Capital City Weekly

Angela Rodell, Executive Director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, speaks about the positive results of the fund this year at the APFC office in July 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Your weekend guide: A Permanent Fund talk, Shakespeare celebration and more

Here’s what’s happening the week of March 5, 2020.

Angela Rodell, Executive Director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, speaks about the positive results of the fund this year at the APFC office in July 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

The grass is bluer at this new jam

There’s a new slow jam for slow Sunday nights. Erin Anais Heist is creating a space for musicians, who are new to bluegrass, and that… Continue reading

John Clough (Jim Croce) and Summer Koester (Ingrid Croce) will star as the folk-singing couple at the center of an upcoming original production. (Courtesy Photo | John Clough)
John Clough (Jim Croce) and Summer Koester (Ingrid Croce) will star as the folk-singing couple at the center of an upcoming original production. (Courtesy Photo | John Clough)

Your weekend guide: Motown music, mountaineering women, stand-up comedy and more

Here’s what’s happening the week of Feb. 27, 2020.

Author talks salmon, education conference approaches and more

News briefs for the week of Feb. 27, 2020.

photos by Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly 
                                Blueberry water provides memories of warmer seasons during winter in Wrangell.
photos by Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly 
                                Blueberry water provides memories of warmer seasons during winter in Wrangell.

Registration is open for Traditional Games and more

News briefs for the week of Feb.20, 2020.

The bear known as Nicky will be the subject of a free Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Valley Glacier Visitor Center Friday. (Coretesy Photo | Nick Jans)
The bear known as Nicky will be the subject of a free Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Valley Glacier Visitor Center Friday. (Coretesy Photo | Nick Jans)
Caitlin Warbelow a Broadway musician from Fairbanks will perform with Tony Award-nominated actress Jenn Colella and three other musicians Friday, Feb. 21, at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | From Lauren R. Shanley-DeBuse)
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Caitlin Warbelow a Broadway musician from Fairbanks will perform with Tony Award-nominated actress Jenn Colella and three other musicians Friday, Feb. 21, at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | From Lauren R. Shanley-DeBuse)
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Wearable Art model Melissa Patterson smiles with artist Michelle Morris at Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre. (Courtesy Photo | Ron Gile)
Wearable Art model Melissa Patterson smiles with artist Michelle Morris at Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre. (Courtesy Photo | Ron Gile)
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.