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Michael Penn | Juneau Empire
Based on a 1985 painting by Rie Muñoz, "Halibut $1", this tapestry was created in Aubusson, France, under Muñoz' direction. It hangs in the entryway of the Juneau Empire building on Channel Drive, and was commissioned by Empire owner William Morris.

Rie Munoz' Alaska: More true than real

One of Rie Muñoz' favorite pieces of her own work was "Peaceable Alaska," a painting inspired by Edward Hicks' "Peaceable Kingdom.

by Amy Fletcher
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Remembering Rie

Southeast Alaskans and others with ties to the area were invited to submit a memory of Rie Muñoz or a comment about her work. Here are their responses. “From the moment I first saw her work, I was...
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AS IF: Expecting the unexpected

This weekend, a plan to attend the 2015 Alaska State Improv Festival, known in shorthand as AS IF, is a plan for spontaneity.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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A Day in the Life of: Poet Richard Stokes

For a long time, Richard Stokes avoided poetry, afraid of what he might say. "I think (I avoided it) because I was very timid," he said.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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JLO launches 40th anniversary season with 'Don Giovanni'

Juneau Lyric Opera will present “Don Giovanni,” an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, on April 24 and 25 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center. “Don Giovanni,” widely...
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My corner of Alaska: Jerry's Rant

One of the supposedly big secrets to success out there in the world has always been that tired old bit about location, location, location.
Brooke Elgie
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Tidal Echoes launch party set for Friday

CCW staff report This year's edition of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal, will be celebrated with a release party at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Egan Lecture Hall.
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The collective voice of 'Tidal Echoes'

My English major brain told me editing wouldn't be difficult, just a list of to-dos. Somehow I thought the job would resemble looking over college papers to move an occasional comma or correct "then" to "than.
REBECCA SALSMAN
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What's happening this week

LITERARY ARTS Launch party for Tidal Echoes, 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, Egan Lecture Hall. Tidal Echoes is the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal.
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JAHC to host "The Second City" April 29

 If you're an improv fan -- or have never experienced it live -- this is the time to be in Juneau.
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Juneau Community Foundation announces upcoming scholarship, grant deadlines

The Juneau Community Foundation has announced the availability of the Margaret Frans Brady Fund Scholarship, the Simon and Anna Kirk Memorial Scholarship, and grants through the Douglas-Dornan Foundation Fund, with deadlines approaching...
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First Annual Southeast Alaska Cannabis Celebration to be held Friday in Juneau

First Southeast Alaska Cannabis Celebration to be held Friday in Juneau The First Southeast Alaska Cannabis Celebration will be held Friday, April 17, at 5 p.m. at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
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Art in Unusual Places

The CCW 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 intriguing.
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Registration opens for Tutka Bay Writers Retreat

49 Writers' Tutka Bay Writers Retreat, scheduled for September 11-13 at the Tutka Bay Lodge, is currently accepting registrations. The theme of this year's retreat is "When the Words Burn.
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Creative Garden Design Workshop planned for April 25

The Juneau Garden Club will sponsor a Creative Garden Design Workshop on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Baranof Hotel. Featured speaker, Sue Goetz from Tacoma, Wash.
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Ethel Montgomery Scholarship application available for Museum Studies

The Friends of the Alaska State Libraries, Archives & Museum have announced the availability of the Ethel Montgomery Scholarship application.
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Movie Guide

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