Petersburg
web-posted Wednesday, April 5, 2017
In a place where traditional art supplies can be expensive or difficult to find, why not use what you have on hand to make something beautiful? Wearable Art’s celebration of unconventional materials to create a community fashion show is a perfectly Alaskan art form. The Southeast celebration of creativity started in Ketchikan in 1987 and has since spread to Juneau, Sitka, and Petersburg.
web-posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017
WAVE (Working Against Violence for Everyone) found their niche with an event that fuses Petersburg’s community of talented (and generous) visual artists with community support.
web-posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Winner of Juneau’s 2017 Poetry Out Loud competition Elissa Koyuk, a senior at Juneau-Douglas High School, will represent the capital in the Alaska State Finals on Tuesday, March 7 at @360 North.
web-posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017
For 22 years now, the Sitka Jazz Festival has been bringing together student bands from across Alaska and musicians from around the U.S. to perform in Sitka.
web-posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017
They Don’t Talk Back, Jan. 27-Feb. 19, Perseverance Theatre. Local playwright Frank Kaash Katasse’s debut about how “three generations of Tlingit men face the challenges of a summer of change,” acted by an all-indigenous cast.
web-posted Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Kids Club Mom’s Empowerment class, Tuesday and Wednesday nights. This group is designed for mothers and children (one child at least 5 yrs) who have experienced abuse.
web-posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The competition for Petersburg’s annual pickled herring contest can be friendly yet fierce, with closely guarded secrets accrued over years — brain-melting ones included.
web-posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016
The Rasmuson Foundation has awarded $240,000 to six nonprofit executives across the state for its 2017 Rasmuson Foundation Sabbatical Program.
web-posted Wednesday, December 28, 2016
From the editor: We’ve reached out to members of the arts community around Southeast Alaska for their thoughts on the year’s “bright moments” in arts and culture.