Follow the journey of Brittany Pierce, a young woman who is fascinated with traveling and meeting new people of different cultures despite language barriers, as she explores the world while connecting with people through dance and music. Brittany traverses the globe, taking viewers from the South Pacific to Europe. Along her journey she reaches Tahiti, Southern Spain, the Swiss Alps and Southern Canada. Wherever Brittany is in the world, she finds dance and music to be the universal languages that bridge cultural divides and unite humanity. Tune in Sunday nights at 11:30 through 6/22, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
FILM SCHOOL SHORTS is a new, half-hour weekly series that showcases short student films from across the country. Each week, viewers can watch well-crafted films with high production values, strong dialogue and riveting drama. Featured are the best short films from major institutions like NYU, Columbia University, UCLA, USC and University of Texas that have wowed audiences at Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Telluride and SXSW, all delivering an experience that will make viewers laugh, gasp and empathize, sometimes in the same breath. Tune in Saturday nights at 11, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1 or GCI Channel 9 for Standard Definition & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Please join KUAC in congratulating the FM Newsroom once again. Over the weekend, two awards from the Society for Professional Journalists’ 2013 Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest, were received: first and third place in the Best Sports Reporting Category for coverage of the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and for 2013 Coverage for the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race, respectively. You can find out more about these awards and see other winners across the region here. Over the past year, our reporters have claimed 12 awards for their excellent work. Congratulations Dan Bross, Tim Ellis and Emily Schwing!
Tune in to KUAC TV & FM during the month of May for a very special programming lineup saluting veterans timed to commemorate Memorial Day 2014 and the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. For full programming listings and descriptions click here.
In 2012 Mother Nature produced the “perfect” growing season in Napa Valley and yielded a rare combination of quality fruit and an abundant crop load. Growers and winemakers across the Valley expressed high expectations for a classic year that will produce epic wines. This outstanding vintage sets the backdrop for the Vintage TV Series as it takes viewers into three renowned Napa Valley wineries and the lives of the people who make the wine. Tune in Saturday nights at 8:30 through 6/21, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1 or GCI Cable Channel 9.
Get out your duct tape—now is the time to start planning your vessel for KUAC’s Red Green Regatta! Join us on the water or on the shore on Sunday of Golden Days weekend as the “flotilla of fun” takes off from Graehl Park and docks at Pioneer Park. Visit our official 2014 Red Green Regatta webpage (here) for all the info and look for registration information in early summer. See you on the water!
We want to thank the nearly 20 supporters out there who have linked their Fred Meyer Rewards Card to KUAC! Your support adds up to real dollars and makes a difference at Interior Alaska’s public radio and television station. Did you know you can support KUAC and still get your reward coupons? Not signed up or want to see the FAQ? Go to this link with your rewards card handy and make your “click” of support to KUAC #84486 today!