Arts & Culture

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.

Uniting Communities with Narrative

Jan 13, 2016
Blonde Indian
University of Arizona Press



JR Ancheta

Brian Rogers is UAF Chancellor Emeritus and is featured in the UAF Alumni Aurora Magazine. He was interviewed earlier last month by UAF Journalism Professor Rob Prince. This interview aired on KUAC, Monday October 5th at 1pm.

The Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra’s Concerto Competition Winners Concert was this past month, February 22nd. Even though the night before, the Fairbanks area experienced rain and freezing temperatures, many people made it out to enjoy the concert at the UAF Davis Concert Hall. This presentation includes the performances by all four category winners and their interviews with KUAC’s Lori Neufeld.

Traditional dance and the importance of music and dance in Yup'ik culture is captured in the newly restored documentary "The Drums of Winter".  Find out more about the restoration and digitizing process, preserving and revitalizing the native dance culture and the significance of the dance.

KUAC’s Susie Hackett welcomed Bruce Rogers, Artistic Director of the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre (FST), Sarah Mitchell, FST Educational Coordinator, and Gianna Drogheo, longtime FST collaborator, singer, vocal coach and opera fan to the studio.