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Lynne Curry has seen plenty of low-down, dirty behavior in her 37 years of training and coaching employers and employees. Drawing on that experience, she has produced a valuable training manual for standing up to the bully and helping victims restore their confidence.Matt Zencey
A new children's book takes a trip into the Alaska wilderness, not far off from the reality of the book's author, who has taken numerous backcountry adventures with her children in tow.Alaska Dispatch News
John Luther Adams' sprawling, interactive, environmental, outdoor composition "Inuksuit" will receive its Alaska premiere during Juneau's Jazz and Classics festival in May.Mike Dunham
Alaska's champion poetry competitor presents what she's working on for the national championships at the Tap Root poetry slam.Mike Dunham
Together, the five volumes and 2,000 pages of 'Aunt Phil's Trunk' are neither an academic nor a comprehensive history of Alaska, but it is an entertaining and accessible account of the people who have called it home.David A. James
Art, culture and flyfishing are featured in this roundup of books by, about and for Alaskans.Kathleen Macknicki
An architect whose work helped transform post-civil war Beirut speaks in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau next week, and plays about electronic genius Nikola Tesla and the Irish Revolution come to local stages.Mike Dunham
In 1897, two men battled for control of the hellfire gold-rush town of Skaguay, Alaska: Soapy Smith, a pimp and con man, and Frank Reid, a onetime Indian fighter and the surveyor who laid out the town.Kathleen Macknicki
Anchorage's "Mikado" features a singer in the role she sang in "Foul Play" with Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn.Mike Dunham
The mystery of what happened to the Franklin expedition has haunted Arctic history since​ 1848.  David A. James
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