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Sitka Monthly Grind prepares for 21st season

...Council, the Monthly Grind is a family-friendly, themed event featuring local musicians, performers, dancers and story-tellers.Shows will be presented on Saturday, Oct. 10 (Back to the Future Grind); Friday, Nov. 6 (Whalefest Grind...
Jenny Yoo Hwa Miller

...women's day' visits; painting together or trying our hands at make-up parties. Jenny was a gifted writer and story teller. She loved to put on plays and 'rock star' shows with friends in the family living room. We thought we'd never...
My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

...there was simply no one interested in buying FRED and on no account could he let him slowly rot on the beach.The good Story Teller needn't make the reader suffer each detail of the anguish his subjects go through so this story won't go into the...
Off the Beaten Path: The bear truth

...the reality behind a lot of brown bear stories, I follow a simple formula of multiplying the baloney factor of the story teller by six and dividing the bear's weight by three. Bears can be intimidating, even horrifying, and always deserve...
JAHC names Mayor's Awards for the Arts recipients

...event has a theme, begins at 7 p.m., costs $7 (which is donated to charity) and often includes music. Each story-teller has seven minutes to tell their tale. The events, which are regularly full, are now held at Northern Light United...
Story teller Simpson ponders life, death 'In the Driver's Seat'

We live in an age of artistic excess. Novels get thicker. Movies get longer, begetting sequels and then threequels.
Thank You

...River Principal Diana Gifford, former assemblywoman Rosalee Walker and state Transportation Commissioner Joe Perkins. Story teller Brett Dillingham lent his time and had the students in stitches with his tales. Thanks are also due to Gastineau School...
Experiencing the intimacy of place

...before there were cameras, we only had stories to describe our experiences. Simple words were never enough for the story teller who wanted to convey the poetics of place. Images and emotions had to be burned deep into the bank of their memories...
Photo: Warm memories

...People decorated floating lanterns in memory of deceased loved one and friends which are set out on the frozen lake at the center. Mt. Susitna Singers, The Tlingit & Haida Dancers and story teller Jack Dalton performed at the celebration.
The art of preparing fish

...salmon welcomed guests.Ed is a house master and a story teller whose voice is low and quiet, the audience comparable in different communities from different story tellers. A variation is that instead of just the salmon, the...


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