Events

All Nations Children Dancers help Juneau residents celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Indigenous Peoples Day celebration is free Monday

Monday is Indigenous Peoples Day, and multiple Alaska Native groups in Juneau are combining to put on a celebration. From 5-8 p.m. Monday, people are… Continue reading

All Nations Children Dancers help Juneau residents celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
October First Friday listings

October First Friday listings

JAHC: Poetry in Calligraphy by Miriam Wagoner Juneau Arts & Culture Center, 350 Whittier St, 4:30-7 p.m. The JAHC is proud to present an exhibit… Continue reading

October First Friday listings
There will be a Bronze Betty Finery pop-up shop at Kindred Post Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Sarah Ritter)

Look what’s popping up at Kindred Post

Sarah Ritter, also known as Bronze Betty Finery, will hold a pop-up shop at Kindred Post for First Friday. The shop will be open 4:30-6… Continue reading

There will be a Bronze Betty Finery pop-up shop at Kindred Post Friday. (Courtesy Photo | Sarah Ritter)
This April 2017 photo shows the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Teacher-student art exhibit coming to City Museum

The exhibit plays on the theme of teacher-student, expressed through painting, printmaking and handmade paper collage.

This April 2017 photo shows the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season

Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season

The monthly speaker series Wildlife Wednesdays starts today with a discussion of the role of Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in enforcing wildlife management law. Wildlife… Continue reading

Enforcement talk kicks off Wildlife Wednesdays season
Juneau Cabaret’s special concert series inspired by the “Great American Songbook” starts its third season this weekend with a look at the works of Jerome Kern. (Michael Maasen | Unsplash)

Juneau Cabaret starts Season 3 of ‘Great American’ concert series

The third season of Juneau Cabaret’s special “Great American Songbook” concert series starts this weekend. The pay-what-you can concerts will be 2 p.m. Sept. 29… Continue reading

Juneau Cabaret’s special concert series inspired by the “Great American Songbook” starts its third season this weekend with a look at the works of Jerome Kern. (Michael Maasen | Unsplash)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Begich is interviewed following his primary victory Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Begich, a former U.S. Senator, is facing incumbent Gov. Bill Walker and former state senator Mike Dunleavy. (AP Photo | Michael Dinneen)

Gubernatorial candidates set to speak at UAS

Juneau’s municipal election will soon be in the rear view mirror, and attention will turn fully to the Nov. 6 general election. The University of… Continue reading

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Begich is interviewed following his primary victory Tuesday Aug. 21, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Begich, a former U.S. Senator, is facing incumbent Gov. Bill Walker and former state senator Mike Dunleavy. (AP Photo | Michael Dinneen)
‘Our Town’ previews set for Tuesday, Thursday

‘Our Town’ previews set for Tuesday, Thursday

“Our Town” officially starts Perseverance Theatre’s 40th season Oct. 5, but there’s another option for those who can’t wait.

‘Our Town’ previews set for Tuesday, Thursday
Abigail and Laura Zahasky are among the musicians scheduled to perform in the Joy of Strings event Wednesday. The sisters are members of the Alaska String Band. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)

Guitarists gather for Joy of Strings

Five musicians will celebrate six-string instruments. The Joy of Strings will feature Mark Heard, Laura and Abigail Zahasky, Ward Ward and Dan Hopson playing guitar… Continue reading

Abigail and Laura Zahasky are among the musicians scheduled to perform in the Joy of Strings event Wednesday. The sisters are members of the Alaska String Band. (Ben Hohenstatt | Capital City Weekly)
Former Juneauites ready to show their metal

Former Juneauites ready to show their metal

When Distance Defined plays the Fall Freakshow, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the Days brothers. Guitarist Trevyn Days and bassist Trentyn Days… Continue reading

Former Juneauites ready to show their metal
Last year’s Who’s Your Diva winner Robin Thomas smiles in the aftermath of her win. This year’s contest starts 7 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall and includes seven contestants. (Courtesy photo | Ron Gile for Who’s Your Diva)

It’s Who’s Your Diva? time

In its seventh year, Who’s Your Diva will feature seven contestants. And for the first time ever, one of the folks gunning Saturday evening for… Continue reading

Last year’s Who’s Your Diva winner Robin Thomas smiles in the aftermath of her win. This year’s contest starts 7 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall and includes seven contestants. (Courtesy photo | Ron Gile for Who’s Your Diva)
The 29th Annual Juneau Barn Dance Season starts Saturday. Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St., and will feature Celtic music courtest of the Taku Gaels. (Madelon | Unsplash)

29th Annual Juneau Barn Dance Season starts Saturday

The 29th Annual Juneau Barn Dance Season starts Saturday. Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St., and will feature… Continue reading

The 29th Annual Juneau Barn Dance Season starts Saturday. Dancing starts at 7:30 p.m. at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 430 Fifth St., and will feature Celtic music courtest of the Taku Gaels. (Madelon | Unsplash)
Last year’s Who’s Your Diva winner Robin Thomas smiles in the aftermath of her win. This year’s contest starts 7 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall and includes seven contestants. (Courtesy photo | Ron Gile for Who’s Your Diva)

It’s Who’s Your Diva? time

In its seventh year, Who’s Your Diva will feature seven contestants. And for the first time ever, one of the folks gunning Saturday evening for… Continue reading

Last year’s Who’s Your Diva winner Robin Thomas smiles in the aftermath of her win. This year’s contest starts 7 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall and includes seven contestants. (Courtesy photo | Ron Gile for Who’s Your Diva)
The Woosh.ji.een Dance Group makes a special performance at the Indigenous people performance titled “You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here” at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

“You Don’t Have to Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here” pushes personal, artistic boundaries

“You Don’t Have to Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here” pushed personal boundaries and blurred artistic ones. Comedy, dance, drag and poetry mingled on… Continue reading

The Woosh.ji.een Dance Group makes a special performance at the Indigenous people performance titled “You Don’t Have To Go Home, But You Can’t Stay Here” at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Panel addresses role of social media in marketing

Panel addresses role of social media in marketing

A panel of experts is hoping to help business owners become more familiar with various social media platforms.

Panel addresses role of social media in marketing
JDHS student Finn Adam (left) and homeschool student James Zuiderduin (right), Capital City Fire/Rescue cadets, practice advancing a hose under pressure at their final day of training with the CCFD on Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Richard McGrail | Juneau Empire File)

CCFR looking for high school cadets

Capital City Fire/Rescue is looking for high school students to join its cadet program.

JDHS student Finn Adam (left) and homeschool student James Zuiderduin (right), Capital City Fire/Rescue cadets, practice advancing a hose under pressure at their final day of training with the CCFD on Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Richard McGrail | Juneau Empire File)
The Alaska State Museum in the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives and Museum building will allow free admission for special ticket holders Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska State Museum offers free admission Saturday

The Alaska State Museum will offer free admission to special ticketholders Saturday as part of the Smithsonian’s 14th annual Museum Day. The special event represents… Continue reading

The Alaska State Museum in the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives and Museum building will allow free admission for special ticket holders Saturday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Firefighters host cadet open house

Firefighters host cadet open house

Capital City Fire/Rescue will hold an open house from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday for high school students interested in participating in CCFR’s cadet program. Cadets meet… Continue reading

Firefighters host cadet open house
First Alaskans Institute to host public ceremony, social justice summit

First Alaskans Institute to host public ceremony, social justice summit

First Alaskans Institute is hosting a Social Justice Summer titled “Social Justice Doers: Partners for the Next 10,000 Years…” next week that kicks off with… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2018
  • BY BEN HOHENSTATT Capital City Weekly
  • NewsEvents
First Alaskans Institute to host public ceremony, social justice summit
This April 2017 photo shows the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Museum Day includes book signing, free admission

This Saturday, Juneauites can take a look into local history for free. Admission to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum is free all day Saturday in celebration… Continue reading

This April 2017 photo shows the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)