Jorge Mario Agudelo Echeverry and Daniel Santiago Suarez are artists-in-residence at the Sitka Fine Arts Camp. The camp has a partnership with the Ministry of Culture in Columbia to bring in Columbian artists every year. Echeverry will present his work in progress The Tales of the Deer, a puppet & mask theater play 7 p.m. on Friday, September at the Odess Theater. Suarez's project is called Memories of Sitka, on display in the Yaw Art Studio 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 3 (with an artist talk at 7 p.m.).
The state ferry Columbia will be back in action this weekend, after undergoing repairs in Juneau earlier this week. According to a press release from the Alaska Department of Transportation, the Columbia will resume its regular schedule on Sunday May 12, departing from Ketchikan at 9 a.m. heading northbound.