The ships are gone. The seasonal workers are gone.

Now it’s just the locals left in town.  Come join your neighbors on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Skagway School, as we welcome Vusi Mahlasela, South African musician, poet and activist into our little corner of the Lynn Canal for a night of soulful music.

Mahlasela’s songwriting became iconic for South Africans resisting Apartheid, and his songs have been heard all over the world.

It’s a rare treat to have him share his music with us.

You can learn more about this artist and his story at

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The Skagway Arts Council is looking for new board members!

Join the SAC board and help out with events planning so we can bring more wonderful acts like this one into our town.

The annual SAC membership meeting has been postponed and will be held in October.

Further details for this meeting, and for Vusi Mahlasela’s performance, will be announced in the next edition of The Skagway News, so keep your eyes peeled!