Ben Hohenstatt

Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year

The 36th annual holiday market will be open over Thanksgiving weekend.

Meet ‘The Pod’: Orca sculptures destined for Douglas Fish & Game Building

A trio of sleek dorsal fins protruded from ground near the parking lot by Juneau Montessori School and captured the attention of some school children… Continue reading

Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price making healing totem for AWARE

Even the wood chips in Wayne Price’s ongoing project have meaning. The master Tlingit carver and University of Alaska Southeast faculty member is deep into… Continue reading

Family shares items and stories for Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

Soboleff’s sons and daughter loan collection to Sealaska Heritage Institute for display.

Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture

Contemporary designs made by artists and UAS professors.

Piano concert series returns Friday

The Juneau Piano Series is ready for Round 2.

Theater at Latitude 58 brings “Matilda” to Thunder Mountain High School Stage

Even if you’ve seen the movie and read the book, Theater at Latitude 58’s take on “Matilda” will have surprises.

Power & Privilege Symposium asks everyone to make world a better place

The same day folks went to the polls, attendees and speakers with “I Voted” stickers at the Third Annual University of Alaska Southeast Power &… Continue reading

New JACC receives 100th major donation

The New JACC wasn’t on the ballots, but folks continue to open their wallets. The proposed New Juneau Arts and Culture Center project just received… Continue reading

An art installation by young children titled “What do bears dream about when they hibernate” occupies windows of seasonal business along South Franklin Street on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
An art installation by young children titled “What do bears dream about when they hibernate” occupies windows of seasonal business along South Franklin Street on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Rockwell Ballroom is set to Rick’s Cafe Americain for “Here’s Looking at You, Casablanca” on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The show is a presentation by the Juneau Lyric Opera and Gold Town Nickelodeon. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Rockwell Ballroom is set to Rick’s Cafe Americain for “Here’s Looking at You, Casablanca” on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The show is a presentation by the Juneau Lyric Opera and Gold Town Nickelodeon. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Symphony’s 2018-19 concert season begins Nov. 10. (Unsplash | Kael Bloom)
The Juneau Symphony’s 2018-19 concert season begins Nov. 10. (Unsplash | Kael Bloom)

Youth Art Activity focuses on artifacts and scientific sketches

It was a scientific Saturday morning for the kids in the Alaska State Museum classroom. November’s First Saturday youth art activity was an exploration of… Continue reading

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Staff Picks for November

This is Staff Picks, a monthly round-up of what staff at The Capital City Weekly and Juneau Empire are reading, watching and listening to. Every… Continue reading

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Student Maata Finau gives a hug to Alaska Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes after Hayes’ keynote speech at the Power & Privilege Symposium at the University of Alaska Southeast on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. This year, there will be three keynote speeches delivered by UAS faculty and staff, Oscar Vazquez and Dennis and Judy Shepard. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Power & Privilege Symposium is Tuesday

The third annual UAS Power & Privilege Symposium falls on Election Day. But no one needs to choose between the one-day, conference-style event at University… Continue reading

Student Maata Finau gives a hug to Alaska Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes after Hayes’ keynote speech at the Power & Privilege Symposium at the University of Alaska Southeast on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. This year, there will be three keynote speeches delivered by UAS faculty and staff, Oscar Vazquez and Dennis and Judy Shepard. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Gold Street Music Concerts are back for Season 14

Devotion brought them to the church. Just after 6:30 p.m. on a Saturday, Terry Toon and Elva Bontrager were readying Resurrection Lutheran Church for the… Continue reading

Shrimp Whisperer has First Friday meet and greet

Describing the collection of Al “The Shrimp Whisperer” Laudert’s art that was on display at Amalga Distillery is like a bizarre re-imagining of a famous… Continue reading