Arts and culture

‘Molly of Denali’ drums up fun, cultural pride

Cartoon tells Native stories with Native voices.

 

At-first reluctant author talks about her Elizabeth Peratrovich book

Alaska Native rights advocate also took in cats and read Victor Hugo to high schoolers.

 

Woven squares by Chloe French, left, and Kathryn Rousso are part of the Giving Strength Robe project on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Juneau weaver Lily Hope is organizing dozens of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers from all over North America to weave 5-inch-by-5-inch squares that will be combined to make one traditional indigenous robe. Once completed, the robe will be given to Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Woven squares by Chloe French, left, and Kathryn Rousso are part of the Giving Strength Robe project on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Juneau weaver Lily Hope is organizing dozens of Chilkat and Ravenstail weavers from all over North America to weave 5-inch-by-5-inch squares that will be combined to make one traditional indigenous robe. Once completed, the robe will be given to Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Local pianist to join with rare singer for ‘emotional’ concert

Audiences will get the chance to hear something rare this weekend in Soldotna. Local musician Maria Allison is teaming up with Michigan singer Rehanna Thelwell… Continue reading