Arts & Culture

Emerson Eads was moved by the release of the Fairbanks Four and the result was his most recent composition, "Mass for the Oppressed". Eads returned home to Fairbanks for the debut and CD release. Listen to the music and conversation right here.

Fairbanks Arts Association

First place-winners of the Fairbanks Arts Association's 23rd Annual Statewide Poetry Contest talk with KUAC's Lori Neufeld about what inspires them and then offer a reading of their works. Neufeld's interviewees include, in this order, this year's judge, Jeremy Pataky, who sees a bright future for Alaska's poets; elementary school winner Darcy Misel; high school winner Sasha Gorda; and adult winner Kersten Christiansen.

Fairbanks Symphony

Interviews and performances from the 2017 Concerto Competition Winners including cellist Cirdan Vonnahme, oboist Joey Hogenson and pianist Sarah Riopelle.

Last Best Hope

Feb 10, 2017
Bill Grosvenor

Fairbanks Literary Awards

Nov 4, 2016
Nicole Stellon O'Donnell
Nicole Stellon O'Donnell

Is Free Will an Illusion

Apr 20, 2016
Eduardo Wilner
University of Alaska Fairbanks


Gretchen Gordon

We packed six cellists into the KUAC studios during our special KUAC Fundraising edition of From The Top. They rocked out and played brilliantly. Stories about how the KUAC and arts community come together were a part of the mix too.

Celebrating National Poetry Month on KUAC with the Statewide Poetry Contest first place winners reading their winning poems. This feature starts off with a conversation with Natalie Taylor, Literary Arts Coordinator for the Fairbanks Arts Association and KUAC's Lori Neufeld. Earlier last month, the first place winners visited the KUAC studios to record their poems.

Changa Revisted

Mar 25, 2016
Changa Revisited
UA Museum of the North

The story of indigenous peoples facing disruption of their culture has long fascinated filmmaker Len Kamerling. Kamerling is known for depicting Alaska Native culture. But as KUAC’s Robert Hannon reports, his new film, premiering tonight, is set in Africa.


Here is the KUAC radio broadcast of the 2016 Concerto Competition Winners’ Concert featuring the music and talent of pianist Joshua Swank, violinist Jonathan Swank, cellist Van Levey, and pianist Dimitrios Paganos Koukakis.