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Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen in the national spotlight

...Munford, Chris Luquette and Dan Booth, also a former Alaskan. Solivan's wife, Leah Sturgis, and the band's booking agent, Martha Stracener Dantzic, also formerly lived in Alaska's Capital.Earlier this month, the group attended the...
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen nominated for a Grammy Award

...wife, jewelry artist Leah Sturgis, still have family in Juneau, including Sturgis' mother, Mary. Solivan's booking agent and co-manager, Martha Stracener Dantzic of Quicksilver Productions, is also a former Juneau resident.Solivan...
Castro returns to Alaska to start festival

...what we could play. Eventually it just fell into a lineup. The next thing we had a record deal, and then we had a booking agent and then we were going on tours." Korry Keeker can be reached at .
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...films include best director, best actor, best cinematography and best screenplay. Sowers works with a California booking agent who deals directly with the studios to get films for Gross Alaska Theaters. The Juneau-based company has three theaters...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...A few years ago they had original music composed and recorded. They serve as their own roadies, technical crew, booking agents and managers as well. "There's a lot of work people don't see," Marvell said. "We spend about six hours...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...surprise,'' said Janie Olney who owns the 14-room lodge with her husband, Michael. ``We had to call our national booking agent and tell him about the new regulations. People expect to come here and go fishing. We haven't had any cancellations...
Northwest Digest

...located about 150 miles southeast of Fairbanks. Era was hoping to begin tours in mid-May. Many of the company's booking agents such as Princess Tours and Holland America had already included the tour in their literature for this summer's tourist...
Airline resolves musicians' nightmares

...representatives. "Alaska Airlines was definitely a topic of discussion," he said. "People were really upset. A major booking agent, Helen Bommarito, was passing out a Seattle Times article on these problems." Blazer said a letter was circulated...
Checking in with the subdudes

...see how things would go and the response was tremendous! A little while later we were informed by our managers and booking agents and such that it would be to our advantage if we just went back to the 'subdudes' name, which we did. And we parted...
Roderick returns to capital city

...her expectations as Alaskans began taking the album to the Lower 48. ``We started getting all these calls from booking agents,'' she said. Her career took off from there, and she's played throughout the country. Highlights include opening...


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