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Ketchikan's Blueberry Arts Festival celebrates 40 years

...setting up booths," she said.Now, more than 150 artists' booths are set up at the festival, and Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council Executive Director Kathleen Light estimates around 8,000 people pass through, the majority of whom...
Ketchikan to decide on $95,000 rain gauge

...rain a year.The city intends to pay for the new gauge from its Cruise Passenger Vessel funds. The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council received 31 proposals from 28 artists worldwide, and a panel last month selected the design from Dutch...
Middle Ages celebrated by Ketchikan 'society'

KETCHIKAN - You are invited to eat with your knife, joust with your friends and bring your own sword to Ketchikan Medieval and Renaissance Society functions.
Ketchikan students get music scholarships

KETCHIKAN - Four dedicated young Ketchikan musicians have been selected to receive the 2013 Sam Pitcher Memorial music scholarships. The music scholarship fund was started following Sam's death in 2003 at age 16, from myocarditis.
Best Bets: A weekend of sharks and art you can wear

...Ketchikan at "Going to Extremes: Wearable Art Extravaganza." The runway show is followed by a dance. The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council has celebrated wearable art for more than a decade with an annual show that is famous on the Alaska arts...
Trash is a pile of treasure for artists

...including "new stuff" made specifically for "Resurrected Radiance," an exhibit that opens Friday at the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council's Main Street Gallery. One of the new pieces is a fountain they crafted using a large metal float...
Ketchikan Gateway Borough considers salmon-themed buses

...meeting focused on the art that could be painted on buses. Kathleen Light, executive director of the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council, said a broader theme would have a greater appeal to city artists. "Salmon, it is limiting," she...
Bipolar disorder center of Ketchikan art show

...when he and Poet submitted their idea for the La Folie Circulaire exhibit, they got feedback from the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council that it was the most controversial show proposal they'd ever received.Fitzwater stressed that the...
Artist prepares last gallery show

KETCHIKAN - A Ketchikan artist and former gallery owner is getting ready for her last gallery show at Main Street Gallery.
Ketchikan selects $95K decorative rain gauge

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - It took the mayor to break a tie vote, but the Ketchikan City Council has approved the selection of a decorative rain gauge that will cost nearly $95,000.


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