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If you had to describe your personality in terms of a barnyard animal, which animal would you choose?

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 9:23am
Pig, because they eat a lot and I'm kind of messy.

SEARHC Announces Fall "Doc Talks" Schedule SITKA

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:47am
SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium will be hosting its third free, health-related speaker series this fall. The new series of "Doc Talks" presentations will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Museum to bring Indigenous artists to Arctic Assembly in Iceland

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:45am
REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Artists across the Circumpolar North, including a group of Alaska Native artists working with the Anchorage Museum, will convene at the 2015 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland, this month. The Anchorage Museum is bringing Indigenous artists from Alaska to the Assembly for a discussion of Arctic lifeways from a human and cultural perspective.

Pure Sole: Just tired

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:31am
My mother did not talk about this much at all and I did not ask.


Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:22am

Rainy Day Reads: Booker season is breaking our hearts

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:18am
Empathy is a novelist's greatest gift. Whether it is transforming the wave of migrants crossing into Europe into three individuals who the reader roots for, as in Sunjeev Sahota's "Year of the Runaways," or telling the story of four friends in a "work of lasting emotional impact" as 2015 Man Booker Prize judge Ellah Allfrey said of Hanya Yangihara's "A Little Life," the last two books on the shortlist have empathy to share.

Meals with Midgi : Can't believe I ate that

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:13am
I know that as an Alaskan, I'm an outlier in the fact that I don't usually like venison. To my taste buds there is a gamey, wild, not terribly good after-taste that sticks with me and I just can't seem to get past it. It doesn't taste good to me and no matter how many times folks try to sneak it into my food pyramid, it doesn't work. I've had the back strap cooked a dozen different ways, ground venison in spaghetti and chili and I've always detected that after taste that puts me right off it.

Cabaret concert set for Oct. 16

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:11am
Popular jazz pianist, teacher and raconteur Barney McClure will return to Juneau to lead local singers in an evening of cabaret Friday, Oct. 16 at the JACC at 7:30 p.m.

"Kidnapped" Juneau couple self-publishes account of their abduction in Philippines 26 years ago

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:07am
Twenty-six years ago this October, Loy and Ludy Maturan, now of Juneau, were leaving their home in the Philippines with their 7-month-old granddaughter when armed men stopped their car. As Loy radioed for help, one of the men pistol-whipped him, he lost consciousness, and the trio's almost week-long ordeal began.

A Day in the Life of: Chas' Koowu Tla'a Teri Rofkar

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 3:00am
For renowned Sitka Ravenstail and spruce root basket weaver Teri Rofkar, the past, present and future are interwoven.

Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat prepares for first application period

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
Alderworks Alaska Writers and Artists Retreat in Dyea will open the application period for Summer 2016 residencies on Nov. 15. Two 4-6 week residency periods will be offered.

Southeast support group listings

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am

From Fine Arts Camp to Fashion Week

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
One of the next big names in fashion could hail from Juneau.

SHI's work featured in 50 humanities projects that have shaped the country

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
Sealaska Heritage Institute's work on the Tlingit language was chosen by a federal humanities agency as one of 50 projects in the country that has enriched and shaped American lives during the last half century.

JAHC debuts Art Hop Passport

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the first year of its Art Hop Passport, a booklet designed to encourage the public to attend art and performance events throughout the 2015-2016 season.

Fish factor: An 'unsettled' season

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
"Unsettled" best describes the mood among brokers in the business of buying, selling and trading Alaska salmon permits and quota shares of various catches.

Enough to go around

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
There's a lot of money in a lot of places out there.

Changes to bus service begin next month

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
Capital Transit recently announced route and schedule changes.

NPS selects companies to offer exclusive tours of Glacier Bay

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
The National Park Service has selected the businesses that will provide exclusive tours in Glacier Bay beginning in the spring.

Art in unusual places

Tue, 10/06/2015 - 2:53am
Art in Unusual Places


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