web-posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018
This Friday, March 2, will be my last day working for the Capital City Weekly.
web-posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Club Baby Seal comedian Alicia Hughes-Skandijs dabbled in everything from acting to existentialist French clown camps before finding her passion in stand-up comedy.
web-posted Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Wildlife Wednesday: Trail Cams, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m., University of Alaska Southeast, Egan Lecture Hall. Richard Carstensen will be joined by Bob Armstrong and Hank Lentfer to explore trail cams and other devices which have revolutionized the understanding of wildlife. Free. For more information, visit
web-posted Wednesday, January 17, 2018
It can be intimidating to give books to a bookseller. But that is just what happened one summer when a young man with a shy smile gave me Blair Braverman’s “Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube.
web-posted Wednesday, January 10, 2018
For the past seven years, Miele Gallery & Framing owner Beth Loesch put in long and dedicated hours to making it work. But it became clear it was time for her to transition into a different path. She put the business up for sale. And the town held its breath as we waited to hear what would happen to the last fine art gallery in town.
web-posted Wednesday, January 10, 2018
”Beyond A War Zone: What’s Next for Iraq” with Ambassador Lukman Faily, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 5 p.m., KTOO @360. Lukman Faily was the Iraqi ambassador to the U.S. and also Japan. He represents a rising generation within Iraq’s large diaspora of young, democratically-minded professionals.
web-posted Wednesday, January 10, 2018
The story is structured as a series of loosely chronological vignettes interspersed with Isaac’s drawings. All together, they tell the story of the Captain’s life, from childhood to old age — with a special focus on that “extraordinary haul” and the friendships that result. The Captain’s subtle humor is laced throughout it, as is his search for meaning and connection with others.
web-posted Wednesday, December 27, 2017
We asked people from Petersburg, to Wrangell, to Skagway to the Governor's Mansion for their "bright moments of 2017." Read on for the diverse, inspiring list.
web-posted Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Juneau-Douglas High School Band Concert, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 6:30-8:30, JDHS. The JDHS Concert Band, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band will be performing their 2nd concert of the year. Pay-as-you-can admission. Proceeds support Juneau high school music programs.
web-posted Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Wildlife Wednesday: Underwater photography in Southeast, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 7-8 p.m., Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Art Sutch, a professional photographer, will discuss diving and taking underwater photos in Southeast Alaska. He will share some techniques, equipment, and finding subjects to photograph. Free.