Skagway
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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.”
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
DYEA—The Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea is now accepting applications for its summer 2017 cabin residencies.
web-posted Wednesday, December 7, 2016
This Wonderful Life, Friday, Dec. 9 - Dec. 31. Perseverance actor-in-residence James Sullivan plays every character in “It’s a Wonderful Life” in this “creative and hilarious send-up of the original Frank Capra film.” Directed by Allison Holtkamp. Tickets available at special holiday prices — $25 for adults, $20 for subscribers, $10 for youth. More information and show times at www.ptalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Rides with Santa.
web-posted Wednesday, November 23, 2016
After writing nearly fifty books of nonfiction and fiction set in the most exotic of locales, America’s greatest travel writer is finally headed for one of Alaska’s most notorious: Skagway.
web-posted Wednesday, October 26, 2016
KXLL Zombie Walk, Friday, Oct. 28, 7 - 8 p.m., Cope Park to downtown. Juneau’s zombie enthusiasts will walk the streets as a zombie flash mob. Prizes for best costumes awarded at Marine Park. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016
JWAC World Affairs Forum, Thursday, Oct. 20 — Saturday, Oct. 22. Theme is “Human Migration and Refugees — Peril and Hope.” Free.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
A Night in Hollywood, Friday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Hall. This “formal affair” put on by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce features cocktails (at 6:30 p.m.), dinner (at 7:30 p.m.), music, an auction, dancing, and recognition of the citizen of the year.
web-posted Wednesday, October 12, 2016
SKAGWAY — Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park hosted bear safety training with members of the Skagway Police Department (SPD) on Friday, September 30.
web-posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016
JUNEAU — The State Museum’s upcoming solo artist exhibitions will highlight eight artists across the state including two from Ketchikan and one each from Juneau and Skagway.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Relations with Cuba, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 360 North. This Juneau World Affairs Council talk brings World Affairs Council of Atlanta president Charles Shapiro, a former ambassador to Venezuela and former Director for Cuban Affairs at the U.S. State Department, to Juneau.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
SKAGWAY — The project to improve the Dyea Flats road has not been finished by the original Aug. 25 completion date and now moves to daytime work and new closure hours beginning Oct. 1.
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Hydaburg votes on name spelling change; Petersburg, Coffman Cove vote on marijuana
web-posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Do you know which bar is the oldest in Alaska?
web-posted Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Tai Chi for seniors, every Monday and Friday through early September, 5 P.M. Filipino Community Hall. Taught by certified Tai Chi instructor Josielind Ferrer. Free.
web-posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Peter and the Starcatcher, Friday-Sunday, Perseverance Theatre. Perseverance Theatre’s first play of the season runs through Sunday, September 18. Find out more at www.ptalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Peter and the Starcatcher, Friday—Sunday, Perseverance Theatre. Perseverance Theatre’s first play of the season runs through September. Find out more at www.ptalaska.org.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
What’s Shaking, Wednesday, Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. — 7 p.m., downtown between state museum and KTOO. Experience an earthquake simulator, fire safety house, new disaster mobile kitchen, booths and presentations. Free hotdogs and drinks for survivors. Free event.
web-posted Wednesday, August 31, 2016
The Skagway Arts Council is hosting a fundraising raffle that offers the chance to win $1,000.
web-posted Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Alaska is one of a handful of U.S. states to launch a website aimed at keeping ocean acidification in the public eye.
web-posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Bard-a-thon, Friday, Aug. 19, 1-5 p.m., Saturday, Aug, 20, noon-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, noon-5 p.m., Downtown Library. Cast yourself as a character in one of Shakespeare’s plays. Read with professional actors from the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre and find direction from internationally known director Graham Watts, author of “Shakespeare’s Authentic Texts: Staging from the First Folio.”