Arts and Culture

Alaska Arts Confluence to host First Friday with Portrait of Lani Hotch

Haines — The Alaska Arts Confluence will host First Friday at their Art on Main Street Storefront in the Gateway Building in Haines on Oct.… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Climate Haiku

Alaskan glaciersMelt villagers forced to leaveAfter thousands of Years the last vestigeOf polar ice floes southwardToward all of us. • Paul Wasserman is a former resident of… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Kicking up snow

Writers Weir: Kicking up snow

kicking up snowand breaking iceboth ears filledwith the sound of songbirds,thick in the trees up mountain.the ravens are hungry enoughto eat compost and old spaghetti,the… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Kicking up snow
Writers Weir: Haiku

Writers Weir: Haiku

I’ve always loved hashishBut more for the headyAroma than the high • Jim Hale can be reached at www.jimhalewriting.com.… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Haiku

Standing “O”: A review of ‘Othello’ at Perseverance Theatre

Generally speaking, my wife regards Shakespeare the same way she responds to suggestions of watching a black-and-white movie for a change — with the eye-rolling… Continue reading

Vocalist Storm Large performs with Pink Martini's orchestra at Centennial Hall on Sunday evening. The sell-out event was a fundraiser for Juneau Jazz & Classics.

A cosmopolitan evening with Pink Martini

Juneauites turned out by the hundreds for Portland-based band Pink Martini’s performance Sunday evening at Centennial Hall, an event hosted by Juneau Jazz & Classics.… Continue reading

Vocalist Storm Large performs with Pink Martini's orchestra at Centennial Hall on Sunday evening. The sell-out event was a fundraiser for Juneau Jazz & Classics.
Femme Fatale drag performance will take place this weekend to benefit Four A's Southeast services.  Shown is a Femme Fatale performer in 2014.

What’s happening

MUSIC & DANCEOpen mic with Teri Tibbett, 9 p.m., Thursdays, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. 21+, free. Details: www.thealaskanhotel.comLive music: Matt Barnes, 10 p.m., Friday, Sept.… Continue reading

Femme Fatale drag performance will take place this weekend to benefit Four A's Southeast services.  Shown is a Femme Fatale performer in 2014.

Movie guide

JuneauGOLD TOWNFor complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com. “Irrational Man” -- Synopsis: A tormented philosophy professor finds a will to live when he commits an existential act.“The… Continue reading

Moview Review: ‘Everest’

Some people dream of summiting the world’s tallest mountain. For those who’d rather stay at base camp, there’s Baltasar Kormákur’s “Everest,” a stunning cinematic display… Continue reading

Dancers spin their partners during the New Year's Eve Barn Dance Dec. 31, 2014 at St. Ann's Parish Hall.

Barn dances kick off 26th season

The 26th Annual Juneau Barn Dance season kicks off Saturday night, Sept. 26, at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th Street downtown. The dance runs from… Continue reading

Dancers spin their partners during the New Year's Eve Barn Dance Dec. 31, 2014 at St. Ann's Parish Hall.
Martha Redbone

Martha Redbone to play in Juneau Sept. 30

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will kick off a new season of concerts and performances with Brooklyn-based musician Martha Redbone, who will perform at… Continue reading

Martha Redbone

Rarefied Light statewide exhibit opens Oct. 2 in Anchorage

The Rarefied Light 2015 exhibition will open with an reception at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage on Oct. 2, from 5:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Local League of Women Voters to host first-ever wine tasting

League of Women Voters of Juneau will host its first ever Wine Tasting & Silent Auction fundraiser from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2,… Continue reading

Walls are down in Náay I'waans, the oldest surviving example of traditional northern Haida architecture in the United States. The project is in the final stages of restoration and the rededication ceremony is set for Sept. 3, 2016.

Kasaan honored for village improvements

If you’ve been reading the Capital City Weekly, you likely know the Organized Village of Kasaan and Kavilco, Inc.’s Kasaan Haida Heritage Foundation have been… Continue reading

Walls are down in Náay I'waans, the oldest surviving example of traditional northern Haida architecture in the United States. The project is in the final stages of restoration and the rededication ceremony is set for Sept. 3, 2016.

Haida Heritage Centre begins posting “Haida Word of the Week” on Facebook

Capital City Weekly staff reportOn Saturday, the Haida Heritage Centre began posting a “Haida Word of the Week” video. The video features heritage center staff… Continue reading

Visiting NYC poet Bob Holman helps Juneau poet Nora Marks Dauenhauer back to her seat after her reading at Kindred Post Saturday.

Revitalizing language: Poet Holman kicks off Alaska film tour

“Language Matters,” a film shown Sept. 17 at the University of Alaska Southeast, frames an important question for Southeast Alaska: What does it take to… Continue reading

Visiting NYC poet Bob Holman helps Juneau poet Nora Marks Dauenhauer back to her seat after her reading at Kindred Post Saturday.

Writers Weir: Flying Cats

Hurry scurry little mouse, a flying cat takes flight.Make no noise, burrow fast, and don’t be caught at night.Run much faster, show him who’s master,… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Fate

Writers Weir: Fate

The dark-eyed junco trills from a spruce tip-topand although I’m quite aware of the follyof laying our emotions on animalsI am sorely tempted to say… Continue reading

Writers Weir: Fate
Change of seasons.

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

Change of seasons.
Twelve-piece "little orchestra" Pink Martini. At far left is the band's founder, pianist Thomas Lauderdale.

Pink Martini to play in Juneau Sunday

Anchorage and Kodiak, Bucharest and Budapest, Zabrze and Berlin — the fall concert schedule of “little orchestra” Pink Martini reads like a world traveler’s fantasy… Continue reading

Twelve-piece "little orchestra" Pink Martini. At far left is the band's founder, pianist Thomas Lauderdale.