The New York Sun newspaper in a six-part series of articles published on August 25, 1835, reported how an astronomer had used a new telescope to discover that life on the moon included a community of winged humanoids. Gavin and Wyatt gaze to the sky for lunar life creatures while John looks to the library for full moon music . It will be an all-lunar-tune playlist and it is no hoax that you are invited to listen to Crosscurrents, 8/25 at 8 a.m.
- Bob Banghart is developing the musical score for the upcoming stage adaptation at Arena Stage in Washington D.C.
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton, were met by a large crowd, music and dancing in Carcross this week. They event was part of a larger tour around the Yukon after traveling through British Columbia. The visit focused on First Nations issues and culture.
- The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has a new target date for opening its cultural immersion park at the old Thane Ore House. Last year, Central Council officials had hoped it would open this summer. Now, they’re shooting for 2018, after the Juneau Assembly approved a 1.2-acre land lease making it possible Monday evening.
- William Quayle, Jr. is running for the District 1 Juneau Assembly seat. The municipal election is Oct. 4.