Tonight: Celebrate "Our Alaska Constitution-The Next 50 Years"

by Kathleen McCoy  |   

Tonight, Jan. 9, 7-9 p.m.
Fine Arts Building, Room 150

A special evening to honor and remark upon the Alaska Constitution is planned from 7-9 p.m. tonight, Jan. 9 in the Fine Arts Building, Room 150.

The program includes a keynote address by Juneau Mayor and former Alaska Attorney General Bruce Botelho and a panel presentation, "At the Constitutional Convention," featuring panelists Vic Vischer, Katie Hurley, Arliss Sturgulewski and Douglas Pope, moderated by Rhonda McBride.

Performances will include appearances by the Anchorage Concert Chorus and the Alaska Native dance troupe, Lepquinm Gumilgit Gagoadim Tsimshian Dancers. Bartlett High School students will read selected minutes from the Constitutional Convention.

Audiences around the state will be able to participate through simultaneous live broadcast teleconferences with Barrow, Bethel, Dillingham, Fairbanks, Homer, Juneau, Ketchikan, Kotzebue, Nome and Sitka.

The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the UAA Justice Center, the American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska and the UA Eight Stars of Gold Project. Visit the University Advancement Web site for more information.

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