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Writers’ Weir: My Son

Writers’ Weir: My Son

A poem submitted by reader Diane DeSloover

Writers’ Weir: My Son
Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti, board member for the New JACC Partnership, second from the left, describes one of three proposals for New JACC and Centennial Hall improvements during a Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Michele Elfers, deputy director for the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, Liz Perry, President and CEO for Travel Juneau, and Craig Dahl, executive director for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, right, also spoke during the panel discussion. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Former Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Bud Carpeneti, board member for the New JACC Partnership, second from the left, describes one of three proposals for New JACC and Centennial Hall improvements during a Assembly Standing Committee meeting on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Michele Elfers, deputy director for the city Parks and Recreation Department, left, Liz Perry, President and CEO for Travel Juneau, and Craig Dahl, executive director for the Juneau Chamber of Commerce, right, also spoke during the panel discussion. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual Places

Reader submitted photos of art in unusual places.

Art in Unusual Places
Filmmaker talks digging into proposed Chilkat Valley mining project
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Filmmaker talks digging into proposed Chilkat Valley mining project

‘Rock, Paper, Fish’ takes a skeptical, nuanced look at proposed Palmer Project.

Filmmaker talks digging into proposed Chilkat Valley mining project
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Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
Gwaii Edenshaw, co-director and co-writer of the Haida-language film “SG̲aawaay Ḵ’uuna (Edge of the Knife )” said the efforts of language preservationists and the knowledge of fluent speakers were indispensable when making his movie. ( Courtesy Photo | Niijang Xyaalas Productions. Copyright Isuma Distribution International)
Matt Walker said he started growing his beard about 17 years ago when his then-girlfriend and now-wife said it looked like he could grow a beard. He’s now spearheading the creation of Juneau Beard Club. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Matt Walker said he started growing his beard about 17 years ago when his then-girlfriend and now-wife said it looked like he could grow a beard. He’s now spearheading the creation of Juneau Beard Club. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Perseverance Theatre’s latest is a classic musical with a modern mindset
Perseverance Theatre’s latest is a classic musical with a modern mindset
Haydn seek: Pianist finds her way to Juneau for first time
Haydn seek: Pianist finds her way to Juneau for first time
Planet Alaska: Winter stories

Planet Alaska: Winter stories

Wintertime is for remembering and also for making new stories.

Planet Alaska: Winter stories
Showing off their pipes: Special organ concert features guest vocalist
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Showing off their pipes: Special organ concert features guest vocalist
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Planet Alaska: Wrangell winter games

Planet Alaska: Wrangell winter games

Are you game?

Planet Alaska: Wrangell winter games
More sophisticated than a Shirley Temple: Mocktails are on the menu this March for sobriety awareness
More sophisticated than a Shirley Temple: Mocktails are on the menu this March for sobriety awareness
‘Jewish Halloween’ to be celebrated with movie screening, cookies
‘Jewish Halloween’ to be celebrated with movie screening, cookies
Planet Alaska: Woven with herring

Planet Alaska: Woven with herring

Sharing herring is caring.

Planet Alaska: Woven with herring
Turning trash to treasure: New event includes art show and building contest using collected scrap
Turning trash to treasure: New event includes art show and building contest using collected scrap
Classic album to be performed by Juneau band

Classic album to be performed by Juneau band

News briefs for the week of March 13, 2019.

Classic album to be performed by Juneau band
End of a chapter: Hayes talks about her time as Alaska State Writer Laureate and what comes next
End of a chapter: Hayes talks about her time as Alaska State Writer Laureate and what comes next
After flooding, co-op gallery is back to business with room for more artists
After flooding, co-op gallery is back to business with room for more artists
Photos: Poetry Out Loud

Photos: Poetry Out Loud

State championships in Juneau.

Photos: Poetry Out Loud
North Pole High School student wins state poetry contest
North Pole High School student wins state poetry contest