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'Silly girl' with not so silly dreams

When a dancer says they want to pursue a professional career, critics abound. Former Juneau-Douglas High School student and dancer Kaitlin Niewoehner is one of the exceptions for those able to make ends meet by being light on their feet.
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

New nonfiction for adult readers includes "The Big New Yorker Book of Cats" as well as the titles below. "Bibliocraft," by Jessica Pigza, photographs by Johnny Miller.
Juneau Lyric Opera announces leadership changes

Juneau Lyric Opera has announced recent changes to their staff and board.
Kratz to lead vocal masterclass Sunday

Opera To Go will host a vocal masterclass led by Mark Kratz this Sunday, Sept. 15 beginning at 3 p.m. The class has space for eight participants and an unlimited number of auditors.
Between trick and treat: an insight into an artist's mind

Little girls with enormous eyes and devious smiles, gnomes and elephants frolicking in fields, hanging bats whispering through tin-can telephones, ghoulish graveyard scenes and little skeptical sunken-eyed dolls draped in cloaks. Expect to find these as you enter the cozy home of local artist and crafter Alana Ballam-Schwan, whose work dances in the lines between innocence and adulthood, between fantasy and reality, between trick and treat.
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...protects a blond actress, takes on herds of dinosaurs, giant bats and pesky humans in a remake of the classic Beauty and the Beast story. "Rumor Has It," (PG-13) **1/2 Where: Glacier Cinemas. Times: Thursday, 7 p.m.; Friday...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

In one of the few "strange bedfellow" issues of the session, a Democrat and a Republican are working together to keep government from placing an undue burden on the free exercise of religion. When Rep.
Student Artist in the Spotlight: Bruce Jones

"I feel like this year I have become serious about art. I was surprised when my art was selected to be in the Nugget Mall student art show. In the past, my art was not always the best. I am not ready to like one kind of art. I like it all and want to study it all."
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