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Remembering Rie

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:12am
“From the moment I first saw her work, I was impressed by her lively, colorful figures and her obvious appreciation for the everyday scenes of life in Alaska.

Rie Muñoz Alaska: More true than real

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:06am
One of Rie Muñoz’ favorite pieces of her own work was “Peaceable Alaska,” a painting inspired by Edward Hicks’ “Peaceable Kingdom.”

Juneau Arts & Humanities Council to host The Second City

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:04am
If you’re an improv fan -- or have never experienced it live -- this is the time to be in Juneau.

Meals with Midgi: A reprieve

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
I have been reprieved! After two weeks of lamenting (aka whining) about my toothache and the pending root canal, I learned on Wednesday that I no longer need a root canal. I feel like the doomed prisoner who got the call from the governor as he's walking down the long hallway to a final ending.

Art in Unusual Places

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
The CCW welcomes reader-submitted images of art in unusual or unexpected places. Photographers of all levels of ability are invited to send in images of natural or urban subjects that they find artistically inspiring or intriguing.

JLO launches 40th anniversary season with 'Don Giovanni'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
Juneau Lyric Opera will present "Don Giovanni," an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, on April 24 and 25 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Rainy day reads: Reading Foreign: Notes on Knut's 1974 'Hunger'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
I had a mild culture shock when I was studying abroad in London. It wasn't about the food or the people or the way they drive on the wrong side of the road. It was about the way they treat their library books.

JAHC extends call for Juried Art Show, 2015-2016 gallery season

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
The JAHC is now accepting applications for two upcoming shows: the 2015 JAHC Juried Art show, and the 2015-2016 Gallery Season.

What's happening this week

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
LITERARY ARTS

Tidal Echoes launch party set for Friday at Egan

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
This year's edition of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's literary and art journal, will be celebrated with a release party at 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, at the Egan Lecture Hall. The event is free; light refreshments will be served.

A Day in the Life of: Poet Richard Stokes

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
For a long time, Richard Stokes avoided poetry, afraid of what he might say.

My Corner of Alaska: Jerry's Rant

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
One of the supposedly big secrets to success out there in the world has always been that tired old bit about location, location, location. Like all the other gems of wisdom though, it turns out that there's more to it than meets the eye. If you think about it deeply you find yourself being surprised at where it takes you. See that pop star diva come roaring off stage from a really good show. They're still shouting her name and calling for more. That gal is pumped, never more fully alive than at that moment. And at that very same moment, on the backside of the world, out on the far other end of the spectrum, the hermit sits, cross-legged, deep inside his mountaintop cave. A single flame flickers. He repeats and repeats the holy O-o-o-m. His smile is radiant. He is close. He can almost touch it. He is one more O-o-o-m from Enlightenment.

Fish Factor: tugs snag fish pots

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45am
A mile long string of 29 sablefish pots was lost last month in Prince William Sound after being run over by tugs towing barges at Knight Island Passage.

Movie guide

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:41am
Juneau

The collective voice of 'Tidal Echoes'

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:07am
My English major brain told me editing wouldn't be difficult, just a list of to-dos. Somehow I thought the job would resemble looking over college papers to move an occasional comma or correct "then" to "than." Being the student editor of Tidal Echoes, the University of Alaska Southeast's annual literary and arts journal, has taught me I was wrong.

Ethel Montgomery Scholarship application available for Museum Studies

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:35am
The Friends of the Alaska State Libraries, Archives & Museum have announced the availability of the Ethel Montgomery Scholarship application. Applicants for the $2,000 scholarship must be enrolled in an Alaskan federally-recognized tribe and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in museum studies.

Creative Garden Design Workshop set for April 25 at the baranof

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:35am
The Juneau Garden Club will sponsor a Creative Garden Design Workshop on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Baranof Hotel.

My Corner of Alaska: Jerry's Rant

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:35am
One of the supposedly big secrets to success out there in the world has always been that tired old bit about location, location, location. Like all the other gems of wisdom though, it turns out that there's more to it than meets the eye. If you think about it deeply you find yourself being surprised at where it takes you. See that pop star diva come roaring off stage from a really good show. They're still shouting her name and calling for more. That gal is pumped, never more fully alive than at that moment. And at that very same moment, on the backside of the world, out on the far other end of the spectrum, the hermit sits, cross-legged, deep inside his mountaintop cave. A single flame flickers. He repeats and repeats the holy O-o-o-m. His smile is radiant. He is close. He can almost touch it. He is one more O-o-o-m from Enlightenment.

Skeptical Knowing

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:35am
I'm sorta sick of talk of media bias.

A Day in the Life of: Poet Richard Stokes

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 1:35am
For a long time, Richard Stokes avoided poetry, afraid of what he might say.

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