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Films, lectures celebrate Native American Heritage Month

...through two worlds.Nov. 20: "Smoke Signals." Directed and co-produced by Chris Eyre with a screenplay by Sherman Alexie, this film is based on the short story "This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" from the book Lone Ranger...
Campaign-ing for the Kings: Sacramento vs Seattle's departure in the critically acclaimed documentary "Sonicsgate." The film ends with a quote from writer Sherman Alexie that speaks to the current Seattle sentiment."To get a team I'm going to have to break the hearts of people just...
Remembering Ray Garrity

...chanceux, my friend. We are so very, very lucky.Taken (slightly amended) from "Owl Dancing With Fred Astaire" by Sherman Alexie: Ask yourself this: How many times in your life are you going to be asked to dance? Take that number and divide...
New fiction for adult readers is a complete story ? Dillon includes excerpts from long works too. Look for widely-published authors like Sherman Alexie, William Sanders, and Leslie Marmon Silko and find tucked between them, authors you'll be happy to discover...
Pacific Northwest indie bestseller list

...Draper7. "The Edge of Nowhere," by Elizabeth George8. "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian," by Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illus.)9. "The Book Thief," by Markus Zusak10. "Recycled Robots: 10 Robot Projects," by...
'Fancydancing' to success

...who was raised in Juneau and moved to Seattle two and a half years ago, has found success starring in Native author Sherman Alexie's new film "The Business of Fancydancing." Alexie said Tagaban, a first-time movie actor, was ideal. "It...
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Best Bets: Week offers smorgasbord for movie lovers times over the course of a weekend instead of just one night. Last weekend, the first offering of the season, Sherman Alexie's "The Business of Fancy Dancing," was a resounding success. Shows were packed and an extra screening was added...
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What's happening

...presented by Perseverance Theatre and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council. "The Business of Fancydancing," Sherman Alexie's film with Juneau actor Gene Tagaban, two showings in honor of Native American Heritage Month, 2 p.m. Friday...
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...including the American Book Award and the William Carlos Williams Award. The better-known Native American writer Sherman Alexie acknowledges her as an influence. A friend of mine who is a big fan of both Alexie and Harjo said it's clear she's...
Boyd rides wave of Native music

...people's songs. He went back to school for degrees in music and in small-business management. He met Indian writer Sherman Alexie in the early 1990s, and when Alexie wrote "Smoke Signals" - a film by and about American Indians that was honored...
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