Celebration calendar for Friday, June 10

Today, June 10

Dance performances, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Centennial Hall, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian groups dressed in traditional regalia share their ancient songs and dances. Celebration pass required.

Northwest Coast Art Market, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sealaska Plaza and Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Purchase authentic Native art and supplies from more than 40 artists. Free.

Northwest Coast Juried Art Show, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Nathan Jackson Gallery. View selected pieces and winning work from Northwest Coast artists. $5 admission or Celebration pass.

Juried Youth Art Exhibit, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. View more than 35 works from young Northwest Coast artists from around the region. Free.

Soapberry Contest, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Watch as contestants whip up this tasty treat from bitter berries to a delightful dessert. This year’s contest is dedicated to the memory of Helen Watkins. Free.

Language session: Xaad kil, 1-2 p.m., Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library Archives and Museum Building. Each language session will be led by a teacher with a learner to assist in demonstrating activities; all abilities welcome. Celebration pass required.

Lecture: The History and Migration of the Yakutat Kwaashk’i Kwáan clan from Copper River to Yakutat, 2-3 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Living History Center, second floor. Ramos will discuss the origin of the Kwaashk’i Kwáan clan. Celebration pass required.

Film showings, Gold Town Theater. Samantha Farinella’s documentary “Hunting in Wartime” profiles Tlingit Vietnam War veterans from Hoonah (1 hour, 5 minutes), shows at 2:30 and 9 p.m. Lisle Hebert’s docudrama based on Harold Napoleon’s essay “Yuuyaraq” (27 minutes) will be followed by the documentary “Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World” (1 hour, 14 minutes), shows at 4:30 and 5 p.m.

Juneau Symphony Performance, 3 p.m., Marine Park. Listen to members of the Juneau Symphony play excerpts from their summer pops concert, A Tribute to the Film Score, including favorites like “Jurassic Park” and “The Imperial March” from “Star Wars.” Free.

Language Open House, 4-6 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, third floor. Open house will include a demonstration of language learning activities from the Tlingit Language Mentor Apprentice teams. Celebration pass required.

Native Fahsion Show, 6 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Shuká Hít (clan house). A showcase of the integration of Alaska Native art into high-fashion pieces. $10 admission; limited seating. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Event will be televised at Centennial Hall.

 

Saturday, June 11

Parade, 9 a.m., Marine Park to Centennial Hall. All dance groups will parade through downtown in this community-wide event. Free. Parade assembly begins at 8:30 a.m. at Marine Park. Panoramic photo for Celebration participants following parade at Centennial Hall (outside).

Northwest Coast Art Market, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sealaska Plaza and Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Purchase authentic Native art and supplies from more than 40 artists. Free.

Northwest Coast Juried Art Show, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Nathan Jackson Gallery. View selected pieces and winning work from Northwest Coast artists. $5 admission or Celebration pass.

Juried Youth Art Exhibit, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. View more than 35 works from young Northwest Coast artists from around the region. Free.

Dance performances, 12:45-6 p.m., Centennial Hall, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian groups dressed in traditional regalia share their ancient songs and dances. Celebration pass required.

Language session: Lingít, 1-2 p.m., Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library Archives and Museum Building. A time for language learners and speakers to gather, connect and converse in Lingít. All abilities welcome. Celebration pass required.

Lecture: Cutural tattoo revival of the Pacific Northwest Coast, 2-4 p.m., Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library Archives and Museum Building. varoff State Library Archives and Museum Building. Presentations by four cultural tattoo artists—David Lang (Tsimshian), Nahaan (Tlingit, Paiute, Inupiaq), Marjorie Tahbone (Inupiaq, Kiowa), Nakkita Trimble (Nisga’a, Tlingit). Celebration pass required.

Film showings, Gold Town Theater. Samantha Farinella’s documentary “Hunting in Wartime” profiles Tlingit Vietnam War veterans from Hoonah (1 hour, 5 minutes), show at 4:30 p.m. Lisle Hebert’s docudrama based on Harold Napoleon’s essay “Yuuyaraq” (27 minutes) will be followed by the documentary “Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World” (1 hour, 14 minutes), shows at 2:30 and 3 p.m, and 9 and 9:30 pm.

Grand Exit, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall.Exit procession by all dance groups and closing ceremony. Celebration pass required.

 

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