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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Elizabeth Ekins, an employee at Hearthside Books & Toys in the Nugget Mall, straightens a table with Harry Potter books and merchandise on July 20. The bookstore is hosting a party on Saturday, July 30, for the latest offering in the wizarding world saga.

'The Boy Who Lived' lives on: Southeast prepares for the next chapter of Harry Potter saga

It's been nine years and everyone is a little out of practice but it's time to gear up for Harry Potter mania once again: The eighth story is about to hit the streets.

by RANDI SPRAY
Art

A 'creative conversation' about racial justice and violence

Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Emmett Till. When Skylar Wright, a recent graduate of Pacific High School in Sitka, was thinking of black people who died violent deaths in America, “I couldn’t use one name," she said.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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The woman of The House of Wickersham

Mary Kay Havens didn't used to like history. "I hated it. I got a C in history," she said. But since 2014, she’s been entrenched in it as the docent for the House of Wickersham, a state historic site located at 213 7th Avenue in Juneau....
LISA PHU
Art

Art in Unusual Places

The Capital City Weekly welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in images of natural or urban subjects that they find artistically inspiring or...
Art

Hydaburg opens correspondence school

Hydaburg City School District has announced the opening of its statewide correspondence high school ­- TOTEM Correspondence.
Art

Young readers review books

Each week throughout the summer, the Juneau Public Libraries, in collaboration with the Friends of the Juneau Public Libraries and local businesses, award young readers various prizes for writing book reviews about their favorite summer...

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