Alexandra McCall, Chase Knutson and Ben Hagensieker play characters Emma, Robert and Jerry in “Betrayal.”

Thesis project betrays the norm

A theatre student’s thesis project is a little bit different than the average thesis assignment. Paitton Reid is graduating in just a few weeks. One...

UAA’s Multicultural Fair: Celebration for everyone

UAA’s first Multicultural Fair took place in the Student Union on March 21. The event offered a chance for students to experience different nationalities...

‘Infinite possibility’: ARC Gallery displays nests in various forms

The subject of “nests” can mean many things. It can symbolize a home, a place of growth and even femininity. The ARC Gallery is...
UAA Dance Club members at the PSB dance studio. Photos courtesy of UAA Dance Club.

UAA Dance Club adapts to physical abilities

Most students hear about Dance Club through UAA’s dance program, which allows them to continue to dance outside of classes and performances. However, the...

Put some chocolate into your spring

Who doesn’t love a big, chocolate bunny for Easter? Just in time for the holiday, give a sweet treat to family or friends (or...
“They Speak to Me II” hung in the Kimura Gallery, second floor of the Fine Arts Building. Photo credit: Riva Symko.

Exhibiting storytelling

The Kimura Gallery is hosting a new exhibit entitled “Mishaps, Miscalculations, Oracles and Aeons” that’s vivid, colorful and a whole lot of unique. The art...

UAA | University Art Analysis – Unidentified: Mysterious art at UAA

There is an unidentifiable statue outside of the university bookstore that often goes unnoticed. The statue depicts a little girl sitting on a rock...

UAA | University Art Analysis – When statues become scenery

When art becomes a fixture, does time erode meaning? In 1999, Bright Bimpong was commissioned to make two statues for Rasmuson Hall. These curious statues...

Ancient Greek comedy, ‘Lysistrata,’ opens this weekend

It’s 411 BCE. The Peloponnesian War is ongoing. A woman named Lysistrata takes it upon herself to help stop the war by persuading other...

New, fictional Alaska TV show in the making

A small town in Southeast Alaska is home to approximately 8,700  people. That town is Sitka. It’s the same place that the rom-com “The...

Winterfest 2019 is coming: Competitions, painting, films and more

February and March are packed with plenty of things to do in the Anchorage area: Fur Rendezvous, the Iditarod, remembering what the sun looks...

Creativity celebrated in Youth Art Month

Approximately 800 Anchorage School District students will have their art displayed around Anchorage for Youth Art Month. Youth Art Month is a national program under...

The perfect date for a date: Valentine’s weekend calendar

Valentine’s day is Thursday, Feb. 14. If you’re looking for date ideas for you and your new bae, longtime sweetheart or maybe just some...

Photos, art wanted for Parking Services’ contests

It’s a while from now, but soon enough, it’ll be August and the fall semester will begin. And after registering for classes, there’s another...

Ceramics take over the Hugh McPeck

The Clay Body Ceramic Invitational exhibit in the Student Union’s gallery is full of unique, ceramic artwork created by the Clay Body Club and...

Learn money, earn money

The $avvy $eawolf $eries is back on UAA grounds for its 11th semester of making students more financially literate. The series consists of workshops...

Glee Club is welcoming new voices

The Glee Club at UAA is in its ninth year as an a cappella singing community. The Glee Club has been around since 2010; it...

Picking Up the Pieces: UAA ceramic artist Viola Armistead reflects on...

When Southcentral Alaska was struck by a 7.0-magnitude earthquake, Viola Armitstead had two concerns in mind; the immediate safety of her family… and the...

A month’s worth of holiday cheer

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and a wonderful chance to participate in local events. Luckily, Anchorage has got you covered for...

The classic tale of the Nutcracker gets a twist

The Nutcracker is a family-friendly, holiday classic. But how many times can the tale be told before it becomes lackadaisical? Pulse Dance Company is...

Last First Friday of the year

It's the last opportunity in 2018 to check out First Friday with a wintry walk downtown. There's plenty to see and do, along with...

A ‘fun-filmed’ 10 days

The 18th season of the Anchorage International Film Festival is in full swing. The 10-day event, which began on Nov. 30 and will continue...

A one-stop shop for the holidays while supporting local artists

Looking for the perfect gift for everybody on your list this holiday season? The UAA Clay Body Club, the university’s student-run ceramics club, has...

‘New Kid’ sends important message to children disguised as humorous play

“New Kid,” the next performance on the UAA Theatre and Dance schedule, is a production aimed at Anchorage’s younger audience of elementary-aged students. The...

Poetry workshop to prepare students for annual conference

Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society at UAA, will host a poetry workshop and slam poetry reading on Nov. 28 . The...

Gobble ’til you wobble: Where to find fun, events, food this...

If you're like me, Christmas started on Nov. 1 — but, of course, that doesn't mean we skip over Thanksgiving. There's obviously a break...

Local Alaskan artist to showcase unique medium in ARC Gallery

Carol Lambert, an Alaskan resident since 1979 and an artist much earlier, is a prominent figure in the Alaskan printmaking community and is bringing...

Something for everyone at Tri Sigma’s holiday bazaar

For the second year in a row, the Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Sigma Sigma, or Tri Sigma, will host a holiday bazaar for all...

The core of Dance Club shines in Student Showcase

The dance studio in the Professional Studies Building will host the UAA Dance Student Showcase put on by UAA's Dance Club. The production features 25...

‘Mr. UAA’: Good fun for a good cause

It's not too often that men are offered the chance to compete in pageants. “Mr. UAA” is just that opportunity. Sigma Sigma Sigma, or Tri...