Fall Arts Preview

The Empire's Fall Arts Preview -- our fifth annual -- provides a partial listing of upcoming arts-related events in the capital city, particularly those that have been planned as part of local organizations' fall seasons.
City looks at new parking structure

The Willoughby district has been the center of attention lately when it comes to revamping downtown, and now a new parking structure is in the works for the area.
Juneau Farmer's Market and Food Festival scheduled for Saturday

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council will host the 7th annual Juneau Farmer's Market and Food Festival on Saturday, Aug., 30 at the JACC. The goal of the festival is to make people more self-sufficient by consuming and producing local foods.
Food Truck Friday finale

Food keeps our bodies going, and thanks to local efforts it's also bringing members of the Juneau community together. Over the summer, Food Truck Fridays have been providing locally crafted merchandise, live music and multiple food vendors.
Urban Decay Part III: Downtown Juneau's progress

Some buildings need a new coat of paint. Some are mere shells. The parking meters are wrapped in shrouds, the cigarette butt bins sometimes catch fire, and it isn't always easy for business owners to improve their properties.
JAHC announces three new hires

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council has announced the hiring of three new staff members.
WAC project receives ArtPlace America Grant

The pARTnership, a collaboration between the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council and Perseverance Theatre, announced Wednesday that it is among 55 grant recipients being funded by ArtPlace America.
Traditional Foods with a Modern Twist

Historically, soapberry dishes were made at ceremonial gatherings and considered an uncommon treat. Thanks to the biennial event Celebration, people have the chance to make and taste the dish this week.
Local | Celebration
JAHC announces Individual Artist Grant award recipients

The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council has announced the Individual Artist Grant award recipients for 2014-2015. Individual Artist Grants of up to $1000 are awarded...
UAS hosts Community Day Saturday

You don't have to be college-aged to enjoy the University of Alaska Southeast's Community Day on Campus. In fact, you don't even have to be old enough to read. There's something special for all ages during Saturday's event, which runs from 11 a.m.


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