Arts

The University of Alaska Southeast campus on Monday, June 1, 2020. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Sealaska Heritage Institute, university partner for new degree program

An Associate of Arts with an emphasis on Northwest Coast arts.

 

First Friday comes to your couch

First Friday comes to your couch

First Friday goes on.

 

‘A very nerdy town’: Mini-Con breeds creativity for those near and far

‘A very nerdy town’: Mini-Con breeds creativity for those near and far

Hundreds of people attended, some of them in costume.

‘A very nerdy town’: Mini-Con breeds creativity for those near and far
Photos: Mini-Con brings together comics fans young and old
Photos: Mini-Con brings together comics fans young and old
The writer behind Marvel’s ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ and ‘Adventure Time’ comics is here in Juneau
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The writer behind Marvel’s ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ and ‘Adventure Time’ comics is here in Juneau
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Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
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)
Ernestine Hayes, Alaska State Writer Laureate, makes closing remarks at the 2019 Governor’s Arts & Hunanities Awards at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

State Writer Laureate selection delayed but coming soon

In the meantime, Juneau is home to the state writer laureate.

Ernestine Hayes, Alaska State Writer Laureate, makes closing remarks at the 2019 Governor’s Arts & Hunanities Awards at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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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John Hudson III of Metlakatla, will receive a Governor’s Art Award with his father for Alaska Native Cultural education. Hudson was photographed at the Soboleff Center on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
John Hudson III of Metlakatla, will receive a Governor’s Art Award with his father for Alaska Native Cultural education. Hudson was photographed at the Soboleff Center on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Juneau Student Symphony seeks musicians

Juneau Student Symphony seeks musicians

Juneau Student Symphony invites adult and student musicians to join together with the band. Some musical experience and master of fundamentals are required, but the… Continue reading

Juneau Student Symphony seeks musicians
Gene Tagaban performs with Khu.Eéx while wearing regalia. The band will play in Juneau Monday, Jan. 28 at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Russell Johnson)
Gene Tagaban performs with Khu.Eéx while wearing regalia. The band will play in Juneau Monday, Jan. 28 at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Russell Johnson)
Evergreen Cemetery focus of new art installation
Evergreen Cemetery focus of new art installation
Tlingit-style carvers have a place to talk shop
Tlingit-style carvers have a place to talk shop
Alaska Airlines objects to ‘turbulence’ theme for fashion show
Alaska Airlines objects to ‘turbulence’ theme for fashion show
“Hoarfrost on the Herbert.” Submitted Jan. 12, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Mary Sutkowski)

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted photos of art in unusual or unexpected places. To submit, email your photos and captions to editor@capweek.com. • The… Continue reading

“Hoarfrost on the Herbert.” Submitted Jan. 12, 2019. (Courtesy Photo | Mary Sutkowski)
Teaching artists needed, mystical music group comes to town
Teaching artists needed, mystical music group comes to town
Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Board Vice President Bing Carrillo gifts a piece of art to departing Board President Eric Scott during the JAHC annual meeting. Scott had served as president for three years and said he was feeling loss and melancholy. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

New JACC pushes forward for funding

Demolition of the old Juneau Arts & Culture Center won’t start in spring as originally planed, but those spearheading the New JACC said Wednesday they’re… Continue reading

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Board Vice President Bing Carrillo gifts a piece of art to departing Board President Eric Scott during the JAHC annual meeting. Scott had served as president for three years and said he was feeling loss and melancholy. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Flute event coming to Sealaska Heritage’s clan house
Flute event coming to Sealaska Heritage’s clan house