Capital City Weekly

Juneau Dance Theatre freshens up a classic

‘The Nutcracker’ is back with a new coat of paint.

People gather on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Your Guide to Gallery Walk 2019

It’s the biggest Friday Friday of the year.

People gather on Front Street during Gallery Walk on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Folkie from Fairbanks is coming to Juneau

It’s her first time performing in the capital city.

Jackson Pearson learns to harvest porcupine quills in Wrangell. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Jackson Pearson learns to harvest porcupine quills in Wrangell. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Natalia Spengler, front right, Lillian Odekirk, back left, and Zebadiah Bodine, back right, rehearse for Theatre in the Rough’s production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” at McPhetres Hall on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Theatre in the Rough to hold ‘Wilde’ tea parties

Company’s latest is ‘The Importance of Being Earnest.’

Natalia Spengler, front right, Lillian Odekirk, back left, and Zebadiah Bodine, back right, rehearse for Theatre in the Rough’s production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” at McPhetres Hall on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Vendors and customers flood the floor at Centennial Hall during the Public Market in November 2014. This year, 206 vendors will be at Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Centennial Hall and Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Public Market is back and ‘kicked up to a new level’

There are more vendors and places to park than ever before.

Vendors and customers flood the floor at Centennial Hall during the Public Market in November 2014. This year, 206 vendors will be at Juneau Arts & Culture Center, Centennial Hall and Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Dakota Morgan and Kris Gregson-Clark raise their fists defiantly during rehearsals for “Newsies,” Friday, Nov. 15. Theatre at Latitude 58’s latest production runs this weekend. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
                                Dakota Morgan and Kris Gregson-Clark raise their fists defiantly during rehearsals for “Newsies,” Friday, Nov. 15. Theatre at Latitude 58’s latest production runs this weekend. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Dakota Morgan and Kris Gregson-Clark raise their fists defiantly during rehearsals for “Newsies,” Friday, Nov. 15. Theatre at Latitude 58’s latest production runs this weekend. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
                                Dakota Morgan and Kris Gregson-Clark raise their fists defiantly during rehearsals for “Newsies,” Friday, Nov. 15. Theatre at Latitude 58’s latest production runs this weekend. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Donations fill church with joyful noise

Project brings organ and speakers to Holy Trinity.

David Michael Kennedy, acclaimed photographer, speaks about the state of photography while at the Alaska State Museum on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Kennedy is in town as the juror of the museum’s Alaska Positive photography exhibit. Kennedy is giving a lecture at the museum on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
David Michael Kennedy, acclaimed photographer, speaks about the state of photography while at the Alaska State Museum on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Kennedy is in town as the juror of the museum’s Alaska Positive photography exhibit. Kennedy is giving a lecture at the museum on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Claire Scott, 16, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, shows off her second published comic book, A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock, at Alaska Robotics Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Scott’s first book, Meow Cats United, was published last year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Claire Scott, 16, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, shows off her second published comic book, A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock, at Alaska Robotics Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Scott’s first book, Meow Cats United, was published last year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Clare Boily brings her and Hal Turman’s “The Siren” to life at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall February 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Clare Boily brings her and Hal Turman’s “The Siren” to life at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall February 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Vivian Mork Yéilk’ passes down plant knowledge to the next generation in Wrangell. (Breanne Pearson | For the Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: Season of storytelling

What kind of stories will our great-great grandchildren tell of us?

Vivian Mork Yéilk’ passes down plant knowledge to the next generation in Wrangell. (Breanne Pearson | For the Capital City Weekly)
Mumbi the Wicked Witch, played by Olivia Bolin, finds the ruby boots to be a shocking experience during rehearsal for the Thunder Mountain High School production of “Choose Your Own Oz” at TMHS on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Mumbi the Wicked Witch, played by Olivia Bolin, finds the ruby boots to be a shocking experience during rehearsal for the Thunder Mountain High School production of “Choose Your Own Oz” at TMHS on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building will be the site of a Walter Soboleff-focused program, Thursday, Nov. 14. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Walter Soboleff Building will be the site of a Walter Soboleff-focused program, Thursday, Nov. 14. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)