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Coffee and Collections at the City Museum

Fri, 2018-03-16 17:00

As part of the City Museum’s on-going Coffee & Collections series, Richard Simpson will present on the Globalizing Southeast Alaska website on Saturday, March 17th from 10:30-noon. Coffee & Collections is a free event, and coffee will be provided thanks to a generous donation by Heritage Coffee Company.

The Globalizing Southeast Alaska website an open website that aims to collect visual artifacts regarding the social, environmental, and historical impact of the multinational cruise ship industry on the landscape of southeast Alaska. This project, part of a larger initiative developed by Geography and Environmental Studies students at UAS, aims to construct a spatial history of cruise ship tourism in Southeast Alaska from 1977-2017 and was funded in part by a Juneau History Grant from the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, City and Borough of Juneau, 2017.

Simpson is Assistant Professor of Humanities at the University of Alaska Southeast where he teaches literature and directs the Geography and Environmental Studies program.

Cost: FREE Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 10:30 to 12:00Website: http://juneau.org/llibrary/museum Type:  Age Suitability : 

March Barn Dance

Mon, 2018-03-12 10:00

March Barn Dance is Saturday March 24, 7:30-11pm at St. Ann’s Parish Hall, 5th Street downtown. Odette Edgar will teach and call contra dances to live French Canadian and Celtic music by the Taku Gaels. No experience or partners are needed. $10 Adults, $5 Students and age 25 and under, Free for JVs and Americorps. Sponsored by the Juneau International Folkdancers. Info at 586-1787.

Cost: $10 Adults, $5 Students and age 25 and under, Free for JVs and Americorps.Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 19:30Website: http://juneaucontras.org Type: