Juneau Afternoon If it's happening in Juneau, you'll hear about it on Juneau Afternoon, a locally produced live show that airs from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our hosts interview a range of guests from local business owners to visiting artists and speakers.
Juneau Afternoon

Juneau Afternoon

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If it's happening in Juneau, you'll hear about it on Juneau Afternoon, a locally produced live show that airs from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our hosts interview a range of guests from local business owners to visiting artists and speakers.

Most Recent Episodes

Dec. 1, 2022: Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society returns to the Gold Town Nickelodeon

Poster image for the Juneau Underground Motion Picture (JUMP) Society (image courtesy of JUMP Society) For the first time since 2019, the Juneau Underground Motion Picture (JUMP) Society film festival returns to the Gold Town Nickelodeon. The JUMP Society presents screenings of short films made by Juneau locals, and traditionally brings the films to the big screen in festivals held in the spring and in the fall. The film festival took a break during the pandemic, and this weekend they return for the 2022 Winter Film Festival. Pat Race sits down with host Andy Kline to give us a preview of the short films and filmmakers that will be featured this weekend. Also on today's show, Susu and The Prophets will be here to tell us about tonight's concert at the Red Dog–their first live in-person performance in three years. Musician Erin Heist talks about her new full-length album "From the Land of Rusted Dreams," and we'll find out all about the Juneau Artists Gallery's featured artist Lue Isaac. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/12-02-22-JPM-AIRCHECK.mp3 Guests: Pat Race, JUMP Society Erin Heist, musician Shona Osterhaut, musician, Susu and the Prophets Riley Woodford, musician, Susu and the Prophets Lue Isaac, featured artist, Juneau Artists Gallery Laurie Craig, Juneau Artists Gallery

Dec. 1, 2022: Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society returns to the Gold Town Nickelodeon

Dec. 1, 2022: Why Black Americans Find Empowerment in the Digital Economy (Part 2)

Cryptocurrency investor and self-made millionaire, James Robinson (photo courtesy of James Robinson) On this week's episode of Culture Rich Conversations from Juneau's Black Awareness Association we are bringing back our very special guest Joseph Robinson for a more in depth discussion centered around crypto currency and the economic empowerment that it provides for the Black community as well as the LGBTQ community (listen to Part 1 of this discussion here). Christina Michelle and self-made millionaire Joseph Robinson will discuss the ins and outs of what it takes to be successful in this economy by investing in crypto currency. Our guest will educate us on how to get started, as well as how to bounce back when the market is down and investments look bleak. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/12-1-22.mp3

Dec. 1, 2022: Why Black Americans Find Empowerment in the Digital Economy (Part 2)

Nov. 30, 2022: Literary group 49 Writers offers online satire course

Joanna Castle Miller, satirist and playwright and guest instructor for 49 Writers (image courtesy of Joanna Castle Miller) https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-30-22.mp3 49 Writers, an Alaskan literary group, has invited playwright and satirist Joanna Castle Miller to teach a four-week class series. Her curriculum is designed to help writers craft sharp, funny satire. Miller's award-winning work has appeared everywhere from McSweeney's to Funny or Die, and her class promises to leave writers with the tools needed to produce short-form satirical work and the confidence to submit pieces to places like The Onion. Today on Juneau Afternoon, host Sheli DeLaney will chat with Joanna Castle Miller about her humor, literary style, and favorite bourbon. Also on today's show, we'll hear all about this weekend's Gallery Walk. Mary McEwen will discuss her new exhibit at the city museum, and Rainforest Yoga shares details of their next workshop. Guests: Beth Weigel, director, Juneau Douglas City Museum Mary McEwen, featured solo artist, Juneau Douglas City Museum Katie Bausler, president, 49 Writers Joanna Castle Miller, guest instructor, 49 Writers Terry Tavel, board member, Rainforest Yoga Dr. Marnie Hartman, guest instructor, Rainforest Yoga Rachelle Bonnett, programming coordinator, Juneau Arts and Humanities Council Gina Morris, director, Downtown Business Association

Nov. 30, 2022: Literary group 49 Writers offers online satire course

Nov. 18, 2022: Con Brio interprets climate change through music

Flyer for the Con Brio concert "Climate Soundscapes: Music on the Science of Climate Change" Tonight, the Con Brio Chamber Series premieres "Climate Soundscapes – Music on the Science of Climate Change." This unique program is the result of a partnership with the Juneau Composers Consortium and the University of Alaska, and based on science from the International Arctic Research Center. "Climate Soundscapes" will feature seven original compositions that were guided by the work of scientists specializing atmospheric research, glaciology, species migration and change, oceanography, and ocean warming. Today on Juneau Afternoon, we'll hear more about this weekend's concerts and how the musicians and scientists hope they will help to bridge divides and connect communities to provoke discussion and action on climate change. Fu Bao, artist and vendor whose work will be available at Public Market (photo courtesy of Fu Bao) Our show today will also include a conversation with Fu Bao, one of this year's many local vendors whose work will go on sale next weekend at the annual Public Market. Tune in to hear about Fu's artwork which will be available to purchase on note cards, metal prints, and calendars at his booth in Centennial Hall. Also on the show, guests from the University of Alaska Southeast sit down with host Andy Kline to share details of the final lecture in the Evening at Egan series, which concludes tonight, and the Juneau Soccer Club will tell us about the upcoming Holiday Cup Tournament. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-18-22-JPM-AIRCHECK.mp3 Guests: Emily Wall, professor of English, UAS Sally Schlichting, artistic director, Con Brio Concert Series William Todd Hunt, composer Joanna Young, glaciologist, UAF International Arctic Research Center Stacy Diouf, Holiday Cup director, Juneau Soccer Club Fu Bao, artist, Public Market Peter Metcalf, event manager, Public Market

Nov. 18, 2022: Con Brio interprets climate change through music

Nov. 17, 2022: Finding the joy this holiday season

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are quickly approaching this year's holiday season! In all of the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years, it can be challenging to find time to really enjoy the holidays. On this week's episode of Culture Rich Conversations from Juneau's Black Awareness Association, host Christina Michelle will be joined by Sherry Patterson and Michael Patterson to discuss how we can find the joy this holiday season! Our guests will share with us some of their favorite holiday traditions, their favorite family fun activities, their hopes for next year, and so much more! https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/BAA-1118.mp3 Guests: Sherry Patterson, Black Awareness Association of Juneau Michael Patterson, Black Awareness Association of Juneau

Nov. 17, 2022: Finding the joy this holiday season

Nov. 16, 2022: "Americans and the Holocaust" on display at the Valley Library

Graphic for travelling exhibit "Americans and the Holocaust" (image courtesy of Juneau Public Libraries) On November 1, Juneau Public Libraries opened the travelling exhibit "Americans and the Holocaust." The show questions motives and fears that shaped Americans' responses to war, Nazism, and genocide. It will be on display until December 20, and accompanied by a series of talks from Alaskans about local connections and responses to the Holocaust. On today's show, Andi Hirsh will talk with host Sheli DeLaney about the meaning and importance of bringing this exhibit to Juneau. Also on today's show, we'll hear about the new production by Theater in the Rough, opening this weekend. The Southeast Alaska Food Bank will be here to promote their holiday food drive, and members of the high school swim teams will tell us about their annual Christmas Tree sale and fundraiser. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-16-22.mp3 Guests: Andi Hirsh, Deputy Municipal Clerk, City and Borough of Juneau Katie Jensen, performer, Theater in the Rough Donnie Gott, director, Theater in the Rough Kelsey Riker, performer, Theater in the Rough Chris Schapp, executive director, Southeast Alaska Food Bank Emily Delgado, captain, Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé High School Swim Team Chaz VanSlyke, captain, Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé High School Swim Team Nadja Anderson, coordinator, Juneau-Douglas Yadaa.at Kalé High School

Nov. 16, 2022: "Americans and the Holocaust" on display at the Valley Library

Nov. 10, 2022: Alaskan Black Business Owners

As we move forward into the holidays, this week's episode of Culture Rich Conversations from Juneau's Black Awareness Association is highlighting two Alaskan business owners and going into detail about what it takes to get started. This week's guests will walk us through how to go from surviving to thriving here in Alaska. Host Christina Michelle is joined by Tracey Parrish and Traci Gatewood to discuss the ins and outs of becoming a successful business owner. Today's conversation also covers how to keep going when times are challenging and why community relationships really matter. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-10-22-1.mp3 Guests: Tracey Parrish, owner, Alaska Pacific Insurance Agency Traci Gatewood, owner, G2 Diversified Services

Nov. 10, 2022: Alaskan Black Business Owners

Nov. 9, 2022: "Waging Peace in Vietnam" exhibit opens at UAS

Graphic for "Waging Peace in Vietnam" exhibit opening at UAS this Friday (image courtesy of Waging Peace in Vietnam) https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-09-22.mp3 This Friday, November 11, is Veteran's Day and a new exhibit opening at the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Egan Library shines a spotlight on the acts of resistance that helped bring the U.S. government's war on Viet Nam to an end. "Waging Peace In Vietnam: The Story of U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War" shares the history of individual and collective action against the war, such as peace marches, strikes, arrests, stockade revolts, mutinies and other actions by rank-and-file military personnel and returning veterans. The exhibit will be on display from November 11-December 15, and the opening will be accompanied by a screening of the film "Hunting in Wartime" and keynote address by Susan Schnall, former Navy lieutenant and President of the national board of Veterans for Peace. DAvid Noon sits down with host Sheli DeLaney to discuss the importance of "Waging Peace in Vietnam," as well as the rich selection of on-campus events related to the exhibit. Also on the show, we'll hear from the Juneau Community Foundation about Philanthropy Day, Trail Mix will be on to talk about their annual fundraiser, and the Juneau Audubon Society shares details of its next program: The Healing, Medicinal, and Spiritual Properties of Native Plants in Southeast Alaska. Guests: Chrsity Ciambor, Juneau Community Foundation Rico Worl, Individual Artist Awardee, Juneau Community Foundation Christine Carpenter, Individual Artist Awardee, Juneau Community Foundation Dr. David Noon, professor of history, UAS Bill Short, author/contributor, Waging Peace in Vietnam Ryan O'Shaughnessy, executive director, Trail Mix, Inc. Dave Haas, board member, Trail Mix, Inc. Heather Evoy, featured speaker, Juneau Audubon Society Brenda Wright, board member, Juneau Audubon Society

Nov. 9, 2022: "Waging Peace in Vietnam" exhibit opens at UAS

Nov. 4, 2022: Local efforts for refugee relief

Today's show will highlight two events happening locally that hope to raise funds for refugee relief. At Coppa, a silent auction will open this evening and allow bidding on art from local artists through the month of November. The proceeds of the auction will go to Vostok-SOS, a Ukrainian Relief Organization providing assistance to the victims of the war. And representatives from Mudrooms, Juneau's monthly storytelling event, will be here to talk about the beneficiary of their next two performances–the Juneau Refugee Relief Fund. Also on today's show, host Andy Kline interviews the First Friday featured artists at Kindred Post and Juneau Artists Gallery. https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/11-04-22-JPM-AIRCHECK.mp3 Guests: Kendra Hergett, manager, Kindred Post Autumn Daigle, featured artist, Kindred Post Alida Bus, board member, Mudrooms Stephanie Hoag, Juneau Refugee Relief Fund Marc Wheeler, co-owner, Coppa Christine Crooks, volunteer, Art for Ukraine Mary McEwan, featured artist, Juneau Artists Gallery

Nov. 4, 2022: Local efforts for refugee relief

Nov. 3, 2022: November's Hot Topics in Black Culture

Ny MaGee, entertainment journalist and influencer (photo courtesy of Ny MaGee) It's the first Thursday of the month and that means it's time for Hot Topics in Black Culture! This week on Culture Rich Conversations host Christina Michelle will be joined by entertainment journalist and influencer, Ny MaGee. This month's spirited conversation includes an in-depth discussion of the Kanye West controversy, targeted poisoning of Black women, shortage of Black donors in sperm banks, and other topics on the minds of the Black community.* Guest: Ny MaGee, celebrity journalist https://media.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/BAA-1101-web-edit.mp3 *Opinions and statements by guests are their own and do not reflect the opinions of the Black Awareness Association of Juneau or KTOO Public Media.

Nov. 3, 2022: November's Hot Topics in Black Culture