It's been a good week for Fairbanks writer Frank Soos and his wife, visual artist Margo Klass. First, Soos found out in a phone call that he'd been named the new Alaska State Writer Laureate as part of the Governors Awards for the Arts for 2015.
Mallory Story, Will Geiger, Andrew Williams and Richard Radford show respect for the people who have lived in Southeast Alaska since time immemorial by learning, and helping to perpetuate, the Tlingit language.
More than 100 people gathered at Northern Light United Church Tuesday evening to hear a piano concert by Kyle Farley-Robinson, a 13-year-old local student who performed works by Mozart, Brahms and Rachmaninoff.
Woosh Kinaadeiyí will host this month's open mic and poetry slam on Friday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Kindred Post, 145 South Franklin St.
The event will be hosted by Conor Lendrum and Christy NaMee Eriksen, with DJ Manu.
EVENTS & MUSIC
THURSDAY, DEC. 11
Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.
Third Thursday family night, 5:30 p.m., Valley Library.
Open mic night at the Alaskan, hosted by C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel &...
1. All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
2. Blue Horses, Mary Oliver
3. Falling from Horses, Molly Gloss
4. The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
5. Lila, Marilynne Robinson
6. A Sudden Light, Garth Stein