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Staff Picks is a recurring round-up of what the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly staff are reading, watching, lighting to and playing.

Staff Picks: Here’s what we’re reading, watching, listening to and playing

Punk, science fiction, religious allegories featuring polar bears and more.

Staff Picks is a recurring round-up of what the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly staff are reading, watching, lighting to and playing.

While stuck at home, Juneauites are turning to local libraries

Reading, atching movies and investigating family trees.

Planet Alaska’s storefront in downtown Juneau. ( Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For the Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: We’re in this together

“It’s painful to live in the unknown but that’s what we’re all doing.”

Planet Alaska’s storefront in downtown Juneau. ( Vivian Mork Yéilk’ | For the Capital City Weekly)
Lily Hope is the Sealaska Heritage Institute’s featured artist for this week’s Virtual First Friday. (Courtesy art | Juneau Arts and Humanities Council)
Lily Hope is the Sealaska Heritage Institute’s featured artist for this week’s Virtual First Friday. (Courtesy art | Juneau Arts and Humanities Council)
Vivian Mork teaches harvesting of devil’s club in Wrangell years ago. ( Vivian Mork | For the Capital City Weekly)

Planet Alaska: Winter Medicine

Tea-ing off on cold season.

Vivian Mork teaches harvesting of devil’s club in Wrangell years ago. ( Vivian Mork | For the Capital City Weekly)
Amelia Rivera explains how to bead during an interview at her home Feb. 27. Below are the first pair of earrings she has made. (Mollie Barnes | For the Juneau Empire)
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Beadwork provides a sense of healing for Alaska Native artists

“Beading has been a huge part of my healing.”

Amelia Rivera explains how to bead during an interview at her home Feb. 27. Below are the first pair of earrings she has made. (Mollie Barnes | For the Juneau Empire)
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Planet Alaska: An immune system boost from salmon head soup

“In Southeast Alaska communities, salmon head soup is an important part of our gift economy.”

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Perseverance Theatre is postponing its show “Fun Home.”

Perseverance Theatre postpones fun home

Perseverance Theatre is postponing a play that was planned to open later this month. “Fun Home,” which is based on a graphic memoir by Alison… Continue reading

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Perseverance Theatre is postponing its show “Fun Home.”
Mr. Green (Aria Moore) makes a serious accusation about Mrs. Peacock (Kayla Kohlhase) while holding a feather. A surprised Wadsworth (Toby Russell), Miss Scarlet (Amanda McDowell) and Professor Plum (Jager Hunt) look on. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Juneau-Douglas High School’s latest play is a murder-driven farce

Clue-neau-Douglas High School theater’s play mixes mystery and comedy.

Mr. Green (Aria Moore) makes a serious accusation about Mrs. Peacock (Kayla Kohlhase) while holding a feather. A surprised Wadsworth (Toby Russell), Miss Scarlet (Amanda McDowell) and Professor Plum (Jager Hunt) look on. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson, president of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, will address the Chamber Luncheon today at noon. See below.

Your weekend guide: Chamber speaker, concerts, bear presentations and more.

Here’s what’s happening for the week of March 12, 2020.

Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File 
                                Richard Chalyee Éesh Peterson, president of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, will address the Chamber Luncheon today at noon. See below.
Jacqueline Tingey, a local artist, poses with some of her art at Devil’s Club Brewery during First Friday, March 6, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)
Jacqueline Tingey, a local artist, poses with some of her art at Devil’s Club Brewery during First Friday, March 6, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett | Juneau Empire)

Here’s what’s happening this First Friday

Schedule of this month’s art walk downtown.

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.