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My Turn: Packing prisons is bad policy

...helped other states succeed, and hopefully SB 91 will be given the consideration it is due given the scope of the problem and the benefits to be achieved by creative solutions.? Ben Brown is a lifelong Alaskan and attorney living in Juneau.
Alaska's Maeva Ordaz wins National Poetry Out Loud Championship

...statewide level."Maeva's dedication to her craft and the recitation of poetry is truly impressive," said Juneau's Ben Brown, chair of the Alaska State Council on the Arts, in a release. "She wonderfully illustrates the power that the arts...
My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry

In the second week of March, Juneau once again will welcome young Alaskans from across the Last Frontier to the capital city for the statewide finals of Poetry Out Loud.
Christopher, Sullivan bring complexity to famous comedy

...especially impressive during the poker game sections, which feature Jeff Hedges as Speed, Enrique Bravo as Murray the cop, Ben Brown as Roy and Corin Hughes-Skandijs as Vinnie. Each with his own distinct funny moments, a single missed beat threatens to...
Perseverance opens 'The Odd Couple' member James Sullivan as his uptight roommate, Felix, as well as Enrique Bravo as Murray, Jeff Hedges as Speed, Ben Brown as Roy, Corin Hughes-Skandijs as Vinnie, Olivia Shrum as Gwendolyn and Heather LaVerne as Cecily.Visiting director...
Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015 Fairbanks Wednesday, Klass said though she was in the room when her husband got the call from arts council chairman Ben Brown, Soos didn't tell her what had been said before handing her the phone, and she was completely taken by surprise...
My Turn: Vote Parnell

This past summer I had the pleasure of performing in Perseverance Theatre's SummerFest, which saw three plays performed in repertory format at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center (JACC).
Column: Spreading the good word about Juneau

Last week, I was fortunate to be able to go to Palmer to represent the Capital City at the Juneau Booth at the Alaska State Fair.
Valley Dem clear for election

...declaration of candidacy, they must provide "clear and convincing" evidence to the director of the DOE to be allowed to run. Ben Brown, the communications coordinator for the Capital City Republicans, said the DOE should have required something independently...
My Turn: Clearing 'New Pathways'

New Pathways Alaska is an exciting new program of the Rasmuson Foundation in partnership with the Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA), the Foraker Group and EmcArts, a New York-based national non-profit.


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