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Poem: 'Readings with Richard'

...memorials,conferences, classes, plays, barbecues,and readings have you been to?You trust us to keep it up, but I was there...peoplewhen they walk among us, my dad would say.Worn out, reading your Selected Poems,I huddle around the fire in poetry'scomfort...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/readings-richard
Art
Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...us:questions of the bodyand the blood..."- from "A Reading of 'Persephones'" by Richard Dauenhauer in "Glacier Bay...like it," he said. "I remember my jaw just dropping upon reading it."Hunsaker, who has known the Dauenhauers since the early...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
Art
Thoughts on Richard Dauenhauer

...Library Nora and Dick must be some of the most internationally famous and influential Alaskan scholars - their work is required reading at universities around the world. Even before I came to Alaska, I joined a long list of graduate students assigned to read...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/thoughts-richard-dauenhauer
Art
New registrar hired at Alaska State Museums

...The new 118,000 square foot facility will feature museum galleries, a gift store, cafeteria, auditorium, classroom, reading room, research room, state and historical libraries, and state archives ? all under one roof. It is scheduled to open...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/new-registrar-hired-alaska-state-museums
Art
Juneau schools improve district-wide

...ASPI is the state's new way to track schools' progress in reading, writing and math proficiency; attendance; graduation rates...four-year graduation rate of 32.73 percent. Proficiency in reading, writing and math is also low at the school. Of 33 students...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/juneau-schools-improve-district-wide
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Reading "Romeo" on his own turf

...further.For readers who live in Juneau, however, scene of the events Jans describes, there is no room for disbelief when reading Jans' book, only renewed wonder and a desire to understand. For us, unlike many who will read it, the story of this calm...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/reading-romeo-his-own-turf
Art
Perseverance to hold workshop weekend

Perseverance Theatre will present a weekend of new play readings and a panel of new play specialists this weekend at the University of Alaska Southeast. These workshop readings and panels are part of Summerfest '14. Here's a look at the schedule...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/perseverance-hold-workshop-weekend
Art
Fall films worth looking forward to

...long last, what seemed like an endless summer is over - at the movies, anyway.It's time to put aside all that comic book reading that we call "research," sweep the word "sequel" aside and get serious about movies, because "serious movie season...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/fall-films-worth-looking-forward
Art
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...education. Advocates for pre-K education argue that it prepares students for the school system by giving them a head start on reading and other essential skills."The question is, do we support pre-K or do we support our graduates?" Dukowitz said. He...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/kito-dukowitz-face-chamber-debate
Local
Ballet director raises 'the barre'

...studies have shown that early childhood dance education "helps develop the brain and prepares them academically for math, reading . problem solving. It helps them in every facet."She also said nurturing those young students is how they are "building...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/ballet-director-raises-barre
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