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In the Stacks: New fiction at the Juneau libraries

New fiction for adult readers includes a new collaboration by wife-husband duo Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini, "The Spook Lights Affair," and a collection of short fantasy stories edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, "Dangerous Women.
'Rush at Everlasting' opens Friday 2009. He most recently appeared on stage as Long John Silver in "Treasure Island," and has also acted in "A Christmas Carol" and "Of Mice and Men," among other productions.In addition to Christopher, the artistic team for this play...
Conarro brings performance installation to JAHC gallery

...and is now a company member with the theater. His projects with them have included direction of last season's "A Christmas Carol," and the role of Lynn Schooler in the theater's world premiere of "The Blue Bear", as well as co-writing...
Switching hats

...with local audiences. He also took on - at the very last minute - the role of The Ghost of Christmas Present in "A Christmas Carol" when the original actor was unable to fulfill the position. Being an active artist is part of the reason he's...
Christopher a standout in 'Of Mice and Men'

...Playgoers may recognize Anchorage actor Dick Reichman in the role of Candy as Scrooge from last year's production of A Christmas Carol. Reichman does not over play this part, but finds the rhythms and notes, the pauses and punctuations, coming...
Conarro siblings to present performance installation next week

...Perseverance Theatre roles include the part of Lynn Schooler in "The Blue Bear" and direction of last season's "A Christmas Carol." He is also a founding member of Generator Theater Company, who produced the current piece. Sarah Conarro is...
Less traditional winter holiday stories available at local libraries

...Hanukkah, Shmanukkah!" by Esme Raji Codell, illustrated by LeUyen Pham. This lively take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" tells the story of Scroogemacher, a turn-of-the-century sweatshop owner who makes his employees work their...
This Day in History

...the Senate. In 2000, President-elect Bush met with President Clinton in Washington. In the world In 1843, "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens, was first published in England. In 1932, the British Broadcasting Corporation began transmitting...
What's Happening

Theater "A Christmas Carol," presented by Theatre in the Rough at McPhetres Hall, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Dec. 11-27; no show on Christmas...
This WeeK
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...What I Hear?'' to me on the telephone. Ordinarily there is nothing I'd rather do than listen to Perry croon a Christmas carol over a speaker that has the acoustical fidelity of a wet kazoo. But in this case, I had been hoping to get through...


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