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Popeye (2014)

Opens Friday, Sep 26, 2014 Synopsis: Genndy Tartakovsky brings the beloved spinach-eating sailor with a heart of gold to the modern era with this computer animated picture for Sony Pictures Animation. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Today in history

...parties, except the Nazi Party, were outlawed. Cartoon character Popeye the Sailor made his movie debut in the Fleischer Studios animated short, "Popeye the Sailor."In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure providing funds...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Today in sports history

...Open by one stroke over Meg Mallon, her first victory on the LPGA Tour.2001 - Jacques Rogge, a Belgian surgeon and Olympic sailor with a squeaky-clean reputation, is elected to succeed Juan Antonio Samaranch as president of the International Olympic Committee...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-16
Sports
Exploring history

...Laperouse Society to Southeast Alaska. The trip will include a trip to Lituya Bay on July 13, the day in 1786 when the 21 sailors from the La Perouse expedition drowned, an event commemorated with the naming of bay's Cenotaph Island, still in use today...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
FYI for the week of June 1, 2014

...son, Zander Kai Coutlee, weighing 5 lbs. 15 oz., to Rachelle LaRue and Lyle Coutlee. ? On May 22, 2014, a daughter, Sailor Pearl Aceveda, weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz., to Eva Marks and Roy Aceveda. ? On May 22, 2014, a son, Smith Eric Sorensen...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-01/fyi-week-june-1-2014
Neighbors
Photo: Popeye the sailor man

Deckhand Brian Larson hoses off the Popeye as he prepares to leave Auke Bay Harbor to troll for king salmon on Thursday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-20/photo-popeye-sailor-man
Local
Polish engineer sets sail for Northwest Passage

...cap, catches and holds sea ice, which last year was thickest in the area since 2006.The Polish engineer and recreational sailor - on a year-long voyage around the arctic on his yacht, the Lady Dana 44 - slid his hand from east to west across the sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/polish-engineer-sets-sail-northwest-pas
State
My Turn: Children find role models where they can

...dad, and I will always be proud of him for the man he was: kind, ethical and generous to a fault. Despite being a career sailor, he never spoke like one. He hated four-letter words, and the only time I ever heard him use the F-word was, of course...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-15/my-turn-children-find-role-models-whe
Opinion
My Turn: Children find role models where they can

...dad, and I will always be proud of him for the man he was: kind, ethical and generous to a fault. Despite being a career sailor, he never spoke like one. He hated four-letter words, and the only time I ever heard him use the F-word was, of course...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-17/my-turn-children-find-role-models-whe
Opinion
'Sailor Talk' lecture highlights trans-Atlantic trip by local couple

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will host the second "Sailor Talk" event of the season from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday...Silverbow. Arrive before 6 p.m. to order food.SEAS "Sailor Talks" are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-02-08/sailor-talk-lecture-highlights-trans
Outdoors

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