Today in history

...a Macedonian gunman.In 1940, rock and roll legend John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England.In 1946, the Eugene O'Neill drama "The Iceman Cometh" opened at the Martin Beck Theater in New York.In 1958, Pope Pius XII died at age 82, ending...
Fall Arts Preview

...local interest, and the board of directors now includes three members from Juneau: Joan Pardes, Katrina Pearson, and Amy O'Neill Houck.The local offshoot of 49 Writers holds meetings every other month on the first Thursday at a member's home; the next...
Today In Sports History

...78 seconds at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. She betters the mark of 2:05.81 set by Australian Susan O'Neill in May 2000.2007 - Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees becomes the youngest player in major league history to hit 500 home...
A conversation with Alaska playwright Arlitia Jones

...downtown along with Emily Wall and Ernestine Hayes. Amy O'Neill Houck sat down with Jones at The Douglas Cafe this week to talk...playwright. Here are some excerpts from their conversation. Amy O'Neill Houck: Can you tell me how you got started writing "Rush at...
A conversation with Marcus Gardley and Nakissa Etemad

...hope this play can be a gift for the people who live here because they have given me a gift with their kindness.? Amy O'Neill Houck is a writer and knitwear designer living in Juneau; she blogs at and goMarcus...
'Elysium,' sci-fi straight from the news headlines

Neill Blomkamp may be well on his way to becoming the only sci-fi writer-director who matters. And if "Elysium" is more an evolutionary...
What became of the Yukon kings? An in-river look perspective. To me, you wouldn't expect any other result from the management that was taking place."? Dan O'Neill is the author of three books: "The Firecracker Boys," "The Last Giant of Beringia" and "A Land Gone Lonesome." He can...
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49 writers events scheduled in Juneau, Anchorage this weekend

Anchorage-based 49 Alaska Writing Center has organized a writing workshop with author Amy O'Neill Houck in Juneau this Saturday, March 23. The workshop, "Characters: Real & Imagined," will be held from 10 a.m. to 1...
O'Neill's stock holdings

...self-interest. Current Secretary Paul O'Neill acquired about $100 million worth of Alcoa...We do not mean by that to challenge O'Neill's own integrity, which has been amply...admirable career. The issue isn't O'Neill; it's what should be the rule for officials...
O'Neill choice reassuring

...President-elect Bush made a reassuring choice in picking Paul O'Neill as treasury secretary. The chairman of Alcoa has a reputation...Democrats took over the executive branch in 1976, Mr. O'Neill moved into industry, becoming the president of International...


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