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Museum Collections Advisory Committee to meet

The Museum Collections Advisory Committee will meet by teleconference Thursday, Dec. 10, to discuss acquisitions for the permanent collection of the Alaska State Museums.The teleconference… Continue reading

Southeast Alaska Snow and Avalanche Workshop scheduled for Dec. 11

Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center’s Snow and Avalanche Workshop will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Rockwell Ballroom. It costs $15 at… Continue reading

Extension hosts picking and fermenting workshop

The Cooperative Extension Service in Juneau will host a Dec. 12 workshop on pickling and fermenting as part of its Saturdays with Extension series.Sarah Lewis… Continue reading

Top rap artist coming to Juneau

Top rap artist coming to Juneau

Waka Flocka Flame, a chart-topping rap/hip hop artist, is coming to perform in Juneau on Thursday, Dec. 10.“He’s one of the best rappers out there… Continue reading

Top rap artist coming to Juneau

JLO to open ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

Juneau Lyric Opera will open its production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors” this Thursday, Dec. 10, with shows continuing through Dec. 20 at McPheters… Continue reading

Kindred Post to host Tiny Post Office Concert featuring improv storytelling

Kindred Post, a neighborhood post office, gift shop, and community gathering space, will host a Tiny Post Office Concert this Saturday, Dec. 12, with local… Continue reading

Naughty or Nice beer and wine tasting fundraiser to be held Dec. 19

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will present the second annual Naughty or Nice beer and wine tasting fundraiser for the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council,… Continue reading

Sheldon Museum begins expansion project with important new acquisition

HAINES - The Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center has announced the acquisition and future rehousing of the Alaska Indian Arts archive. Last November, Lee Heinmiller… Continue reading

‘Creed’ Actress welcomed challenges of playing hearing-impared musician

Actress Tessa Thompson knew there would be major challenges taking on the role of Bianca in “Creed,” the “Rocky” spinoff that opened last week to… Continue reading

Movie guide

JUNEAUGOLD TOWN NICKELODEONFor complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.“Trumbo” — Thursday, Friday and Sunday. Synopsis: The successful career of 1940s screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) comes to… Continue reading

A winter "Kandinski" bow line.

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in… Continue reading

A winter "Kandinski" bow line.
From left to right, Joe Hilaire, Sonia Ibarra, and Melanie Kadake collect butterclams to better understand the local impact of sea otters on shellfish around Hydaburg. Ibarra is pursuing her thesis on otter impacts to rural food security with the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. She also mentors local high school students and partners with the Hydaburg Geoscience Education Program. Hilaire presented on local findings from this research last month at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society Conference. Photo Bob Christianson

Integrating science with culture: Program empowers next generation of Hydaburg leaders

When you hear the word “scientist,” what images come to mind?Does your mental picture look like this: a white male wearing goggles and a lab… Continue reading

From left to right, Joe Hilaire, Sonia Ibarra, and Melanie Kadake collect butterclams to better understand the local impact of sea otters on shellfish around Hydaburg. Ibarra is pursuing her thesis on otter impacts to rural food security with the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. She also mentors local high school students and partners with the Hydaburg Geoscience Education Program. Hilaire presented on local findings from this research last month at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society Conference. Photo Bob Christianson

On Writing: Words part 1: Acting Like Hamlet

ON WRITINGWORDS, PART 1: ACTING LIKE HAMLETAt the end of the 1962 film “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Robert Duvall makes his screen debut as Boo… Continue reading

Statewide creative writing contest accepting entries through Feb. 12

The 34th annual statewide creative writing contest in Alaska is accepting entries through Feb. 12. The contest awards more than $800 in cash prizes, mostly… Continue reading

Loyd Ashouwak stacks the net and lead-line of a herring seine while fishing in the Togiak herring fishery.

A day in the life of: Alaska’s fishery photographer, Chris Miller

Fishermen pick fish. Pollock gasp for air. A lobster trap rises to the light-filled sea surface like a treasure chest long-hidden.Juneau photographer Chris Miller’s current… Continue reading

Loyd Ashouwak stacks the net and lead-line of a herring seine while fishing in the Togiak herring fishery.
David R. Boxley of Metlakatla, far right, discusses the future of Northwest Coast indigenous art at the Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday along with artists, from left to right,  Rico Worl of Juneau, Nick Galanin of Sitka, moderator Xhunei Lance Twitchell of Juneau, and Alison Bremner of Yakutat. The panel was the final lecture in a series put on by Sealaska Heritage Institute in honor of Native American Heritage month.

The future of Northwest Coast art

At a panel on the future of Northwest Coast indigenous art, young Alaska Native artists talked about issues facing the art and the artists who… Continue reading

David R. Boxley of Metlakatla, far right, discusses the future of Northwest Coast indigenous art at the Walter Soboleff Center on Thursday along with artists, from left to right,  Rico Worl of Juneau, Nick Galanin of Sitka, moderator Xhunei Lance Twitchell of Juneau, and Alison Bremner of Yakutat. The panel was the final lecture in a series put on by Sealaska Heritage Institute in honor of Native American Heritage month.
This Hope to perform Christmas concert Tuesday

This Hope to perform Christmas concert Tuesday

Christian musical group This Hope will perform a Christmas Concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Centennial Hall. No tickets are required for admittance… Continue reading

This Hope to perform Christmas concert Tuesday

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital• A daughter, Rylee Rita Ann York, weighing 6 lbs. 9 oz., was born to Phyllis Lutz and Christopher James… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2015
Kaylani and Matakaiongo Tupou enjoying a Christmas in Hawaii

Living & Growing: A savior is born

Christmas is a special time of year. There is an excitement in the air. There is a song in our hearts and we try to… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2015
  • By JACQUELINE F. TUPOU
Kaylani and Matakaiongo Tupou enjoying a Christmas in Hawaii

Senior menu

Monday, Dec. 7Salisbury SteakParsley PotatoesBroccoliCabbage SlawTuesday, Dec. 8Ground Beef/Spanish RiceWheat BreadBrussels SproutsCarrot Raisin SaladWednesday, Dec. 9BBQ ChickenBiscuitsMixed VegetablesPeach SaladThursday, Dec. 10New England Clam ChowderHam &… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2015