Arts and Culture

Caroline Garcia performs at a previous Woosh Kinaadeiyí poetry slam.

What’s happening this week

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK EVENTS & PRESENTATIONSCommunity gathering, 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 360 North, KTOO Studio. This meeting was organized by community members in response… Continue reading

Caroline Garcia performs at a previous Woosh Kinaadeiyí poetry slam.
From left to right, U.S. Forest Service hydrologist Adelaide Johnson, Yakutat student intern Quinn Newlun, and Juneau intern Sierra Ezzré collect data along Yakutat's shorelines.

Climate change and glacial uplift in Southeast’s rural communities

Climate change is already affecting the way Southeast Alaska’s Native communities harvest and gather traditional foods, according to a recent Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research… Continue reading

From left to right, U.S. Forest Service hydrologist Adelaide Johnson, Yakutat student intern Quinn Newlun, and Juneau intern Sierra Ezzré collect data along Yakutat's shorelines.
Ice Scatter on the Icefield, seen while flying in Ward Air's Piper Super Cub over the Juneau Ice-field.

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

Ice Scatter on the Icefield, seen while flying in Ward Air's Piper Super Cub over the Juneau Ice-field.
Funter Bay Traverse

Funter Bay Traverse

To get from skiff to cabin across a curved expanse of exposed beach at low tide, stepping in slow careful assent across   a mudflat densely populated… Continue reading

Funter Bay Traverse

AMHS seeks public review of summer 2016 schedule

The proposed Alaska Marine Highway System schedule for the summer 2016 season, which runs May through September, is now available for public review and comment.… Continue reading

Annual Jan Neimeyer iDIDA contest open through Dec. 1

Submissions are currently being accepted for the 2015 Jan Neimeyer iDida Photography and Video Contest, with work accepted through Dec. 1. Students in grades 4-12… Continue reading

Author Nick Jans to lead Evening at Egan Friday

Author Nick Jans to lead Evening at Egan Friday

This week’s Evening at Egan presentation, scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 at the UAS Egan Library, will feature Alaskan author and photographer Nick… Continue reading

Author Nick Jans to lead Evening at Egan Friday

Alaska Poetry Out Loud registration open until Oct. 16

The annual Poetry Out Loud recitation competition, a national contest that begins at the local level, will be accepting registrations from Alaska schools through Oct.… Continue reading

Fysh Houck performs at a previous Woosh Kinaadeiyí poetry slam.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí to host fifth Annual Grand Slam

Woosh Kinaadeiyí will host their annual Grand Poetry Slam competition on Oct. 17 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center. The event, which begins at 7 p.m., will celebrate the… Continue reading

Fysh Houck performs at a previous Woosh Kinaadeiyí poetry slam.

Ketchikan’s Monthly Grind scheduled for Saturday

Ketchikan’s Monthly Grind for October will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Saxman Tribal House, beginning at 7 p.m.Featured performers include The River People,… Continue reading

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