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Juneau Jazz & Classics and the Maas Family will “Swing in the New Year!”
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SITKA, HAINES, JUNEAU — The Rasmuson Foundation awarded $525,000 to select Southeast Alaska community organizations, nonprofits and municipalities during the Board of Directors’ biannual meeting in November.
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The Alaska State Museums’ Museum Collections Advisory Committee (MCAC) will meet by teleconference Monday, Dec. 19, to discuss acquisitions for the permanent collection of the Alaska State Museums.
Supporting Alaska Native theatre
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Perseverance Theatre on Dec. 4 held a fundraiser for Juneau playwright Frank Henry Kaash Katasse’s upcoming play, “They Don’t Talk Back.”
Free piano concert this Sunday
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Doug Smith will be performing in a free concert this Sunday at the Northern Light Church.
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My second year in Juneau I was working as a regulation writer for the National Marine Fisheries Service, and I was drafting the preamble to a proposed rule explaining the whys and wherefores of some new fisheries regulation.
Teri Rofkar, a treasured artist
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Teri was passionate, talented, creative, the kind of person the world needs more of. She was full of so many inspired ideas.
Tlingit men trained hard to become warriors
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No matter the season, every day from age six began the same way for a young K’inéix Kwáan man training to be a warrior in pre-contact Yakutat — by wading into the ocean and staying as long as he could without passing out.
Writers' Weir
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Coastal Bindamas* An ABC poem by Amy Pinney
New book explores how firearms changed Native America
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This story isn’t in Syria or Afghanistan. It’s in Southeast Alaska, and it’s the one told by a new book, “Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America.”
Photos: December 2016 Gallery Walk in Juneau
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Gallery Walk 2016
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SKAGWAY—Skagway is hosting a Celtic-themed “Yuletide Ball” with music from Juneau Celtic rock group “Fire on McGinnis.” There will be dinner and music.
‘Old world’ holiday feel in Skagway
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On a snaining Friday in early December, downtown Skagway was quiet — at least until Yuletide celebrators crowded the sidewalk and slushy streets of 5th and Broadway, waiting for Santa Claus to arrive in his festive fire engine, flip a switch, and light up the town’s Christmas tree.
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AWARE is hosting a party with live music, art, spoken word and youth group presentations by local teens on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
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 they find artistically inspiring or intriguing. Submit images to maryc.martin@capweek.com.
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Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) released six culturally-based children’s books that reflect the Native worldview as part of its Baby Raven Reads, a program for Alaska Native families with children up to age 5 that promotes language development and school readiness.
New Klondike exhibits inclusive, immersive
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Skagway— The Klondike Gold Rush Historical Park exhibits used to be what National Park Service employee Benjamin Hayes described to the Capital City Weekly as “a visual experience.”
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1 – Never make yourself “heavier” than others. (The word ‘heavy’ implies an internal state as well, in Tlingit, Monture said. “You have to keep your inside as balanced as your outside,” he said. “Don’t have too much pride or arrogance.”
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DYEA—The Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea is now accepting applications for its summer 2017 cabin residencies.
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Registration for Juneau Lyric Opera’s midwinter vocal festival is now open.
Students present winter concert
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The Juneau Student Symphony will perform in its winter concert, “Dancing into the Holidays,” on Dec. 10. Musicians of all ages and experience levels will take the stage led by the JSS’s conductor, Guo Hua Xia.
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