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Made in Alaska: Greg Chaney's "Empty Chair"

...pretty profound."Chaney interviewed dozens of locals for the film in addition to the Tanaka sisters, including Mary Lou Spartz, Steve Tada, Marie Darlin, Neil MacKinnon, Sam Kito Jr., Walter Fukuyama, Jack Pasquan and Randy Wanamaker...
Poetry Omnibus winners selected

...Miller"College Material," by Mary Lou Spartz"Digital Love," by Singe Vert-Heureux...Stokes"I'm Awake Now," by Mary Lou Spartz"Impermanence," by Linda Buckley...Jill Matheson"Tourist," by Mary Lou Spartz"Treadwell," by Margo Waring...
96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster

...the disaster, the worst maritime accident in Alaska history.Those in attendance at Saturday's event included Mary Lou Spartz, a local writer whose play based on the Sophia disaster was last performed in 2013, and Mark Boesser, Archdeacon...
Griffiths, Mace wed

...La Porte High School and is employed with the State of Alaska and Last Chance Tours.The wedding was officiated by Mary Lou Spartz. The bride and groom were attended by friends Sarah Arntson, Kit Burroughs, Rosie Ainza, Logan Lott, Michael...
Assembly eyes tax changes Juneau stores that year, the group is no small part of the city's economy, Juneau Commission on Aging member Mary Lou Spartz said."Seniors live here, they spend their money here," she said. "They get their social security check, they...
Eloping in Alaska

...with the idea of getting married as spontaneously as arrangeable. I had heard Arts Editor Amy Fletcher talk about Mary Lou Spartz, who was on the list. That was good enough for me. I called and left a tremendously awkward message about needing...
Between friends

...romance with Sam the butcher. Mary Lou Spartz plays Ida, and David Gabert...Doris (Pat Denny) and Ida (Mary Lou Spartz), sitting, discuss Ida's...relented because Pat Denny and Mary Lou Spartz were involved. ``I've grown...
Writers group to host poetry reading Sunday

...for many years and acted as its informal leader. Other longterm members include local writers Richard Stokes and Mary Lou Spartz, who will both be sharing poems at the reading. A small sampling of their work is presented below. Driving at spring...
Writing group renamed in poet's memory

...the group's leader since 2007."She was very faithful about that and very serious," said longtime participant Mary Lou Spartz, a local writer.Thompson's commitment to the weekly meetings and her writing spurred others to produce work on...
Poetry Omnibus to honor this year's poets Sunday

...Christenson, "Big Game" by Mary Lou Spartz, "Faithful Lady" by Diane DeSloover...Rosel Brown, "Half Naked" by Mary Lou Spartz, "I dream of seeds" by Laurie...Matriarch at the Glacier" by Mary Lou Spartz, "On The Bus" by Michael Fleischhauer...


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