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Capital City Killers tour details grisly events in Juneau’s past

Capital City Killers tour details grisly events in Juneau’s past

Some ravens added atmosphere, but sunny weather abated the grimness of the Capital City Killers tour led by Ed Schoenfeldand Betsy Longenbaugh.

Capital City Killers tour details grisly events in Juneau’s past
Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

November is Native American and Alaska Native Month, and there’s no shortage of local events commemorating it. Sealaska Heritage Institute, libraries, museums and more are… Continue reading

Get ready for a busy Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month
Hope uke like jamming too

Hope uke like jamming too

Juneau Jambusters say anyone of any skill level is welcome to the weekly ukulele jam. Even if the last time someone picked up an instrument… Continue reading

Hope uke like jamming too
Ed Christian will play the role of the narrator in an upcoming production of “The Gun Show.” The 60-minute one-person play talks extensively about guns without staking a Liberal or Conservative position. (Courtesy Photo | Kristina Sherk Photography for “The Gun Show)

‘The Gun Show’ takes aim at the center of gun ownership conversation

Vacationing and producing a one-person show about gun ownership aren’t an obvious combination. But longtime Juneauite Ed Christian is using one of his regular fall… Continue reading

Ed Christian will play the role of the narrator in an upcoming production of “The Gun Show.” The 60-minute one-person play talks extensively about guns without staking a Liberal or Conservative position. (Courtesy Photo | Kristina Sherk Photography for “The Gun Show)
Planet Alaska: Muskeg Love

Planet Alaska: Muskeg Love

Muskeg life is wet, mushy, juicy, fleshy, tangy, glabrous, globose and glandular.

Planet Alaska: Muskeg Love
News briefs: SOFA silent auction and SHI language summit are upcoming, potato harvest was rescheduled and Color Wheel Arts closes

News briefs: SOFA silent auction and SHI language summit are upcoming, potato harvest was rescheduled and Color Wheel Arts closes

SOFA to hold silent auction Southeast Alaska Organization for Animals will hold its fifth annual Silent Auction 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Dzantik’i Heeni… Continue reading

News briefs: SOFA silent auction and SHI language summit are upcoming, potato harvest was rescheduled and Color Wheel Arts closes
Dale Pihlman authored a book, “Alaska’s Inside Passage,” that’s part almanac and part memoir. (Courtesy Photo | Pihlman family)

Ketchikan man’s book details flaura, fauna and history of Alaska’s Inside Passage

Dale Pihlman’s first attempt at writing “Alaska’s Inside Passage” didn’t go well. The Ketchikan retiree just spent the better part of two years putting together… Continue reading

Dale Pihlman authored a book, “Alaska’s Inside Passage,” that’s part almanac and part memoir. (Courtesy Photo | Pihlman family)
Photos: Hallo-weekend in downtown Juneau

Photos: Hallo-weekend in downtown Juneau

Costume contests, live music, burlesque and more meant costume-clad celebration Saturday night in downtown Juneau. The night featured inflatible, fighting dinosaurs, unicorns, videogame characters and… Continue reading

Photos: Hallo-weekend in downtown Juneau
Juneau’s new, sketchy open mic
Juneau’s new, sketchy open mic
Dan Fruits hangs his paintings at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum as he readies for a summer-long exhibit. Fruits’ latest project has been paintings to be projected during the opera commissioned by the Orpheus Project will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Sophia, which claimed the lives of more than 350 people. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dan Fruits hangs his paintings at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum as he readies for a summer-long exhibit. Fruits’ latest project has been paintings to be projected during the opera commissioned by the Orpheus Project will mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Princess Sophia, which claimed the lives of more than 350 people. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Concert to premiere locally written and performed music
Concert to premiere locally written and performed music
Museum Mask-erade brings in funds and fun

Museum Mask-erade brings in funds and fun

The Alaska State Library, Archives and Museum had a temporary exhibit on charitable parties last Saturday. The Mask-erade Ball brought a crowd to the Andrew… Continue reading

Museum Mask-erade brings in funds and fun
Community gathers to Celebrate Survivors

Community gathers to Celebrate Survivors

Pauline Stepetin capped a marker and passed a wood chip to her mother, Lois Jamestown, who placed in a bowl. The chip, which bore the… Continue reading

Community gathers to Celebrate Survivors
Alaska for Real: Case lot stock up

Alaska for Real: Case lot stock up

At this time of the year stores offer big sales and the market in Thorne Bay across the strait from us is no different. At… Continue reading

Alaska for Real: Case lot stock up
Halloween happenings

Halloween happenings

Here’s a rundown of Halloween happenings for the holiday weekend and the big day itself.

Halloween happenings
Face painting pro shares Halloween tips

Face painting pro shares Halloween tips

If your Halloween costume requires facepainting, Jessie Snyder says don’t wait for the big night to brush up on your design. Snyder, a Juneau face… Continue reading

Face painting pro shares Halloween tips
Visiting African musician talks garbage guitars and playing Mandela’s inauguration

Visiting African musician talks garbage guitars and playing Mandela’s inauguration

Vusi Mahlasela has a mug full of coffee, and he was ready to talk. “All right, let’s go,” Mahlasela said smiling in the green room… Continue reading

Visiting African musician talks garbage guitars and playing Mandela’s inauguration
News briefs for Oct. 24-30

News briefs for Oct. 24-30

Juneau Startup Weekend coming Juneau Startup Weekend will be Nov. 16-18 at University of Alaska Southeast, 11066 Auke Lake Way. The event that brings together… Continue reading

News briefs for Oct. 24-30
‘The Princess Sophia’ commemorates shipwreck 100 years later

‘The Princess Sophia’ commemorates shipwreck 100 years later

“The Princess Sophia” is nearly ready for its maiden voyage. The opera named for the ill-fated ship makes its world premiere 8 p.m. Thursday in… Continue reading

‘The Princess Sophia’ commemorates shipwreck 100 years later
Michael Christenson placed first in the eighth annual Woosh Kinaadeiyí grand slam. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Annual Grand Slam poetry event crowns a winner

After delivering three caustic poems en route to the eighth annual Woosh Kinaadeiyí Grand Slam title, Michael Christenson was all smiles. The night and the… Continue reading

Michael Christenson placed first in the eighth annual Woosh Kinaadeiyí grand slam. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)