State of Art

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State of Art is a weekly audio program covering arts, entertainment and culture in the Anchorage area.

Hosted by:
Ammon Swenson

Listen to State of Art on KSKA FM 91.1 in Anchorage, AK.
Fridays at 8:00 p.m. and as part of Hometown, Alaska on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Saucy Yoda performing vinyl release show this weekend | State of Art

The punk and hip-hop influenced party band recently released the album "Who They Are."

This museum exhibit is a love letter to AK’s boarding culture | State of Art

Northern Boarders gives visitors a glimpse into the world of snowboarding and skateboarding by showcasing the artistic side of the sports.

Local play selected for L.A. theater festival | State of Art

Playwright Kristen Ritter's "Blanche Stuart Scott" is a historical comedy about a daring woman's ambitious road trip across America in 1910.

Catch these downtown jazz concerts all summer long | State of Art

Concerts are Saturdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Peratrovich Park and features local jazz talent.

Discussing ‘The Queen of Fairbanks’ with author Tricia Brown | State of Art

Brown's new book reflects on the life and legacy of Irene Sherman, "America's farthest north bag lady."

Crafting children’s stories with Brooke Hartman | State of Art

With works like "The Littlest Airplane" and "Klyde the Kraken Wants a Friend," Hartman hopes to educate, inspire and entertain.

Meet UAA’s 2024 student commencement speaker | State of Art

Now that her time at UAA is done, Katie Scoggin hopes to help underrepresented groups while continuing to make music.

First Friday exhibition shows the intimate nature of analogue photos | State of Art

Brianna Toomer's first solo exhibition not only showcases her art, but allows a full sensory experience of looking at physical photos.

Anchorage Opera’s ‘La Traviata’ opens this weekend

With a tragic love story and familiar music, the production promises to be the perfect introduction to opera and a unique take on a classic.