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MK MacNaughton’s new holiday card designs will be featured at Sketch Studio for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | MK MacNaughton)
MK MacNaughton’s new holiday card designs will be featured at Sketch Studio for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | MK MacNaughton)
Anthonyu Hotka customizes his mask at the Haunted Station at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau last October. Station personnel pay for all the decoration themselves and take three weeks to ready the station. Entry is non perishable food items for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Haunted houses and more: Juneau’s Halloween 2019 Guide

Here’s what’s happening for Halloween.

Anthonyu Hotka customizes his mask at the Haunted Station at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau last October. Station personnel pay for all the decoration themselves and take three weeks to ready the station. Entry is non perishable food items for the Southeast Alaska Food Bank. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Director Leslie Ishii, right, works with actress Jennifer Bobiwash during Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Devilfish” written by Vera Starbard in September 2019. After serving as the theater’s interim artistic director since July, Ishii has been selected to be the permanent replacement for former artistic director Art Rotch. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Director Leslie Ishii, right, works with actress Jennifer Bobiwash during Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Devilfish” written by Vera Starbard in September 2019. After serving as the theater’s interim artistic director since July, Ishii has been selected to be the permanent replacement for former artistic director Art Rotch. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kirby Day speaks after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall during last year’s dinner in October 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Kirby Day speaks after being given the 2018 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Centennial Hall during last year’s dinner in October 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Haunted houses and more: Juneau’s Halloween 2019 Guide

Here’s what’s happening for Halloween.

Artist Merridy L. Davis holds one of her new nylon cutouts against a window at her downtown home on Friday. Learn more about her upcoming show in the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Seeing art in plankton

Davis to be November featured artist at the JACC.

Artist Merridy L. Davis holds one of her new nylon cutouts against a window at her downtown home on Friday. Learn more about her upcoming show in the video below. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Michael Wittig, as Ed, left, Ty Tamaoka, as Richard, center, and Jack Scholz, as Tommy, during rehearsal of “Blue Ticket” written by Maureen Longworth at McPhetres Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Michael Wittig, as Ed, left, Ty Tamaoka, as Richard, center, and Jack Scholz, as Tommy, during rehearsal of “Blue Ticket” written by Maureen Longworth at McPhetres Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Christopher Koch is one of three finalists for the Juneau Symphony’s artistic director opening. He will lead the season-opening program “Passion & Longing.” (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Symphony)

Something to Tchaik-out this weekend

Juneau Symphony’s upcoming season will offer a glimpse of seasons to come.

Christopher Koch is one of three finalists for the Juneau Symphony’s artistic director opening. He will lead the season-opening program “Passion & Longing.” (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Symphony)
Wayne Fitzgerald, prolific and prodigious title sequence designer, is flanked by his grandsons, Bodhi and Portern Nelson of Juneau. All three hold awards earned by the late Fitzgerald over the course of his long career. (Courtesy Photo | Courtney Mico-Nelson)

Juneau woman remembers her stepfather, a titan of titles

You’ve almost certainly seen a lot of Wayne Fitzgerald’s work.

Wayne Fitzgerald, prolific and prodigious title sequence designer, is flanked by his grandsons, Bodhi and Portern Nelson of Juneau. All three hold awards earned by the late Fitzgerald over the course of his long career. (Courtesy Photo | Courtney Mico-Nelson)
Artists Abel Ryan, left, Tanna Peters, center, and Nobu Koch hold masks they made for the Mask-erade fundraising event put on by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nine artists created masks to be auctioned off at the dance. Live music will be provided by Susu and the Prophets. Masks can be made Saturday 1-3:30 p.m. Watch the video below to learn more about the masks and the artist who made them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Video: Artists behind the Mask-erade

The masks will be auctioned off to benefit state museum.

Artists Abel Ryan, left, Tanna Peters, center, and Nobu Koch hold masks they made for the Mask-erade fundraising event put on by the Friends of the Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum to be held on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 to 11 p.m. Nine artists created masks to be auctioned off at the dance. Live music will be provided by Susu and the Prophets. Masks can be made Saturday 1-3:30 p.m. Watch the video below to learn more about the masks and the artist who made them. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Kim Uddipa Mork and Mitch Mork show their son, Owen Mork, their octopus catch. (Courtesy Photo | Mitch Mork.)
Kim Uddipa Mork and Mitch Mork show their son, Owen Mork, their octopus catch. (Courtesy Photo | Mitch Mork.)
Drag kings perform as the Seven Dudely Sins at the fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show on Friday, June 14, 2019. There will be both a National Coming Out Day drag show and a Drag King Explosion show this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Drag kings perform as the Seven Dudely Sins at the fifth annual GLITZ Drag Show on Friday, June 14, 2019. There will be both a National Coming Out Day drag show and a Drag King Explosion show this week. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Spikey Van Dykey, known throughout the country for his drag king performances, was well-appreciated during his performance of a mix of boy-band songs.
Spikey Van Dykey, known throughout the country for his drag king performances, was well-appreciated during his performance of a mix of boy-band songs.
Vera Starbard speaks at an Evening at Egan lecture last month. Perseverance Theatre announced Friday its partnership with the playwright would be extended. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Vera Starbard speaks at an Evening at Egan lecture last month. Perseverance Theatre announced Friday its partnership with the playwright would be extended. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)