with a twist.