Special Arts Programs

Special Arts Programs

Poetry Out Loud 2019

March 7, 2019

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. After successful…

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Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land

“Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska. With music and video projections, they weave their memories with little-known…

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Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land | Post-show panel discussion

A discussion following “Aan Aan Yátx’u Sáani:The Juneau Histories Theater Project” “Aan Yátx’u Sáani: Noble People of the Land, The Juneau Histories Theater Project,” is a one-of-a-kind theatrical event in which 5 Alaska Native community members share their real stories, illuminating their deep connections with the past, present, and future of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.…

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Poetry Out Loud 2018

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. After…

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Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations

360 North and KTOO Public Media are proud to announce the release of “Lineage: Tlingit Art Across Generations.” Produced in Juneau, Alaska in collaboration with Tlingit poet and storyteller Khaagwáask’ Ishmael Hope as co-director, the one-hour documentary takes viewers on an intimate journey into the lives of Tlingit artists. As Khaagwáask’ writes, “the film spends…

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Arts@360: Emanuel Jal

Emmanuel shares his story from child soldier to musician, peace activist and his messages about education and finding a life purpose through a mix of storytelling and hip hop music.

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Git Hoan, featuring Yées Ḵu.oo – Shu Gyad

This program features the Alaska Native dance groups Git Hoan and Yées Ḵu.oo recorded live at Juneau-Douglas High School on Sunday April 23rd, 2017. Produced by 360 North, the program is presented by Sealaska Heritage Institute in collaboration with the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council.

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Poetry Out Loud 2017

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation have partnered with U.S. state arts agencies to support Poetry Out Loud, a contest that encourages the nation’s youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage. After…

Special Arts Programs

Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities 2017

The Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities honors the accomplishments and contributions of culture bearers in Alaska. The award categories this year are Distinguished Service to the Humanities, Alaska Studies Educator of the Year, Arts Education, Alaska Native Arts, Arts Business Leadership, Individual Artist and Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. We will also welcome…

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