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Why Alaskans should read Alaska Quarterly Review

...The New York Review of Books as one of America's "best and most imaginative literary magazines," and by writer Sherman Alexie as "one of the top ten literary magazines in the country."The centerpiece of the latest issue, Spring & Summer...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...participating in the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Seattle, alongside poets Gary Snyder and Sherman Alexie.Her two major individual works are "Life Woven with Song," a collection of poems, essays and plays published...
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...
'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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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...
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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Banned Books Week celebrates freedom of choice

...year's list includes: "Twilight" by Stephenie Meyer, "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie, "Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War" by Mark Bowden, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil," by John...


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