Capital City Weekly

Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute 
                                “Raven Makes the Aleutians” from Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads series won a Picture Book Honor award from the American Indian Library Association.
Courtesy Photo | Sealaska Heritage Institute 
                                “Raven Makes the Aleutians” from Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Baby Raven Reads series won a Picture Book Honor award from the American Indian Library Association.
Lani Strong Hotch of Klukwan was one of two weavers from Southeast Alaska to be named USA Fellows by United States Artists. (Courtesy Photo | United States Artists)

Tlingit, Haida master weavers receive national honors

Two Southeast artists were among the 50 recognized nationwide.

Lani Strong Hotch of Klukwan was one of two weavers from Southeast Alaska to be named USA Fellows by United States Artists. (Courtesy Photo | United States Artists)

4-time Grammy nominee is coming to Juneau

He’s probably worked with someone you love.

Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Eldred Rock Lighthouse is pictured on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Members of the Argus String Quartet play a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, during the annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Members of the Argus String Quartet play a Brown Bag Concert at the State Office Building on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, during the annual Juneau Jazz & Classics festival. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Planet Alaska: A lesson from haa shagóon in 2020

The phrase means so much more than just “our ancestors.”

Shelley Virginia holds up a tool known as a spanker while rehearsing in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

Theater Review: Despite Disney-fied qualities, ‘Silent Sky’ has charm

The Disney-fied qualities that got under my skin should make it an absolute home run with youth.

Shelley Virginia holds up a tool known as a spanker while rehearsing in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Inari Kylänen stands near her painting, “Act of Doing Nothing is Still an Act II The Southern Border” during an opening reception for the new exhibition “A Nation of Immigrants” Friday, Jan. 3, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Inari Kylänen stands near her painting, “Act of Doing Nothing is Still an Act II The Southern Border” during an opening reception for the new exhibition “A Nation of Immigrants” Friday, Jan. 3, at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Sherry Patterson; SEARHC Executive Office Manager and ROAR Conference Chair; speaks at last year’s Reclaim Own and Renew Women’s Conference. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire File)
Sherry Patterson; SEARHC Executive Office Manager and ROAR Conference Chair; speaks at last year’s Reclaim Own and Renew Women’s Conference. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire File)
Monica Devine’s book “Water Mask” is a collection of autobiographical essays related to her time as a speech therapist working in more than 60 villages in Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Monica Devine)
Monica Devine’s book “Water Mask” is a collection of autobiographical essays related to her time as a speech therapist working in more than 60 villages in Alaska. (Courtesy Photo | Monica Devine)
Diane Fleeks, left, Shelley Virginia, center, and Margeaux Ljungberg rehearse in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
Diane Fleeks, left, Shelley Virginia, center, and Margeaux Ljungberg rehearse in front of an invited audience for Perseverance Theatre’s production of “Silent Sky” on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)
There will be an opening reception for Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Inari Kylänen)

Here’s what’s happening this First Friday

Schedule of this month’s art walk downtown.

There will be an opening reception for Inari Kylänen’s latest exhibit, “A Nation of Immigrants,” at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum for First Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Inari Kylänen)

Stringing along: Family band plays Juneau show, then heads to Australia

Alaska String Band travels to Land Down Under for tour.