Capital City Weekly

Family shares items and stories for Dr. Walter Soboleff Day

Soboleff’s sons and daughter loan collection to Sealaska Heritage Institute for display.

 

Alaska Native word of the week

This week’s word is x‘áakw, which means sockeye that has entered fresh water.

 

Annual Public Market bigger than ever this year

The 36th annual holiday market will be open over Thanksgiving weekend.

 

Formline Friday lets folks decorate wearables, celebrate culture

Contemporary designs made by artists and UAS professors.

Piano concert series returns Friday

The Juneau Piano Series is ready for Round 2.

Theater at Latitude 58 brings “Matilda” to Thunder Mountain High School Stage

Even if you’ve seen the movie and read the book, Theater at Latitude 58’s take on “Matilda” will have surprises.

New summit gathers many of the world’s fluent Alaska Native language speakers

Centennial Hall echoed Tuesday with the sound of centuries-old languages. The first-ever Voices of Our Ancestors language summit brought together dozens of speakers fluent in… Continue reading

Power & Privilege Symposium asks everyone to make world a better place

The same day folks went to the polls, attendees and speakers with “I Voted” stickers at the Third Annual University of Alaska Southeast Power &… Continue reading

New JACC receives 100th major donation

The New JACC wasn’t on the ballots, but folks continue to open their wallets. The proposed New Juneau Arts and Culture Center project just received… Continue reading

An art installation by young children titled “What do bears dream about when they hibernate” occupies windows of seasonal business along South Franklin Street on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
An art installation by young children titled “What do bears dream about when they hibernate” occupies windows of seasonal business along South Franklin Street on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska Native word of the week

This week’s word is xóots, which means brown bear.

The Rockwell Ballroom is set to Rick’s Cafe Americain for “Here’s Looking at You, Casablanca” on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The show is a presentation by the Juneau Lyric Opera and Gold Town Nickelodeon. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Rockwell Ballroom is set to Rick’s Cafe Americain for “Here’s Looking at You, Casablanca” on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. The show is a presentation by the Juneau Lyric Opera and Gold Town Nickelodeon. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Symphony’s 2018-19 concert season begins Nov. 10. (Unsplash | Kael Bloom)
The Juneau Symphony’s 2018-19 concert season begins Nov. 10. (Unsplash | Kael Bloom)
This is the only known photograph we have of the interior of Skagway’s First City Hall during its time period as the town’s city hall. George A. Brackett with his long beard is seated on the immediate right. Brackett was the builder of the Brackett Wagon Road that ran from Skagway to White Pass City. Based on the presence of Brackett, it is possible that this picture represents the start or finish of negotiations between Brackett and the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad over the purchase of the Brackett Wagon Road by the railroad. (National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Brackett Family Collection, BFC/CBD 156; KLGO PB-38-6237)
This is the only known photograph we have of the interior of Skagway’s First City Hall during its time period as the town’s city hall. George A. Brackett with his long beard is seated on the immediate right. Brackett was the builder of the Brackett Wagon Road that ran from Skagway to White Pass City. Based on the presence of Brackett, it is possible that this picture represents the start or finish of negotiations between Brackett and the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad over the purchase of the Brackett Wagon Road by the railroad. (National Park Service, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Brackett Family Collection, BFC/CBD 156; KLGO PB-38-6237)

Youth Art Activity focuses on artifacts and scientific sketches

It was a scientific Saturday morning for the kids in the Alaska State Museum classroom. November’s First Saturday youth art activity was an exploration of… Continue reading