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By Dan Rudy 

Greek guitar duo share heritage with Wrangell Bearfest


August 3, 2017

Dan Rudy / Wrangell Sentinel

Brothers Demitri and Thano Sahnas regale onlookers with a song from their upcoming album, outside the Stikine Inn on a lovely Friday evening.

More than just focusing on the local wildlife, Wrangell's annual Bearfest is also an opportunity to focus on the creative arts.

Whether it is judging photographs and paintings at the Nolan Center, a "Bear-oque" classical concert and fundraiser lunch for the Wrangell Chorale, local girls playing their violins during the Saturday market, or judges selecting their favorite pies, there were varied ways last week to highlight the beauty and inspiration that comes from living in rural Alaska. Workshops on photography and art were also a draw for adults and children alike.

Besides food, music may...

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