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...
Today in history

...donors he would shift focus to improving high school education and expanding access to health care. Academy Award-winning composer Jerry Goldsmith died in Beverly Hills, California, at age 75. Richard Bloch (cq), co-founder of H&R Block, the world's...
New nonfiction DVDs

...Kings and Queens have supported composers and musicians and their reasons...Henry VIII, for instance, was a composer and collector of musical instruments...are over 40 live recordings from composers now synonymous with Great Britain...
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...
Pickett to lead final symphony concerts this weekend

...on, but about how it came to be. The composer's thoughts, his peers, and even the...Clara. Brahms is Kyle's favorite composer, I believe, so the stories were passionate...piece of music, a vivid tale of the composer's life was just the thing to bring...
In the Stacks: Large print in time to save her. But Els is a dreamer, classical composer and an inveterate tinkerer with his own home microbiology encoding musical scripts into DNA. When Els looks to his composer and musician friends for support, they hatch a scheme that...
Sitka Symposium returns

...Literature Hall of Fame. He has written 13 books and won numerous awards for poetry, fiction and essays.? Molly Sturges, a composer, performer and artistic director. She is the cofounder of Littleglobe, a New Mexico-based nonprofit.? Winona LaDuke...
'Warriors' a portrait of Alaska Natives in combat

...during WWII, who patrolled a little stretch of the Chukchi Sea with her .30-06 and a dog team."Original music by Tlingit composer Ed Littlefield of Sitka highlights the connections between all these time periods and reinforces the cultural framework for...
More than dance're listening to the song and you see the hand motions of the songs, you are immersed in that moment, with whoever that composer is. You can understand and you can feel what that person was seeing and feeling at that time."One song the dancers will...
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