Tag Archives: Sitka WhaleFest

Whalefest Shantyman chats about his passions

Old-Timer-©2015-J-Nahmens-1188-4877-300x200Don Sineti is the official Sitka Whalefest Shantyman. He's been coming to Sitka for the festival for 15 years to perform music connected to maritime history. He chats about how he began visiting Southeast for the annual festival. Downloadable audio.

A whale of a good time

From left, Kammie Daniels, Cara Brenton and Ted Howard perform Otis Redding's (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay. (photo by Mike Hicks)Sitkans and visitors alike packed the seats in Harrigan Centennial Hall on Friday night for the Maritime Grind, which accompanied this year's Whalefest. Kammie Daniels, Cara Brenton and Ted Howard rocked the house with their rendition of Otis Redding's (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay.

Sitka students learn how to take apart an octopus

Mount Edgecumbe students work with a Science in the School volunteer during a class on octopus anatomy.What’s it look like inside an octopus? You probably don’t want to know, at least first-hand. That’s unless you’re a student dissecting one during this month’s Sitka WhaleFest.