Selena Everson, right, sings with Barbara Searles, ANS President Freda Westman and Lillian Austin, left, during a sit-in outside of Sen. Lesil McGuire's offfice at the Capitol on Sunday. The protest was organized to support House Bill 216, which passed the Senate early Monday morning. The bill recognizes 20 Alaska Native languages as official state languages.
In the long hours of waiting for the State of Alaska to recognize Alaska Native Languages as equals to English, the group of advocates for the bill laughed as hard as we ever had. It is a coping mechanism. It's medicine.
Not many nationally touring acts brave the distance, logistics and, frankly, sometimes perilous landings that accompany performing in Juneau - let alone world-renowned musicians like Chick Corea and Bela Fleck.
For University of Alaska Southeast Assistant Professor of English and poet Emily Wall, literary journals aren't a simple agglomeration of writing, but rather represent the razor-sharp edge of art set in a temporally present frame.
New chapter books include new books from Edgar Award winner Blue Balliett ("Hold Fast"), "Deltora Quest" author Emily Rodda ("The Golden Door"), and E.B. White award-winner Natalie Babbit ("The Moon over High Street") as well as the books...
This year's Juneau Jazz & Classics festival begins next week, May 2, with a performance by American "roots music" icon David Bromberg. The 17-day festival will conclude with a grand finale performance on May 17 by Manhattan Transfer.
A "lip dub" video will be filmed on the University of Alaska Southeast campus on Saturday, April 26, starting at 11 a.m. in Mourant Cafeteria. Performers of all kinds are needed for filming day, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Perseverance Theatre's Young Company will present Gregory A. Falls' adaptation of Homer's "The Odyssey" on the Second Stage April 24-29.
Written down sometime between 800 and 600 BCE, "The Odyssey" is one of the best-known works of ancient...
The Alaska State Council on the Arts, on behalf of the University of Alaska Anchorage, has announced application requests for exterior and interior public artwork to be commissioned for two different public buildings: the new Alaska...