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We are accepting submissions for Writers' Showcase: Holidays until October 5th. We are looking for fresh, diverse prose that is related to a seasonally selected theme. The average reading time for a piece is about 10 minutes. Email your submissions to arts@ktoo.org.
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Arts@360 is a new public television and radio series that focuses on arts, music and culture. The series is produced and broadcast statewide by 360 North, and locally by the KTOO radio stations. Individual programs are recoded live @360 in Juneau, Alaska. Contact us at arts@ktoo.org.
Writers’ Showcase: Local celebrities and actors read a variety of short fiction and creative non-fiction pieces written by Alaskans. Producers are looking for fresh, diverse prose that is related to a seasonally selected theme. The average reading time for a piece is about 10 minutes. Alaska Originals: Alaska Originals is an Arts@360 concert series. Alaskan musicians play original compositions in front of a live studio audience with conversation. The Artist: A series where we focus on the work of the individual artist. We’ll explore the artist’s history, influences, inspiration, and process along with demonstrations, examples of work, and more.
Like the collective experience of watching a play, or a movie at the theater, part of what makes Arts@360 special is our live audience. Some shows will be ticketed, others free or “pay as you can.” All programs will be recorded for broadcast on 360 North Statewide TV and/or the KTOO radio stations, and may be webstreamed. @360 can seat approximately 80 people.
Writers’ Showcase is looking for short stories and essays by Alaskans on the theme of “holidays.” If you have a piece, know of a piece, or want to compose a short story or essay that is 5-12 minutes long when read aloud, please send it to arts@ktoo.org by October 5th. If applicable, please include information on publication history or rights. Selected submissions will be read aloud before a live studio audience on November 20th, and will later broadcast on 360 North statewide TV and public radio stations in Alaska. For this program we are especially interested in short fiction.
Read the author and actor bios. In this episode of Writers' Showcase hear short stories and essays from Alaskan writers Joe Karson, Martha Amore, Kirsa Hughes-Skandijs, and James P. Sweeney. The summer-inspired theme is "endurance" and works are read by actors Ryan Conarro, Donnie Gott, Allison Holtkamp, and Roblin Gray Davis.
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@360 Schedule
See Month

september, 2014

wed24sep5:00 pm- 6:00 pmSyria: From Struggle for Freedom to Humanitarian Crisis with Radwan Ziadeh5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
thu25sep7:00 pm- 8:00 pmAK Originals with Rob Cohen7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Todd Grebe and Cold Country is a band with deep roots in Alaska that plays original roots music of the honkytonk flavor. Hear their version of Americana infused with bluegrass fiddle and mandolin, three-part harmonies and dance-friendly waltzes. Todd Grebe performed @360 on April 12, 2014.
David Woodie has worked as a logger, a fisherman, and a teacher and uses the unique perspectives he gained in those fields in his paintings. Woodie refers to himself as a narrative painter and says that his paintings suggest stories. Scott Burton hosts.
For more Arts@360 and other 360 North videos, visit our YouTube page.