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Gustavus author Kim Heacox wins award for "Jimmy Bluefeather"

...newspapers across the United States.Heacox was also commentator along with Gretel Ehrlich and other environmental VIPs on Ken Burns's twelve-hour PBS film "The National Parks," documenting the history of the national parks and the US conservation...
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction 7 p.m. at the Downtown Library for an evening with Lee Stetson, a John Muir interpreter who portrayed Muir in Ken Burns' National Parks series, who will take us along on some of Muir's most thrilling Alaskan adventures.Monday, March...
Bright moments of 2013

...this year at a show at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Va. AMY FLETCHER, arts editor, Juneau Empire? Ken Burns Skype interview at the Gold Town Nickelodon in February. In addition to being a fascinating face-to-face discussion...
Secrecy is priority with new Salinger movie and book I have ever worked on," said Buddy Squires, the film's cinematographer and co-producer who has worked on such Ken Burns documentaries as "Jazz" and "The Central Park Five.""This film was not run like a film production," said Jeffrey...

...Gastineau Channel Historical Society.Skype interview with Ken Burns, 6 p.m., Gold Town Nickelodeon. Moderators Pat Race...Thursday-Sunday, Feb.7-10. Live interview with Ken Burns at 6 p.m. Synopsis: In 1989, five black and Latino...
Preserving national treasures

...protect America's great outdoors. And that's why we urge the president to make America's best idea even better. Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan are award-winning documentary filmmakers.
Two legislators explore blogosphere

...working the halls and gabbing with visitors from his district. An entry from the beginning of the session may fit well in a Ken Burns biographic film: web links http://www.johncoghill.blogspot...
Burns' new documentary notes Alaska national parks

Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, with his new documentary on America's national parks, has touched...bode well for the visitor industry in Alaska. "I think once the Ken Burns special is played on the air waves, depending on what part of the...
Re-enactments a link to history

...Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Md. Interest in re-enacting has ebbed and flowed over the decades. "You get the Ken Burns series on the Civil War coming out and everyone wants to be a re-enactor. Then it ebbed." said Mike Stivers of Summerville...
In the stacks: New nonfiction DVDs for adults

...though, this is a warm and broadening film that you don't have to be a horse-lover to love.'"Prohibition"Ken Burns does it again with this fascinating look at life in the United States in the time leading up to and through Prohibition...


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