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Algo Nuevo: February 9th, 2020

Here’s the Sunday, February 9th, 2020 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera —Something New with Dave Luera.
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Algo Nuevo: February 2nd, 2020

Here’s the Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera —Something New with Dave Luera.

Night Music: February 8th, 2020

Here is the Night Music Playlist for February, 8th 2020 with Kirk Waldhaus.
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Algo Nuevo: January 26th, 2020

Here’s the Sunday, January 26th, 2020 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera —Something New with Dave Luera.

Night Music: January 25th, 2020

Here is the Night Music Playlist for January, 25th 2020 with Kirk Waldhaus.

State of Art: A program at the Anchorage Museum lets people with sensory-sensitivities experience exhibits in a way that works for them

Once a month during the museum's winter hours, one exhibit is open and modified to accommodate people with sensory-sensitivities. Multi-media presentations might be turned down or off, lights dimmed and activities are provided as an alternate means of engaging with the museum.

Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s 2020 forecast gives reasons for cautious optimism

While the Anchorage economy might be improving, a new report calls 2020 "a mixed bag."

State of Art: Revisiting past Anchorage Folk Festival performances

The Anchorage Folk Festival wrapped up its 31st annual folk music extravaganza. The festival includes workshops, performances and featured guest artists. Folk Fest chief sound engineer Lucy Peckham dug through her archives and passed these tracks along.

State of Art: Making connections with Anchorage’s Festival of Cultural Stories. An interview with Shirley Mae Springer-Staten

Springer-Staten remembers her aunt, an amazing storyteller, recounting the lynching of a young African American boy and the impact that and other stories had on her. While physical barriers to racial harmony are somewhat less blatant these days, it's the mental barriers between cultures Springer-Staten hopes to break with the Festival of Cultural Stories.

State of Art: Looking back on the Anchorage Folk Festival with long-time chief sound engineer, Lucy Peckham

This week on State of Art, Peckham joins us to talk about her time behind the board at the Anchorage Folk Fest, smoking mixing boards and watching Folk Fest kids grow up.
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Algo Nuevo: January 19th, 2020

Here’s the Sunday, January 19th, 2020 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera —Something New with Dave Luera.

Be Kind, Rewind: Stories of nostalgia, hindsight and do-overs

This month Arctic Entries brings you “Be Kind. Rewind: Stories of nostalgia, hindsight and do-overs.” In the spirit of This American Life, The Moth and other storytelling events, Arctic Entries brings Alaskans to the stage to share their personal stories: funny, sad and sweet.
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Algo Nuevo: January 12th, 2020

Here’s the Sunday, January 12th, 2020 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera —Something New with Dave Luera.

Night Music: January 11th, 2020

Here is the Night Music Playlist for January, 11th 2020 with Kirk Waldhaus.

State of Art: Anchorage theater group RKP Productions examines age and class with Dick Reichman’s “Florida”

RKP Productions' Audrey Kelly and Dick Reichman stopped by the Alaska Public Media studios to talk about their unique theater company, the legacy of collaborator Robert Pond and revisiting a dormant play.

What kind of fiscal future do we want for Alaska? Listen to this panel discussion featuring Senator Natasha von Imhof, Mayor Ethan Burkowitz

What Alaskans want for their state's economic future can be as varied as the population itself. Can we continue relying on oil revenues or do we need to further diversify our economy? What kind of pressure can the Permanent Fund take? In this panel discussion hosted by Alaska Common Ground, speakers make their cases for what direction the state's fiscal future should take.

State of Art: Anchorage musicians raised the bar in 2019. Here are some highlights

This week on State of Art we're looking back on some excellent local releases that came out last year.
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Algo Nuevo: December 29th, 2019

Here’s the Sunday, December 29th, 2019 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera —Something New with Dave Luera.

Night Music: December 28th, 2019

Here is the Night Music Playlist for December, 28th 2019 with Kirk Waldhaus.

Kim Jong Un’s North Korea with Dr. Jung Pak

groundbreaking account of the rise of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un, from his nuclear ambitions to his summits with President Donald J. Trump–from a former CIA analyst considered one of the leading American experts on the North Korean leader inside and outside the U.S. government.