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Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price making healing totem for AWARE

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

Master Tlingit carver Wayne Price making healing totem for AWARE
Culture celebrated with song, dance, art and more
Culture celebrated with song, dance, art and more
Family shares items and stories for Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

Family shares items and stories for Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

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

Family shares items and stories for Dr. Walter Soboleff Day
Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture

Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture

Contemporary designs made by artists and UAS professors.

Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture
Piano concert series returns Friday

Piano concert series returns Friday

The Juneau Piano Series is ready for Round 2.

Piano concert series returns Friday
Theater at Latitude 58 brings “Matilda” to Thunder Mountain High School Stage

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.

Theater at Latitude 58 brings “Matilda” to Thunder Mountain High School Stage
The life of brine: Fermentation 101 spreads passion for fermented foods
The life of brine: Fermentation 101 spreads passion for fermented foods
DNA, oral tradition indicate 10,000 years of Native history in Southeast
DNA, oral tradition indicate 10,000 years of Native history in Southeast
Power & Privilege Symposium asks everyone to make world a better place

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

Power & Privilege Symposium asks everyone to make world a better place
New JACC receives 100th major donation

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

New JACC receives 100th major donation
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

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