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"

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.

One of Anchorage’s hottest vinyl stores, Obsession Records, is expanding

With the recent comeback of record players, everyone seems to be dusting off their old turntable and playing their old favorite album, just as...

Hitbox Retrospective: Mass Effect 2

After almost 10 years, Mass Effect 2’s combat is dated. Thankfully, its writing isn’t. The purpose of this retrospective is to determine if Mass Effect...

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...

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...

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

Childish Gambino creates a music genre of his own with ‘Awaken,...

The highly anticipated delivery of Childish Gambino's newest album has finally arrived - and been just as game-changing as we expected it to be....

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

Local radio, local musicians

Out North Radio's Studio Sessions give lesser-known bands a chance to play a show live on air.

The quest for Anchorage’s best chicken fried steak

In the search to find the best chicken fried steak in Anchorage, Victoria and I realized that there are, quite possibly, too many breakfast...

Quick Dash Films shows off collaborative talents in short films

Brothers James and John Kendall are making short films for now, but hope to someday create a feature film. The Kendall brothers grew up in...

Student choreography, dancers take center stage

Dance in Performance returns to Harper Studio

Theatre Review: The Taming of the Shrew

by Janeen Russell  One of William Shakespeare’s earliest plays, The Taming of the Shrew, wrapped up production last Sunday. Presented by the UAA’s Department of...

All About Anchorage: summer events in June

Take a look at what Anchorage has to offer through the first month of the summer

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...

Murals of opioid addictions, recoveries and hope

The murals are on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building until March 8, when they will be featured at Anchor Park Methodist Church for a showing hosted by the Opioid Task Force at 4 p.m.

Science museum showcases findings of dinosaurs and sea monsters

The Alaska Museum of Science and Nature is located on 201 N. Bragaw St. The museum is open Thursday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m

‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre:’ A look at Western greed...

Iconic film shows the psychological impact of prospecting

UAA Jazz Ensemble to spread love of jazz with benefit concert

The first Jazz Benefit Concert of the year will be in swing on Oct. 24. A variety of talents from UAA students, faculty, alumni...

The last First Friday of summer

There's a lot to do while the sun's still out this First Friday in downtown Anchorage with events starting as early as 4 p.m. The...

God save us from ‘Rise of the Legend’

The martial arts genre is built on Wong Fei-hung's life. Born in 1847, the Chinese folk hero ran a martial arts school and medical...

All Things Debauchery: “Bloodello” returns to Koot’s

At the end of the month, the worlds of haunt and burlesque will collide once again for the return of “Bloodello,” a burlesque show...

“The Original Butt Sketch”

For UAA students who have been to Campus Kickoff in the past, they know the Butt Sketcher. Lines lengthen across Cuddy Quad to get...

Yellowcard Q&A with violinist Sean Mackin

Yellowcard a pop punk/alternative band that’s been around for 17 years and began playing together purely for the opportunity to play the Vans Warped...

PBS Kids show portrays Alaska Native culture

Princess Daazhraii Johnson, a Gwich’in Athabascan producer who lives in Fairbanks, is the creative producer for the series. She is also an alumna of UAA.

UAA graduate showcases ‘Intimacy’

In May, Anya Gudimova graduated from UAA with a degree in art with a concentration in painting, and a minor in English with an...

“Splice” is twisted, morally disturbing

The writer’s of “Splice” are as visionary in their concept as they are depraved. This movie depicts an internal battle of morals versus the...

Tune into ‘two hours of pure randomness’ with “The Boys Are...

"The Boys Are Back in Town" is a student-run radio show on KRUA, the university's radio station. The show is performed by three close...

Campus Art Walk

Have you ever wondered what that sculpture outside Rasmuson Hall means or why there’s a stone lion in the UAA Geological Rock Garden? You...