City museum to host special presentation on Sydney Laurence

...presentation on Alaska painter Sydney Laurence from 7- 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday...Museum.In his presentation, "Sydney Laurence: Painter of the North," Woodward will...painters. Woodward will also take a look at Laurence's influence on viewers of his artwork...
Laurence's Alaska: The 'invulnerable' landscapes of the painter of the north

...the world below.The paintings of Sydney Laurence depict an Alaska where nature is big...Alaska Fairbanks and author of "Sydney Laurence, Painter of the North."Woodward notes that Laurence, who came here at the turn of the last...
December Coffee & Collections highlights Sydney Laurence

...presentation will focus on "Sydney Laurence's Juneau." Mike Blackwell will lead...the museum's newly-acquired Sydney Laurence painting, "Early Morning, Juneau, Alaska." By retracing Laurence's activities in Juneau and at the...
Perseverance Theatre opens "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in Anchorage

Perseverance Theatre will open their production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tenessee Williams in the Sydney Laurence Theatre at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts on April 11. A pay-as-you-can previews will be offered on Thursday...
Scotland: Castles, MacDonalds

...and our English friends, Alison and Laurence, drove to Castle Stalker, the relax. Around 7 p.m., Alison, Laurence, Don and I went downstairs to the lounge...the Glenfinnan Monument. Alison and Laurence had tea while Don and I read the placards...
Social security, retiree Ponzi scheme $16T short

...direction. It meets all the legitimate goals of Social Security without the system's waste and penchant for robbing the young. Laurence J. Kotlikoff is a professor of economics at Boston University and author of "Jimmy Stewart Is Dead: Ending the World's...

...the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee.SMELLFUNGUS a critic or faultfinder, taken from a novel by 18th-century absurdist Laurence Sterne. Gokul Venkatachalam, 12, of Chesterfield, Mo., spelled it correctly.MALACOPHILOUS adapted to pollination by...
Baboon study suggests No. 2 may be a better rank than No. 1

...a new study suggests, being No. 2 is better - offering similar opportunities with less stress. At least among baboons. Laurence R. Gesquiere of Princeton University, and colleagues, studied wild baboons in Africa over a period of nine years and found...
Friends of city museum seeks charter members

...organization, with three incorporators and support of Museum staff, acquired "Early Morning Juneau, Alaska" by Sydney Laurence through auction. "The acquisition of this painting is an auspicious beginning for the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City...
The 1st Alaska One-Minute Play Festival to be held in Anchorage

...The 1st Alaska One-Minute Play Festival will be presented on Monday, April 15, and Tuesday, April 16, at the Sydney Laurence Theatre. One-minute plays by more than 20 established and emerging local playwrights were commissioned for this event...


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