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Keren GoldbergBelle gestures at her Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre piece. “The theme is sort of Abba meets Chiquita Banana,” GoldbergBelle said. “That’s what this is.” Past Wearable Art pieces can be seen in the background. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

These fashion statements have feelings

Inspiration and materials can come from anywhere.

Keren GoldbergBelle gestures at her Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre piece. “The theme is sort of Abba meets Chiquita Banana,” GoldbergBelle said. “That’s what this is.” Past Wearable Art pieces can be seen in the background. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Juneau voices: Locals share personal stories for new audio history project downtown

For Anne Stepetin, a Tlingit Native from Angoon, it never gets easier to talk about the story.

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File
                                Beth Weigel, Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, gives an overview of the newly announced Marie Darlin Prize during a meeting of the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in November 2019. Nominations are being accepted for the prize.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File
                                Beth Weigel, Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, gives an overview of the newly announced Marie Darlin Prize during a meeting of the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in November 2019. Nominations are being accepted for the prize.
Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute 
                                “Raven Makes the Aleutians” from Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads series won a Picture Book Honor award from the American Indian Library Association.
Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute 
                                “Raven Makes the Aleutians” from Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads series won a Picture Book Honor award from the American Indian Library Association.
Lani Strong Hotch of Klukwan was one of two weavers from Southeast Alaska to be named USA Fellows by United States Artists. (Courtesy Photo | United States Artists)

Tlingit, Haida master weavers receive national honors

Two Southeast artists were among the 50 recognized nationwide.

Lani Strong Hotch of Klukwan was one of two weavers from Southeast Alaska to be named USA Fellows by United States Artists. (Courtesy Photo | United States Artists)

4-time Grammy nominee is coming to Juneau

He’s probably worked with someone you love.

Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Members of the Argus String Quartet play a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, during the annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Members of the Argus String Quartet play a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, during the annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Planet Alaska: A lesson from haa shagóon in 2020

The phrase means so much more than just “our ancestors.”

Shelley Virginia holds up a tool known as a spanker while rehearsing in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

Theater Review: Despite Disney-fied qualities, ‘Silent Sky’ has charm

The Disney-fied qualities that got under my skin should make it an absolute home run with youth.

Shelley Virginia holds up a tool known as a spanker while rehearsing in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Inari Kylänen stands near her painting, “Act of Doing Nothing is Still an Act II The Southern Border” during an opening reception for the new exhibition “A Nation of Immigrants” Friday, Jan. 3, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Inari Kylänen stands near her painting, “Act of Doing Nothing is Still an Act II The Southern Border” during an opening reception for the new exhibition “A Nation of Immigrants” Friday, Jan. 3, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)