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Alaska Interfaith Power and Light, a statewide climate change action group with members in Juneau, will be sponsoring a community interfaith prayer service on Thursday, Sept. 1, which Pope Francis and the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have declared World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. It will take place at Northern Light United Church (400 W 11th St. near the Federal Building) from 7-8:30 p.m. All are welcome, no matter their faith background.
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The Alaska Marine Highway System has announced its 2016-17 winter schedule which covers ferry travel from Oct. 1 to April 30, 2017.
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The Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board is seeking nominations for their Certificate of Excellence Award that recognizes and publicizes excellence by individuals, institutions, agencies, or organizations for their work with historical records.
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Due to nationwide federal budgetary cuts recently announced by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska’s 477 Employability/General Assistance (EA/GA) program funding has been reduced by 20 percent.
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SKAGWAY — The Skagway Arts Council is holding a fundraising raffle with a prize of $1,000. Tickets are $5 each and the winner need not be present for the Oct. 2 drawing.
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The Office of History & Archaeology is accepting grant applications for historic preservation projects from certified local governments. Projects would need to be completed by Sept. 30, 2017.
The whale has landed
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Photos of the new whale sculpture
Art in unusual places
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The Capital City Weekly 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. Submit images to maryc.martin@capweek.com.
Who's your Diva? Katrina Lee
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JLO: What was your first memorable public performance? KL: Rebecca Nurse in the Crucible. Arthur Miller’s play is timeless. Sadly, it seems that there will always be human beings that can’t coexist with others who walk a different path.
Thru a glass darkly
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A review of Eowyn Ivey’s second novel, ‘To the Bright Edge of the World’
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A photo caption in the story about Roy A. Peratrovich Jr.’s new book, “Little Whale,” incorrectly says that the man pictured is Roy Peratrovich, Peratrovich Jr.’s father.
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The national traveling exhibit First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library on display at the Andrew P. Kashevaroff State Library, Archives, and Museum will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Forty-one weavers, one robe
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Weavers Across the Waters, Clarissa Rizal creates Chilkat, Ravenstail robe to be used in Glacier Bay ceremony
Huna Tlingit paddle home
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Centuries after an advancing glacier forced the Huna Tlingit to flee their homeland, they’re returning home.
Who’s Your Diva? Abigail Hoy
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JLO: What was your first memorable public performance? AH: I was four years old and in the children’s choir at my church. We were doing a program and all got to dress up as a fish and sing a song called “fishtales”.
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A new program for young boys needs help getting started.
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The Alaska State Museum is accepting applications for solo exhibitions by individual Alaska artists.
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On Saturday, Sept. 3, the Juneau Symphony will host its annual wildlife cruise. Passengers will enjoy wildlife sight-seeing on board an Allen Marine catamaran while listening to live music from string ensemble members Sophia Butler (violin), Katie Kroko (viola), Meghan Johnson (cello), and Andrew Israelson (bass).
Meals with Midgi: When a taco isn’t just a taco
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There’s something about tacos. They are magical food. Take an ordinary corn or flour tortilla, fry it just a bit, then fill it with whatever your heart desires.
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