Ben Hohenstatt

New play is ‘Whale’ worth your time

New play is ‘Whale’ worth your time

I went in skeptical and really enjoyed it.

New play is ‘Whale’ worth your time
The Holland America Line cruise ships Eurodam, left, and Nieuw Amsterdam pull into Juneau’s downtown harbor on May 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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The Holland America Line cruise ships Eurodam, left, and Nieuw Amsterdam pull into Juneau’s downtown harbor on May 1, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Juneau Five and friends make music every other week

Juneau Five and friends make music every other week

Live jazz isn’t just for big cities.

Juneau Five and friends make music every other week
Juneau’s LGBTQ community is unhappy with a Supreme Court order that clears the way for barring transgender people from serving in the military. (Unsplash | Peter Hershey)

Transgender ban means uncertainty for Juneau LGBTQ community

One thing is certain, they’re not fans of the ban.

Juneau’s LGBTQ community is unhappy with a Supreme Court order that clears the way for barring transgender people from serving in the military. (Unsplash | Peter Hershey)
Volunteers to provide free tax return help in Juneau
Volunteers to provide free tax return help in Juneau
Alaska’s tobacco report card grade improves

Alaska’s tobacco report card grade improves

It was positive, with one exception.

Alaska’s tobacco report card grade improves
Grammy-winner Norah Jones is coming to Juneau
Grammy-winner Norah Jones is coming to Juneau
Dinner and show planned for fundraiser
Dinner and show planned for fundraiser
Perseverance Theatre’s newest play is about woman destined to marry a whale
Perseverance Theatre’s newest play is about woman destined to marry a whale
See a career-spanning collection and special exhibits Friday

See a career-spanning collection and special exhibits Friday

Discovering stories and keeping them alive.

See a career-spanning collection and special exhibits Friday
This oldie is JDHS’ newest show

This oldie is JDHS’ newest show

Say hello to ‘Bye Bye Birdie.’

This oldie is JDHS’ newest show
Cold snap coming

Cold snap coming

At least we’re not Chicago.

Cold snap coming
Beth Kerttula, former Alaska State Representative and past Director of the National Oceans Council under President Barack Obama, takes a question at the Mendenhall Valley Glacier Visitor Center for a Fireside Lecture, Jan. 25, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Former Rep calls attention to ‘frightening’ state of oceans

The messenger was warmly received, the disconcerting message not so much.

Beth Kerttula, former Alaska State Representative and past Director of the National Oceans Council under President Barack Obama, takes a question at the Mendenhall Valley Glacier Visitor Center for a Fireside Lecture, Jan. 25, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Ancestral accessories: Otter hunting makes earrings for Aleut artist
Ancestral accessories: Otter hunting makes earrings for Aleut artist
Sealaska Heritage Institute means millions of dollars to Juneau, study finds
Sealaska Heritage Institute means millions of dollars to Juneau, study finds
Month-long art show, symphony seeks students and applications open for formline class and summer expeditions
Month-long art show, symphony seeks students and applications open for formline class and summer expeditions
Juneau Lyric Opera pushes back opera opening
Juneau Lyric Opera pushes back opera opening
Armenian-American flautist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, performs a sound check in the Shuká Hít (Ancestors’ House) at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He will be conducting Juneau Symphony’s Russian Romantic concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Armenian-American flautist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, performs a sound check in the Shuká Hít (Ancestors’ House) at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He will be conducting Juneau Symphony’s Russian Romantic concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Film experiment could only happen here
Film experiment could only happen here
Sitka festival receives grant, Poetry Out Loud dates announced, Rasmuson Foundation accepting applications
Sitka festival receives grant, Poetry Out Loud dates announced, Rasmuson Foundation accepting applications