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  1. The late great Home Energy Rebate ProgramRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Author's note: I didn't write this piece as a requiem, but a few days before press time the state announced that the Home Energy Rebate Program would stop taking applications at 5 p.m. on March 25. 2015. If you're thinking about improving energy efficiency, or want to talk with your representative in the legislature about the program, then follow the old Steve Goodman song, "You Better Get It While You Can."

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  2. March 4th First Friday listingsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau artist Monica Daugherty will continue to show all new paintings inspired by walks around Juneau in this exploration of place through memory. Kathleen Wayne, along with daughters Nelli, 17, and Anna, 14, open their month-long show.

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  3. JAHC calls for art applicationsRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has opened their application acceptance for the 2016-2017 JAHC Gallery Season. The call for art is open to all Alaskan residents, be it individuals, duos or groups or organizations.

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  4. Perseverancea s 38th season to be biggest one yetRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The 38th season marks a first for Perseverance, with a seven-show season in Juneau and a six-show season in Anchorage. This will be Perseverance's sixth season in Anchorage.

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  5. Man of La Mancha rides into town this MarchRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    This March "Man of La Mancha" will be coming to the Juneau-Douglas High School stage where the Juneau Lyric Opera will perform the five-time Tony Award winning musical based off the classic novel "Don Quixote" by Cervantes. "Man of La Mancha" is the story of a dying old man whose impossible dream takes over his mind.

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  6. Juneaua s Got Talent inaugural show March 12Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau's Got Talent inaugural show March 12 Fifteen acts, or more than 40 performers, will display their talent and compete for prizes, publicity and bragging rights on Saturday, March 12, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center, beginning at 7 pm. This first annual Juneau's Got Talent show, hosted by Juneau Dance Theatre, is modeled after the popular America's Got Talent.

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  7. 'A Beautiful Feast'Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    "Poems that are read aloud come to life," said Robert Fagen, a contributor to the literary and arts journal Cirque. "There is a grand tradition, especially in Russia, of reading poetry aloud for an audience.

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  8. Writers' WeirRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Amy Pinney treasures outings with her family to Juneau's gems, including the beautiful Shrine of St. Therese. With its tidepool discovery, pleasant walking trails, oceanside views, and lovely coastal lodging, it is a family favorite.

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  9. Aaron Davidman's 'Wrestling Jerusalem'Read the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Set in America, Israel, and Palestine, "Wrestling Jerusalem," coming to Juneau March 3-6, follows one man's journey to understand the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Actor Aaron Davidman's solo performance is a personal story that grapples with the complexities of identity, history, and social justice.

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  10. On Writing: Gods of deathRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Years ago, I was discussing killer whales with a well-meaning environmentalist who suggested that the term "killer whale" was too pejorative. He insisted that we should stop calling them that and call them by their formal name instead: orca.

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  11. Hey, overhearRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    This is the only way I know to cope right now, but it might not work. In fact, it's probably going to make it worse.

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  12. Fish Factor: Sizing up the salmonRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Global currencies remain in disarray, the ongoing Russian seafood embargo is diverting more farmed salmon to the U.S., and tons of product remains in freezers from back to back bumper sockeye runs. form.) One plus: aggressive market promotions have kept reds moving briskly at retail outlets at home and abroad and removed some of the backlog.

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  13. Fireside Lecture on Juneau Yellow-Cedar StandsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    University of Alaska Fairbanks Masters student John Krapek will present his research on Juneau's yellow-cedar grove establishment at two Friday, Feb. 26 Fireside Lectures at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Krapek will discuss how yellow-cedar is relatively rare around Juneau, despite what appears to be a large amount of suitable habitat on the landscape where the trees are adapted to grow.

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  14. SHI to sponsor lecture on Indigenous Intellectual Property RightsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Sealaska Heritage Institute is sponsoring a lecture by visiting scholar, Jacob Adams, from Norway who is researching indigenous intellectual property rights. In his talk, "Indigenous Issues in Native Handicrafts and Intellectual Property," Adams - a Ph.D. student in law who serves on the law faculty at the University of Troms in Norway - will introduce his work in the area of indigenous intellectual property rights.

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  15. Annual Innovation Summit shows the opportunity of economic crisisRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    The state's fiscal crisis is no tiny problem. Oil prices are volatile, reserves are depleting and the state is facing a financial deficit.

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  16. What's happening this week Feb. 24 - March 1, 2016Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Free screening of David Lynch's film "The Elephant Man." 6:308:30 pm Thursday, Red Dog Saloon.

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  17. Safe Home Food Preservation Certification workshop availableRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Interested in learning how to safely preserve Southeast Alaska's local food resources? Well now you can do that and get certified at the same time. Through the Juneau Cooperative Extension Service, along with the University of Alaska Fairbanks and SEARHC, a workshop will take place to teach participants the needed skills to can, dehydrate and freeze foods.

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  18. Fireside Lecturer Mark Kelley to present a Thinking Photosa on Feb. 19Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Award-winning Juneau photographer Mark Kelley is the featured Fireside lecturer at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center on Friday, Feb. 19 at 6:30 pm and 8 pm. In his Fireside Lecture, Kelley will describe the thinking process he uses when composing images that create a lasting memory in the eyes of beholders.

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  19. AARP Alaska Recognizes Laraine Derr for her commitment to community serviceRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau resident Laraine Derr has been selected by AARP, the nonprofit organization for people 50 and older, to receive the 2015 AARP Alaska Andrus Award for Community Service -- the Association's most prestigious and visible state volunteer award for community service. AARP Alaska selected Derr as her "remarkable service has greatly benefited the community, supported AARP's vision and mission, and inspired other volunteers," according to an AAPR release.

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  20. Free Tai Chi classes for people over 60 begin March 1Read the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | Capital City Weekly

    A new series of free Tai Chi classes for Juneau citizens, age 60 and older, is now open for registration, with the first class beginning on Tuesday, March 1, at 10 am. Led by Certified Instructor Glen Ray, the classes will take place each Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 am for eight weeks at the Nugget Mall Community Room.

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