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Vera Starbard, Perseverance Theatre playwright-in-residence and writer of multiple episodes of “Molly of Denali” and her sister, Miranda Cook, prepare to pass out gifts to the audience at Starbard’s Evening at Egan lecture Friday at University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Vera Starbard, Perseverance Theatre playwright-in-residence and writer of multiple episodes of “Molly of Denali” and her sister, Miranda Cook, prepare to pass out gifts to the audience at Starbard’s Evening at Egan lecture Friday at University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Juneau skaters and families take advantage of a free skate on the opening day at the Treadwell Arena on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. There will be a free skate this week courtesy of Juneau-Gastineau Rotary. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Weekend Guide: A free skate, FBI visit and a lot of climate change talk

Here’s what’s happening the week of Sept. 12, 2019.

Juneau skaters and families take advantage of a free skate on the opening day at the Treadwell Arena on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. There will be a free skate this week courtesy of Juneau-Gastineau Rotary. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kray Van Kirk is coming back to Juneau to play his first-ever full-length concert in the capital city. (Coutesy Photo | Jana Seale)
Kray Van Kirk is coming back to Juneau to play his first-ever full-length concert in the capital city. (Coutesy Photo | Jana Seale)
Jackson Pearson identifies Labrador tea, left, and Bog Laurel, right. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Jackson Pearson identifies Labrador tea, left, and Bog Laurel, right. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Cellist Zuill Bailey will be the next artistic director for Juneau Jazz & Classics. The decision was announced at Bailey’s concert Saturday, Sept. 7. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Cellist Zuill Bailey will be the next artistic director for Juneau Jazz & Classics. The decision was announced at Bailey’s concert Saturday, Sept. 7. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Carrie Diaz Eaton is this week’s Evening at Egan lecturer. Diaz Eaton is the co-founder of QUBES, a community of math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems. (Courtesy Photo | University of Alaska Southeast)
Carrie Diaz Eaton is this week’s Evening at Egan lecturer. Diaz Eaton is the co-founder of QUBES, a community of math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems. (Courtesy Photo | University of Alaska Southeast)
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Kristina Paulick), William Barfee (Nomi Saxton), Chip Tolentino (Zebadiah Bodine) and Leaf Coneybear (Felix Thillet) covet a trophy held aloft by Rona Liza Perretti (Jess Skiba) during rehearsals for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Musical comedy will ‘bee’ opening soon

Get ready for l-a-u-g-h-s with a lot of h-e-a-r-t.

Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Kristina Paulick), William Barfee (Nomi Saxton), Chip Tolentino (Zebadiah Bodine) and Leaf Coneybear (Felix Thillet) covet a trophy held aloft by Rona Liza Perretti (Jess Skiba) during rehearsals for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Grammy award-winner Zuill Bailey will be part of an international night of music Saturday at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Grammy award-winner Zuill Bailey will be part of an international night of music Saturday at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
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Fireweed is close to fog in Sitka. (Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For the Capital City Weekly)
Fireweed is close to fog in Sitka. (Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For the Capital City Weekly)
Quinn Christopherson, winner of National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concert contest, is slated to perform during a sold-out show in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | For Quinn Christopherson )
Quinn Christopherson, winner of National Public Radio’s Tiny Desk Concert contest, is slated to perform during a sold-out show in Juneau. (Courtesy Photo | For Quinn Christopherson )
Alyssa Bader, a Tsmishian anthropologist with expertise in ancient DNA, bioarchaeology and stable isotope analysis, is a visiting scholar sponsored by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)
Alyssa Bader, a Tsmishian anthropologist with expertise in ancient DNA, bioarchaeology and stable isotope analysis, is a visiting scholar sponsored by Sealaska Heritage Institute. (Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute)

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