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Juneau school board takes up budget recommendations

...Although the committee voted to postpone purchasing math and language arts curricula for the upcoming school year, a new "music curriculum ascended into higher priority," he said. The music curriculum has a $50,000 price tag, whereas the...
If Legislature stays on course, school district will keep more teachers

...Legislature's current budget has enough money to save those 10 teachers, three other positions, allow the district to purchase a new music curriculum and help the district maintain $140,000 in assistance for high school activities.Should the city continue...
Committee recommends 'staff before stuff' to balance Juneau school budget

...The committee also prioritized putting a nurse back in every school, which would cost $162,000, and purchasing a new music curriculum, which would cost $50,000.Discussions at former meetings pitted keeping class sizes low against purchasing...
Perseverance presents Hansel & Gretel

Perseverance Theatre's 31st Mainstage Season closes with a new version of Hansel & Gretel featuring new music by Bob Banghart. Perseverance Theatre's production is directed by Henning Hegland, a Norwegian director recently graduated...
Neighbors mailbox for the week of May 8

...School music department. With all of the budget cuts, it is unlikely that the school district will be able to buy any new music equipment in the foreseeable future, and our small organization can hardly afford to purchase instruments on our own...
Alaska String Band to debut new film at last concert before tour

...Odyssey movie premiere.The hour-long film showcases new music videos from the band, as well as stories and photography...Following the film, the band will perform some of the new music they have been preparing for their tour. Tickets can...
Opera To Go's Amalga Chamber Orchestra concert celebrates 10 years

...Cello and Orchestra," features University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Karl Knapp on cello. Knapp, an advocate of new music, frequently tours with the cello and percussion ensemble HooDuo.Also featured will be Ralph Vaugh Williams' "The...
Arts are essential elements of education

...always been a visionary, and back in 2009 she received a fellowship allowing her to leave Juneau for a period to study new music educational models in Boston, Scotland, and Venezuela. Heagy returned with an ambitious goal, the creation of a new...
Alaska Robotics releases new Marian Call video

Juneau's Alaska Robotics has just released a new music video for Alaskan artist Marian Call's song "Good Morning Moon."The video features footage of Call shot by Arjan Kroonen...
Native Jazz Quartet to visit Juneau in April as part of spring tour

...Christian Fabian on bass, Jason Marsalis on vibraphone, and Reuel Lubag on piano. All four band members have created new music for the new album, and each of them represents a different culture: LIttlefield is Tlingit, Lubag is Filipino, Marsalis...


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