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Our Community - Cook Inlet Housing!

Oct 8, 2015
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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Director of Public Relations at Cook Inlet Housing, Sezy Gerow-Hanson! Recently, Cook Inlet Housing Authority just received the ArtPlace Community Development Investments grant! It is a 3 million dollar, three year grant that aids in developing arts and culture, together as one. Over 260 applicants applied, Cook Inlet Housing was chose. as one of the grantees! Through Cultural Asset Mapping, the organization will be able to collect data through photos, surveys, speaking, story telling, and etc.

Our Community - Disaster Awareness Month!

Sep 29, 2015
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  KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Regional Disaster Program Officer of the Red Cross Anchorage, Kelly McGuirk, as well as Regional Communications Offficer,  Beth Bennett. Coming up, there will be about 20 classes offered over four days across the state, which include shelter management, operations, restoring family links, and many more. Making sure communities can take care of themselves and having the right skill sets helps speed up the process of being prepared in any emergency.

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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with curator of this weeks play, Indra Arriaga, as well as fellow actor Miles Scott. This week marks the final week of Cyrano's Ten decades Ten Plays series! Week 10 takes place though the years 2005-20015 and can be described as:

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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with curator John Mckay and Gabrielle Barnett! This week marks the ninth week of the Ten Decades, Ten plays series currently playing at Cyrano's Theatre Company. Week 9 takes place in the years 1995 - 2005 and can be described as "Et tu, Y2K?  Anchorage, All-American City, lurches forward with one foot planted firmly in each of two millenia." The show begins at 7pm, running through Thursday, August 27, to Monday, August 31.

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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with John Parsi, director of week eight of 10 decades of the city's history. Week eight takes place from the years 1985 to 1995. "From the creative mind of Jack Dalton, famous Alaska Native storyteller--a takeoff on "Prairie Home Companion" with an Alaskan indigenous twist." The show runs August 19 - 24 at Cyrano's Off Center Playhouse beginning at 7 PM. For more ticket information, click here!

Our Community - Urban Interventions: Skate Art

Aug 11, 2015
ourtesy of Walt Pourier, Stronghold Society/Nakota Designs

KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Dawn Biddison, Monica Shah, and Rod K about an upcoming event happening this weekend. 

Our Community - Cyrano's Ten decades, Ten plays: 1955-1965

Jul 30, 2015
courtesy of Cyrano's Theater Company

KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with curator of week 5, part of the Ten Decades Ten Plays at Cyrano's Theater Company, Lael Morgan. Week 5 features: Sex, Money, the Political Frontier, and the Boom that went Bust! The play runs through July 29 - August 3rd. For more information, click here.

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 KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with President of the Sobermiut organization, Sonia Vent and co-founder/secretary Steven Randazoo. Sobermiut was created in 2004/2005 as a nonprofit that unifies Alaskan Native individuals, families, and communities that reinforces a healthy lifestyle: free of alcohol and drug abuse. Sobermiut will be having a fundraiser for the Alaska Native Community Center. The center is a place where people can get together and just be their selves.

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KNBA keeping you in tuned with Our Community! In today's segment, Danny Preston speaks with Peter Porco, the curator of the upcoming play "The Lady is a Trucker; Anchorage Rides the Road to War." The play is part of a ten week long presentation presented by Cyrano's Theatre Company. Cyrano's will be presenting a different decade in Anchorage history in the form of a living newspaper, highlighting the headline stories and colorful characters of the day, with authentic music of the period and film clips, etc.

Our Community - Mountain View Street Fair!

Jun 23, 2015
Anchorage Fairs and Festivals

KNBA keeps you in tune with 'Our Community' Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:50am! In the segment aired June 23rd, KNBA Volunteer host Wigi fills in for Danny Preston and speaks with representatives  Geran Tarr and Marcus Freeman! They are happy to announce the 7th annual Mountain View Street Fair at Clark Middle School. Activities will include face painting, a bounce house, food vendors which kids get to eat for free, and more! Another fun event at the fair will be the Mountain View Street Jam.  It is a break dancing competition and anyone at any age can compete for cash prizes!

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