Skagway
web-posted Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Building and thousands of artifacts restored by National Park Service. Skagway’s legendary outlaw, Jefferson Randolph Smith, gained his fame for cons like telling newly arrived Gold Rush stampeders that a family member had just telegraphed in distress and required quite a bit of money. The newcomers, unaware that Skagway’s “telegraph cable” ended just offshore, would rush to pay Smith.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rum Tasting and Dinner Party, Friday, April 29, JACC. Happy hour at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Pirate costumes are encouraged. $65; organized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Top three costumes win a bottle of rum.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Rum Tasting and Dinner Party, Friday, April 29, JACC. Happy hour at 6 p.m.; dinner at 7 p.m. Pirate costumes are encouraged. $65; organized by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce. Top three costumes win a bottle of rum.
web-posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Juneau-Douglas High School sent seven exceptional student artists to the annual Region V Art Fest on April 7-11. Katie Buchanan, Toma Kimlinger, Summer Putman, Meg Kurland, Skye VanValin, Ryan Moritz, and Brianna Frisby represented JDHS soundly, taking many awards at this competitive visual arts event.
web-posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016
100th annual city-wide clean-up, Saturday, April 23, 8 - 11:30 a.m., Sunny Point. Join Southeast Alaska Land Trust to help clean Juneau up; kids’ activities by Discovery Southeast and after-party at 12 p.m. at Alaskan Brewing Company, with food truck and beer.
web-posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Lecture: Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights, April 14, 12-1 p.m., Walter Soboleff Building. SHI is sponsoring the second of two lectures by visiting scholar Jacob Adams on indigenous intellectual property and how to protect it. Free.
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, March 9, 2016
The National Park Service is seeking local sculptors to provide concept designs for a sculpture that will become the centerpiece of a new “Ton of Goods” exhibit on Broadway, directly across the street from the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park visitor center. This is part of the NPS’s Centennial celebration.
web-posted Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The Juneau Community Foundation and the Brady family of Skagway announced that the Margaret Frans Brady Fund will make available $6,000 in scholarship funding in 2016 for qualifying area students who are pursuing artistic excellence. Applications for the 2016 arts scholarship are requested.
web-posted Wednesday, March 9, 2016
This isn’t a play for nervous giggling — it’s a play for belly laughs, perhaps even bellowing or cackling. In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) is a comedy of manners about sex, among other things, written by Sarah Ruhl, one of the most produced American playwrights in the last 20 years.
web-posted Thursday, January 21, 2016
Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea has extended the application period for Summer 2016 residencies through Feb. 15. Two 4-6 week residency periods will be offered.
web-posted Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Gov. Bill Walker is calling on Alaska students to help name two state ferry vessels, currently being built in Ketchikan after the Alaska Legislature appropriated funding for the projects in the fiscal year 2009 and fiscal year 2012 budgets.