Capital City Weekly

Juneau Dance Theatre freshens up a classic

Juneau Dance Theatre freshens up a classic

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

Juneau Dance Theatre freshens up a classic
Folkie from Fairbanks is coming to Juneau

Folkie from Fairbanks is coming to Juneau

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

Folkie from Fairbanks is coming to Juneau
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)
Underneath dark premise, ‘With’ is an incredibly sweet, funny play
Underneath dark premise, ‘With’ is an incredibly sweet, funny play
Weekend Guide: Thanksgiving happenings, chances to see Santa and more
Weekend Guide: Thanksgiving happenings, chances to see Santa and more
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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New play portrays end of life ‘With’ unlikely laughs
New play portrays end of life ‘With’ unlikely laughs
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

Donations fill church with joyful noise

Project brings organ and speakers to Holy Trinity.

Donations fill church with joyful noise
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)
Long-running arts and literary journal seeks submissions, announces featured artists
Long-running arts and literary journal seeks submissions, announces featured artists
Killah Priest, who is known for his appearances on Wu-Tang Clan member albums as well as over a dozen solo efforts, will be in Juneau for a Dec. 20 concert. (Courtesy Photo | Killah Priest)
Killah Priest, who is known for his appearances on Wu-Tang Clan member albums as well as over a dozen solo efforts, will be in Juneau for a Dec. 20 concert. (Courtesy Photo | Killah Priest)
Photos: All-Alaska Biennial exhibit on display at the Alaska State Museum
Photos: All-Alaska Biennial exhibit on display at the Alaska State Museum
These three Alaskans are disrupting the salmon business
These three Alaskans are disrupting the salmon business