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Arts & Culture

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Juneau musician Marian Call

A day in the life of: Marian Call

Juneau-based musician Marian Call came to Alaska with experience composing classical music.

by MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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Mayor's Awards honor local achievements

Four individuals and three organizations were honored with Mayor's Awards Friday during an event hosted and organized by the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.
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Art History: Sybil Davis and Ken DeRoux

Capital City Weekly Over the past few years, many local arts groups have celebrated 40th anniversaries - the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Juneau Dance Theatre, and Juneau Lyric Opera, just to name a few.
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Philanthropy in action: Paul Douglas and the Douglas-Dornan Foundation

According to the law of conservation of energy, energy can't be created or destroyed, only changed from one form into another.
Amy Fletcher
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Putting up your own fish VII: Canning

"I'd like to know how my meat became cooked, how it was processed, who cut it up.” -- Kotzebue middle school student, from ‘Eating Alaska’
DICK CALLAHAN
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Who's your diva 2015, week 1

Juneau Lyric Opera will host its popular annual fundraiser "Who's Your Diva?" on Sept. 19. This event will showcase 10 local women, who will compete for the chance to be named Juneau's Official Diva for 2015.
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Harrison B to debut first full-length studio album at 2nd Annual Summer Shakedown

Harrison B to debut first full-length studio album at 2nd Annual Summer Shakedown American soul artist Harrison B will be back in town this week to debut his first full-length studio album on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the JACC.
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Ketchikan woman to start Ms. Wheelchair Alaska pageant next year

Jennifer Jackson is back from her experience representing Alaska in a pageant for women who use wheelchairs, and now she's working on getting Alaska's first competition started for next year.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual Places The CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Submit images to amy.fletcher@juneauempire.
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Writers Weir: "Equinox"

From the album “Something Fierce”   It’s coming on Equinox, I’ve found no balance for to speak ofJust salt on my shoes — just recycled bluesBut I paid all my bills on time (I measure miracles per...
Marian Call
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What's happening this week

  EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS  Stars of Summer: Hook, Line & Social, 6–9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, Rockwell Ballroom. An event celebrating the employees of our tourism...
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Filipino Community and Alaska Native Sisterhood to celebrate "Partners in HIstory"

The Filipino Community and Alaska Native Sisterhood will celebrate their historical roots in Juneau with a “Partners in History” celebration dinner at the Filipino Hall on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 5:30 p.m. ANS will also celebrate its 100th...
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Formline design classes at prison continue through Thursday

Sealaska Heritage Institute has invited Washington-based Tsimshian master artist David A. Boxley to teach formline design to inmates this week at Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau.
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Call for artwork: All Alaska Biennial

The Anchorage Museum has opened the entry period for the first "All Alaska Biennial," an exhibit designed to celebrate the contemporary work of Alaska artists. The deadline for entry is Sept. 6.
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Tango lessons to be offered this week and next

Former U.S. Argentine Tango Champion Richard Council will be back in town this week to lead tango lessons at the Filipino Community Hall.
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Suicide Prevention Week to Feature Walls of Hope

Alaska may have the one of the highest rates of suicide per capita in the country, but thousands of people across the state are working toward reducing that figure.
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AWARE announces the Peer Education Theatre Program in partnership with Illusion Theater

AWARE, Inc. (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies) has begun creating a Peer Education Theatre Program involving local high school students, university students and adult mentors, in partnership with Minnesota-based Illusion Theater.
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Perseverance announces new Drama School offerings

Perseverance Theatre has announced the creation of a new drama school, with classes for theater-makers of all ages.
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Sitka Monthly Grind prepares for 21st season

The organizers of Sitka's Monthly Grind recently announced the schedule for the series' 21st season.
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UAS Sitka selects new campus director

Dr. Paula Martin has been hired as Campus Director of the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus.
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Rotary club's annual bulb sale continues

The Juneau-Gastineau Rotary Club’s annual bulb sale, the largest and longest running fundraiser for the club, is currently underway, offering Juneau residents an opportunity to start planning for bright gardens next spring. Bulbs...
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Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

The following exhibits are scheduled at the Anchorage Museum. For the most up-to-date information, visit the museum's website at anchoragemuseum.org.

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