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Arts & Culture

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Tlingit glass artist Preston Singletary laughs as the glass screen he created is unveiled inside the Walter Soboleff Building clan house.

'Monumental' art unveiled at Soboleff Building

‘The three art pieces created for the Water Soboleff Building were described by Sealaska Heritage Institute as “monumental,” an adjective that applies not only to their size -- all three...
by Amy Fletcher

More than a building

To the many speakers and attendees at its May 15 opening ceremonies, the Walter Soboleff Building is a work of art, a home for culture, and a powerful symbol of Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people’s perseverance and strength. It’s also...

Northwest Coast art: a window into culture

Northwest Coast Native art isn't the only focus of the new Walter Soboleff Building, but it's likely to be the aspect that draws in the most visitors.
Amy Fletcher

Tlingit Dagger Points to Hidden History

More than a century ago, the eye of Vincent Soboleff's camera caught the Killer Whale Dagger's gleam. Held in Tlingit hands on a day when the blade mirrored the sun's light, it was a moment captured.
Mark Whitman

My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

Telling a good story is not as easy as it sometimes looks. Ask anyone who has ever seriously tried.
Brooke Elgie

Life, love and alternative kindship structures

It's hard to tell what to expect from a play titled "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England," Perseverance Theatre's final production of the 2014-15 season.
Geoff Kirsch

Art in Unusual Places

The CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places.

Longtime musical collaborators Molly Lewis and Marian Call to share Gold Town stage May 20

Alaska Robotics and local musician Marian Call will host Seattle ukulele performer, songwriter, and comedienne Molly Lewis for a performance with Call at the Gold Town Nickelodeon next week, on May 20.

Douglas Dornan grant applications accepted through June 1

Douglas-Dornan grant application period closes June 1 The application period for the Douglas-Dornan Foundation Grant, operated through the Juneau Community Foundation, closes on June 1.

Two Southeast Alaska youth honored for volunteerism at national award ceremony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alaska’s top two youth volunteers of 2015, Cassandra Adams, 17, of Ketchikan and Amara Sanguni, 13, of Juneau, were honored in the nation’s capital earlier this month for their outstanding volunteer service during the...

Summer youth camp roundup

Kids, teachers and staff eagerly await the end of the school year, but it causes mixed feelings for parents who have to figure out a plan to keep their children active and engaged during the summer months.

Southeast Spotlight

Great Alaska Craft Beer and Home Brew Festival, May 22 and 23

What's happening this week

THEATER "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England," 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, Perseverance Theatre.

Movie guide

Juneau GOLD TOWN For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com. "Salt of the Earth" (Pg-13) - For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing...


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