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Honoring artistic Alaskans

...encouraging community creativity and exhibiting fiscal generosity, increasing participation in artistic activity. Anchorage event planner and producer Darl Schaff has been collaborating with countless groups to put on spectacular events that delight the...
From parking lot to performing arts center

...of the JAHC and a passionate patron of the arts, DeCherney looks at the issue from both sides of the stage ? as a event planner and as an audience member. She says it's an idea whose time has come."I've lived here since 1975 and a performing...
Legislative centennial deemed a success

...colleagues, and soon he, Cole and former legislators who attended the event were trading stories and jokes.Lamkin, the event planner, was unfazed. He said he had told participants that they were not bound to any particular subjects."I didn't...
Winter hours: Juneau shops open year-round open its venue this winter to Christmas parties, corporate events and seminars. Booking the room is free and event planners can take advantage of the bar's video projection system and wireless sound system, he said."Just bring people...
Miners' Mercantile Mall touts new Saturday market at the June 22 market. Paula Wright, artist and event planner for the mall, hopes the Saturday Market will provide...many varieties of textures and colors and shapes." Event planner Wright also crafts and paints as a hobby. She uses...
Could US drivers ever abide by cellphone ban?

...distraction," he said. "The mental attention shifts ... to that other party, not to the task at hand."Dallas event planner Debbie Vaughan said she would abide by any ban, but her service to clients would be diminished."I know many people...
Researchers use a computer to study dynamics of crowd panic

...said of the approach. As the world becomes more crowded, such simulations will grow more important for architects, event planners and police. This year, eight people were killed in July at a rock festival in Copenhagen, and a dozen died the...
Will Alaska be same-sex marriage's Last Frontier?

...they became the first same-sex couple to exchange vows at the Empire State Building.The ceremony was put on by event planner Colin Cowie, and the couple was treated to some of the best New York had to offer: rings from DeBeers, a stay at...
From sleighs to Snoopy, windows declare the season

...It's a good hobby during the holidays," said McCormick, who also teaches art classes for children and is an event planner who specializes in theme parties, birthday parties and weddings. Corinne Behnke, a customer service representative...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

COMTECH looking for a new convention organizer Alaska Committee drops out after event planner moves By SVEND HOLST THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Juneau's annual high-tech love fest is in a bit of trouble. COMTECH 2000 drew nearly...


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