Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
2:21 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Split Knuckles Theatre actors talk about "Endurance" production

KUAC's Susie Hackett talks to Brian Cook and Michael Toomey from Split Knuckles Theatre company. Their production of "Endurance" is this weekend, November 21 and 22. Hear a conversation about the work and imagination it takes to combine the story of the great explorer Ernest Shackleton's challenges and the Wall Street economic crisis of 2008 into one production.

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Arts & Culture
3:55 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Artist Ray Troll Interview

Proof that Ray Troll was at the KUAC studios just one day before the KUAC Fall Fundraiser
Credit Lori Neufeld

Artist Ray Troll and UA Museum Life Sciences Curator Pat Druckenmiller sit down with KUAC's Lori Neufeld to chat about bringing the prehistoric world back to life through art and exhibits. You have seen Ray Troll's art, now find out the stories behind the iconic work of Ray Troll.

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Arts & Culture
11:01 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Holiday Specials on KUAC

Arts & Culture
11:54 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Political Junkie Roadshow Preview

Neal Conan and Ken Rudin
Credit Lori Neufeld

KUAC's

Lori Neufeld interviews UAF Summer Session's Political Junkie Roadshow hosts Ken Rudin and Neal Conan

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Arts & Culture
4:02 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Museum of the North Displays Six New Outdoor Sculptures

The title of John Bohning's sculpture means 'to bring ashore' in Inupiat
Emily Schwing KUAC

Fairbanks, Alaska - Over the weekend, six new sculptures were installed outside the University of Alaska Museum of the North.  Local artists created the works in conjunction with a new special exhibit.

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Arts & Culture
9:48 am
Tue October 1, 2013

New Children's Book Chronicles the Life of Alaska's State Bird

Credit University of Alaska Press

Leaves are changing and so are the feathers of Alaska’s state bird.  This time of year, Ptarmigan trade their brown, mottled look for a snowy white appearance.  The ptarmigan is the subject of a children’s book, published by the University of Alaska Press last month.  The book called ‘Gone Again, Ptarmigan,’ is a collaboration between two friends:  a well-known painter and a long time poet. 

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Arts & Culture
9:40 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Life-long Adventurer, Writer Presents 30 Years of Alaskan Experiences

Jonathan Waterman has traveled with camera and pencil from the top of Denali to the coastline of the Canadian Arctic chronicling more than three decades of adventures.  His latest book, Northern Exposures is out from the University of Alaska Press.  It’s a compilation of some of his previously published stories and many never before-seen photographs.

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Arts & Culture
1:35 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Volunteers Help Fairbanks Concert Association Bring Shows to Rural Communities

Whit Smith, Elana James and Jake Erwin wowed the crowd at Saturday's Hot Club of Cowtown performance at Delta High School.
Credit Fairbanks Concert Association

The Fairbanks Concert Association launched its new season Friday in Fairbanks, and then took the show on the road to two outlying communities. The concert association depends on dedicated volunteers in those communities to help make their outreach concerts possible in Delta Junction and Healy.


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Arts & Culture
6:34 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

NPR's Puzzle Master Will Shortz Interview

Robert Roberts joined KUAC host Lori Neufeld and Puzzle Master Will Shortz for a special KUAC conversation and puzzle on Tues. June 11, 2013.
Credit Lisa Scerbak-Powers

  Some folks like to solve puzzles in their free time, but what if you are Will Shortz and editing crosswords and coming up with puzzles is your job? If you are Will Shortz, you take your best table tennis buddy and go on road trips to try to play in all of the 50 States. Will Shortz and Robert Roberts join KUAC's Lori Neufeld to chat about their sport and Lori plays the puzzle on-air with help from table tennis champion Robert Roberts.

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