Capital City Weekly

News briefs for the week of Dec.12: Rasmuson Sabbatical recipients announced, author talk planned for city museum

Tribal leader, radio station manager among 2019 sabbatical recipients Leaders of five Alaska nonprofit organizations have been announced as recipients of a 2019 Rasmuson Foundation… Continue reading

Any jugglers or sword swallowers out there?

Got talent and want $500? Auditions for the fourth annual Juneau’s Got Talent contest are 5-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17 and Tuesday, Dec. 18 at… Continue reading

Alfie Price dances with the multicultural dance group Yees Ku Oo on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alfie Price dances with the multicultural dance group Yees Ku Oo on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Meet Southeast Alaska’s Amp Wizard

Tube amps: Where physics meets folklore.

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Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Heather Haugland teaches a salsa workshop at the Red Dog Saloon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Frank La Roche, Skagway’s first professional photographer

We’re fortunate that photographers were active in this area during and after the Klondike Gold Rush.

Folk twang and drum machines: Juneauite’s second album is an enjoyable hodgepodge

Tekla Waterfield’s “The Curtain Falls” pleasantly defies categorization without being wildly experimental. The latest album from the Seattle singer-songwriter and former Harborview Elementary and Marie… Continue reading

Lily Hope tells a story of raven, king salmon and the birds to second grade students from Harborview Elementary, Montessori Borealis and Juneau Charter Community School at the Walter Soboleff Center on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. The Storytelling Excursion for all Juneau School District second graders is part of the Any Given Child programming sponsored by the Juneau School District, Mayor’s office, University of Alaska Southeast, Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lily Hope tells a story of raven, king salmon and the birds to second grade students from Harborview Elementary, Montessori Borealis and Juneau Charter Community School at the Walter Soboleff Center on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. The Storytelling Excursion for all Juneau School District second graders is part of the Any Given Child programming sponsored by the Juneau School District, Mayor’s office, University of Alaska Southeast, Sealaska Heritage Institute and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)