Hoonah
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
First of two 40-foot spruce canoes steamed open
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Alaska Native playwright Vera Starbard, who wrote “Our Voices Will be Heard,” produced this winter at Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, and in Hoonah and Anchorage, has received a three-year grant, through Perseverance, from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
“It’s a challenging topic and it’s affecting everyone on the planet,” said Allison Warden, an Inupiaq interdisciplinary performance artist who is part of the Island Institute of Sitka’s month-long tour of Alaska communities. The tour aims to explore the intersection of climate and culture.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The newest issue of Southeast Alaska’s undergraduate-led literary and arts journal launches April 15, and features Ravenstail and spruce root basket weaving, thoughts on motherhood and the wild in Tracy Arm, and writing and art from around Southeast Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Former (and beloved) editor Amy Fletcher, design wizard Randi Spray, and I have always visualized the Capital City Weekly as the publication you pick up to learn about your fascinating neighbors and all the incredible things happening around you in the world of art and culture in Southeast Alaska. Don’t hesitate to email me at maryc.martin@capweek.com with suggestions for coverage, other feedback, or just to say hi.
web-posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Johanna Dybdahl, cultural supervisor at Icy Strait Point, took the Capital City Weekly on a tour of Icy Strait Point’s completed dock and under-construction Adventure Center and Duck Point Smokehouse during a March visit to Hoonah.
web-posted Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Wayne Price, apprentices carve 40-foot spruce dugout canoes for journey to Glacier Bay
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
In a carving shed in Sitka National Historical Park, a team of five well-known carvers are continuing, and reviving, an art practiced since time immemorial — carving a wooden dugout canoe from the intact trunk of one of the Tongass National Forest’s enormous trees.
web-posted Wednesday, February 24, 2016
The state’s fiscal crisis is no tiny problem. Oil prices are volatile, reserves are depleting and the state is facing a financial deficit. At this year’s Innovation Summit, held in Juneau in early February, Governor Walker addressed more than two hundred of the state’s top entrepreneurs, politicians, investors and leaders.
web-posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Centuries after being forced out by advancing glacier, Huna clans prepare for ceremonial return to Glacier Bay
web-posted Wednesday, January 13, 2016
An interview with Vera Starbard and Larissa FastHorse, conducted by Ishmael Hope
web-posted Wednesday, January 6, 2016
2016 is shaping up to be an exciting year in the arts. Here’s a look at a few of the big events planned in Southeast, in chronological order.