October 2011

KYUK’s popular weekly radio call-in show, “Talk-Line” is off the air, at least for the time being. The Friday morning open-forum has been on the air for over 20 years, but a show in late September has put the program under review.

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Crowds will miss the fun loving Maryann Sundown. Photo by Chris Pike.

Alaska’s “Dance Diva” Maryann Sundown was laid to rest this Saturday in her home village of Scammon Bay. The 93-year-old inspired countless Yup’ik dancers before she died in her house last week from pneumonia. While Alaska may be without our favorite dancer, there’s reason to believe her legacy will endure through the generations.

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The Bethel Actor’s Guild is bringing the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show to the Bethel stage at the Yupiit Piciryarait cultural center this weekend. The audience can expect a local version of the rock musical, but fans can still get fully involved. The show starts at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $20 at the door and costumes are encouraged.

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