780 AM | 96.1 FM | “Yours for Western Alaska”

Posts Tagged ‘song’

Final Currents.

Now my life is sweet like cinnamon Like a dream I’m living in Baby love me cause I’m playing on the radio How do you like me now? Radio – Lana Del Rey I have already written this blog one hundred times over in my mind. Many nights have been spent crafting what it was…

Read More

Sounding Board: Alaska Native Dancing

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 2 at 10am), we’re talking about Alaska Native dancing. It’s going strong and healthy in some communities, banned and not welcome in others – our communities have different views. What do you think about Native dancing? Do you dance? And if so, what does it do for you?…

Read More

A special trip, in search of song

Volunteer Josh Cunningham recently took a very special trip as a correspondent for KNOM. Josh went to the southwestern Alaska city of Bethel for the Cama-i (chuh-MY) Dance Festival, one of the largest and most significant annual cultural celebrations in the state. KNOM regularly sends its full-time volunteers to cover important regional and local events…

Read More

Sounding Board: Preserving Native Song and Dance

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, March 28 at 10am), we’re talking about preserving Native song and dance. How have Native songs and dances been passed down to you? What can music and dance teach us about the past?  How will we carry this with us into the future? How can music native to Alaska…

Read More

Daily Quote: Billy Davis

‎”I’d like to teach the world to sing In perfect harmony I’d like to hold it in my arms and keep it company. I’d like to see the world for once All standing hand in hand And hear them echo through the hills “Ah, peace throughout the land.” That’s the song I hear…” -Billy Davis…

Read More

Sounding Board: Music in Your Life

This Thursday on Sounding Board (December 20, 2012 at 10am), we’re talking about music – and in particular, the music most important to your life. Can you sing? When did you learn to sing? Do you play an instrument? Can you read music, or are you completely “play-by-ear”? What memories come out when you hear…

Read More