Student research movie digs into Alaska’s colonized names

Sayéik is a Tlingit word that can be translated to mean voice of a spirit helper. Historically the name is associated with Douglas Island, and… Continue reading

New play features 30 time jumps, 2 headstrong women and 1 original song

“Franklin,” Perseverance Theatre’s latest production, makes its premiere this week.

Alyssa Fischer performs at the Mountainside Open Mic at the Rookery, Wednesday, Oct. 24. Fischer will be one of the vocalists performing at Juneau Cabaret’s December concerts. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Juneau Cabaret opens up ‘The Great American Songbook’

You’ll hear old tunes and learn new information. Juneau Cabaret’s ongoing “Great American Songbook” Series focuses on learning through live performances of music by classic… Continue reading

Alyssa Fischer performs at the Mountainside Open Mic at the Rookery, Wednesday, Oct. 24. Fischer will be one of the vocalists performing at Juneau Cabaret’s December concerts. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

SHI announces new books; library shares bookmark winners

CCW news briefs for the week of Nov. 28, 2018.

They went from making music to making instruments

Paul Gardinier loves the exactitude. That’s the part of making string instruments that stands out as the Juneau man’s favorite. “It’s super precise,” Gardinier told… Continue reading

First-ever Artists and Authors Market a success

Four Juneau venues were bustling marketplaces Friday afternoon. Centennial Hall, Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum and Juneau Arts & Culture Center… Continue reading

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Tattoo parlor offers discounts, raise money for suicide prevention

In the coming weeks, you might see a lot more tattoos like the semicolon behind Amy Ridle’s right ear or the fresh one on her… Continue reading

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At candlelight vigil, Juneau residents remember transgender lives lost

Juneau’s LGBTQ community held a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of the transgender lives claimed by violence in the past year. The vigil was… Continue reading

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Lecture questions Western names for Native places

Names given by Alaska Natives to people and places are far from arbitrary.

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Holidays can be hard for the LGBTQ community, but there is a safe place in Juneau

Eagle River United Methodist Camp is an inclusive option for Thanksgiving.

Juneau Youth Services is organizing an art show to be held during Gallery Walk. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.(Unsplash | Mike Petrucci)

Art show needs young artists

Juneau Youth Services Gallery makes sure young artists from any background have a potential platform for artistic expression. The fourth annual show will take place… Continue reading

Juneau Youth Services is organizing an art show to be held during Gallery Walk. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5.(Unsplash | Mike Petrucci)
Michael Martin Jr., whose short film “Adapt” screened during a showing of “Our Alaskan Stories” watches his movie with his girlfriend, Annie Masterman; mom, Michelle Martin; and brother, Micheel Martin at Gold Town Nickelodeon Saturday, Nov. 17. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Michael Martin Jr., whose short film “Adapt” screened during a showing of “Our Alaskan Stories” watches his movie with his girlfriend, Annie Masterman; mom, Michelle Martin; and brother, Micheel Martin at Gold Town Nickelodeon Saturday, Nov. 17. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Celebrate Our Ways of Life swaps speeches for conversations

Instead of a night of speeches, this year’s Celebrating Our Ways of Life embraced hands-on activities. The Alaska Native Heritage Month celebration hosted by Central… Continue reading

Bob Sam, a Tlingit storyteller who has served as caretaker of a Sitka cemetery for decades and works to repatriate and reinter indigenous people, leaves the lectern to walk into the crowd during his Evening at Egan lecture about respecting ancestors Friday, Nov. 16 at Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Cemetery caretaker helps repatriate remains of Alaska Native children

Bob Sam lives up to his name. “My Tlingit name is Shaagunastaa,” Sam said during his Evening at Egan lecture Friday night at the University… Continue reading

Bob Sam, a Tlingit storyteller who has served as caretaker of a Sitka cemetery for decades and works to repatriate and reinter indigenous people, leaves the lectern to walk into the crowd during his Evening at Egan lecture about respecting ancestors Friday, Nov. 16 at Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

More prose, please: Tidal Echoes seeks submissions

Tidal Echoes is looking for new voices. The annual literary and arts journal sponsored by University of Alaska Southeast is seeking submissions of art, prose… Continue reading