Alaska Radio Reader Rambler
General Manager and Artistic Director of the Anchorage Opera since 2006, Torrie Allen joins hosts Sandy Harper and Dick Reichman on this month’s edition of Alaska Radio Reader Rambler to talk about 2010-2011 season which will include performances of South Pacific and La Boheme.… Read More
Ira Glass (pictured right), host of This American Life is just one of the many highlights of the 2010-2011 season at Anchorage Concert Association (ACA). Named “Best Radio Host in America” by TIME Magazine, the ACA hosts Ira Glass on Sunday, April 25. On this … Read More
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Alaskan visual artist and director of Anchorage Historic Properties, Gina Holloman joins hosts Sandy and Dick to give an update on current preservation projects in Anchorage, including the 4th Avenue Theater. Holloman also talks about her … Read More
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley has been selected as the community book for the fourth annual Anchorage Reads program. Learn more about Anchorage Reads and why Frankenstein was selected was selected as this year’s book on this month’s edition of Alaska Radio Reader Rambler.Read More
Set in Adak in 1944, Wind Blown and Dripping tells the true story of Dashiell Hammett, as the editor of a soldiers newspaper in the Aleutians Islands in World War II. APRN’s Steve Heimel hosts playwright, Peter Porco and Marius Panzarella who stars as Dashiell … Read More
A familiar name to Anchorage theater lovers, Catherine Stadem joins Alaska Radio Reader Rambler hosts Sandy and Dick to talk about her new book, The History Of Theatre In Anchorage, Alaska 1915-2005: From A Wilderness Tent To A Multi-Million Dollar Stage. Stadem was the creator … Read More
Celebrating 50 years of statehood, Cyrano’s 2009 season features five world premieres of all Alaskan plays written by Alaskan playwrights. Arlita Jones kicked off the statehood series at Cyrano’s with Make Good the Fires in March. She returns to Alaska Radio Reader Rambler this month … Read More
Twenty years after the nation’s worst oil spill, there’s a play about it. Alaskan playwright, Dick Reichman joins host Steve Heimel to discuss the The Big One: A Chronicle of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. The play premieres at Cyrano’s in Anchorage on Friday, … Read More
On this month’s edition of Alaska Radio Reader Rambler, hosts Sandy Harper and Dick Reichman talk to Charlotte Fox about the role of the Alaska State Council on the Arts, how the Council supports the arts and how the public can too.
Literary guru, author and voracious reader, Wayne Mergler joins hosts Sandy and Dick this month on Alaska Radio Reader Rambler. Mergler discusses books he looks forward to reading this summer and highly anticipated new books coming soon. Listen to Alaska Radio Reader Rambler – … Read More
This month on Alaska Radio Reader Rambler, Bruce and Audrey Kelley who conduct the annual Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery tour (originated by John Bagoy) join hosts Sandy and Dick to talk about the 13th annual tour, which has become summer solstice tradition.
On Saturday May 30, the Anchorage Museum will reopen and kick off more than a year’s worth of expansion related changes. The Anchorage Museum will open its new wing with an outrageous traveling exhibit called Gold. Included in the Gold exhibit admission pass, visitors … Read More
The 50th year of Alaska statehood has spawned a lot of interesting projects. One of them is a set of theatrical productions at Cyrano’s. Steve Heimel hosts Alaska Native artists, Jack Dalton and Allison Warden, creators of Time Immemorial, the second … Read More
Today is the first in a special Alaska Radio Reader Rambler series celebrating the history of Alaska with five world premiers of new plays especially written by Alaska playwrights on Alaska themes. The first one, Make Good the Fires based on the story of Lena … Read More
This month on Alaska Radio Reader Rambler, hosts Dick and Sandy sit down with Dennis McMillian, CEO of The Foraker Group. They talk about philanthropy in Alaska, maintaining healthy and sustainable non-profits, and this year’s Pick Click Give program. Listen today … Read More
Willie Hensley joins Sandy and Dick to talk about his book, Fifty Miles from Tomorrow: A Memoir of Alaska and the Real People.
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This month Sandy and Dick sit down with local author Rae Arno for a chat about her new book — Anchorage Place Names: The Who and Why of Streets, Parks and Places — all about the history behind the neighborhoods, streets and other locations around … Read More
Katie Ringsmuth returns to Alaska Radio Reader Rambler to celebrate the success of the Alaska Historical Society Conference, which just concluded last week. Former president of the Alaska Historical Society, Bruce Merrel recently passed the wand of presidency to Ringsmuth and he joins … Read More
Mayor Mark Begich, Alaska historian Steve Haycox, Carol Comeau, Senator Lisa Murkowski, APRN‘s Steve Heimel, author Jim Barnett, KAKM‘s Michael Carey, and even Senator Ted Stevens will attend the Alaska constitutional conference, “Alaska Visionaries, Seekers, Leaders and Visionaries,” happening this October … Read More