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1-2 Fridays per month @ 2:00 p.m.

The Alaska Live series of live performance and conversations with visiting and local artists is made possible from a generous grant from Design Alaska and contributors like you.

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  • Composing in the Wilderness founder Stephen Lias worked with host Lori Neufeld to highlight all 9 composers (Mieke Doezema, Ella Kaale, Thejas Mirle, Ben Morris, Thomas Nickell, Frederick Rawski, Cameron Smith, Nicky Sohn, Marian Zaversky) plus performers of CORVUS (Katie Cox, flute; Andie Tanning, violin; Mariel Roberts, cello; Alex LoRe, sax; Mara Mayer, clarinet; Joe Bergen, vibes) to perform 2 pieces. Current leader Nathan Lincoln-deCusatis and Denali region arts and culture mover and shaker, Kris Capps, joined the conversation.
  • Fairbanks Light Opera Theatre (FLOT) directors and lead roles joined KUAC's Alaska Live host Lori Neufeld for conversation and live performance in the KUAC Studios prior to their May 12-14 and May 19-21 Salisbury Theatre performances.
  • Sing for Your Supper (from The Boys from Syracuse by Rodgers & Hart)Ellie Martinson, Grace Farrell, & Ariana Lopez (sopranos), Jim Spontak (piano)Lily's Eyes (from The Secret Garden by Lucy Simon)Edward Brown (tenor) & Steven Anderson (baritone), Jim Spontak (piano)You Could Drive a Person Crazy (from Company by Sondheim)Ellie Martinson, Grace Farrell, Kaylee Ives-Perez (sopranos), Jim Spontak (piano)Zueignung (by Strauss)Ellie Martinson (soprano), Jim Spontak (piano)Bella Ciao (Italian Folk Song arr. Jake Alexander)Ellie Martinson, Ariana Lopez, Grace Farrell, Olivia Buzby, Mariana Beks (Sopranos)
  • Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen and his namesake ensemble, the Emmet Cohen Trio with bassist Philip Morris and drummer John Lumpkin II are engaging and talented guests with KUAC host Lori Neufeld.
  • KUAC Alaska Live host Lori Neufeld and guests Eileen Ivers and bandmates live in the studio with conversations ranging from background in math and traditional Irish music to travel and the diversity of influences on Irish music. They perform acoustic versions of some performance tunes that wowed the listening audience.
  • KUAC Alaska Live host Lori Neufeld welcomes NPHS choir director MaryCatherine Moroney and her students playing lead roles in "Anything Goes". The musical production runs the first two weekends of February 2023.
  • Allison Akootchook Warden, AKU-MATU is an Inupiaq artist and rapper.
  • Cast of FST’s The Tempest Radio PlayBruce Rogers as ProsperoSarah Brewer as MirandaAllan Hayton as AlonsoAndrew Cassell as SebastianTom Robenolt as…