Arts and Culture

At new open mic night downtown, GRLZ run the stage
At new open mic night downtown, GRLZ run the stage
This event celebrating People of Color was hosted by a student intern
This event celebrating People of Color was hosted by a student intern
‘Powder keg’ opera to play in Juneau
‘Powder keg’ opera to play in Juneau
Wyland, an artist based out of Laguna Beach, California, fills in detail while painting a mural at Icy Strait Point, Saturday, Aug. 10. (Courtesy Photo | Icy Strait Point)
Video
Wyland, an artist based out of Laguna Beach, California, fills in detail while painting a mural at Icy Strait Point, Saturday, Aug. 10. (Courtesy Photo | Icy Strait Point)
Video
‘Molly of Denali’ drums up fun, cultural pride

‘Molly of Denali’ drums up fun, cultural pride

Cartoon tells Native stories with Native voices.

‘Molly of Denali’ drums up fun, cultural pride
Birds, learning and life after death: Former Alaska poet laureate talks about her memoir
Birds, learning and life after death: Former Alaska poet laureate talks about her memoir
Old photos infused with new life

Old photos infused with new life

25-year-old pictures ‘printed’ on metal.

Old photos infused with new life
Sandy Fortier is Juneau Jazz & Classics’ new executive director. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)

Juneau Jazz & Classics announces new executive director

A familiar face fills the role.

Sandy Fortier is Juneau Jazz & Classics’ new executive director. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Fur or food? To answer modern-day sea otter question, Alaska Native org looks to the past
Fur or food? To answer modern-day sea otter question, Alaska Native org looks to the past
Members of Ix̱six̱án, Ax̱ Ḵwáan Jaylynn Martin, Jordan Bennett, Keegan Kanan, Arturo Rodriguez and Colin Rose watch Arias Hoyle explain the meaning behind the song and music video “Spirit” Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Video
Members of Ix̱six̱án, Ax̱ Ḵwáan Jaylynn Martin, Jordan Bennett, Keegan Kanan, Arturo Rodriguez and Colin Rose watch Arias Hoyle explain the meaning behind the song and music video “Spirit” Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Video
A wolf head design in the red line at the Treadwell Arena on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Tsimshian artist Abel Ryan Tsimshian worked with students in the BAM After School Program to draw animals in Northwest Coast formline designs to be incorporated in the hockey rink ice. The Treadwell Arena opens for the season on Monday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A wolf head design in the red line at the Treadwell Arena on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Tsimshian artist Abel Ryan Tsimshian worked with students in the BAM After School Program to draw animals in Northwest Coast formline designs to be incorporated in the hockey rink ice. The Treadwell Arena opens for the season on Monday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort
Video

Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort

Totem pole shaming Trump and Dunleavy made the rounds in the capital city.

Ridicule pole makes it to Juneau for recall effort
Video
‘Gut fish, not Alaska’: Totem pole ridicules Trump and Dunleavy
‘Gut fish, not Alaska’: Totem pole ridicules Trump and Dunleavy
Perseverance Theatre swaps out play amid controversy, financial concerns

Perseverance Theatre swaps out play amid controversy, financial concerns

Controversial show pushed out of the nest.

Perseverance Theatre swaps out play amid controversy, financial concerns
Hip Hop duo of Arias “A.J.” Hoyle and Chris Talley perform an opening act before Khu.eex’ performance at Centennial Hall on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Both young artists will be part of an Alaskan contingent traveling to Austin. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Hip Hop duo of Arias “A.J.” Hoyle and Chris Talley perform an opening act before Khu.eex’ performance at Centennial Hall on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Both young artists will be part of an Alaskan contingent traveling to Austin. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Pressed plants, National Coloring Book Day and lots of local artists: Here’s the First Friday schedule
Pressed plants, National Coloring Book Day and lots of local artists: Here’s the First Friday schedule
Natalia Spengler plays the title roll during a performance of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” by Theatre in the Rough at McPhetres Hall on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Natalia Spengler plays the title roll during a performance of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” by Theatre in the Rough at McPhetres Hall on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gingi Vitis visits with bar patrons during Drag Queen Bingo at the Rendezvous in September 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Gingi Vitis visits with bar patrons during Drag Queen Bingo at the Rendezvous in September 2013. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Perseverance Theatre’s artistic Director Art Rotch and Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Executive Director Nancy DeCherney address the audience during the break at the annual Wearable Art show in this February 2013 photo. Rotch is departing Perseverance Theatre this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Perseverance Theatre’s artistic Director Art Rotch and Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Executive Director Nancy DeCherney address the audience during the break at the annual Wearable Art show in this February 2013 photo. Rotch is departing Perseverance Theatre this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
(Unsplash | Danielle Machines)
(Unsplash | Danielle Machines)