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Updated 'Nutcracker' features new choreography by Zachary Hench and Julie Diana

Updated ‘Nutcracker’ features new choreography by Zachary Hench and Julie Diana

Juneau Dance Theatre will present its annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Juneau Douglas High School Auditorium Dec. 4-6. This year, the ballet has… Continue reading

Updated 'Nutcracker' features new choreography by Zachary Hench and Julie Diana
Tlingit weaver and teacher Lily Hope guides Auke Bay Elementary School second graders through the cultural exhibit in the Walter Soboleff Center on Nov. 19. The event was part of the Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child program, which was founded by the Kennedy Center to create full access to arts education programs and resources for K-8 students. The Kennedy Center works with 18 sites in the country and Juneau is one of them. Starting in November, all second-grade students in the Juneau School District began to go on annual arts excursions to the Walter Soboleff Building to learn about the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures.

Art for all children

For a few days at the end of September, all the second graders in the Juneau School District sat in Shuká Hit, the clan house… Continue reading

Tlingit weaver and teacher Lily Hope guides Auke Bay Elementary School second graders through the cultural exhibit in the Walter Soboleff Center on Nov. 19. The event was part of the Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child program, which was founded by the Kennedy Center to create full access to arts education programs and resources for K-8 students. The Kennedy Center works with 18 sites in the country and Juneau is one of them. Starting in November, all second-grade students in the Juneau School District began to go on annual arts excursions to the Walter Soboleff Building to learn about the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian cultures.

‘The Winter’s Tale’ Retold

"The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold" is the book for anyone who has ever seen or read William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” and gone WTF.It’s hard… Continue reading

Making Local Work: Noah Spengler Limited

Noah Spengler is a 17-year-old with a business he’s created by hand.It began with his creative outlet — Spengler paints and draws, keeping sketches in… Continue reading

The sun sets on boats in the Egegik district of the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery.

Writers Weir: Old Salt at Sea

It is early on anchor... we should be up and fishing but the grind of the season, the hours worked, the harvest netted... they have… Continue reading

The sun sets on boats in the Egegik district of the Bristol Bay sockeye salmon fishery.

“What Would Jesus Buy?”

A Christmas present arrived at our house a few years ago in early December. It wasn’t a package, it was a phone call from my… Continue reading

Organ Fest at SOB Atrium to kick off Gallery Walk

Imagine you’re at the Coliseum Theatre on South Franklin Street in 1929. You’re watching “Atlantic,” the first Titanic movie, one of the first with sound.… Continue reading

“Mug Up” gathering to be held at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum

The term “Mug Up” was used in coastal communities by the mid-1800s to describe any snack or coffee break throughout the day or evening. Mug… Continue reading

Juneau Jazz & Classics to host Swing in the New Year

Tickets are now on sale for Juneau Jazz & Classic’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration, Swing in the New Year! The evening will include a… Continue reading

JAMM concert to highlight young performers

Juneau Alaska Music Matters will host a fundraising concert at Northern LIght United Church on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. The concert will feature… Continue reading

In this Nov. 18 photo, the Rev. Scott Fisher hands a Baptism candle to Aiden Taylor during a service at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Fairbanks.

Fairbanks Reverend Scott Fisher recalls life of service to church, Alaska

FAIRBANKS — In October 1970, a young man landed in Fairbanks on a 24-hour layover between his old life and a life that would come… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015
  • By MATT BUXTON
In this Nov. 18 photo, the Rev. Scott Fisher hands a Baptism candle to Aiden Taylor during a service at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Fairbanks.
Mr. and Mrs. Mercado with their son Brad Mercado, Lillian Bannerman, Rhonda Hickok, Allyson Strong, Mr. and Mrs. Strong.

TMHS November student recognitions

Three Thunder Mountain High School students were recognized for the month of November.Junior Radames Bradley Merado-Barbosa was nominated by Marcus Blankenship, a social studies.“Bradley contributes… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015
Mr. and Mrs. Mercado with their son Brad Mercado, Lillian Bannerman, Rhonda Hickok, Allyson Strong, Mr. and Mrs. Strong.

Mendenhall Flying Lions Club thanks community for support

The Mendenhall Flying Lions Club held their 20th annual Rib Barbecue on Nov. 7, benefiting the Alaska Diabetes Association. Once again, we owe the success… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015

Senior Menu

Juneau Senior Center MenuMonday, Nov. 30Country Fried SteakOven Fried PotatoesSquashDanish SaladTuesday, Dec. 1Sweet and Sour PorkOriental VegetablesRiceTossed SaladWednesday, Dec. 2HamCornbreadPeas & CarrotsTomato AspicThursday, Dec. 3Tuna… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015

Henshaw, Baker wed

Mikaela Henshaw wed Dylan Baker on Nov. 7, 2015, at the Wolf Run Golf Course in Reno, Nevada, where a reception followed. The bride is… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015

Recent Births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A son, Elias Vonda, weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz., was born to Sariah Wilson and Nick Vonda IV of… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015

Living & Growing: Celebrating advent

Today, the day of this publication, is the First Sunday of Advent, celebrated in Christian churches everywhere. For many, Advent marks the official beginning of… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015
  • By DAN WIESE

Slack Tide: Espresso yourself!

Nothing complements a bleak winter day like coffee (except maybe French-fries and Radiohead).Come to think of it, coffee pairs well with everything, even weight lifting.… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015
  • By Geoff Kirsch

World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1

The Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association will host a World AIDS Day event on Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 6-7 p.m. at the Church of the Holy… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015

Santa on the Fire Truck parade

On Friday, Dec. 11, Capital City Fire & Rescue will put on a parade for the children of Juneau and Douglas with Santa Claus riding… Continue reading

  • Nov 29, 2015