Celebration calendar for Thursday, June 9

Here’s a list of today’s Celebration festivities. For the full schedule over the entire four-day event, click here. For the full dance group performance schedule over the four days, click here.

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.

“Weavers Across the Water” community robe class, 9 a.m.-noon., Walter Soboleff Building, third floor. Starter kits will be available for Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian weavers contributing to this collaborative Chilkat/ Ravenstail robe. $5 admission or Celebration pass.

Toddler Regalia Review, 12 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Shuká Hít (clan house). Sealaska shareholders and shareholder descendants ages 2 to 4 years will model their traditional regalia. $5 admission or Celebration pass.

Language session: Sm’algyax, 1-2 p.m., Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library Archives and Museum Building.varoff State Library Archives and Museum Building. A time for language learners and speakers to gather and converse in Sm’algyax (the language of the Tsimshian). All abilities welcome. Celebration pass required.

Documenting Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian jewelers, 1850-present, 2-3 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Living History Center, second floor. Curator and archivist Zachary R. Jones will share information about historic Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian jewelers. Celebration pass required.

Film showing: “Yuuyaraq” and “Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World,” 4:30 p.m and 5 p.m., 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Gold Town Theater. 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).

Comedian Cody Ferguson, 5-6 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Shuká Hít (clan house).Tlingit- Yup’ik performer Cody, whose father is from Wrangell, was raised in Chevak. He uses laughter to spread cultural healing. $5 admission or Celebration pass.

Seaweed Contest, 6-8 p.m., Centennial hall, Elders’ Room. Taste samples and determine who has gathered and prepared the best black seaweed. Celebration pass required.

Jazz Piano Concert, 7-7:30 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building, Shuká Hít (clan house). A performance by Tsimshian musician Chantil Dukart. Chantil, a Miami-based artist who grew up in Colorado and Alaska, plays a mix of funk, jazz, motown and R&B. $5 admission or Celebration pass.

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