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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

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

Youth Art Activity focuses on artifacts and scientific sketches
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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

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

Gold Street Music Concerts are back for Season 14
Shrimp Whisperer has First Friday meet and greet

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

Shrimp Whisperer has First Friday meet and greet
Tlingit and Haida president presents at UAS to start Alaska Native Heritage Month
Tlingit and Haida president presents at UAS to start Alaska Native Heritage Month
Artist becomes first Tlingit woman to carve and raise totem pole
Artist becomes first Tlingit woman to carve and raise totem pole
Playboy Spaceman play annual party at the Rockwell Ballroom

Playboy Spaceman play annual party at the Rockwell Ballroom

A Dia de los Muertos-inspired altar, twitchy dance-rock, VHS rips and a whole lot of dancing came together Friday night at the Rockwell Ballroom. The… Continue reading

Playboy Spaceman play annual party at the Rockwell Ballroom
Capital City Killers tour details grisly events in Juneau’s past

Capital City Killers tour details grisly events in Juneau’s past

Some ravens added atmosphere, but sunny weather abated the grimness of the Capital City Killers tour led by Ed Schoenfeldand Betsy Longenbaugh.

Capital City Killers tour details grisly events in Juneau’s past
Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

November is Native American and Alaska Native Month, and there’s no shortage of local events commemorating it. Sealaska Heritage Institute, libraries, museums and more are… Continue reading

Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month
Hope uke like jamming too

Hope uke like jamming too

Juneau Jambusters say anyone of any skill level is welcome to the weekly ukulele jam. Even if the last time someone picked up an instrument… Continue reading

Hope uke like jamming too
Ed Christian will play the role of the narrator in an upcoming production of “The Gun Show.” The 60-minute one-person play talks extensively about guns without staking a Liberal or Conservative position. (Courtesy Photo | Kristina Sherk Photography for “The Gun Show)

‘The Gun Show’ takes aim at the center of gun ownership conversation

Vacationing and producing a one-person show about gun ownership aren’t an obvious combination. But longtime Juneauite Ed Christian is using one of his regular fall… Continue reading

Ed Christian will play the role of the narrator in an upcoming production of “The Gun Show.” The 60-minute one-person play talks extensively about guns without staking a Liberal or Conservative position. (Courtesy Photo | Kristina Sherk Photography for “The Gun Show)
News briefs: SOFA silent auction and SHI language summit are upcoming, potato harvest was rescheduled and Color Wheel Arts closes

News briefs: SOFA silent auction and SHI language summit are upcoming, potato harvest was rescheduled and Color Wheel Arts closes

SOFA to hold silent auction Southeast Alaska Organization for Animals will hold its fifth annual Silent Auction 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Dzantik’i Heeni… Continue reading

News briefs: SOFA silent auction and SHI language summit are upcoming, potato harvest was rescheduled and Color Wheel Arts closes
Dale Pihlman authored a book, “Alaska’s Inside Passage,” that’s part almanac and part memoir. (Courtesy Photo | Pihlman family)

Ketchikan man’s book details flaura, fauna and history of Alaska’s Inside Passage

Dale Pihlman’s first attempt at writing “Alaska’s Inside Passage” didn’t go well. The Ketchikan retiree just spent the better part of two years putting together… Continue reading

Dale Pihlman authored a book, “Alaska’s Inside Passage,” that’s part almanac and part memoir. (Courtesy Photo | Pihlman family)
Photos: Hallo-weekend in downtown Juneau

Photos: Hallo-weekend in downtown Juneau

Costume contests, live music, burlesque and more meant costume-clad celebration Saturday night in downtown Juneau. The night featured inflatible, fighting dinosaurs, unicorns, videogame characters and… Continue reading

Photos: Hallo-weekend in downtown Juneau
Juneau’s new, sketchy open mic
Juneau’s new, sketchy open mic
Dan Fruits hangs his paintings at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum as he readies for a summer-long exhibit. Fruits’ latest project has been paintings to be projected during the opera commissioned by the Orpheus Project will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Sophia, which claimed the lives of more than 350 people. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dan Fruits hangs his paintings at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum as he readies for a summer-long exhibit. Fruits’ latest project has been paintings to be projected during the opera commissioned by the Orpheus Project will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Sophia, which claimed the lives of more than 350 people. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Concert to premiere locally written and performed music
Concert to premiere locally written and performed music
Museum Mask-erade brings in funds and fun

Museum Mask-erade brings in funds and fun

The Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum had a temporary exhibit on charitable parties last Saturday. The Mask-erade Ball brought a crowd to the Andrew… Continue reading

Museum Mask-erade brings in funds and fun