"I need a wig wrangler," said Patricia Hull at rehearsal the other night, bursting through the dressing room door wearing full late 19th century costume, complete with cameo brooch, shawl and fur hand muff. "Alas, the perils of a one-woman production.
A local construction company is appealing the city's decision last month to deny rezoning the area dubbed the "Field of Fireweed." The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly unanimously voted Monday to accept Bicknell, Inc.
The Mayor's Awards for the Arts are designed to recognize community members whose contributions strengthen Juneau's arts community in various ways - from volunteer activities to monetary support to artistic work.
Perseverance Theatre has been awarded $50,000 from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and $25,000 from the Rasmuson Foundation to continue work on the pre-development phase of the Willoughby Arts Complex.
Thumbs up to the stalemate between the Juneau School District and the teachers' union finally ending.
The Juneau Arts & Humanities Council has announced the selection of the recipients for the Seventh Annual Mayor's Awards for the Arts, to be presented at the Sunday Wearable Arts Extravaganza on Feb. 9 at 3 p.m., at Centennial Hall.
Walking in to Jenna Gonzales Smith's downtown studio space, you might wonder what kind of strange pet she's been harboring in there: the grey carpet is covered with a layer of what looks to be animal hair -- black and white, mostly, with strands of purple, orange, gold and red. A closer look reveals it to be thread - residue from Smith's latest artistic creation, a wearable art piece called "True Colors."
About 40 local artists and performers converged on the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Saturday for a preliminary discussion about a new theater complex to house a plethora of events for the capital city's growing arts scene.
During Gallery Walk on December 6, many of you - my friends and neighbors and folks I don't even know - walked through the main hall of the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
This year, we honored the history of our arts community with the observance of several major milestones: the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council and KTOO both turned 40, and the Juneau Symphony celebrated 50, marking the occasion with a performance of Beethoven's Ninth in April.
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