Ben Hohenstatt

Celebrate Our Ways of Life swaps speeches for conversations

Celebrate Our Ways of Life swaps speeches for conversations

Instead of a night of speeches, this year’s Celebrating Our Ways of Life embraced hands-on activities. The Alaska Native Heritage Month celebration hosted by Central… Continue reading

Celebrate Our Ways of Life swaps speeches for conversations
Bob Sam, a Tlingit storyteller who has served as caretaker of a Sitka cemetery for decades and works to repatriate and reinter indigenous people, leaves the lectern to walk into the crowd during his Evening at Egan lecture about respecting ancestors Friday, Nov. 16 at Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Cemetery caretaker helps repatriate remains of Alaska Native children

Bob Sam lives up to his name. “My Tlingit name is Shaagunastaa,” Sam said during his Evening at Egan lecture Friday night at the University… Continue reading

Bob Sam, a Tlingit storyteller who has served as caretaker of a Sitka cemetery for decades and works to repatriate and reinter indigenous people, leaves the lectern to walk into the crowd during his Evening at Egan lecture about respecting ancestors Friday, Nov. 16 at Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
More prose, please: Tidal Echoes seeks submissions

More prose, please: Tidal Echoes seeks submissions

Tidal Echoes is looking for new voices. The annual literary and arts journal sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast is seeking submissions of art, prose… Continue reading

More prose, please: Tidal Echoes seeks submissions
Tidelines Journey Residency brings young directors and movies to Juneau
Tidelines Journey Residency brings young directors and movies to Juneau
New summit gathers many of the world’s fluent Alaska Native language speakers

New summit gathers many of the world’s fluent Alaska Native language speakers

Centennial Hall echoed Tuesday with the sound of centuries-old languages. The first-ever Voices of Our Ancestors language summit brought together dozens of speakers fluent in… Continue reading

New summit gathers many of the world’s fluent Alaska Native language speakers
Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year

Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year

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

Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year
Meet ‘The Pod’: Orca sculptures destined for Douglas Fish & Game Building

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

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