Walter Soboleff retrospective

...spoke on their memories of their father or read letters, on which many commemorative events this year focused. Afterwards, a dance group from Harborview's Tlingit Culture, Language and Literacy Program walked in stormy weather from the school to perform...
Dance teams begin grind

...Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high school dance teams began their first practices in September...captain Ashley Wittwer said. "I mean, we dance for, like, nine months. It is just crazy...product out of it," Wittwer said. "Dance takes so much from each individual girl...
David Boxley talks Native, Tsimshian art revival

...Tsimshian people to settle in Metlakatla, banned potlaching. Dance masks and regalia were confiscated. Tsimshian people were put...This affected art, too; many of the people who knew songs, dances, and art died. Mungo Martin, Bill Holm and Bill Reid were...
Barn dances kick off 26th season

The 26th Annual Juneau Barn Dance season kicks off Saturday night...5th Street downtown. The dance runs from 7:30-11 p.m...Susie Kendig calling contra dances to live music by the Groundhogs...for JVs and Americorp. Barn dances are affiliated with Juneau International...
Black students complain of casual racism

...Holloway is tired of white people at Virginia Commonwealth University asking if they can touch her hair or if she knows the latest dance move. At Chicago's Loyola University, Dominick Hall says groups of white guys stop talking when he walks by, and people...
Nation and World
21st annual Bald Eagle Fest runs Nov. 9-15 in Haines

...the Chilkat Valley, bears' role in seed dispersal, avian anatomy, Tlingit canoe-carving with master carver Wayne Price, dance groups, and, of course, eagles and the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Daily buses and vans will take attendees to the...
Angoon school play to be presented, live-streamed Thursday

...Angoon is her fourth and final school.Campen grew up in Sitka, has lived in Juneau, and now lives in Gustavus. She works in dance, movement, theater art and writing, and recently has been learning about puppet-building.The event begins at 6 p.m...
To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...gore or the depths of human ruthlessness?Of course, without large set pieces and spurting jugulars-even the song-and-dance numbers seem intentionally muted - the show relies heavily upon the strength of its performers.Perseverance actor-in-residence...
Senegal's islands on frontline of climate change

...or farm eggplants, onions or other crops.On a sweltering afternoon, a group of nearly 100 women and some men sing and dance before work begins, praying for continued success in protecting their village.Seynabou Diatta, the president of the local...
Nation and World
JDHS cheerleaders show spirit

The Juneau-Douglas High School football cheerleaders won two divisions at the Alaska Spirit Coaches Association Cheer and Dance State Competition last weekend in Anchorage.According to coaches Carlene and Colby Nore, the Crimson Bears entered into two...


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