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  1. Sitka Summer Music Festival purchases Stevenson HallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Capital City Weekly

    SITKA The Sitka Summer Music Festival has purchased Stevenson Hall, on the historic campus of the former Sheldon Jackson College. The $431,000 deal gives the festival ownership of a permanent home for the first time in its 43-year history.

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  2. Chilkoot Charliea s resurrects the Connoisseur ClubRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Capital City Weekly

    I'll be the first to admit that I don't hang out at Alaska's iconic Chilkoot Charlie's, undeniably one of our state's most recognized bars. The reasons I don't find myself planted on a barstool in one of the establishment's many sub-bars and venues doesn't have anything to do with beer.

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  3. 'Hunger Through My Eyes'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Capital City Weekly

    "Hunger Through My Eyes," an exhibit of photographs taken by food pantry clients in Alaska that documents the experience of being hungry, will open for one night only in Juneau on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Three of the eight participating photographers will be present at the opening, which runs from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Hangar Ballroom. Organized by the Alaska Food Coalition and Food Bank of Alaska, and funded through a grant from the Lions Club, the project debuted in Anchorage earlier this year.

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  4. Equinox Project invites Alaskan youth to capture a day in the life of their communitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Capital City Weekly

    The Equinox Project, a digital storytelling project sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage's Department of Journalism & Communication and the Alaska Humanities Forum, invites 10-19-year-olds from across Alaska to create a story from one day in their communities before the Spring Equinox, March 20. Participants will work with mentors and experienced storytellers from their region to finalize stories to share with the public in fall 2015. The goal is to have each major region of Alaska represented.

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  5. Digital arts contest honors former teacher, Jan NeimeyerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Capital City Weekly

    More than 50 Juneau School District middle and high school students submitted photos and short videos to the Jan Neimeyer iDida Juneau Contest, organized by the TMHS Digital Arts Program, headed up by Janna Lelchuk, and the Juneau Community Foundation's Jan Neimeyer Memorial Fund. For the contest, students were invited to submit their video and photography work in one of four categories: Life in Alaska, Enhanced Photo, Make Me Laugh, and Tell a Story.

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  6. A Day in the Life of: Kinkaduneek Paul MarksRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Capital City Weekly

    Tlingit elder and storyteller Paul Marks teaches, carves, and translates. But one of the most important aspects of being Tlingit, he says, is harder to articulate, and not quantifiable.

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  7. Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival strategyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Capital City Weekly

    Once a year I take the time to announce the Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival. The biggest beer festival in Anchorage kicks off for the 21st year on Friday, Jan. 16. First, the particulars: there's one session on Friday that starts at 6 p.m. with last call starting at 9:30 pm.

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  8. Fish Factor: making products beyond the plateRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaska seafood innovators are getting serious about 'head to tail/inside and out' usage of fish parts, and they see gold in the gurry that ends up on slime line floors. Fish oil, pet treats, animal feed, gelatin, fish scales that put the shimmer in nail polish - "almost anything that can be made out of seafood byproducts has increased in value tremendously in the last few years," said Peter Bechtel, a U.S. Dept.

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  9. New spot offers burgers with its beerRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaska's love affair with burgers and brews is huge. Getting a good burger in Anchorage is simple.

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  10. Dreaming of a sour ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    When it comes to Christmas, I'm your quintessential bah-humbug kind of guy. Like many other people, I think the whole thing's become way too commercialized.

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  11. Willy Wonka's fermented Golden TicketRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    I'm having so much fun with this year's release of Anchorage Brewing Company's A Deal With the Devil Barley Wine. A Deal With The Devil is one of the most hyped beers in the world right now, and it has been since its first bottling last year when 100 cases of the big 750 ml bottles sold out within hours despite the hefty $30 per-bottle price tag.

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  12. Tapping the brain of FermentoRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    You might wonder how Fermento always seems to get the scoop on new breweries all over the state. For one, I'm the executive director of the Brewers Guild of Alaska, and you would think that in that capacity, new breweries would be calling on me all the time.

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  13. Bering Sea fleet shrinks in face of catch sharesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    The Bering Sea crab fleet now stands at 77 vessels, a far cry from the nearly 250 boats that participated in a frenzied race to pull pots before the fishery downsized to catch shares in 2005. Fewer boats means fewer hands on deck, and as with other fisheries, the Bering Sea crabbers are 'graying' and need to recruit young entrants to sustain the iconic fisheries.

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  14. Breweries roll out their Oktoberfest featuresRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    Oktoberfest is officially over in Munich, but not here in Alaska where we're forever looking for an excuse to party. I'm fine with that, because aside from the Oktoberfest celebrations, I sure do love Oktoberfest-style beer, and we're swimming in the stuff right now.

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  15. If Alaska approves legal marijuana, former prosecutor will be the bossRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    On Nov. 5, she may be the person in charge of writing the regulations that cover legalized marijuana in Alaska. On the first Tuesday in November, Alaskans will decide whether or not to legalize the sale or use of marijuana in the 49th state.

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  16. Doctor Fermento: Skip the boring beer for a stretchRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    For the longest time, I thought I wanted to go to Belgium to experience beer there more than anywhere else. I can pass on Germany, a country where, arguably, beer got its developmental roots.

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  17. Doctor Fermento: Arkose Brewery celebrates 3rd anniversaryRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    It was three years ago this weekend when I drove out to Palmer to check out a new brewery. I was excited about it but had some misgivings.

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  18. Alaska Science Forum: Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan. Canada looked like Antarctica but with no protruding mountains.

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  19. Catch the election you forgotRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    Alaska's middle child election takes place Oct. 7, but you'll be hard-pressed to find much about it. The state's political primary took place in August, and the November general election is still a month away.

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  20. Hundreds raise a glass at third Capital BrewfestRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Capital City Weekly

    On Saturday, Rotary volunteers and others from across Juneau welcomed more than 820 spectators to the Juneau Art and Culture Center for the third annual Capital Brewfest. Those who spent $30 on a ticket for the event had their eyes on the 96 beers being served in the JACC, but organizers have a higher purpose - raising money for the United Way and Rotary's charitable efforts in Juneau.

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