Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour this Sunday morning, November 2 or before you go to bed Saturday night. You will find that all your KUAC FM and TV programming will be aired at their appropriate times. This would also be a great chance to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Have a wonderful weekend!
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.
Join KUAC’s Lori Neufeld as she welcomes UAF Music Department professor of percussion, Morris Palter to the studio to share some of their thoughts and a selection of deliciously evil musical offerings to help get you into the mood for all your All Hollow’s Eve festivities. Palter teaches a freshman seminar course entitled “Running with the Devil: The History of Evil and the Supernatural in Music.” Tune in this afternoon at 1 on KUAC FM, KUAC online, KUAC HD, and KUAC TV 9.5.
This production of Porgy and Bess from the San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess in the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. John DeMain conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this American musical theater staple about an African-American community on Catfish Row in coastal South Carolina. Porgy and Bess is based on the play by Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, with music by George Gershwin including the celebrated jazz standard “Summertime.” Tune in Saturday night at 10, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
“Service”, part of the PBS veterans initiative Stories of Service, is the story of craft and the military. From the origins of the Army Arts & Crafts Program and the G.I. Bill to contemporary soldiers and veterans, “Service” documents the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate and heal. Featured artists are Eugene Burks, Jr., Pam DeLuco, Judas Recendez, Ehren Tool and Peter Voulkos. Tune in Sunday night at 9:30 thru 10/19 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Lost Treasure Hunt and Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave, Sunday at 9:30 am and Monday at Noon on KUAC TV
LOST TREASURE HUNT brings history alive for kids in a dramatic and fun way – as a modern-day animated adventure in which the main characters protect a lost artifact by outwitting the bad guys. By analyzing historical records and examining artifacts, Ava and Dex must solve a series of clues to stop the treasure from falling into the wrong hands. In THOMAS & FRIENDS: TALE OF THE BRAVE, Thomas and his friends face their fears in their boldest adventure yet! After a monstrous storm on the Island of Sodor, a landslide unearths some very unusual footprints. Thomas and Percy are eager to find out what could have made these marks and along the way, uncover the true meaning of bravery. Tune in for LOST TREASURE HUNT Sunday morning at 9:30 and don’t miss THOMAS & FRIENDS: TALE OF THE BRAVE Monday at noon on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Halloween’s almost here! Hang onto your hats! It’s George’s first Halloween in the country and the new season 9 of CURIOUS GEORGE is kicking off. George needs to figure out what he’s going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. Will George’s quest for the perfect costume interfere with his quest for the truth behind a spooky scarecrow? Only the curious will find out! Tune in Friday morning at 7 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.