Arts and Culture

Alaska poet calls attention to environmental concerns
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Alaska poet calls attention to environmental concerns
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Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Grammy Award-nominated singer Ryan Shaw talks Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, about returning to sing in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s “Motown for Our Town” and Gospel Celebrations this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Motown performer has Stevie Wonder’s seal of approval

Grammy-nominated singer to perform songs by music icons

Grammy Award-nominated singer Ryan Shaw talks Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, about returning to sing in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s “Motown for Our Town” and Gospel Celebrations this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Boogie ‘Wonderland’: Alice meets Disco for Perseverance Theatre Young Company Show
Boogie ‘Wonderland’: Alice meets Disco for Perseverance Theatre Young Company Show
The Reverend Bobby Lewis leads a gospel singing workshop at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Reverend Bobby Lewis leads a gospel singing workshop at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations
First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations
State museum wants help finishing ‘fantastically large’ octopus project
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State museum wants help finishing ‘fantastically large’ octopus project
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Alaska Native weaving project honors survivors of violence
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Alaska Native weaving project honors survivors of violence
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Young artist blends hip-hop and Tlingit heritage on big stage
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Young artist blends hip-hop and Tlingit heritage on big stage
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Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state
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Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state

It was a very happy birthday for high schooler Morgan Blackgoat.

Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state
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Haida artist’s exhibition blends old and new school art

Haida artist’s exhibition blends old and new school art

David Boxley and Trent Reznor are both great in his book.

Haida artist’s exhibition blends old and new school art
Odd museum collection has rhyme and reason
Odd museum collection has rhyme and reason
Thunder Mountain students swap art with New York City artist
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Thunder Mountain students swap art with New York City artist
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Designer from Juneau will show her work during New York Fashion Week
Designer from Juneau will show her work during New York Fashion Week
John Hudson III of Metlakatla, will receive a Governor’s Art Award with his father for Alaska Native Cultural education. Hudson was photographed at the Soboleff Center on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
John Hudson III of Metlakatla, will receive a Governor’s Art Award with his father for Alaska Native Cultural education. Hudson was photographed at the Soboleff Center on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
New play is ‘Whale’ worth your time
New play is ‘Whale’ worth your time
This oldie is JDHS’ newest show

This oldie is JDHS’ newest show

Say hello to ‘Bye Bye Birdie.’

This oldie is JDHS’ newest show
Centennial Hall during the afternoon on Monday, July 2, 2018. Centennial Hall’s day-to-day operations are now being handled by Juneau Arts & Humanaties Council. (Gregory Philson | Juneau Empire)

Centennial Hall under new management

After months of discussion, Juneau Arts & Humanities Council officially took over management duties from the City and Borough of Juneau on July 1.

Centennial Hall during the afternoon on Monday, July 2, 2018. Centennial Hall’s day-to-day operations are now being handled by Juneau Arts & Humanaties Council. (Gregory Philson | Juneau Empire)
Dr. Rosita Worl, President of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, attends an event at the Walter Soboleff Center in November 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sealaska announces Alaska Native language summit

Sealaska Heritage Institute on Thursday announced it will be hosting an Alaska Native language summit, geared toward fluent elders speakers of the Tlingit, Haida and… Continue reading

Dr. Rosita Worl, President of the Sealaska Heritage Institute, attends an event at the Walter Soboleff Center in November 2015. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Mary Catharine Martin cooks dinner along the Nisutlin River in the Yukon in September 2014. Photo by Bjorn Dihle

From the editor of the Capital City Weekly — goodbye, and thank you

This Friday, March 2, will be my last day working for the Capital City Weekly. In my last five years as the Capital City Weekly… Continue reading

Mary Catharine Martin cooks dinner along the Nisutlin River in the Yukon in September 2014. Photo by Bjorn Dihle