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The art of Mardi Gras mask-making

Don't show your face this weekend without a Mardi Gras mask - or don't show it wearing a mask.We're coming...merry-making will mostly take place this weekend, with a Mardi Gras Ball held on Saturday at the Alaskan Hotel & Bar, featuring...
Shrine of St. Therese Mardi Gras Gala thank you

On Feb. 21, the Shrine of St. Therese Board hosted a Mardi Gras Masquerade Gala at the Baranof Hotel. The night was a great success and thanks are owed to many people and businesses.A special...
Museum celebrates own Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras will be celebrated in Juneau on Saturday night at the Friends and Lovers Mardi Gras Ball, a benefit for the Friends of the...entrance at 8 p.m. and, in the traditional Mardi Gras style, kick off the first dance of the...
Sweet Baby Jesus, it's time for some king cake!

...their way through Carnival to the ultimate festivities on Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, which falls this year on Feb. 5...There's not usually a big parade here in Juneau, but on Mardi Gras you can find people at least bedecked with beads, tossing...
Getting ready for Easter, reviewing vocab of Lenten season

...season, words such as Shrove Tuesday, Ash Wednesday, Mardi Gras, Passover, Tenebrae, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday...period of festival and rejoicing; and the French name Mardi Gras; or Fat Tuesday, parade of the fat ox. In England...
Arts calendar

...Spot Prawns, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. With UAS Professor Sherry Tamone. Free.Mardi Gras benefit for Dan Hines, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Suggested donation $10. Music, appetizers, a dessert...
Around Town for Friday, March 7

...Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236. Alaska Youth Choir Concert, 7-8:30 p.m., Northern Light United Church.Mardi Gras benefit for Dan Hines, 7 p.m., Juneau Arts & Culture Center. Suggested donation $10. Music, appetizers, a dessert...
A time for carnival, cleaning and conversion be what lies behind the celebrations of Carnival or Mardi Gras which lead up to the beginning of Lent. The English...fasting, penance and self-denial. The celebrations of Mardi Gras and Carnival serve as dramatic and public ways of highlighting...
Arts calendar

...7- 9 p.m., Rockwell/ A benefit for the Juneau Cooperative Preschool. Create your own leather mask in time for Mardi Gras with Heather Ridgway. $30 per person or $50 per pair in advance or at the door. Details: juneauartistforanight...
Ex-Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies

...Stamper. The city was also sued by dozens of the protesters, eventually settling. In 2001, a riot broke out during Mardi Gras in Seattle's Pioneer Square, leaving one man dead and scores assaulted.Schell is survived by Pam, his wife of 51...
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