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Art is big business in Southeast Alaska

Art is big business in Southeast AlaskaWhat are the arts worth to Southeast Alaska? A new economic study says at least $60 million a year in business.

The Canvas’s Tiles and Fire event brings in 135 participants

The Canvas’s Tiles and Fire event brings in 135 participantsThe Canvas is decorating its building downtown with a new community art mural made of handmade clay tiles.

Tiles and Fire is about community art, access and collaboration

Tiles and Fire is about community art, access and collaborationThe Canvas’s Brandon Howard and Kathryn Kell were on a Juneau Afternoon on Thursday and spoke about the Tiles and Fire community art project.

Living history group brings back Middle Ages

Living history group brings back Middle AgesKetchikan is home to a new group. It’s called the Shire or Canton of Erleninsel, and it’s the local chapter of the international Society of Creative Anachronism.

Children’s choir from Uganda sings in Juneau

Children’s choir from Uganda sings in JuneauThe choir sings songs in multiple languages, including two Ugandan ones.

Writers’ Showcase: a call for submissions

Writers’ Showcase: a call for submissionsAfter a successful pilot season of Writers’ Showcase, 360 North statewide public television and KTOO News would like to invite Alaska writers to participate in this next season.

Thai activist talks about political unrest in his home country

Thai activist talks about political unrest in his home countryThai activist, author, academic and two-time Nobel Peace prize nominee Sulak Sivaraska spoke Wednesday evening in Juneau.

Not my town! ‘Grizzly Trade’ ambles through places, personalities of SE

Not my town! ‘Grizzly Trade’ ambles through places, personalities of SEIt’s got a Vietnam vet with a big heart and anger management problems, a small-town newspaper reporter, and a hippie radio station.

A partnership of language and love

A partnership of language and loveDick Dauenhauer was teaching folklore at Alaska Methodist University in the early 1970s when he met student Nora Marks.

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cans

An archaeologist’s field guide to coffee cansHills Bros. coffee was so popular in Alaska it inspired a local archaeologist to produce a field guide, the “Hills Bros. Coffee Can Chronology.”