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Arts & Culture

Arts and culture reporting on news and community topics. Arts and culture coverage is occasionally submitted by community members.

The annual PCR Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration was Monday January 18th at 7pm. The theme was “Joining Hands Across Lands” and the event was hosted by Carlos Tayag, the PCR coordinator. There were several impressive dance performances, readings from the UCSD poetry contest winners, and the high school band rounded out the multicultural evening with a selection from a Jewish dance song called “Rikudim” led by Kerry McNamera.

2016 UCSD Spelling Bee

Jan 20, 2016

At 12:30 on Wednesday in the high school gym, dozens of elementary school students gathered to watch the twelve participants in the spelling bee compete.  

Two champions attended from each grade, starting with third graders from the elementary school and ending with eighth grade junior high students.  

2016 UCSD Spelling Bee

Jan 20, 2016

At 12:30 on Wednesday in the high school gym, dozens of elementary school students gathered to watch the twelve participants in the spelling bee compete.  

Two champions attended from each grade, starting with third graders from the elementary school and ending with eighth grade junior high students.  

California-based Author Jeff Kunkel visited the Unalaska Public Library the last week in December and read a few excerpts from his book: Alaska Gold: Life on the New Frontier. The book was published in 1997 is a collection of letters written by a pair of brothers who traveled from California to Nome in the early 1900s in search of gold. Jeff told the story of how he came upon these letters and how Unalaska factors into the story.

Carolyn Reed

When writer and historian Ray Hudson was contacted by a BBC producer and asked to select a work of art from Alaska to write an essay about, he chose Unalaskan artist Carolyn Reed’s drawing “Touching Fire.”

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