Arts and Culture

Sitka announces 2016 Wearable Art Show theme

The Greater Sitka Arts Council has announced the theme and date of its 2016 Wearable Art Show. The theme for this year’s show is “Alaska… Continue reading

Storytelling events planned in Haines

Alaska Arts Confluence, a nonprofit that provides art education and cultural enrichment opportunities for residents and visitors of the Chilkat Valley, has announced two events… Continue reading

Kake Library schedules two events

The Shirly Jackson Community Library in Kake has scheduled two events later this month.On Friday, Oct. 23, it will host the first of its Early… Continue reading

Movie guide

JuneauGOLD TOWNFor complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.“Grandma” — Synopsis: A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother (Lily Tomlin), a woman who… Continue reading

What's happening this week

What’s happening this week

EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS Alaska Design Forum: Future Tense with Johanna Hurme, 6–7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, Gold Town Nickelodeon. Part of the Future Tense Lecture Series.… Continue reading

What's happening this week
Ravenstail weaver Teri Rofkar pulls wool and hair off a late-season hide.

A Day in the Life of: Chas’ Koowu Tla’a Teri Rofkar

For renowned Sitka Ravenstail and spruce root basket weaver Teri Rofkar, the past, present and future are interwoven.A current project, her “Tlingit Superman” series, is… Continue reading

Ravenstail weaver Teri Rofkar pulls wool and hair off a late-season hide.

SHI’s work featured in 50 humanities projects that have shaped the country

Sealaska Heritage Institute’s work on the Tlingit language was chosen by a federal humanities agency as one of 50 projects in the country that has… Continue reading

Shea Wilcox lays out unfinished pieces for the collection she will show at Portland Fashion Week at her Portland apartment in September.

From Fine Arts Camp to Fashion Week

One of the next big names in fashion could hail from Juneau.Shea Wilcox is one of four designers competing in FashioNXT’s Up/NXT Emerging Designers Development… Continue reading

Shea Wilcox lays out unfinished pieces for the collection she will show at Portland Fashion Week at her Portland apartment in September.

NPS selects companies to offer exclusive tours of Glacier Bay

The National Park Service has selected the businesses that will provide exclusive tours in Glacier Bay beginning in the spring.Five-year concession contracts were awarded to… Continue reading

“Read Local: An Alaska Book Week Celebration” to be held Oct. 10

In celebration of Alaska Book Week, observed Oct. 3-10, an author event has been scheduled in Juneau on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at… Continue reading

Movie guide

JuneauGOLD TOWNFor complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com.“The Diary Of A Teenage Girl” — Synopsis: Minnie (Bel Powley) longs for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose… Continue reading

Loy Maturan, 85, and his wife, Ludy, 81, talk about how they were kidnapped along with their 7-month-old granddaughter by Muslim extremists in the Philippines in 1989, after several extremist groups had tried to extort money from Loy, then president of Dansalan College, for years. Dansalan College is in the Islamic City of Marawi.

‘Kidnapped’: Juneau couple self-publishes account of their abduction in the Philippines

Twenty-six years ago this October, Loy and Ludy Maturan, now of Juneau, were leaving their home in the Philippines with their 7-month-old granddaughter when armed… Continue reading

Loy Maturan, 85, and his wife, Ludy, 81, talk about how they were kidnapped along with their 7-month-old granddaughter by Muslim extremists in the Philippines in 1989, after several extremist groups had tried to extort money from Loy, then president of Dansalan College, for years. Dansalan College is in the Islamic City of Marawi.

Movie review: ‘The Martian’

Ridley Scott has been working in film and television for 40 years, but he says there have only been two times when a “really great”… Continue reading

Petersburg couple brings fresh goat milk to Southeast market

PETERSBURG — Fresh dairy products are a rarity in Southeast Alaska, but one family is trying to change that.Victor Nelson and his wife, Tabitha, have… Continue reading

SEARHC announces fall “Doc Talks” schedule

SITKA - SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium will be hosting its third free, health-related speaker series this fall. The new series of “Doc Talks” presentations… Continue reading

Changes to bus service begin next month

Capital Transit recently announced route and schedule changes.The City and Borough of Juneau said the changes will go into effect Monday, Nov. 2.According to a… Continue reading

Juneau-Douglas City Museum accepting applications from artists

Juneau-Douglas City Museum is seeking proposals from artists or arts groups who are interested in mounting a show during the 2016-2017 season, with a deadline… Continue reading

Depleted seed head along Brotherhood Bridge Trail on Sept. 27.

Art in Unusual Places

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

Depleted seed head along Brotherhood Bridge Trail on Sept. 27.

Trail projects moving forward in Yakutat

YAKUTAT - The Yakutat Ranger District and City and Borough of Yakutat recently received a grant for trail maintenance.As part of the planned trail construction… Continue reading

Pure Sole: Just tired

My grandmother committed suicide.My mother did not talk about this much at all and I did not ask.The method used was too simple, the reasons… Continue reading