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Fiddlers festival shows no sign of slowing down

...has to coax dancers onto the dance floor at the Athabascan Fiddlers Festival. Shortly after the opening strains of fiddle and...violin and mandolin and has attended and played at 23 of the 26 Fiddlers Festivals throughout the years. McCarty started twanging on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111708/sta_356933360.shtml
Firefly Fiddlers grab some rays

...Jordanne Petree practice a violin piece Tuesday under the direction of Lisa Miles, right, at Cathedral Park. The students call themselves the Firefly Fiddlers and are rehearsing for an upcoming performance at April's Alaska Folk Festival.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031605/loc_20050316006.shtml
News
'Dance' a delight even for a couch potato

Hundreds of fiddlers record albums full of tunes each year...Vermont-based Lissa Schneckenburger is a fiddler of the latter persuasion. Her September...record tunes that have been played by fiddlers over hundreds of years, translating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111110/art_734481981.shtml
Arts
Store owners appeal Ketchikan's 'Fiddler' monument decision

...store hope a Superior Court judge will let them keep a wooden "Fiddler on the Roof" sculpture atop their business. An appeal filed...earlier this year ordered the Machinis to remove the bearded fiddler after finding that the wooden figure extends the height of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071509/reg_463956197.shtml
Floyd Dryden tests waters with ambitious production of 'Fiddler on the Roof - Jr.'

...fall about producing a musical. They eventually decided on Fiddler on the Roof - Jr.Bucy arranged the musical instruments for...direct. She worked with the students on the acting portion.Fiddler on the Roof Jr. is essentially the same musical as its namesake...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-05/floyd-dryden-tests-waters-ambitious-pro
Local
Gimme a Smile: When children move on

...not quite sure how that happened - wasn't he just learning how to tie his shoes and ride a bike? As the parents sing in "Fiddler on the Roof": "When did he grow to be so tall?" Now he's out of high school and looking ahead to college and beyond...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-07/gimme-smile-when-children-move
Neighbors
Appalachian revivalists Anna & Elizabeth to perform July 8

...best young appalachian ballad singer to emerge in recent memory" by fRoots Magazine.Roberts-Gevalt is a blue-ribbon fiddler and banjo player (West Virginia State Folk Festival; Kentucky Fiddle Contest, Morehead); the artistic director of East...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-01/appalachian-revivalists-anna-elizabeth-pe
Art
Photo: Fiddler on the woof

Fiddler Wayne Kubli plays selections from "Hymns of Glorious Praise" on Sunday at Marine Park.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061305/loc_20050613006.shtml
News
Old-time fiddle festival helps heat up winter in Fairbanks

...years ago to take part in the first Athabascan Fiddle Festival. Held in Fairbanks, the festival brought together Athabascan fiddlers from across the Interior. The musicians back in 1983 weren't trying to make a yearly institution, Nollner said, they just...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111907/sta_20071119011.shtml
News
What's happening

...m., Saturday May 2, St. Ann's Parish Hall. Live music by special guest band "Ellie Mae and the May Bees," led by fiddler Ellie Sharman from Gustavus, with Jackie Farnsworth on piano and Henry Hopkins on tenor banjo. Odette Edgar will teach and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/whats-happening
Art

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