The 11-person ensemble shared original and traditional music inspired by band founder and Tlingit glass artist Preston Singletary’s Southeast Alaska roots.
Led by Tlingit artist Preston Singletary, Khu.éex’ brings its indigenous sound to Juneau and Anchorage on a tour of Alaska.
If she wins, London would be the first winner from Alaska and the first with Native American or Alaska Native heritage.
Three young Alaska Native artists, including one from Ketchikan and one from Hydaburg, have been chosen to carve cedar house posts that will be cast in bronze and displayed in front of the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau.
Tlingit glass artist Preston Singletary explains the inspiration for his glass screen and his take on contemporary indigenous art.
COO Lee Kadinger hopes Sealaska Heritage Institute will be relocated by the end of January. The grand opening of the Walter Soboleff Center is May 15.
Sealaska Heritage still needs to raise less than $2.5 million of the $20 million project cost. The facility will be complete in January 2015.