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Juneau poet Aleria Jensen

A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness station

Juneau writer Aleria Jensen’s first experience with poetry in wild places was an unexpected and “magical” one as she was hiking in Maryland’s Shenandoah Mountains with her mother.

by MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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July First Friday Art Walk

Highlights of this month's art walk include a birthday party for Annie Kaill's featuring a visit by Kaill herself, artwork and dancing at the Soboleff Center, and a furniture and art show by Toby Harbanuk at the JAHC Gallery.
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Making Local Work: Tenakee Logging Company

For Gordon Chew of Tenakee Logging Company Management, everything is connected.
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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Ten questions for Jeff Brown

CCW staff report Longtime KTOO program director Jeff Brown is the man behind the popular satirical magazine "Real Alaskan," now in its fifth year of annual publication.
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What's happening this week, July 1-7

WHAT'S HAPPENING EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS New Old Time Chautauqua Juggling and Magic Class, 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, Mendenhall Valley Public Library. New Old Time Chautauqua Story Time with Bubbles,11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
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Writers Weir: Peepers

On a dirt road full of darkness comes the universe. 
Aleria Jensen
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Lack of ferries drastically cuts Tenakee Springs' summer business

Tenakee Springs — In a normal summer, Tenakee Springs gets two roundtrip ferries from Juneau a week, and the town, which does not receive cruise ships, can count on a steady flow of business from visitors and those that...
MARY CATHARINE MARTIN
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Fourth of July Happenings

JUNEAU and DOUGLAS July 2 Community Potluck, Chautauqua Chalk Challenge, and Music Jam, 4:30 p.m. Douglas Library. Drawing time begins at 4:30 p.m., light supper at 5:15 p.m., Music Jam at 6ish-8 p.m. Details: http://www.chautauqua.org/...
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Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual Places The CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places.
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Annual Wrangell Bearfest set for July 22-26

WRANGELL - The annual Wrangell Bearfest will be held this year July 22 to 26. The festival is a celebration of bears of Alaska and features an annual scientific symposium, family events, photography and music workshops, a marathon, and...
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Sitka Local Foods Network to host six Sitka Farmers Market events

The Sitka Local Foods Network will host the eighth summer of Sitka Farmers Markets in 2015, starting on July 4. The Sitka Farmers Markets take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Movie Guide

Juneau GOLD TOWN For complete listings, visit www.goldtownnick.com. "Love and Mercy" - Synopsis: "LOVE & MERCY" presents an unconventional portrait of Brian Wilson, the mercurial singer, songwriter and leader of The Beach Boys.
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Appalachian revivalists Anna & Elizabeth to perform July 8

Appalachian revivalists Anna & Elizabeth will be performing at he Gold Town Theatre on July 8. The duo, who recently returned from a European tour, will be hosted by the Alaska Folk Festival.
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Supporting sustainable fisheries, one bite at a time

Summer is here in Southeast Alaska, and the fishing season is off to a glorious start.
Jennifer Nu
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Perseverance Theatre's STAR program begins June 29

Perseverance Theatre is once again preparing to host its STAR program, a five-week theater training program for youth ages 10-18.
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Alaska teen brings home national poetry prize

Maeva Ordaz brought one dress with her when she flew to Washington, D.C., in April to compete in the national Poetry Out Loud Competition.
MIKE DUNHAM
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Artist-In-Residence program underway at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park

Anchorage – The Department of Natural Resources is hosting its first resident artist as part of the Alaska State Parks Artist-In-Residence Pilot Program based at Ernest Gruening State Historical Park. Juneau...
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Sealaska Heritage to hold cultural performing arts intensive

Sealaska Heritage Institute is recruiting students for a Cultural Performing Arts Intensive through its Voices on the Land program in Juneau.
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Current exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

The following exhibits are currently on view at the Anchorage Museum.
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Current exhibits at the city museum

The following exhibits are currently on view at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. 
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Sitka Summer Music Festival enters final week

The Sitka Summer Music Festival comes to a close this week with a final round of events scheduled through Sunday, June 28.
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Fire Fighters' concert to feature "Beatlemania" stars

Juneau Career Fire Fighters will present its fourth annual “Summer Family Rockfest: Tribute To Beatlemania” concert Sunday featuring performances by the original “Beatlemania” Broadway musical and movie cast members. The acoustic...
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Movie guide for the week of June 24 to July 1

Movies showing at Juneau-area and Ketchikan theatres. 
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What's happening for the week of June 24 to July 1

EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS Tlingit Language Learners Group, 6–7p.m., Mondays, Downtown Juneau Public Library. Free and open to everyone. Details: https://...
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