State of Art: Virtual festivals aim to reconnect Alaskans

AK4AK is a virtual music festival streaming tonight at 6 p.m. (Screenshot from

This week on State of Art we learn about AKAK, a virtual music festival featuring local musicians streaming tonight. We also find out what to expect from Anchorage Community Theater‘s weekly Virtual Short Play Festival.


Anchorage Community Theater links:

Virtual Short Play Festival schedule:
*Check ACT’s Facebook and Instagram five minutes before showtime for links to the performance*

Plays begin at 3 p.m.

May 3 — At the Workplace
• Featuring plays by Richard Fulton, Rick Helms, Rand Higbee, Seth McNeill, Charissa Menefee, and Lia Romeo

May 10 — The End of the World as We Know It
• Featuring plays by Paul Braverman, Maddy Klever & Ernie Piper, Barry Levine, Seth McNeill, Jan Rosenberg, and Kevin Michael Wesson

May 17 — Love and/or Marriage
• Featuring plays by Timothy Crawford, Jaclyn Grogan, Arthur M. Jolly, Tara Meddaugh, Charissa Menefee, and Ron West

May 24 — Strangers Collide
• Featuring plays by Robert Bidwell, Kirsten Easton-Hazzaa, John Mabey, Becca Padrick, and Greg Romero

May 31 — Growing Up and Growing Older
• Featuring plays by Maddy Klever, Lisa M. Konoplisky, April Littlejohn, Tara Meddaugh, Dawson Moore, and Jan Rosenberg

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