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Fairbanks man keeps pushing for local rink Midway rink instead of the laminate surface used in modern rinks. There were no black lights or strobes and an organist played live music for roller skaters circling the rink.Terry remembers it well. A cousin talked him into going to the rink...
Handel's 'Messiah' returns to town after a long absence

It's been awhile since Juneau has been treated to a live performance of Handel's "Messiah."Local organist J. Allan MacKinnon used to produce the work annually, said Bruce Simonson, founder of the Juneau Bach Society, but the tradition...
2013 Notable Sports Deaths

...assistant football coach, was fatally shot as he was leaving a movie theater in Joplin, Mo.Nov. 3 - Lambert Bartak, 94, organist who entertained Rosenblatt Stadium's baseball fans for more than half a century during the College World Series. Bartak...
Ramona Ignell

...Fourth of July float, which won the Grand Sweepstakes! A passionate musician, Ramona was an accomplished pianist, singer and organist. For over five decades, she supported worship services, directed adult choirs, and was part of numerous musical groups...
Gwendolyn Lillian Morley Juneau: the first Governor's inauguration, Mike's Place, style shows, holiday music around town, as the church organist at Chapel-by-the-Lake and later Northern Light United Church, and playing the pipe organ at the State Office Building...
Blowin' in the Wind

Organist J. Allan MacKinnon plies his trade on the theater organ last week at the State Office Building. MacKinnon performed a medley...
What's happening

Performances Holiday music with tenor Mark Adams and organist Jill Mueller, noon Friday in the State Office Building atrium. Dance concert with Sister I Live and five piece reggae band...
Around Town

...m., Mendenhall Valley library. Friday, Jan. 4 Theatre Organ Concert, noon, State Office Building. Alice Branton, organist and former Juneau resident, will present a program of music on the Kimball Theatre organ. "Intertidal Explorations," new...
Finding a new organ's 'voice' . Miller, a church organist since age 15, is an internationally respected organist, pianist, harpsichordist, keyboardist...said. "It has far more than the average organist would ever use in terms of features and...
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...Proveemos cuidado de ninos y la cena. Details: 790-4102. Holiday Kimball Theatre Organ concert, Alice Branton guest organist. Saturday, Dec. 30 The Juneau Alpine Club will camp on an iceberg on Mendenhall Lake, tonight and tomorrow night before...


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