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The culmination: A beer festival like no other

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:13am
When it comes to the beer on the wild side, there's one beer festival in Alaska that features some of the most eclectic beers on the globe. The Culmination was designed by and takes place at Anchorage Brewing Company.

Woosh Kinaadeiyí to host BBQ and Poetry Slam

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
Woosh Kinaadeiyíwill host a BBQ and a poetry slam on Friday, Aug. 21, at Sandy Beach. The event, held from 5-9 p.m., is free and open to the public.

Mayors Awards, JAHC Season Kickoff to be presented Friday

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council will present the Eighth Annual Mayor's Awards for the Arts during its Season '42 Kick-off party on Friday, Aug. 21, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the JACC.

Symphony plans annual wildlife cruise

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
On Saturday, Sept. 5, the Juneau Symphony will host its annual wildlife cruise. Special guest will be the Symphony's new music director, Troy Quinn, in his first Juneau appearance since his selection. The trip on the Allen Marine catamaran will include a performance by members of the Juneau Quartet-in-Residence, Lindsay Clark, Heidi O'Connor-Brook, Sophia Butler and Ruth Hogle. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided by the Symphony's Board of Directors.

Numbers indicate large harvest despite perceptions

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
Alaska's salmon season so far has been characterized by ups and downs, and it will be a stretch for the total catch to make the forecasted 221 million fish.

'The Wallcreeper' and the kookaburra

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
In May, the New Yorker ran a profile on a writer that opened with the description of the crazy call of the kookaburra. "A classic evil laugh, bwahahahahaha, à la Vincent Price in 'Thriller'" is only the description of the first part of the kookaburra's five-part alarm. At one point, the bird "appears to become an entire dinner party going to pieces."

Anchorage Museum plans new addition to put more of its art collection on view

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Museum will add approximately 25,000 square feet to its existing building to create more exhibition space for its permanent art collection and art mission in an expansion slated for completion in 2017. Plans include adding one story onto the existing east wing that faces Sixth Avenue.

Dancing on the right path

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
Dancers of Ldakát Naax Satí Yátx'i face some high expectations.

Southeast support group listings

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
Juneau

Meals with Midgi: Bring on the rain

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
Well, it's almost fall here in Juneau. I am reminded of that axiom, "when the fireweed has turned to cotton, summer time will be forgotten." The fireweed is definitely turning and Mother Nature did her part with the weather, giving us a few days of rain. Serious rain. Like the rain that makes one want to cuddle up with a glass of wine and a good book. Alas, this is not the case for many of us in the visitor industry. The rain doesn't keep us from sharing our amazing city with visitors. Our motto at my company is "Rain or Shine, We Dine." If we didn't do things in Alaska because of the rain, we'd never do anything.

The buck that never was

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
I'm haunted by a vision.

Art in unusual places

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:12am
The CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Submit images to amy.fletcher@juneauempire.com.

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