Arts and Culture

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

Anchorage Museum to bring panel of artists to Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Artists across the Circumpolar North, including a group of Alaska Native artists working with the Anchorage Museum, will convene at the 2015… Continue reading

Booker season: Breaking our hearts

Empathy is a novelist’s greatest gift. Whether it is transforming the wave of migrants crossing into Europe into three individuals who the reader roots for,… Continue reading

Come to the Cabaret! set for Oct. 16

Popular jazz pianist, teacher and raconteur Barney McClure will return to Juneau to lead local singers in an evening of cabaret Friday, Oct. 16 at… Continue reading

Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat prepares for first application period

Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea will open the application period for Summer 2016 residencies on Nov. 15. Two 4-6 week residency periods… Continue reading

John Sebastian to perform in Juneau Sunday

John Sebastian to perform in Juneau Sunday

Musician John Sebastian, a former member of 1960s-era band The Lovin’ Spoonful, will perform in Juneau on Sunday, Oct 11 at 7 p.m. at the… Continue reading

John Sebastian to perform in Juneau Sunday

Carver to lead whistles workshop in Ketchikan

KETCHIKAN -- Tsimshian artist John Hudson will lead a workshop called “Voices from Cedar: Carved Whistles of Southeast Alaska” at the Totem Heritage Center on… Continue reading

JAHC debuts Art Hop Passport

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the first year of its Art Hop Passport, a booklet designed to encourage the public to attend… Continue reading

Movie guide

Juneau GOLD 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

Evening at Egan series kicks off Oct. 2

This year marks the 15th season for the annual Evening at Egan fall lecture series at the University of Alaska Southeast Auke Lake campus. The… Continue reading

What's happening this week

What’s happening this week

MUSIC & DANCEMartha Redbone in Concert, 7–9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, JACC. Redbone is an American blues and soul singer of part Cherokee, Choctaw, European… Continue reading

What's happening this week
Recent and upcoming Alaska books

Recent and upcoming Alaska books

In honor of Alaska Book Week, observed Oct. 3-10, here’s a partial list of Alaska-related books published in the past few months, or due to… Continue reading

Recent and upcoming Alaska books