The Willoughby District could use a facelift - few argue otherwise - but the challenge is how to pay for it. At a quarterly meeting on Tuesday, stakeholders invited an expert to talk about Tax Increment Finance as a possible method.
When you first learn that Hawaii's Poet Laureate, Kealoha, graduated from MIT with a degree in nuclear physics, it may strike you as an odd combination of hard-core science and fluid creativity.
Two totem poles will be raised at the Gajaa Hit building in the Willoughby District today, an event that will be celebrated with a formal ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall.
A public totem pole raising ceremony will be held Monday, Sept. 29, for two new poles, a Raven and an Eagle pole, created for the Gajaa Hit building in downtown Juneau.
Alex Gold of the The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra "moon walks" across the stage as Peter Baynes, left, Sarah Dale, Alan Dowson and Stuart Crout, right, play a Michael Jackson song during their concert for Juneau School District students at the Juneau-Douglas High School auditorium on Thursday. The concert was an event of the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council.
The sun is waning and the temperatures are dropping. The leaves are changing, and Eaglecrest lift tickets are on sale. These are signs that winter and the arts season are approaching. We have a lot to look forward to.
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.
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.
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 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.
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