Former state poet laureate Tom Sexton talks with host Ed Craver about his craft. He reads several poems from his latest collection, For the Sake of the Light. Audio runs about a half hour.
Join the Weeping Willies
Susitna Summer Celebration Dance Party
presented by KTNA Talkeetna.
KTNA presents: A Susitna Summer Celebration Dance Party featuring The Weeping Willies live in concert, Saturday, July 17th beginning at 7:30 pm at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar.
This group features the original music of local Talkeetna performers Steve and Jon Durr, Doug Geeting, Carl Besece and Geoff Pfeiffer.
This promises to be a great night of dancing to Home Grown music with a Talkeetna flavor on Talkeetna’s largest dance floor.
Come out and enjoy a night of great music and bring your friends and your family out for a good time. Beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets will be available at the door. Doors open at 7 pm.
The Green Light Circus entertained Talkeetna at the Sheldon Community Arts Hangar for three evenings last Thursday through Saturday. The events are the culmination of a three-week circus camp for local kids with Green Light Circus instructors. Photos by Diana Haecker
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…)