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Around Town for Wednesday, Dec. 24

...journal, memoir, a letter or poetry. Details: Dixie, 789-2068.Community Read Aloud of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," 11:30 a.m., Downtown Public Library.Shriners' weekly luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Moose...
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...Pennsylvania, to camp for the winter.In 1813, British forces captured Fort Niagara during the War of 1812.In 1843, "A Christmas Carol," by Charles Dickens, was first published in England.In 1907, 239 workers died in a coal mine explosion in...
Library to host Dickens read-aloud event

The Juneau Public Library is putting together a Community Read Aloud of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" for the holiday season and is currently recruiting readers of all ages. For the reading, the book will be broken down into...
Rainy Day Reads: Christmas traditions

Every family has its Christmas traditions and my family's, unsurprisingly, involved books.We were fond of advent calendars, especially the ones with little doors that opened onto chocolate treats for each of the 24 days before Christmas. But we also had a different sort of advent calendar, one which, if we had bothered to name it, would have been called 24 Days of Christmas Books.
Fall Arts Preview

...Anchorage: "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" (Sept. 12-21), "An Iliad" (Oct. 24-Nov. 2), "A Christmas Carol" (Dec. 19?28). "The Mountaintop" (Feb. 13?22) and "The Odd Couple" (April 10?26). Here are the Juneau...
Perseverance Season 36 overview

...season includes "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" (Sept. 12-21), "An Iliad" (Oct. 24-Nov. 2), "A Christmas Carol" (Dec. 19?28). "The Mountaintop" (Feb. 13?22) and "The Odd Couple" (April 10?26).For more...
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.
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...
'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...
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...


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