Juneau Jazz and Classics Slide Competition features vast spectrum of musical genres. Juneau General public Library’s yearly bookmark contest. Juneau Audubon Society’s chook of the 7 days: Pelagic Cormorants.


Shelly Watson might have been schooled in opera at Juilliard, but she also specializes in stand-up comedy (Photo courtesy of Juneau Jazz and Classics).

There is a expanding range of music festivals that blend up jazz and classics. But at the Juneau Jazz and Classics Pageant, the silos have been damaged down long back.

On this Friday’s Juneau Afternoon, a sampling of some of the musical adventures in store for this year’s tumble competition.

Also on this method:

  • The Juneau Public Library’s yearly bookmark contest.
  • Pelagic Cormorants, the Juneau Audubon Society’s Chook of the week.
Andy Kline hosts Juneau Afternoon on Fridays.

Andy Kline hosts this Friday’s program.  You can catch Juneau Afternoon, Tuesday by Friday, are living at 3:00 p.m. on KTOO Juneau 104.3.  The rebroadcast airs at 7:00 p.m. on KTOO. You can also listen on line at ktoo.org.

For a lot more information and facts about Juneau Afternoon or to schedule time on the exhibit, e-mail [email protected]. Be sure to timetable early. The exhibit is generally booked a single to two months in advance.

Company: Juneau Jazz and Classics — Sandy Fortier, executive director. Rachel Disney, functions assistant.

Matt Herskowitz performing at the Sitka Summer Songs Competition (Image by Xtine Davenport).

The Juneau Jazz and Classics festival not only draws artists from unique musical disciplines but typically has them undertaking in the exact concert or enjoying with each other.

The headliners are for this year’s fall festival are:

  • Matt Herskowitz, a classically properly trained pianist with a passion for jazz.
  • Shelly Watson, an opera and cabaret singer, who operates comedy into her performances.
  • Zuill Bailey, cellist and artistic director for the Juneau Jazz and Classics pageant.
  • Basically 3, a string trio that performs a melting pot of classics, pop, jazz, rock and blues.
Visitors: John Thill, Juneau General public Library Director.


Every single drop, children in Juneau style bookmarks in hopes that theirs will be amid the winning entries, printed up and dispersed at the general public library. There is even a gallery of winners that goes back again additional than 40 many years on the library’s website. Entries will be approved from September 15-Oct 15.

Visitors: Brenda Wright, Juneau Audubon Society packages supervisor.


Older people and juvenile Pelagic Cormorants (Picture courtesy of eBird).


You are going to see Pelagic Cormorants perched on rocks along the shoreline. Modern, with black, iridescent plumage in the course of mating season. And to the delight of Juneau birdwatchers, they stick all over by means of the winter. Brenda Wright shares her observations from the industry.