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Photo: Cancer cuts

Jonathan Tapp, 10, has his hair shaved by barber Eva Carrillo from Gerry's Barbershop during the St. Baldrick's Foundation fundraiser for childhood cancer research on Saturday. The event was hosted by the Capital...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-17/photo-cancer-cuts
Local
Sitka campers sound it out with beatboxing

...was not a particularly inspiring experience, but the shortage of boys resulted in more opportunities and his placement in a barbershop octet."It was excellent," he said of his experience in the octet, Vive L'Amour. "It was magical, the experience...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/sitka-campers-sound-it-out-beatboxing
State
Mother and daughter put new slant on barbershops

Alana Hein did not tell her mother that when she was at barber school in East Los Angeles, she saw a man pull a knife on a woman for cutting his hair too short. "The teachers would warn us about former students they've had who got shot in a drive-by shooting because they cut someone's hair wrong," said Alana. "People here are much nicer."

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053002/bus_barbers.shtml
Business
Outside editorials: Reviving Afghanistan; Arsenic, Clinton and Bush

...televisions were dug up and plugged in, shrouds pushed aside, hair and faces of women shyly emerging, men crowding the barbershops. The speed of the Taliban's fall in Afghanistan thrusts the need to build a civil society to the foreground. Success...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111601/opE_edits.shtml
Opinion
Cuba's capitalist road

...for Cubans to buy cellphones. Last year, the government agreed to increase the number of permits issued for privately run barbershops, beauty salons, restaurants and other businesses in the hopes of spurring grass-roots economic activity. At the same...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-11-14/cubas-capitalist-road
Opinion
Empire editorial: This is the place

...maybe for the rest of this page. From the halls of the Capitol and the chambers of the Assembly to the coffee klatches and barbershops around town, levity and good-natured kidding rule the day. OK, this part might be a slight exaggeration. In closing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011903/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion
Sweet Adelines to perform Saturday

The Fairbanks Sweet Adelines will bring their barbershop harmony to town for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday...Juneau Arts & CUlture Center. They will also lead a free barbershop workshop at 5 p.m. Saturday. The show, "Celebrate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060409/ent_447115174.shtml
Photo: White-knuckle event

Riley Aichner, 5, braces for a haircut by barber Rhonda Adams on Friday at Capital Barbershop on Seward Street.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021610/loc_563672957.shtml
News
Thanks for the annual JDHS Talent Show

...festival of a different sort happened Friday and Saturday evening at the Juneau-Douglas High School. Hip-hop, solo, duet, barbershop, acoustic, rock, south pacific islanders, anime, fantasy and garbage can drummers. Those were some of the acts represented...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041909/nei_430833877.shtml
Ball in the House set to rock Cabin Fever Festival

...founding member Jon J. Ryan said. While many people may associate noninstrumental vocal groups with the bygone era of barbershop quartets dressed in silly outfits, this five-piece band more closely resembles a contemporary pop group, he said. "We...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030608/spo_254215906.shtml

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