UAA ensemble to play crowd favorites for spring commencement

With a few more rehearsals to go through, Proskurnya and the ensemble will be ready to play in the Alaska Airlines Center on May 6 to celebrate this year’s graduates.

It’s a war of tones in the tryhard Austrian flick ‘Sarajevo’

Never has a movie been as blindingly overexposed as “Sarajevo.”

Ceramics students to present a semester’s work in Annual Spring Pottery...

On May 4 at 8 a.m., the doors to the wheel throwing studio will open for the Annual Spring Pottery Sale. UAA’s Clay Body...

Seven seniors hold thesis exhibit

For many seniors, a thesis paper is mandatory before graduating, but for the bachelor’s of fine arts students, a week-long exhibition showcasing their work...

Every opportunity ‘The Windmill’ has, it squanders

It’s rare to have a slasher so frontloaded with exposition that it feels rushed in its last half, but here we have “The Windmill,”...
Students from a wide variety of majors submitted artwork to the 2018 UAA Juried Student Art Show, which opened at the Hugh McPeck Gallery on April 12. The pieces will be on display until April 27.

Juried Student Art Show highlights talents from all majors

Any and all are welcome to submit their pieces to the art show to be judged by a juror

Students to showcase unique abilities in UAA Talent Show

On April 19 at 7 p.m., UAA students, staff, faculty, and the general public will have the opportunity to watch students show off their...

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...

Record Review: Summer 2018 has arrived in Kali Uchis’ ‘Isolation’

As winter retreats and snow continues to melt, the promise of summer glimmers in the near future, Kali Uchis’ debut studio album "Isolation" hints...

Some stories are black-and-white, ‘A Yellow Bird’ is black and blacker

Siva (Sivakumar Palakrishnan) is always on the outside looking in. As an ex-convict, getting out of prison only presented more challenges. Life outside it...

Dancers open the floor for next generation

During these dance battles, all the participants sign up for a specific battle and showcase their moves in front of their opponent(s). While they give it their all, three judges intently watch how they groove to the music and connect with their opponent.

The Weeknd steers us through heartbreak in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

The album consists of six songs with a total run time of 22 minutes. The album’s size takes you on an emotional journey through The Weeknd’s eyes.

Rain and Zoe travel to the main stage

"Rain and Zoe Save the World" is about the journey of two teenagers who travel cross-country via motorcycle to join a group of oil protesters. Along the way, Rain and Zoe learn the possible dangers the world may experience.

Pop into the Recital Hall for a concert of covers

The Contemporary Pop Songs Concert is free and open to the public.

Two sides to every story

UAA alumnus displays artwork at ARC Gallery outside of Consortium Library

Dour, thy name is ‘The Ritual’

Really, “The Ritual” has an identity problem: is it a monster flick smart enough to look original but too dumb to work? Or is it a coming-of-age story for four friends whose trauma keeps them apart?

‘Roseanne:’ The reboot America needed

20 years later, the Connor family tackles modern issues with inclusive comedy

Blink and you might miss the fierce Indian crime caper ‘Delhi...

In this dark Indian comedy, Tashi’s empty-headed fiancee Sonia unknowingly plays courier for a crime syndicate but can’t follow through, so she thrusts the responsibility onto Tashi, who thrusts onto Nitin, who thrusts it onto Arup.

‘Polished luminescence’ portrayed in New Dances 2018

Seven choreographers and 30 performers came together to create New Dances 2018. Each choreographer brings in their own concept and works independently with a group of dancers throughout the semester.

A night of music, dogs and face paint

Singer-songwriter Walter Martin will perform at the UAA Student Union on Friday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Student guitarists to showcase talent at upcoming recital

The Guitar Studio Student Recital will be held on April 11 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is a free event. Seats are first come, first serve.

Bringing France to Anchorage

The UAA's Department of Music will hold a faculty performance March 30 in the Fine Arts Building's Recital Hall

Students speak out at Open Mic Night

Participants ranged from shy musicians to seasoned speakers.

‘Verónica’s’ paranormal drama can go two ways, and both are tired

After her father’s death, unstable teenager Verónica (Sandra Escacena) tries to contact him via ouija board, only to be possessed by a dark force.

Lineup of April’s First Friday events

Events begin at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 6

‘Magical, elemental materials’ come alive in ‘Stone, Water, Wood’

University of Hartford professor opens exhibition in UAA gallery

Like its central relationship, ‘On Body and Soul’ missteps at a...

“On Body and Soul” is Hungarian director Ildikó Enyedi’s first feature in 18 years, so maybe that misstep is understandable...

Yorgos Lanthimos trades hilarity for horror in ‘The Killing of a...

Foreign Film Fanatic Jacob Holley-Kline says there’s nothing funny about Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” but that didn't keep him from laughing at it.

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

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.