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  1. A big night in the ArtsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    If creative energy showed up as visible light, the glow emanating from the Juneau Arts & Culture Center Thursday night would easily be bright enough to be seen by passing satellites in space. The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities ceremony, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, will bring together Alaskan artists, educators and humanitarians of many different types.

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  2. CalendarRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Quilts donated to Lutheran World Relief.

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  3. Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it SnowRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The weather in Southeast Alaska this winter has been less than desirable. Although I rarely crave snow, this year, it's been so dry and warm that our beautiful ski area has suffered.

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  4. UAS Sound and Motion Series begins with "Art of Life, Art of Place"Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The sixth annual Sound and Motion arts and culture series at the University of Alaska Southeast kicks off this week with a presentation by writer and English faculty member Ernestine Hayes at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Egan Lecture Hall on the UAS Auke Lake campus. In her presentation, "Art of Life, Art of Place," Hayes will discuss the lecture series she developed, Art of Place, featuring Alaska Native artists and culture bearers.

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

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  6. Digital arts contest honors former teacher, Jan NeimeyerRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  7. On Writing: Talking to VampiresRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    In the 1980s, PBS aired yet another dramatization of Bram Stoker's "Dracula," and although it was pretty faithful to Stoker's original, there was one scene not in the book. The great vampire hunter Dr. Abraham Van Helsing suddenly finds himself face-to-face with Dracula in a small room.

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  8. New executive director hired at Huna Heritage FoundationRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Huna Heritage Foundation, the non-profit arm of Huna Totem Corporation, has announced that Sarah Dybdahl will become the group's new executive director on Feb. 9. Dybdahl has worked at Sealaska Corporation and Sealaska Heritage Institute since 2000, most recently as the administrative director of Sealaska Heritage Institute. A release from Huna Heritage described Dybdahl as bringing "a wealth of experience managing grants, cultural projects and events; facilitating federal and state-funded projects; and establishing long-term organizational plans.

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  9. Southeast support group listingsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Details: Marsha 364-2472. , 7-8:30 p.m., AWARE. Call ahead if you will need childcare.

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  10. CalendarRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Low-impact exercises designed for seniors. Details: 789-7669. 10-11 a.m. every Wednesday, Mendenhall Valley library.

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  11. Does Size Really Matter?Read the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    We often joke in my house that size matters. This is primarily because The Captain is 6'4" and I am 5'0".

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  12. Cajun Country Revival Band to play at the Alaskan this weekendRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The Cajun Country Revival Band will be stopping in Juneau en route to the Anchorage Folk Festival later this week, and will be performing two shows at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar, Friday and Saturday nights. The band consists of fiddler Joel Savoy, founder of the multi-Grammy-nominated label Valcour Records and the acclaimed Red Stick Ramblers; Cajun legend Jesse Lege, an accordion player and singer who was recently inducted into the Cajun Music Hall of Fame; Foghorn Stringband's Stephen "Sammy" Lind on guitar and fiddle; and Nadine Landry on bass and vocals.

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  13. Governor's Awards Ceremony Set for Jan. 29 in JuneauRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The awards ceremony for winners of the 2015 Governor's Awards will be held Jan. 29 in Juneau at 7:30 p.m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

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

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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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  15. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to be honored Jan. 19Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    A Juneau community commemoration event honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Monday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. at St Paul's Catholic Church.

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  16. New executive director takes the reigns at Huna Heritage FoundationRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Huna Heritage Foundation, the non-profit arm of Huna Totem Corporation, has announced that Sarah Dybdahl will become the group's new executive director on Feb. 9. Dybdahl has worked at Sealaska Corporation and Sealaska Heritage Institute since 2000, most recently as the administrative director of Sealaska Heritage Institute. A release from Huna Heritage described Dybdahl as bringing "a wealth of experience managing grants, cultural projects and events; facilitating federal and state-funded projects; and establishing long-term organizational plans.

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  17. Giant Puppet Project begins SaturdayRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    Local artist MK MacNaughton's Giant Puppet Project kicks off this week, a month-long art activity that involves the creation of giant, wearable puppets. The project includes a visit from three out-of-state artists, as well as community performances and a month-long workshop.

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  18. JDHS art club to host art auction and partyRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The Juneau Douglas High School Art Club will host an art auction and "Pugmill Party" on Sunday, Jan. 18, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Salt Restaurant. The event has been organized to raise fund for a pugmill, a machine that stores up to 85 pounds of clay, wet and dry, indefinitely.

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  19. Letter from the editorRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    The first thing I did as the new managing editor of the Capital City Weekly was to get out a detailed map of Southeast Alaska. Despite the name of this publication, we serve more than 30 communities around the region, and though I've lived in Juneau for more than two decades, I was a little hazy on the locations of a few of those places.

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  20. The Ruthless self-assessment of 'One Hot Mess'Read the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Capital City Weekly

    I love Libby Bakalar's blog "One Hot Mess," . It's not immediately apparent why.

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