If you live in a high-crime neighborhood, even if you’re just visiting, you’re under increased risk of encountering a scared police officer if your skin is dark. Does urban Alaska have a chance to avoid the problems other cities are having that involve police and deadly force? APRN: Tuesday, 12/9 at 10:00am Download Audio
It's a tale told by one of America's most respected yet unorthodox playwrights, Christopher Durang and Perseverance Theatre of Juneau is bringing it to Anchorage to start off their 2014-15 season. The 2013 Tony Award winning play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is Durang's latest work and actors Patricia Hull and Ben Brown visit the studio to talk about the play, their characters and how they have approached their parts. KSKA: Friday, Sept. 12, at 2:45 p.m. Listen Now:
Josh Lowman from Perseverance Theatre of Juneau drops by Stage Talk this week to talk about all five shows that the company is bringing to Anchorage this year. From a one-man play to a play about one man who made huge a difference in our lives and from "bah humbug" to the oddest of best friends, Perseverance promises to to bring quality theatre to the Anchorage audience. KSKA: Friday, August 8, at 2:45 p.m. Listen now:
The Alaska Legislature could join the chorus of voices calling for an American Indian Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. An Alaska Senate committee on Tuesday passed a resolution supporting the project. Download Audio
Anchorage playwright Arlitia Jones and actor Charity Pomeroy join Jean and Steve this week to talk about Arlitia's latest play, Rush at Everlasting being brought to town by Perseverance Theatre of Juneau, performing at the Sydney Laurence Theatre February 14th through the 23rd. KSKA: Friday 2/14 at 2:45pm Listen Now
The Swedes have a saying for overprotective parents--"curling parents", like the olympic sport where players try to sweep away any obstructions from in front of the stone. See how this comes to life on stage as Annia Wyndham and Josh Lowman from Yasmina Reza's Tony Award winning comedy God of Carnage presented by Perseverance Theatre running November 1st through the 10th at the Performing Arts Center visit Stage Talk. KSKA: Friday, November 1st at 2:45pm Listen Now
Perseverance Theatre continues to expand its offerings by bringing three productions to Anchorage this year. Join Executive Artistic Director Art Rotch and Anchorage Program Assistant Josh Lowman as they talk about plays by Tony Award winning playwrights Yasmina Reza and Tennessee Williams as well as Anchorage's own Arlitia Jones on this week's Stage Talk. KSKA: Friday 8/9 at 2:45pm Listen Now
Nobel Prize winning playwright Harold Pinter's groundbreaking play of love, deception and friendship Betrayal comes to Anchorage as Perseverance Theatre's latest offering. Shona Strauser who plays one-third of a love triangle along with Daniel Billet who plays another third give Jean and Steve an insight into this powerful and influential play. KSKA: Friday 4/12 at 2:45 pm
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell will deliver his annual State of the State address Wednesday night from Juneau. Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO News Director, and Alexandra Gutierrez, State Capital Correspondent will Alaska Public Radio Network will anchor live coverage beginning at 7:00 pm. Listen on KSKA, APRN member stations or watch on Alaska Public Television.
Inspired by Arctic Entries in Anchorage, Juneau began its own live storytelling event called Mudrooms last November. Each Mudrooms event features seven-minute personal stories from seven people on a monthly theme. From crass to delicate, told by wallflowers or clowns, these live stories are mesmerizing and raw. This is not a theatrical performance, but real life stories told by fellow Alaskans in Juneau. Listen to four edited hour-long episodes of Mudrooms Tuesdays at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm beginning November 13 on KSKA FM 91.1. Themes: Outdated (11/13) For the Love of It (11/20) Transitions (11/27) Secrets (12/4)
25 years ago, two actors talked about wanting to perform together in John Steinbeck's classic story of friendship, hope and dreams unfulfilled during the American Depression and now that desire has finally been realized. Join us this week on Stage Talk as Bostin Christopher as "Lennie" and Kevin T. Bennett as "George" talk about that long journey to finally play these two iconic roles of the American Theatre as Perseverance Theatre brings Of Mice and Men to Anchorage. KSKA: Friday 10/26 at 2:45 pm
The Legislative Ethics Committee today (Thursday) partially resolved a question from candidates and voters concerned about their representation after the effects of redistricting kick...
A 65-year-old Juneau man is presumed missing at sea after his unmanned skiff was discovered in the waters of southeast Alaska.
Matanuska Susitna Borough officials are saddened by Gatto’s passing. Patty Sullivan, now a spokesperson for the Borough and a former radio reporter who followed Gatto’s initial election campaigns, says he had a homespun sense of humor.
Sealaska will distribute about $14 million to shareholders and smaller corporations this week.
The legislature Tuesday approved all but one of the people appointed by the governor to serve on state boards and commissions. Members also had no opposition to the choice of Michael Gerraghty to be the state’s next Attorney General.
The Governor will likely get a scholarship bill from the Senate this session. But it might not be the one he wants. ...
The House overnight approved the next steps necessary that could lead to an instate gas pipeline from the North Slope to Anchorage and South Central.
With less than three weeks remaining in the legislative session, it’s looking unlikely lawmakers will pass a bill to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program.