Events

This photo shows “Get Comfortable” by Nick Galanin, which is part of “Simply Big,” an exhibit of large format artworks from the Alaska State Museum collection made between 1970 and 2020 by renowned artists from around the state. It includes works that have not been on exhibit before as well as recent acquisitions made possible by the Rasmuson Foundation. (Courtesy Image / Alaska State Museum)

Your guide to First Friday

Here’s what’s happening on Oct. 2, 2020.

 

Cellist Zuill Bailey, shown in this undated photo, is artistic director for Juneau Jazz and Classics. He will also perform in this year’s Fall Festival, a virtual event. (Courtesy Photo / Juneau Jazz and Classics)

Jazz and Classics returns for Fall Music Festival

Virtual event requires registration.

 

Nonprofit holds face mask design contest for kids

Nonprofit holds face mask design contest for kids

Submissions are due in October.

Nonprofit holds face mask design contest for kids
Spectators gathered at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park to watch C-17 Globemaster III cargo planes from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson perform a flyby over Juneau on May 15, 2020. Monday, Sept. 21, the park will be the site of a Veterans for Peace-sponsored event commemorating International Day of Pease. Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Veterans for Peace sponsor International Day of Peace event

It will be held at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park.

Spectators gathered at Mayor Bill Overstreet Park to watch C-17 Globemaster III cargo planes from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson perform a flyby over Juneau on May 15, 2020. Monday, Sept. 21, the park will be the site of a Veterans for Peace-sponsored event commemorating International Day of Pease. Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                This photo shows the University of Alaska Southeast campus on June 1.

Date set for virtual Power and Privilege Symposium

This year’s Power and Privilege Symposium will be different from past iterations of the event, and it is set for 8:15 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 10,… Continue reading

Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File                                This photo shows the University of Alaska Southeast campus on June 1.
The Nutcracker is on the verge of defeat at the hands of the Mouse King in this December 2019 photo. This year would have been the 13th consecutive year Juneau Dance Theatre staged a full performance of the famous ballet, but it has been canceled because of the pandemic.(Courtesy Photo / Juneau Dance Theatre)
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Annual ballet performances canceled

A digital alternative is in the works.

The Nutcracker is on the verge of defeat at the hands of the Mouse King in this December 2019 photo. This year would have been the 13th consecutive year Juneau Dance Theatre staged a full performance of the famous ballet, but it has been canceled because of the pandemic.(Courtesy Photo / Juneau Dance Theatre)
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Popular lecture series returns, season schedule announced
Popular lecture series returns, season schedule announced
Dan Monteith (center) seen here with Luke Holton and Douglas Indian Association Council Member Barbara Cadiente-Nelson, during a panel discussion after a screening of Holton’s film, “Sayéik” in November 2018 at the Gold Town Theater, will be the speaker in an upcoming Sealaska Heritage Institute lecture. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire file)Theater. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
Dan Monteith (center) seen here with Luke Holton and Douglas Indian Association Council Member Barbara Cadiente-Nelson, during a panel discussion after a screening of Holton’s film, “Sayéik” in November 2018 at the Gold Town Theater, will be the speaker in an upcoming Sealaska Heritage Institute lecture. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire file)Theater. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau Arts and Culture Center is being used as a shelter for Juneau residents experiencing homelessness in the face of the coronavirus. Cit and Borough of Juneau is seeking a new building to use as a site. (Courtesy photo / City and Borough of Juneau)

CBJ to hold meeting on warming shelter possibilities

A decision has not been made.

The Juneau Arts and Culture Center is being used as a shelter for Juneau residents experiencing homelessness in the face of the coronavirus. Cit and Borough of Juneau is seeking a new building to use as a site. (Courtesy photo / City and Borough of Juneau)
First Friday brings a Fresh Air Market, arts events

First Friday brings a Fresh Air Market, arts events

First Friday is here again, and so is the Juneau Art and Humanities Council’s open-air market. There will be a mix of virtual and in-person… Continue reading

First Friday brings a Fresh Air Market, arts events
Runners jog through a haze of colored powder as they begin a 5k run through downtown Juneau on Sunday, April 29, 2018. (Richard McGrail / Juneau Empire File)

Some local color: Downtown run is coming up

DBA partnered with the J-D Cross Country team will host the 2020 DBA Color Run.

Runners jog through a haze of colored powder as they begin a 5k run through downtown Juneau on Sunday, April 29, 2018. (Richard McGrail / Juneau Empire File)
Here’s what’s happening for First Friday

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday

An events schedule for Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.

Here’s what’s happening for First Friday
City and Borough of Juneau announced the city will distribute masks provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

City to distribute free cloth face coverings

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides the masks.

City and Borough of Juneau announced the city will distribute masks provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host distance delivered classes on a variety of subjects, including fermented foods. Kimchi is a Korean dish made of salted and fermented vegetables. (Courtesy Photo / Wikimedia)

Extension service to offer free, virtual classes

University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a week of free distance delivered classes the week of Aug. 10. Extension service agents and… Continue reading

University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host distance delivered classes on a variety of subjects, including fermented foods. Kimchi is a Korean dish made of salted and fermented vegetables. (Courtesy Photo / Wikimedia)
The bear known as Nicky will be the subject of a free Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Valley Glacier Visitor Center Friday. (Coretesy Photo | Nick Jans)
The bear known as Nicky will be the subject of a free Fireside Lecture at the Mendenhall Valley Glacier Visitor Center Friday. (Coretesy Photo | Nick Jans)
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
Your weekend guide: Drag shows, political talks and bear encounter survival tips
Your weekend guide: Drag shows, political talks and bear encounter survival tips
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)