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Completed Alaska Crafter skeleton makeup.

Alaska Crafter: Halloween makeup for the procraftinator

Here we are again Juneau, another blustery year gone by and October ushering in the crafter's most hectic holiday, Halloween.

by Tanna Peters

Theatre in the Rough opens 'The Winter's Tale'

When Katie Jensen was 8 years old, she saw something that changed her life: a production of William Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" in Ashland, Ore.
Amy Fletcher

12 questions: Bridget Kuhar

Who are the members of your band and how long have you been playing? Bridget Kuhar, George Kuhar and Nicholas Gallas. We have never performed live together. What made you want to start a band? The Cynics, live at the 9:30 Club (in...

On Writing: Big words, part one

There's a move afoot in the federal government to have federal rulemaking documents written in plain English - instead of the usual mix of acronyms, technical jargon and legalistic mumbo-jumbo.

Ukulele orchestra to perform Thursday

The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra will kick off the Juneau Arts & Humanities' Council's concert season this week with a performance Thursday, Oct.

Anchorage International Film Festival's 'Made in Alaska' category highlights work by local filmmakers

The Anchorage International Film Festival, scheduled for Dec. 5-14, recently announced the featured films for this year's event, a list that includes local filmmakers Lisle Hebert and Greg Chaney, and former Juneau resident Brice Habeger.
Amy Fletcher

Halloween happenings

Here's a look at what's happening around town for the rest of this week in celebration of Halloween. THURSDAY, OCT. 30 • Spooky Family Movie Night, 5-7 p.m., Douglas Public Library.

Gold Town to show documentary on pot legalization Monday

The Gold Town Nickelodeon has announced a last-minute showing of "Evergreen: The Road To Legalization" on Monday at 7 p.m. - the evening prior to public voting on the issue in Alaska.

TMHS fall play opens tonight

The Thunder Mountain High School theater department, under the direction of Barbara Jo Maier, will present their fall play, "The Tale of a West Texas Marsupial Girl," this weekend, with shows scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 30 and Saturday,...

Musical comedy "How Things Happen in Three!" runs Thursday-Saturday

Theater at Latitude 58 will present "How Things Happen in Three!" directed by Cinnamon Simpson Thursday through Saturday at the Douglas Methodist Church.

Festival of the 3 Skulls to feature 3 bands

"Festival of the Three Skulls," a musical celebration honoring the memory and spirit of the dead, will be held Nov. 1 at the Rockwell Ballroom downtown.

Gold Street Music concert Saturday

Gold Street Music, a concert series featuring community musicians that is now in its 10th season, will take place this Saturday, Nov. 1 at Resurrection Lutheran Church.

'Smokin' Fish' film showing set for Monday

The University of Alaska Southeast's One Campus One Book project continues next week with a free showing of "Smokin' Fish." The film will be presented at 7 p.m. Monday at the UAS Rec Center.

Evening at Egan: 'Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Borg?'

This week's Evening at Egan lecture will be "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Borg? The Ecological Imperative in the Age of Cybernetic Organisms," led by Dr. Robin Walz, Professor of History at UAS. Walz, who has been teaching at UAS since 1997...

Choose your own autobiography

If you read only one celebrity biography ever, make it "Choose your Own Autobiography" by Neil Patrick Harris.

Friends of City Museum meeting to feature fish trap history

The Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host their public annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Hangar Ballroom.

Art in unusual places

The Empire's Arts & Culture section welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places.

Arts calendar

EVENTS & MUSIC THURSDAY, OCT. 30 Spooky Family Movie Night, 5-7 p.m., Douglas Public Library. A showing of holiday favorites including Peanuts and the gang and Shrek and friends. Wear costumes. Details: 364-2378.


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