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.

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.

@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.

‘Alaska’ singer Maggie Rogers to perform first Anchorage show

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

Phantom of the Opera: Broadway vs. Hollywood

From a woman gaining fame and adoration by murdering her lover, to the genius of a man living beneath an opera house, Broadway productions...

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.

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.

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.

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.

Local movie makers screen their first feature film

BIZZAY, a local production company with ties to the University of Alaska, recently screened their first feature length film, "Chance"

Drink Review: Manischewitz Blackberry Wine

The Manischewitz blackberry wine is made completely from blackberries, with no additional fruits thrown in. Its color is a deep red hue, similar to strawberry jam, and its scent is sweet and fruity, though not easily identifiable as blackberries.

Local Anchorage pizzeria ranks #3 in America

Moose’s Tooth Pub and Pizzeria in Anchorage claimed the bronze medal on Trip Advisor’s top 10 pizza restaurants. The business ranks at a 4.5/5...

Chocolate and a bittersweet goodbye

After over two decades of giving chocolate demonstrations at the UAA Bookstore and retirement on the horizon, Chef Vern Wolfram's upcoming presentation will likely be his last.

Classical pianist wraps up van tour of Alaska

Brooklyn-based classical pianist Miki Sawada hoped to show classical music's continued relevance through her "Gather Hear Alaska" tour

Thomas Chung’s ‘The Trickster’ on display at ARC Gallery

After drawing controversy over decapitated Trump painting, UAA art professor’s current exhibit looks at the trickster archetype

Student choreography, dancers take center stage

Dance in Performance returns to Harper Studio

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?”

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.

‘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...

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...

November First Friday offers wide range of art, photography events

Museums, boutiques and restaurants are once again hosting works of art and events in Anchorage for the First Friday of November.Events at the Anchorage...

‘Shin Godzilla’ propels Gojira into the 21st century

Thank the lord for the linear thrill ride of “Shin Godzilla.” In a world where white supremacists are on the march again and our...

Countdown to Senshi Con

Alaska's largest anime convention is more than just cosplay and comics.

‘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...

Alaska Native storytelling: Will it survive?

When the boarding schools came to Alaska and the lower 48, an entire generation of Alaska Natives was robbed of their language. Those who...

The First Friday of fall preview

Experience new art across downtown Anchorage during this month's First Friday event Oct. 6

Localize It: Throw, trim, glaze, repeat

Maxine Feteke's love for ceramics has thrown her into in what UAA's art program has to offer.

Upcoming exhibit highlights artists’ majors

“My College Is…” will feature artwork submitted by students majoring in psychology, business, English and geology.

English department’s annual anthology accepting creative work from all majors

"Understory: An Annual Anthology of Achievement" features undergraduate works of creative writing and scholarly research.