Scott Burton, KTOO - Juneau

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Once vetoed by Dunleavy, funding for Alaska’s arts council is back in the budget

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Among the funding the Alaska Legislature restored that Gov. Mike Dunleavy let stand was $3,869,600 for the Alaska State Council on the Arts.

Alaska Native arts teacher asks governor to reconsider proposed budget cuts

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Gov. Michael Dunleavy’s impending budget cut proposals loomed large at the Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards last week in Juneau.

AK: Can opera help give closure to the Princess Sophia tragedy?

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A collaboration of producers and artists from across the country present a new opera about a local tragedy: “The Princess Sophia.” Can art help us process the worst maritime disaster in Alaska history? Listen now

49 Voices: Janene Driscoll of Gustavus

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This week, we're hearing from Janene Driscoll in Gustavus. Driscoll was one of the founders of the Gustavus Community Garden. Listen now

AK: Juneau shamanism retreat leader’s financial, cultural and spiritual legitimacy challenged

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Sealaska Heritage Institute says the Dance of the Deer Foundation exploits shamanism. Listen now

AK: Juneau business showcases diverse artists’ work in postcard contest

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Kindred Post, a post office, gift shop and gathering space in downtown Juneau held a recent art contest. The prize? 10 winners will now get their art printed on the shop’s postcards. The selections came from around the state, and from a purposely diverse group of artists. Listen now

Tlingit poet and scholar Nora Marks Dauenhauer, 90, was culture bearer

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Tlingit poet, scholar and culture bearer Nora Marks Dauenhauer has passed away at age 90.