Ben Hohenstatt

Revved up for Raven Reads
Revved up for Raven Reads
Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?

Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?

Got talent and want $500? Auditions for the fourth annual Juneau’s Got Talent contest are 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 at… Continue reading

Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?
Gingerbread raises dough for nonprofits
Gingerbread raises dough for nonprofits
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JDHS band, choir and orchestra to perform holiday concert

Juneau-Douglas High School’s band, choir and orchestra will be working in concert this evening. The JDHS Holiday Music Celebration Fundraiser is 6-8 p.m. tonight at… Continue reading

(Unspalsh | Radek Grzybowski)
Alfie Price dances with the multicultural dance group Yees Ku Oo on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alfie Price dances with the multicultural dance group Yees Ku Oo on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Meet Southeast Alaska’s Amp Wizard
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Meet Southeast Alaska’s Amp Wizard

Tube amps: Where physics meets folklore.

Meet Southeast Alaska’s Amp Wizard
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Art with a point: Kids sew at Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum
Art with a point: Kids sew at Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum
Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop

Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop

Materials are included in the class.

Make embroidery ornaments in holiday workshop
Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk
It will be a holly, jolly, trolley Gallery Walk
Hit records: Vinyl shop sells out fast
Hit records: Vinyl shop sells out fast
To be frank about ‘Franklin’: It’s ambitious and engaging
To be frank about ‘Franklin’: It’s ambitious and engaging
Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95

Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95

This is the fourth straight year that too few salmon were expected for there to be an allowable catch.

Second-worst chinook forecast since ‘95
Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge

Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge

Tekla Waterfield’s “The Curtain Falls” pleasantly defies categorization without being wildly experimental. The latest album from the Seattle singer-songwriter and former Harborview Elementary and Marie… Continue reading

Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge
Juneau Dance Theatre is keeping a classic fresh
Juneau Dance Theatre is keeping a classic fresh
Lily Hope tells a story of raven, king salmon and the birds to second grade students from Harborview Elementary, Montessori Borealis and Juneau Charter Community School at the Walter Soboleff Center on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. The Storytelling Excursion for all Juneau School District second graders is part of the Any Given Child programming sponsored by the Juneau School District, Mayor’s office, University of Alaska Southeast, Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lily Hope tells a story of raven, king salmon and the birds to second grade students from Harborview Elementary, Montessori Borealis and Juneau Charter Community School at the Walter Soboleff Center on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. The Storytelling Excursion for all Juneau School District second graders is part of the Any Given Child programming sponsored by the Juneau School District, Mayor’s office, University of Alaska Southeast, Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Coding class offered at Douglas Public Library

The Hour of Code is coming to Douglas Public Library. The nationwide initiative is part of Computer Science Education week and seeks to introduce students… Continue reading

(Unsplash | Arif Riyanto)
First-timers, survivors and moms get tattoos for suicide prevention
First-timers, survivors and moms get tattoos for suicide prevention
“Molly of Denali,” an animated show about an Alaska Native girl, her friends and family is expected to debut this summer. University of Alaska Southeast professor <span style="text-decoration: underline;">X</span>’unei Lance Twitchell started out as a language and culture consultant for the show but more recently has taken on a writing role. (Contributed Photo | (c) 2018 WGBH Educational Foundation)

Good golly, meet ‘Molly of Denali’

The show involves Alaska Native characters, voice actors and writers.

“Molly of Denali,” an animated show about an Alaska Native girl, her friends and family is expected to debut this summer. University of Alaska Southeast professor <span style="text-decoration: underline;">X</span>’unei Lance Twitchell started out as a language and culture consultant for the show but more recently has taken on a writing role. (Contributed Photo | (c) 2018 WGBH Educational Foundation)
Student research movie digs into Alaska’s colonized names

Student research movie digs into Alaska’s colonized names

Sayéik is a Tlingit word that can be translated to mean voice of a spirit helper. Historically the name is associated with Douglas Island, and… Continue reading

Student research movie digs into Alaska’s colonized names