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Keren GoldbergBelle gestures at her Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre piece. “The theme is sort of Abba meets Chiquita Banana,” GoldbergBelle said. “That’s what this is.” Past Wearable Art pieces can be seen in the background. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

These fashion statements have feelings

Inspiration and materials can come from anywhere.

Keren GoldbergBelle gestures at her Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre piece. “The theme is sort of Abba meets Chiquita Banana,” GoldbergBelle said. “That’s what this is.” Past Wearable Art pieces can be seen in the background. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Planet Alaska: Drawing an ovoid a day
Planet Alaska: Drawing an ovoid a day
Juneau voices: Locals share personal stories for new audio history project downtown

Juneau voices: Locals share personal stories for new audio history project downtown

For Anne Stepetin, a Tlingit Native from Angoon, it never gets easier to talk about the story.

Juneau voices: Locals share personal stories for new audio history project downtown
New show confronts clash between church and sexual orientation
New show confronts clash between church and sexual orientation
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File                                Beth Weigel, Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, gives an overview of the newly announced Marie Darlin Prize during a meeting of the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in November 2019. Nominations are being accepted for the prize.
Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File                                Beth Weigel, Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, gives an overview of the newly announced Marie Darlin Prize during a meeting of the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in November 2019. Nominations are being accepted for the prize.
Your guide to First Friday: Salmon photos, hands-on weaving, a suffrage celebration and more
Your guide to First Friday: Salmon photos, hands-on weaving, a suffrage celebration and more
Your weekend guide: An open-stage night returns, stand-up comedy and more
Your weekend guide: An open-stage night returns, stand-up comedy and more
Planet Alaska: What I learned from island living last year
Planet Alaska: What I learned from island living last year
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)
Your weekend guide: Drag shows, political talks and bear encounter survival tips
Your weekend guide: Drag shows, political talks and bear encounter survival tips
Weavers prepare for ‘stunning’ gathering in Juneau
Weavers prepare for ‘stunning’ gathering in Juneau
4-time Grammy nominee is coming to Juneau

4-time Grammy nominee is coming to Juneau

He’s probably worked with someone you love.

4-time Grammy nominee is coming to Juneau
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)
Your weekend guide: Women will march again, they’re bugging out at the Gold Town Theater and more
Your weekend guide: Women will march again, they’re bugging out at the Gold Town Theater and more
Planet Alaska: A lesson from haa shagóon in 2020

Planet Alaska: A lesson from haa shagóon in 2020

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

Planet Alaska: A lesson from haa shagóon in 2020
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)