web-posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Authors at Sea 2017, Friday, May 26, 6-9 p.m. Hearthside Books’ annual whale watching cruise will feature local authors Bob Fagen, Ishmael Hope, Eowyn Ivey, Mark Kelley, and Kate Troll. There will be wildlife viewing, wine tasting and refreshments. $65. Tickets available at both Hearthside locations.
web-posted Wednesday, May 17, 2017
At first glance she’s merely a stain on the beach visible only at low tide at the head of Nahku Bay, also known as Long Bay or Fortune Bay during the Klondike gold rush, some four miles from Skagway by the Dyea Road. The Canada, however, is far more than that.
web-posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Alaskan Trout, Wednesday, May 10, 7:30- 9 p.m., JACC. Juneau Jazz & Classics Zuill Bailey, Vega Quartet, William Ransomand Janet Clippard perform Schubert’s Trout Quintet. Tickets at the JACC, Hearthside Books, and Juneau Jazz & Classics,Wednesday, May 10, 12-1 p.m., State Office Building Atrium.
web-posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017
This is our attempt to highlight worthy, recently-received books we’ve been unable to feature. Some we’ve written about, some we haven’t yet gotten to (but plan to!) and some we won’t be able to write about. Either way, all of them are worthy of attention.
web-posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
As the leader of the territory during the Great Depression, Troy’s greatest accomplishments included his support of the Matanuska Colony, the construction of numerous small airfields, setting the stage for the construction of the Alaska Highway, and changing the name of the Alaska College to that of the University of Alaska.
web-posted Wednesday, May 3, 2017
I’ve spent the last four years writing and editing for the Capital City Weekly. Those four years have made for positive, lasting memories.
web-posted Wednesday, April 12, 2017
To Kill a Mockingbird, Wednesday, April 12, Thursday, April 13, Friday, April 14, Saturday, April 15, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, April 16, 4-6 p.m., Perseverance Theatre.
web-posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Juneau singer, songwriter and musician Guy “Buddy” Tabor died five years ago, but this year, Alaska Folk Festival goers will be able to hear his original songs once again.
web-posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Here’s a name frequently seen in connection with music events around town, from the Juneau Cabaret to The Orpheus Project’s recent “Westside Story”: Taylor Vidic.
web-posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Courtesy of the Alaska Folk Festival, here's the schedule through Wednesday, April 5, when the next Capital City Weekly comes out.
web-posted Wednesday, March 29, 2017
It was birds that first brought Alaska Folk Fest performers Art Johns and Nola Lamken together. Lamken, who lives in Skagway, was on her way up to Faro in 2004 to see the migration of sandhill cranes.
web-posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017
The Klondike Gold Rush is above all a story about people — so here is a story about a world famous journalist, you have probably never heard of, his bride, and a snapshot.
web-posted Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Spring typically signals the beginning of new life after a long a winter – however, in 1903 in Sitka, it signaled the end of one man’s life.
web-posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The only way we will ever get over this culture of hate is by understanding others and our shared history. Understand what it is like walking in each other’s shoes and to remember that discrimination can happen to us all.
web-posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The winners of the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council’s 2017 Wearable Art Extravaganza, themed “Renaissance!” are pieces by artists Lauralye Miko, Michelle Morris, and Angela Ecklund.
web-posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The first meeting of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s Southeast Regional Language Committee began late January with traditional introductions by the committee’s three members: Lance Twitchell, who spoke in Lingít (Tlingit language), Gavin Hudson, who spoke in Sm’algyax (Tsimshian language), and Benjamin Young, who spoke in Xaad Kíl (Haida language). Hearing the three young men express themselves in Southeast Alaska’s indigenous languages was an uplifting way to begin, said SHI President Rosita Worl.
web-posted Wednesday, February 8, 2017
It might come as a surprise to Northerners that Donald Trump’s grandfather made his first fortune “mining miners” during the Klondike gold rush in Bennett, British Columbia and Whitehorse, Yukon.