Capital City Weekly

Book it: Author born in Juneau publishes debut novel

Book it: Author born in Juneau publishes debut novel

She’s finding success on young adult fiction charts.

Book it: Author born in Juneau publishes debut novel
There are many uses for a bucket load of blueberries. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)

Blueberries: The Berry Best

If you’ve got the blues, try these recipes.

There are many uses for a bucket load of blueberries. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Erin Tripp, center, playing Aanteinatu, is welcomed into a new clan during the Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Devilfish” written by Vera Starbard on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Theater Review: ‘Devilfish’ is a hell of a play

Perseverance Theatre’s latest swings for the fences and connects.

Erin Tripp, center, playing Aanteinatu, is welcomed into a new clan during the Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Devilfish” written by Vera Starbard on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Michael Tagaban, of the Wooshkeetaan Clan, brings water to elders during a “Warming of the Hands” ceremony at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center in November 2013. The ceremony opened a four-day Sharing Our Knowledge conference at Centennial Hall focusing on culture and Tlingit language. The conference starts Thursday and runs through Sunday this year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Michael Tagaban, of the Wooshkeetaan Clan, brings water to elders during a “Warming of the Hands” ceremony at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center in November 2013. The ceremony opened a four-day Sharing Our Knowledge conference at Centennial Hall focusing on culture and Tlingit language. The conference starts Thursday and runs through Sunday this year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Drawn together by dinosaurs: Paleontologist and artist are longtime collaborators

Drawn together by dinosaurs: Paleontologist and artist are longtime collaborators

A Smithsonian director and punny T-shirt artist work well together.

Drawn together by dinosaurs: Paleontologist and artist are longtime collaborators
A male black bear chases spawning sockeye salmon in Steep Creek at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in August 2018. Saturday the visitor center will be the site of a Smokey Bear birthday celebration. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A male black bear chases spawning sockeye salmon in Steep Creek at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center in August 2018. Saturday the visitor center will be the site of a Smokey Bear birthday celebration. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Writers’ Weir: In Motion on the Equinox
Writers’ Weir: In Motion on the Equinox
Photos: Behind the scenes of ‘Devilfish’, a new play of an old Tlingit tale
Photos: Behind the scenes of ‘Devilfish’, a new play of an old Tlingit tale
Erin Tripp, right, playing Aanteinatu, rehearses with Rio Alberto, playing a magical wolf, in Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Devilfish” written by Vera Starbard on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Erin Tripp, right, playing Aanteinatu, rehearses with Rio Alberto, playing a magical wolf, in Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Devilfish” written by Vera Starbard on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Concerts bring music by women out of the shadows

Concerts bring music by women out of the shadows

Women musicians and composers take center stage in upcoming shows.

Concerts bring music by women out of the shadows
Vera Starbard, Perseverance Theatre playwright-in-residence and writer of multiple episodes of “Molly of Denali” and her sister, Miranda Cook, prepare to pass out gifts to the audience at Starbard’s Evening at Egan lecture Friday at University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Vera Starbard, Perseverance Theatre playwright-in-residence and writer of multiple episodes of “Molly of Denali” and her sister, Miranda Cook, prepare to pass out gifts to the audience at Starbard’s Evening at Egan lecture Friday at University of Alaska Southeast’s Egan Library. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Juneau skaters and families take advantage of a free skate on the opening day at the Treadwell Arena on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. There will be a free skate this week courtesy of Juneau-Gastineau Rotary. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Weekend Guide: A free skate, FBI visit and a lot of climate change talk

Here’s what’s happening the week of Sept. 12, 2019.

Juneau skaters and families take advantage of a free skate on the opening day at the Treadwell Arena on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. There will be a free skate this week courtesy of Juneau-Gastineau Rotary. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Kray Van Kirk is coming back to Juneau to play his first-ever full-length concert in the capital city. (Coutesy Photo | Jana Seale)
Kray Van Kirk is coming back to Juneau to play his first-ever full-length concert in the capital city. (Coutesy Photo | Jana Seale)
Jackson Pearson identifies Labrador tea, left, and Bog Laurel, right. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: One of these could kill you, the other makes great tea

Here’s how to tell the difference.

Jackson Pearson identifies Labrador tea, left, and Bog Laurel, right. (Vivian Faith Prescott | For the Capital City Weekly)
Cellist Zuill Bailey will be the next artistic director for Juneau Jazz & Classics. The decision was announced at Bailey’s concert Saturday, Sept. 7. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Cellist Zuill Bailey will be the next artistic director for Juneau Jazz & Classics. The decision was announced at Bailey’s concert Saturday, Sept. 7. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Handmade guitars, custom fly rods and abstract paintings: Here’s what’s happening for First Friday
Handmade guitars, custom fly rods and abstract paintings: Here’s what’s happening for First Friday
Carrie Diaz Eaton is this week’s Evening at Egan lecturer. Diaz Eaton is the co-founder of QUBES, a community of math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems. (Courtesy Photo | University of Alaska Southeast)
Carrie Diaz Eaton is this week’s Evening at Egan lecturer. Diaz Eaton is the co-founder of QUBES, a community of math and biology educators who share resources and methods for preparing students to tackle real, complex, biological problems. (Courtesy Photo | University of Alaska Southeast)
Designer from Juneau to show new collection in New York City
Designer from Juneau to show new collection in New York City
Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Kristina Paulick), William Barfee (Nomi Saxton), Chip Tolentino (Zebadiah Bodine) and Leaf Coneybear (Felix Thillet) covet a trophy held aloft by Rona Liza Perretti (Jess Skiba) during rehearsals for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Musical comedy will ‘bee’ opening soon

Get ready for l-a-u-g-h-s with a lot of h-e-a-r-t.

Logainne Schwartzandgrubenniere (Kristina Paulick), William Barfee (Nomi Saxton), Chip Tolentino (Zebadiah Bodine) and Leaf Coneybear (Felix Thillet) covet a trophy held aloft by Rona Liza Perretti (Jess Skiba) during rehearsals for “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Grammy award-winner Zuill Bailey will be part of an international night of music Saturday at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)
Grammy award-winner Zuill Bailey will be part of an international night of music Saturday at Centennial Hall. (Courtesy Photo | Juneau Jazz & Classics)