Artist Ray Troll brings to life long-extinct creatures at the Anchorage...

"Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline" tells a visual story of Alaska's fossils with artist Ray Troll's signature whimsy.

Drink Review: Fu-Ki Sake

Fu-Ki Sake may sound like a silly name, but this traditional Japanese rice wine packs quite a punch. It’s clear, heavy and possesses a light, earthy aroma that’s subdued but powerful once it’s in your nose.

Keeping UAA’s a cappella tradition alive

In spirit of homecoming week, UAA's annual A Capella Festivella will return to Wendy Williamson Auditorium, Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m.

Carlo Rossi’s Sweet Red a diabetic’s worse nightmare

Not all wines are created equal, and while Carlo Rossi’s Sweet Red has its ups and downs, it’s a great deal for your dollar...

Christopher Sweeney: A legacy to be celebrated

The celebration of life for Christopher Sweeney, former associate professor of music and chair of the department, begins at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 in the UAA Recital Hall, Fine Arts Building Room 150.

@unlikelyhikers hopes to redefine what it means to be an...

By sharing stories about "unlikely hikers," Jenny Bruso hopes to break stereotypes about who play outdoors.

“Angel’s Melancholy” is garbage

“Angel’s Melancholy” is the artsy torture trash your parents warned you about. There’s a right way to make hardcore horror, and this movie is...

UAA’s rising star: Meet Devan Hawkins

“I’m addicted ,” said Devan Hawkins. “Nothing makes me more frustrated but nothing makes me happier." Hawkins, a senior studying social work at UAA just...

‘Alaska’ singer Maggie Rogers to perform first Anchorage show

A mix of Glass Animals and Ellie Goulding and Sylvan Esso, Concert Board Chair says

Lara Croft redesign needs to go back to the tombs

My fiance and I were browsing at Bosco’s in the Dimond Mall, and we overheard two male employees discussing Lara Croft’s redesigned look, which will debut in “Tomb Raider” March 5, 2013. I sensed they were both unhappy with the redesign, but I shrugged it off. A few minutes later, I glanced up at the TV and saw a game trailer.

UAA | University Art Analysis — The man who brought the...

While walking the halls of UAA’s Professional Studies Building, or PSB, students and faculty can observe the array of pictures and artwork hanging on...

Alaska Water Wars

A recent five-part radio series on Pebble Mine brings Alaska Native voices to the forefront.

‘Bloomsday’ exemplifies the dangers of sampling

Like fashion, musical trends fade in and out of the industry. Some enjoy longer stays than others — and even the short-lived trends can...

New Alaska Airlines Center artwork depicts a myth and the sun

New York City-based artist Osman Akan was inspired by Alaskan themes

Saturday Cinders: Despair has an expiration date

Leaving the past behind, local band Saturday Cinders looks to the future with new identities and optimism.

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...

Haunted Wendy Williamson

The theater is full of rapt gazes, all focused on observing the final moments of stage magic. Before the curtain falls, a figure appears, and her position both surprises and delights the audience. During a question and answer session immediately after the show, a young student raises his hand and asks about the unique effect. “How did you get the girl to float?” he asks. The cast and stage workers look at one another and the boy oddly. “What girl?”

Celebrate the end of winter with the Fur Rondy festival

Fur Rendezvous, better known as Fur Rondy, is an annual winter tradition in Alaska since 1935. What began as a three-day sporting event has...

The Esports Lounge isn’t just for professional gamers

“Esports” refers to playing video games professionally. The finals for tournaments that attract talent from all over the world are played on the stages...

‘We Are Not Alone’ feels like nothing at all

If I taught a horror history course, I’d open it with the Peruvian bore, “We Are Not Alone.” Not because it’s anything special, mind...

Sharing Alaska’s musical heritage

With The Alaska Radio Show and The Alaska Music Archives, Kurt Riemann is working to give regional music its fair share.

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...

Floating on to stardom

Anchorage band, Termination Dust, signed to Modest Mouse frontman's Glacial Pace Records.

Incompetency reigns in the Spanish hodgepodge ‘The Invisible Guardian’

“The Invisible Guardian” is another banal crime thriller slapped together with all the good pieces of better crime thrillers.

Is it hot in here or is it just ‘The Handmaiden?’

To call Korean auteur Park Chan-wook’s newest crime drama ravishing would be an understatement. It’s lusty to the core and focused on sweating bodies and post-World War II politics with enough twists to make John le Carré blush.

Mixing art and documentary ‘ALAXSXA | ALASKA’ comes to UAA

Innovative theater group Ping Chong + Company asks what it means to be Alaskan in their new performance that combines Yup'ik drum and dance, video, audio and puppetry.

25 years of ‘a-mazing’ a cappella

For the last 25 years, the UAA Concert Board has hosted A Cappella Festivella. The annual music event is part of homecoming week and...

Coming to peace with injury: UAA artist creates her urn

Ember Jackinsky has an upcoming First Friday show at Bootleggers 8 Star Saloon, 612 F St., on May 4 at 5 p.m.

A gaming center for everyone

Warehouse 49, a gaming center in Anchorage, provides those who are looking for a location to game with friends a convenient place to gather...

Four of a kind: BIZZAY’s “The Human Condition” explores connected themes...

“It’s a reminder that we’re all mortal, and we’re all going to die… So live as if you’re going to die,” Devan Hawkins said...