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A payment plan for Willoughby District revamp?

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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/payment-plan-willoughby-district-revamp
Local
Hawai'i's poet laureate Kealoha visits Juneau

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.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/hawaiis-poet-laureate-kealoha-visits-june
Art
Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/community-invited-gajaa-hit-pole-raisin
Local | Art
Eagle and Raven totem poles to be raised Monday

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.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-25/eagle-and-raven-totem-poles-be-raised-mon
Art
Photo: Ukulele orchestra comes to 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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/photo-ukulele-orchestra-comes-juneau
Local
Empire Editorial: Winter in Juneau is arts heaven

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.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/empire-editorial-winter-juneau-arts-h
Opinion
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.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-09/city-looks-new-parking-structure
Local
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.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/juneau-farmers-market-and-food-festival-s
Art
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.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/food-truck-friday-finale
Art

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