What's happening this week

...season featuring a Spanish theme. Complimentary light tapas, wine tasting featuring imported vintages from Europe and South America, a live outcry auction and a dessert auction. Live singing program featuring cast members of upcoming production...
Juneau author Stuart Cohen's new novel blends philosophy, humor and backcountry skiing

...years later. Not an uncommon story," he said.Also around this time, he started importing wool and alpaca from South America."Originally, I was just traveling and thought it would help offset expenses," he said. Soon, he found himself...
JAHC to host Mexican Brass Quintet Sunday

...and opera to blues, folk and pop -- and is also known for their theatrical showmanship. They have has performed in South America, the US, Canada, Africa, Algeria and China, and, most recently, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C...
Photo: A note from South America

...Trip South wait to cross the border from Chile into Argentina as they make their way by bike to the southern tip of South America this month. The group has traversed down the coast of Chile, across the dry interior of the thin country, and into...
Five Good Reads: John Morgan Melina Draper: Melina Draper's wonderful poems recall the author's magical childhood and adolescence in South America. Blending the personal with history, they are populated with remarkable characters, including the eccentric and...
On the Trails: Owl encounters

...instance, there are thought to be possibly eight(!) distinct species in Mexico and Central America (plus more in South America). They differ in color of plumage and song, as well as habitat and elevation. Perhaps instructively - the diversity...
'The Unrideables: Alaska Range' visits for special show

...and open new terrains. With the winter as it is, it's not so good, but I'm hoping this summer to go down to South America. My main mission is to keep training on really big mountains to train myself for what will come eventually - I have...
Nowhere left but North

...Argentina, the southernmost road-accessible town in South America, has reached the end of the road.Over the course...The other four continued south, through Central and South America, finishing at different times and via different methods...
Photo: The Finish Line

The final member of A Trip South completed the journey from Juneau to the southern-most tip of South America this month - the finish line in Tierra del Fuego. "Thanks so much to the Juneau Empire, Capital City Weekly and the K3 radio...
One for the history buffs

...the Spanish made seven voyages to Alaska. Unlike other Spanish adventures with the "conquistadores" in Meso and South America, all the voyages to Alaska were peaceful. All of the voyages, except the Malaspina voyage, originated in San Blas...


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