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Armenian-American flautist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, performs a sound check in the Shuká Hít (Ancestors’ House) at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He will be conducting Juneau Symphony’s Russian Romantic concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Armenian-American flautist Tigran Arakelyan, the Music Director of the Northwest Mahler Festival in Seattle and the Port Townsend Orchestra, performs a sound check in the Shuká Hít (Ancestors’ House) at the Walter Soboleff Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He will be conducting Juneau Symphony’s Russian Romantic concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Gene Tagaban performs with Khu.Eéx while wearing regalia. The band will play in Juneau Monday, Jan. 28 at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Russell Johnson)
Gene Tagaban performs with Khu.Eéx while wearing regalia. The band will play in Juneau Monday, Jan. 28 at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Russell Johnson)
Tlingit flautist George Montero said he was glad to be back in Juneau for a pair of concerts Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt |Capital City Weekly)
Tlingit flautist George Montero said he was glad to be back in Juneau for a pair of concerts Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt |Capital City Weekly)

Look ma, 6 hands: Piano concert begins on unusual note

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Chefs Matt Little Dog displays a dish featuring authentic Japanese ramen for students at Floyd Dryden Middle School as part of Chefs’ Day on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The Anchorage chefs visiting the Juneau and Sitka School Districts to introduced new and healthy foods via performance cooking demonstrations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Chefs Matt Little Dog displays a dish featuring authentic Japanese ramen for students at Floyd Dryden Middle School as part of Chefs’ Day on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The Anchorage chefs visiting the Juneau and Sitka School Districts to introduced new and healthy foods via performance cooking demonstrations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Writers’ Weir: Chickadee Politics

Suspended by rope from the eaves the feeder hangs between me and the morning sun. Shadows dance across my newspaper as three chickadees, dart between… Continue reading