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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
Sarah B. Aronson, who was born and raised in Juneau, recently had her first poetry collection published. (Courtesy Photo | Sarah B. Aronson)
Sarah B. Aronson, who was born and raised in Juneau, recently had her first poetry collection published. (Courtesy Photo | Sarah B. Aronson)
Sally Schlichting, on flute, left, and Jetta Whittaker, on oboe, rehearse for the Con Brio Chamber Series’ September concerts. Friday and Saturday, Con Brio is presenting a pair of flute society concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Sally Schlichting, on flute, left, and Jetta Whittaker, on oboe, rehearse for the Con Brio Chamber Series’ September concerts. Friday and Saturday, Con Brio is presenting a pair of flute society concerts. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest in December 2018. Eaglecrest will be hosting a series of film screenings this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Jeff Sloss takes a first run after the Hooter Chairlift opened for the first time this season at Eaglecrest in December 2018. Eaglecrest will be hosting a series of film screenings this month. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Mercedes Muñoz holds a ceramic plate at her home studio on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Muñoz is showing her work at Coppa for First Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Mercedes Muñoz holds a ceramic plate at her home studio on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Muñoz is showing her work at Coppa for First Friday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Local wins photography award, Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood announce officers
Local wins photography award, Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood announce officers
Leslie Ishii, newly named Artistic Director for Perseverance Theatre, talks about her goals for Juneau’s professional theater during an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Leslie Ishii, newly named Artistic Director for Perseverance Theatre, talks about her goals for Juneau’s professional theater during an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Vivian Faith Prescott shows how thick red huckleberries can get on a branch. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Juneau Empire)

Planet Alaska: Red Huckleberries: Food for Songbirds

They’re something to sing about.

Vivian Faith Prescott shows how thick red huckleberries can get on a branch. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Juneau Empire)
Leslie Ishii, the newly named Artistic Director for Perseverance Theatre, talks about her goals for Juneau’s professional theater during an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Leslie Ishii, the newly named Artistic Director for Perseverance Theatre, talks about her goals for Juneau’s professional theater during an interview on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Mercedes Muñoz takes ceramic cups out of her home studio kiln on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, as she prepares for a First Friday show at Coppa. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Mercedes Muñoz takes ceramic cups out of her home studio kiln on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, as she prepares for a First Friday show at Coppa. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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Ryelynn Wilhite examines a pencil she receives for Halloween from the employees of Front Street Clinic last Halloween. Kindred Post again organized a downtown trick or treating event. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Ryelynn Wilhite examines a pencil she receives for Halloween from the employees of Front Street Clinic last Halloween. Kindred Post again organized a downtown trick or treating event. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
MK MacNaughton’s new holiday card designs will be featured at Sketch Studio for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | MK MacNaughton)

First Friday brings holiday cards, fiber art food and a lot more

Schedule of events for Friday, Nov. 1.

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)