Arts and Culture

Turning trash to treasure: New event includes art show and building contest using collected scrap
Turning trash to treasure: New event includes art show and building contest using collected scrap
End of a chapter: Hayes talks about her time as Alaska State Writer Laureate and what comes next
End of a chapter: Hayes talks about her time as Alaska State Writer Laureate and what comes next
After flooding, co-op gallery is back to business with room for more artists
After flooding, co-op gallery is back to business with room for more artists
Photos: Poetry Out Loud
Photos: Poetry Out Loud
North Pole High School student wins state poetry contest
North Pole High School student wins state poetry contest
Getting motor-mouthed about Motown
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Getting motor-mouthed about Motown

Ryan Shaw didn’t grow up with a lot of the music he now loves.

Getting motor-mouthed about Motown
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Author Annie Boochever, formerly of Juneau and now of Bellingham, Washington, smiles at Centennial Hall, Saturday March 2, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Author Annie Boochever, formerly of Juneau and now of Bellingham, Washington, smiles at Centennial Hall, Saturday March 2, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Elements of surprise: Artists interpret long-running art show theme in unexpected ways
Elements of surprise: Artists interpret long-running art show theme in unexpected ways
Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly File)

Popular song and art night is back for second season

Mountainside Open Mic is back for its second season.

Daniel Firmin plays a two-song set during the Mountainside Open Mic & Art Night at The Rookery on Oct. 31, 2018. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly File)
Alaska poet calls attention to environmental concerns
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Alaska poet calls attention to environmental concerns
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Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Grammy Award-nominated singer Ryan Shaw talks Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, about returning to sing in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s “Motown for Our Town” and Gospel Celebrations this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Motown performer has Stevie Wonder’s seal of approval

Grammy-nominated singer to perform songs by music icons

Grammy Award-nominated singer Ryan Shaw talks Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, about returning to sing in the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s “Motown for Our Town” and Gospel Celebrations this weekend. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Boogie ‘Wonderland’: Alice meets Disco for Perseverance Theatre Young Company Show
Boogie ‘Wonderland’: Alice meets Disco for Perseverance Theatre Young Company Show
The Reverend Bobby Lewis leads a gospel singing workshop at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Reverend Bobby Lewis leads a gospel singing workshop at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations
First Trans Gaming Night exceeds organizers’ expectations
State museum wants help finishing ‘fantastically large’ octopus project
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State museum wants help finishing ‘fantastically large’ octopus project
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Alaska Native weaving project honors survivors of violence
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Alaska Native weaving project honors survivors of violence
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Young artist blends hip-hop and Tlingit heritage on big stage
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Young artist blends hip-hop and Tlingit heritage on big stage
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Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state
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Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state

It was a very happy birthday for high schooler Morgan Blackgoat.

Once more with feeling: Juneau poetry contest winner gets second shot at state
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Haida artist’s exhibition blends old and new school art

Haida artist’s exhibition blends old and new school art

David Boxley and Trent Reznor are both great in his book.

Haida artist’s exhibition blends old and new school art