Posted: Thursday, July 29, 2004

S.T.A.R. plays begin July 30 at Noyes Pavilion

JUNEAU - The young actors of S.T.A.R., Perseverance Theatre's Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous, will present three plays, beginning Friday, July 30, at the University of Alaska Southeast's outdoor Noyes Pavilion.

"The Taming of the Shrew," written by William Shakespeare and directed by Ted Shaffner, plays at 7 p.m. Friday, July 30; 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1; and 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6.

"The Woman Who Married The Bear," written by Mary Ellefson as advised and informed by Ernestine Hayes, and directed by Shona Strauser, plays at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 31; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4; and 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7.

"Island Adrift," conceived and directed by Jonathan Brooke, plays at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 31; 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5; and 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7.

Kids under 18 are free.

Photo center accepting Rarefied Light entries

JUNEAU - The Alaska Photo-graphic Center encourages photo-graphers of all abilities to submit entries to the 2004 Annual Rarefied Light juried photo exhibition.

Deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. A full prospectus and entry form may be downloaded at

Entries will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, in the classroom at the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, 121 W. 7th Ave.

Entrants unable to submit entries on that day should call director Hal Gage at (907) 272-4356 or e-mail him at to make other arrangements.

Cost of submission for members is $15 for up to three entries, and $6 for each additional entry. Non-member submission is $25 for up to three entries, and $10 for each additional.

Out-of-town entries may be sent to: APC Rarefied Light 2004, c/o Anchorage Museum of History and Art, 121 W. 7th Ave., Anchorage, AK 99501. "Rarefied Light Entry" should be written on the outside of the container.

The juror for this year's exhibition will be internationally recognized landscape photographer Ryuijie of Monterey, Calif. He is known for his black and white images and his mastery of platinum printing.

He also will offer a public lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, in the museum auditorium and conduct a workshop titled "Visualizing the Final Print" on Aug. 13-15.

McCann's to resume publishing

DOUGLAS - McCann's, a journal of poetry, essays, reviews and articles, will resume publishing in September 2004.

McCann's began as a literary journal in 1993 and has appeared sporadically since that time. Beginning in September, it will be a quarterly journal that includes poetry, fiction, essays and coverage of social issues.

All submissions of poetry, fiction and essays should be sent via regular U.S. mail to: Morissa Lou Williams, Editor, McCann's, P.O. Box 240023, Douglas, Alaska 99824-0023.

Please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope with each submission. No e-mail submissions will be accepted. Payment for published material is in copies.

Advertisers are welcome. Please e-mail communityreporter@hot for more information. Rates are modest.

McCann's will not publish any work that fosters violence toward people of any religion, sexual preference, culture or nation. In addition, it will not publish any work that attempts to degrade or oppress women. It will publish work that endeavors to bear witness to social justice, personal experience and individual truths.

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