Get ready for the holidays with the 2014 premiere of a limited edition print to benefit KUAC. Sydney Laurence’s “Mt. McKinley from Peters Creek, Alaska”, from the collection of Rex Fisher, is portrayed with grandeur in a 20” x 16” archival print.
Only 200 of these prints have been made, and are available for KUAC supporters at the level of $275 or more. To make a gift of support this holiday season please visit our Give Now page or call 907-474-7279.
KUAC3 now carries Pipedreams! A weekly two-hour radio show featuring pipe organ music, airing Sundays from 8-10 pm. Each week, Pipedreams host Michael Barone shares selected organ works and performances, and in doing so, encourages listeners to engage both their ears and imaginations to gain greater appreciation of this instrument. He talks with composers, organists, organ builders and restorers. The show features brand new instruments in churches and concert halls, plus historic pipe organs recorded in locations around the world, from ancient instruments in vast cathedrals to the “mighty Wurlitzers” of movie house fame. Pipedreams remains the only nationally distributed weekly radio program exploring the art of the pipe organ, and is aired on public radio stations around the country including KUAC. It is just one of the many weekly programs available on KUAC3 online, KUAC HD3 or KUAC TV 9.7.
What exactly is HD Radio? Click here for more information about HD Radio and KUAC.
It’s back! Don’t miss three hours of Thanksgiving inspired NATURE episodes starting with MY LIFE AS A TURKEY where deep in the wilds of Florida, writer and naturalist Joe Hutto raised wild turkeys from chicks. Then at 9, AN ORIGINAL DUCKUMENTARY takes a look at the fascinating bird and sheds light on how ducks migrate together, nurture chicks and more. At 10, THE PRIVATE LIFE OF DEER follows scientists, deer experts and special cameras as they shed light on the hidden world of white-tailed deer. Tune in tonight from 8 to 11 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat are having a wonderful time getting ready for Christmas. There’s only one dilemma – neither of them can figure out what to give the other for a present! In the end, both gift-giving predicaments are simply and beautifully resolved, revealing the true spirit of the holiday season. Have the kids tune in today at 7 am and 2 pm on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
If there’s a fire, call the fire department. A robbery? Call the police. But if you wake to find that your dog has been doubled, or that your spouse has shrunk, or that you are somehow caught in a weird time loop — or that you are somehow caught in a weird time loop — that’s when you call Odd Squad. It’s a high-tech agency run by kids equipped with the world’s most advanced and unpredictable gadgetry. Why kids and not adults you ask? We told you this squad was a little odd. Have the kids tune in today at 8:30 am and 3:30 pm on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
One of musical theater’s biggest blockbusters returns to GREAT PERFORMANCES for an encore presentation. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats reigned over an 18-year Broadway run and unending touring productions that continue to travel the globe. Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, Webber’s hit-filled stage version boasts musical highlights aplenty, including Elaine Paige’s return to her original role as Grizabella, the faded “glamour cat” singing the show-stopping ballad “Memory.” Tune in Thursday night at 9 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
This special KUAC television event is also an opportunity to pledge your support for the inspiring programming KUAC brings to your TV every day!
Each year, KUAC releases a Call for Art for our annual poster, premiered as a thank you gift during the spring fundraiser. Celebrating public broadcasting in Alaska, KUAC is proud to recognize and support talented artists across Alaska.
This year’s submission period is the month of November.
KUAC’s 2014 poster artist Iris Sutton’s winning entry “Raven and Ermine” thrilled KUAC supporters with its colors and Alaska imagery. Over the years, many of Alaska’s renowned artists have had their work selected for KUAC’s annual poster, including: Ken Whitten, Sue Steinacher, Karen Franzen, David Rosenthal, Bill Brody, Barry McWayne, Todd Sherman, Alvin Amason, Claire Fejes, Randall Compton, Ray Sandberg, Byron Birdsall, David Mollett, Barbara LaVallee, Jon Van Zyle, and many more. See posters from previous years here.
2015 poster art submissions must be received by Sunday, November 30th, 2014 at 5 pm. For more information click here.