Arts and Culture

Paul Gardinier, an exhibit specialist, works to install a Nathan Jackson retrospective in the gallery at the Walter Soboleff Center on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Paul Gardinier, an exhibit specialist, works to install a Nathan Jackson retrospective in the gallery at the Walter Soboleff Center on Monday, March 25, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Getting motor-mouthed about Motown

Ryan Shaw didn’t grow up with a lot of the music he now loves.

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Author Annie Boochever, formerly of Juneau and now of Bellingham, Washington, smiles at Centennial Hall, Saturday March 2, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Author Annie Boochever, formerly of Juneau and now of Bellingham, Washington, smiles at Centennial Hall, Saturday March 2, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly File)

Popular song and art night is back for second season

Mountainside Open Mic is back for its second season.

Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly File)
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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)
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)
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