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Randi Spray | Capital City Weekly
A piece by Andrea Nelson, called "Stratigraphy," takes shape in the Historic Fort William H. Seward Interpretive Sculpture Garden.

A renaissance for public art in Haines

HAINES - Haines hasn't been known for its art scene, despite having more than 80 professional artists in a town of only 2,500.

by RANDI SPRAY
Art

Behind the scenes with Juneau's public art

Salmon transform as they make their way up Juneau's skyline. A miner painted on black velvet turns away to urinate against the wall.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
Art

Photo: TMHS junior a Champion of the Arts

Sonny Mauricio, a junior, turns off a video display after a school assembly to show images from the Thunder Mountain High School yearbook and this year's version of the Lip Dub video at TMHS on Thursday.
Michael Penn
Art

SHI releases three children's books

Sealaska Heritage Institute has released the first three of eighteen culturally-based children's books that reflect the Native worldview.
Art

Meals with Midgi: Local scallops inspired by a local chef

One of the most wonderful aspects of dining in a particular town is knowing that the chefs are local. The fact that they have ties to the community makes them more real, authentic, and even endearing.
Kelly "Midgi" Moore
Art

On Writing: The Sound of Sense, Part I

Robert Frost once wrote that of modern poets he alone was trying to create poetry out of what he called "the sound of sense."
JIM HALE
Art

Juneau, Petersburg and Haines receive state water grants

Three Southeast communities are among 14 statewide recipients of the Alaska Clean Water Actions grants.
Art

Youth fishing events to be held around Southeast

The Tongass National Forest, partner agencies, groups, businesses, and local volunteers are sponsoring youth fishing events throughout Southeast. No experience is needed to participate in these events.
Art

An Afternoon of Ave Marias to be held at the Shrine of St. Therese

The Juneau Lyric Opera will present An Afternoon of Ave Marias on Sunday, May 29 at the Shrine of St. Therese chapel.

Articles from the Art section archive

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

School farm opens in Coffman Cove

School farm grand opening in Coffman Cove COFFMAN COVE - The Howard Valentine School in Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island will host the grand opening of their school farm from 4-7 p.m. on ...

Singing our way back to Homeland

By Mary Beth Moss | National Park Service

Haines, Hydaburg receive Forest Service grants

Haines, Hydaburg awarded Forest Service Wood Innovation Grants JUNEAU - The Haines Borough and the Hydaburg School District were two of 42 Forest Service Wood Innovation Grant recipients.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Whale House and its art: A history

KLUKWAN — The Jilkaat Kwaan Cultural Heritage and Bald Eagle Preserve Visitor Center opened on Saturday, May 14, marking the first time in recent history the fabled Whale House artworks have ...
By RANDI SPRAY

Correction

In an article on the canoe expansion in Hoonah in the April 13-19 edition of the Capital City Weekly, the name of a man who led a prayer in Tlingit was written incorrectly. It is Bill Wilson, not ...

Hatchery recirculation workshop scheduled

SITKA — Earlier this spring, Fish Tech Professor Jim Seeland, Pentair Aquatic Eco-Systems, and Douglas Island Pink and Chum partnered to host a recirculation workshop to better inform Alaska ...

Four islands closed to protect chicks

The National Park Service has temporarily closed four islands in Glacier Bay to foot traffic and instituted a minimum approach distance of 100 yards to protect high concentrations of nesting ...

Arts Complex awarded $49,000 grant

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council announced May 11 that it received a $49,473 grant from the Juneau Community Foundation's Performing Arts Center Fund for its Arts Complex project.

TMHS student wins duck stamp competition

Thunder Mountain High School 11th grade exchange student Rosa Annina Hagedorn of Berlin has won "Best in Show" for Alaska in the National Jr. Duck Stamp competition.

Five Southeast artists receive Rasmuson awards

Five Southeast Alaskans received individual artist awards from the Rasmuson Foundation this year — Juneau photographer Ben Huff, Juneau photographer Patrice Aphrodite Helmar, Juneau poet Christy ...
By MARY CATHARINE MARTIN

Cultural heritage center opens in Klukwan

The community heritage center has been a long time coming for Klukwan, and they weren't going to let 86-degree heat stop them from celebrating.
By RANDI SPRAY

JAHC offers art walks

Explore Juneau's downtown public art collection with the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, which is offering guided tours this summer, led by local artists.

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places.

Inside the SLAM: An exclusive preview

Friends of the State Library Archives and Museum On June 4, Southeast residents have a chance at a date with history: an exclusive preview tour for 200 people inside the new Father Andrew P. ...
By MARY LOU GERBI

Kupreanof, Alaska's smallest city, celebrates 40 years

KUPREANOF - How does Alaska's smallest city celebrate 40 years? By inviting the neighbors over for company.
By Chelsea Tremblay

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

"The Alaskan Laundry" shows one woman's path home

The first time Brendan Jones moved to Sitka, he was 19 years old and lost. He volunteered at Sheldon Jackson Hatchery in exchange for room and board.
By MARY CATHARINE MARTIN

On Writing: In defense of Strunk & White

I made the mistake of emailing Jim Hale an opinion. I sent him a mewling defense of the classic writing guide “The Elements of Style” by Strunk & White the day after his column questioned ...
By CLINT J. FARR

Juneau Dance Theatre’s Spring Showcase

Juneau Dance Theatre will present an an exciting mixed repertoire during their annual Spring Showcase.

Alaska Youth Choir to hold concert

The Alaska Youth Choir will perform "OYE, Listen to the Voice of Our Children" featuring Alaskapella on Saturday, May 14. The concert starts at 7 p.m.

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