Petersburg artist opens solo show at Anchorage Museum

...performed places" and features the collaborative work of New York artists Mariam Ghani and Erin Ellen Kelly.Kelly is a dancer-choreographer interested in the body, movement and the transformative nature of performance. In 2006, she teamed with Ghani...
A big night in the arts

...traditions, and the foundation of Celebration, all of which continue to flourish. Celebration now brings nearly 2,000 dancers and 50 dance groups to Juneau every other year.Since 1997, SHI's board of trustees has made language restoration a top...
Puppets take to the classrooms

...ducked behind a sheet-covered piano and introduced the kindergartners to his hand-puppet friends: Samar, the greatest dancer in the world; a smooth-rapping clown; and a tiger hunter from the island of Java. The tiger hunter took Carriker's class...
Court overturns murder conviction in 'Last Seduction' case

...claimed he was coaxed into killing Leppink by the woman at the center of the romantic triangle, Mechele Linehan, an exotic dancer who lived with the two men in Anchorage.Prosecutors maintained she was inspired by the 1994 movie, "The Last Seduction...
'Silly girl' with not so silly dreams

...high school. She was the only dancer to ever serve as captain for...Niewoehner quickly became a dancer who was in every song and was...where she met a professional dancer and was introduced to their...a musical about Broadway dancers auditioning for a spot in a...
Juneau shines and glitters at inaugural ball

...ceremonies as the guests of honor were introduced and led into the intimately lit Sheffield Ballroom by Juneau's Yees Ku Oo' Dancers.Mallott spoke about his short time as mayor of Juneau between 1994 and 1995, when he left his elected office to serve as...
Athlete Of The Year

...brawlers. Stick-wielding lads and lasses on ice, heavy cleated youth in the grid iron trenches, ballerinas and modern dancers at college, barely legal pool sharks leaning across a last call break, sliding 10-6 split champions, skiers of downhill...
Arts calendar

...School Auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books and from any TAFY dancer. $10 child (ages 3-11) $12 adult (ages 12+). Details...School Auditorium. Tickets at Hearthside Books and from any TAFY dancer. $10 child (ages 3-11) $12 adult (ages 12+). Details...
Daughters of the New Moon to host workshops, performance

...instrumental solo improv). Dancers will interpret taqsims...the mood of the music. Dancer-Drummer Communication...Drummers and Drumming for Dancers workshop. 12:30-2...correctly, can add to a dancer's dynamism and effect...within an Arabic song. Dancers will learn to use the...
Tango dance workshop begins Aug. 22

Richard Council, a professional and prize-winning tango dancer and teacher, will be in Juneau to offer a tango dance workshop Aug. 22-31.Classes for beginners through more experienced dancers will be held at the Fillipino Hall. Learn more at


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