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Storytelling events planned in Haines

Alaska Arts Confluence, a nonprofit that provides art education and cultural enrichment opportunities for residents and visitors of the Chilkat Valley, has announced two events for the coming weeks in Haines.
Fall Arts Preview: Season of beginnings

"Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.
What's happening this week

MUSIC & DANCE Body Vox, 7-9:30 p.m., Saturday, March 21, JDHS auditorium. Contemporary dance led by Emmy Award-winning choreographers Jamey Hampton and Ashley Roland, BodyVox combines dance, theater and film. Part of the JAHC's Concert Series.
Capital City Weekly Calendar

Capital City Weekly Calendar Wednesday Parks and Recreation Wednesday hike, 9:30 a.m., call for location. Details: 586-0428. Day of quilting, sewing and good fellowship, 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Resurrection Lutheran Church.
CCWFeatures | Art

Wednesday, July 2 Survival Pillowcases: Bug Out Bags, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Craig Public Library. Club 3D, 3-5 p.m., Craig Public Library. Join the weekly lesson in 3-D printing, computer-aided design and more! Holistic Healing with Magie Stern, 6:30 p.m.
Haines: Borough delays funds for Chilkat Center

The Haines Borough will withhold the Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts' $35,000 budget pending renegotiation of the foundation's lease on the facility.
Haines fair back for the 33rd year

Families taking in the Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines this year will get some special attention.
Juneau Access among top DOT projects

The state Department of Transportation laid out plans for dozens of new roads in Southeast Tuesday, putting the Juneau Access project among its top projects. Tom Briggs, deputy commissioner for the Department of Transportation, Gary Paxton, DOT's Southeast region director, and Capt. George Capacci, general manager of the Alaska Marine Highway System, laid out the new transportation plans at the 46th annual meeting of the Southeast Conference.
Haines: Borough to resume control of arts center

The Haines Borough will resume management and maintenance of the Chilkat Center for the Arts. Mayor Jan Hill said she's begun the process of taking over the management of the center from the Foundation for the Chilkat Center for the Arts, the nonprofit that's operated the building since 1996.
Santaland is coming to town

Just days into Perseverance Theatre's one-man, second-stage production of "SantaLand Diaries" last November, lead actor Ben Brown (Crumpet the Elf) was already talking about the possibility of taking the show on a tour of Southeast Alaska.
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