Zachary Snowdon Smith
In the hands of an auteur filmmaker rather than a workman, perhaps "It Chapter Two" could have been great.
“There are a lot of people in town that practice archery and have their own equipment, and others that are interested in learning,” says Cordova Trap and Gun Club board member Danielle Verna. “An event like the Turkey Shoot is an opportunity to bring those folks together."
A pie-baking contest drew entries ranging from traditional apple and pumpkin to a lemon and lowbush cranberry jelly pie topped with an elaborate mass of gold-flecked meringue.
“It gets the kids involved in giving, rather than just getting,” says Pastor Steve Leppert.
For the 26th annual Sobriety Celebration, Teal Hansen created a symbolically dense logo combining scientific diagrams with Native iconography.
Revenue from an art sale held at the Reluctant Fisherman Inn will be donated to the Cordova arts council.
"Comedy is subjective," says Tatanka Means. "It’s like music — everybody likes a different type, so I try to bring something for everybody."
The ambience of the center’s North Star Theatre will allow attendees to enjoy presentations by speakers and dance groups with fewer distractions, Sobriety Celebration coordinator Mary Babic said.
The Copper River Basin Symposium has called for 250-word presentation abstracts on topics ranging from fisheries management to geology, glaciology and human history.
“It’s a lifesaver for our business, is what it is,” says Kayak Cafe co-owner Karen Deaton Perry. “We weren’t doing badly, but we’re doing awesome now.”