Page to Stage Workshop to feature "Christmas Doll" author

Author Joan Cushing, playwright and composer of "The Christmas Doll", is in Juneau this week to lead...Theatre. During the workshop, she'll share tricks of the composer/adapter's trade, help participants brainstorm ideas...
Meet the composers event to be held Monday

...Juneau-Douglas City Museum will host a special Jazz & Classics presentation, Meet the Composers, from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, May 16. Meet the Composers will feature Claire Daly and Steve Hudson, who will discuss the upcoming world premiere...
'Christmas Doll' performances start Friday

...While she was in town, Cushing also led educational programs at the Juneau Public Libraries, working with aspiring local composers and writers on the process of adapting a story for the stage.This weekend, Northern Lights Junior Theatre will bring Cushing's...
Arts calendar

...present poems on stage.Page to Stage Workshop, 1-4 p.m., Douglas Public Library. With Joan Cushing, playwright/composer of "The Christmas Doll." For students 9 and up. Free but limited to 15 participants. Call 586-0434 to advance register...
Symphony review: A scoreless winner

...his ear. By some similar sorcery, in the waving of his magic wand, Mr. Quinn opened the door and stepped aside as each composer himself stepped through our ears to our hearts.Richard Wagner once said that a conductor's only duty was always to indicate...
Director Fincher the right fit for 'Gone Girl' adaptation, about as sexy as a trip to the morgue. But the scene itself, scored with remarkable, throbbing underscoring by composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, is enough to make you forget the story's phonier constructs and less plausible supporting...
Daughters of the New Moon to host workshops, performance

...workshops and a dance performance this week, featuring visiting instructor Karim Nagi. Nagi is a native Egyptian drummer, DJ, composer and folk dancer who arrived in the US in high school. He was a faculty member of the New England Conservatory for five years...
Alaska composer and ocean scientists among 10 given Heinz awards for work on environment

PITTSBURGH - Fairbanks composer John Luther Adams is one of 10 winners of the Heinz Award, which this year recognized those whose work benefited the environment...
Bailey and Downes to present "Made in America"

...1, in a combined performance focusing on American composers. "Made in America" will be presented one time only...m. at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.Featured composers include Samuel Barber, Dave Brubeck, Leonard Bernstein...
Today in history

...less than three months later.In 1776, a group of Spanish missionaries settled in present-day San Francisco.In 1813, composer Giuseppe Verdi was born in the Italian village of Le Roncole. (Some sources say Verdi was actually born on Oct. 10.)In...


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