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.

Out and about: A lineup of First Friday events in Anchorage

This upcoming Friday, March 2, a number of different art showcases, exhibitions and First Friday events will be held close to UAA and the...

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.

Rich Brian’s debut, ‘Amen,’ blesses the charts

Rising artist Rich Brian, the 18-year-old rapper from Indonesia, releases his debut album

Student sends political message with art collection

There will be a First Friday reception for “We’re All in This Together” from 5 to 7 p.m. March 2 in the Hugh McPeck Gallery, located upstairs at the Student Union.

A noteworthy weekend

Symphony of Sounds 2018 is a major event for UAA's Department of Music, Feb. 24 - 25

The classic sci-fi sensibility of ‘The Similars’ is impossible to resist

Director Isaac Ezban has a deep love for form, stretching a shallow plot to its absolute limit and driving his characters insane in the process. Watching them break down in the midst of some kind of invasion is a joy, and getting wrapped up in the chaos is inevitable.

‘Brazil to Alaska,’ a show to remember it

A performance consisting of Timothy Smith, Karl Pasch and Lars Hoefs will perform in concert as a unique trio

34 years on, there’s no movie like ‘Eight Diagram Pole Fighter’

I first watched the Shaw Brothers masterpiece “Eight Diagram Pole Fighter” on a Saturday with my now fiancée. I knew what the Shaw Brothers...

A week of festivities with Winterfest

Winterfest is back with plenty of new activities and past favorites

High school filmmakers aim for international recognition

“It’s very interesting because I’ve always been in a position where I am able to speak for myself because I’ve been raised in a country where my first language is the main language. So, I find it very interesting that I’m able to express someone else’s version of what it’s like to live in a different country,” Cailey Winn, the actress playing Sasha, said.

‘Back to the Moon for Good’: The tale of man’s journey...

The final showing of "Back to the Moon for Good" will be held on Feb 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the UAA Planetarium. Tickets are available through UAATix.com, and are $10 for the general public, $5 for students and for youth (12 and under).

Female perspectives on female bodies

Riva Symko will host a short walk through of the exhibit to point out some of her favorites and interesting facts on March 1, 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

Tsagaan Sar: A Mongolian tradition, in Alaska

Mongolian Students Society vice president Munkh-Urguu Enkhbold says Tsagaan Sar is the Mongolian and Eastern Asian equivalent of Christmas. It provides an opportunity to celebrate family and Mongolian traditions, such as cuisine and clothing.

In ‘The Blind Christ,’ faith is more important than miracles

A Chilean drama that’s as much a poem as it is a movie, makes a mesmerizing effort to put a fresh spin on the story of Christ.

Revenge is cold as can be in ‘Bad Day for the...

Nigel O’Neill leads the pack as protagonist Donal, the fiercely loyal son of Florence (Stella McCusker) who fills his days looking after his mother and their farm. One night, he drinks himself to sleep and wakes up to see a “fancy sort of boy” and his shadowy associate leaving his home. Inside, he finds his mother bludgeoned to death on the carpet, her mantle clock as the murder weapon.

Theatre students debut ‘Earthquake ’64’

Upcoming play focuses on impact of Good Friday earthquake on state and nation

Get off the couch!

Free lectures, snowshoeing and 'Harry Potter' event

The true star of ‘Radius’ is its story

With serviceable performances and a killer narrative, “Radius” rides on its formal strengths more than anything.

All about improv for Chi Alpha’s comedy night

Chi Alpha, a Christian club on campus, will hold a comedy night for everyone on Jan. 26th at 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall.

Swing by the Anchorage Folk Festival

This year’s schedule packs in over 140 local acts and 40 workshops, with topics ranging from juggling, to Zen of music theory, to swing dancing. Each week of the festival also features a special guest artist.

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.