Following a unique fundraiser model pioneered in Fairbanks, two Talkeetna non-profits found a creative way to tap into tourism dollars flowing into the community. The Denali Arts Council and the Sunshine Transit teamed up to offer tourists a real Alaska experience and make some money in the process.
In an effort to clean up the Talkeetna Village Park this summer, the Chamber of Commerce and the Denali Arts Council teamed up to present “Live at Five” concerts. The event is produced to bring families to downtown Talkeetna during the dinner hour for family music in the Park.
Do you know how to tell a muskox grunt from that of a walrus? Or do you know the sound of thousands of sand piper wings taking off? If you do, it’s probably thanks to Richard Nelson, host of the radio show “Encounters”. Talkeetna residents were treated to an evening with Richard Nelson on Monday night at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar.
The Talkeetna community was treated to a circus performance on Friday afternoon by Talkeetna Elementary students K through sixth grade, after artist in residence Meghan Holton worked with the kids on their circus acts for the past two weeks. Photos by Diana Haecker
The Emmila A. Denny scholarship winners were announced at the Denali Arts council meeting Monday evening. Winners of the three hundred dollar scholarships are Tyler Figley, Emily Hartley, Ian Mannix, Denali Morgan and Laura Wright. (more…)
A new art gallery is coming to downtown Talkeetna. Resident Troy Smiley formerly announced his purchase of the vacant lot across from the Fairview, previously owned by Tim Costello, during the Talkeetna Community Council meeting Monday evening. (more…)
The Denali Arts Council and the Talkeetna Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to create a family fun activity this summer in the Talkeetna Village Park. (more…)