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The art of teaching

Budgets are shrinking and people are getting used to the word "less," but a grant for the Juneau School District just added a whole lot of "more" to the arts. With the help of a $550,000 grant from the Margaret A.
Arts calendar

EVENTS & MUSIC THURSDAY, JAN. 15 "The Mountaintop," 7:30 p.m., Perseverance Theatre. Details: Open Mic night at the Alaskan, 9 p.m., Alaskan Hotel and Bar. Karaoke Night at McGivney's, 9 p.m., McGivney's Sports Bar & Grill.
Kratz to lead vocal masterclass Sunday

Opera To Go will host a vocal masterclass led by Mark Kratz this Sunday, Sept. 15 beginning at 3 p.m. The class has space for eight participants and an unlimited number of auditors.
Kennedy Center selects Juneau for arts program

Juneau has been selected by the John. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Nationally recognized

The teachers and staff at Glacier Valley Elementary hold arts education in high esteem, and they're not the only ones who do.
Teaching artists workshop series begins Nov. 3

A six-part workshop series will be offered to local artists interested in working in Juneau's schools, honing skill, strategies and knowledge about working with students of all ages.
Thanks for presenting at the Teaching Artist Workshop Series

The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council, Juneau School District and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts would like to thank guest presenters of the six-week Teaching Artist Workshop Series, a Kennedy Center Partners In Education Program.
Creative performing arts workshops for teachers continue

Creative performing arts workshops for elementary school teachers are now underway, with two of three sessions still to come.
Dear Fish: Play explores fishing on opposite coasts

There are more than 2,800 miles of Canadian land stretched between Stonington, Maine, and Juneau, but the two communities share a focus on something much more vast: the ocean and the fish it contains. For the past two years, this common bond has provided the basis for a collaborative art project, "Swapping Fish Tales." The project's culminating presentation, an original play called "Dear Fish," opens Friday.
'Traviata' role a benchmark for local soprano

Over the years, Juneau audiences have had an opportunity to experience Puccini's "Tosca," Rossini's "Barber of Seville," Bizet's "Carmen" and Mozart's "Marriage of Figaro," among other operatic classics.


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