It's hard to make violence in movies meaningful. So hard, in fact, that most movies, especially big budget releases, can't get their head around...
There was a day when “The Chronic” reigned supreme. Dr. Dre brought the synthesizer to hip-hop and no Los Angeles club would be the same for years to come. In the 80’s, socially conscious hip-hop, like De La Soul’s “3 Feet High and Rising” and A Tribe Called Quest’s “The Low End Theory,” dominated the rap landscape. Groups like N.W.A rose to prominence with “Straight Outta Compton” and two members from that group, Ice Cube and Dr. Dre, would find fame with critically and commercially acclaimed solo releases.
Q: Who are the band members on the recording? And who are the band members performing at the CD release? A: I played all the instruments on the CD. The Hoax live line up includes me on guitar and percussion and my friends Ted and Jeff from the Moon Knights and iLeah from Miss Midnight Ago Go.
She may have retired from being UAA’s chancellor, but Frances “Fran” Ulmer has been keeping busy. Ulmer visited UAA on March 1 to share something very special to her, a children’s book she wrote for her three-year-old grandson, Lucas.
On Wednesday April 3 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. the living arts will be on display with vigor in the UAA Campus Bookstore. “I started thinking about the government cutting the arts from school budgets and how that is taking art, music and poetry and turning it into somewhat of a lost art,” said student and performance artist Taichiro Ward. “When I was growing up I was immerged in the arts and so this issue is very important to me.”
Over the years, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have tackled many heavy issues on their smash-hit television show “South Park.” From Charles Dickens to...
Sinfonia is a one-night-only performance, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. The show will run roughly 90 minutes with an intermission at the Recital Hall in UAA's Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $9.99 for students, $14.99 for military and seniors and $19.99 for general public adults, available for purchase at artsuaa.com.
The one and only band known as Portugal, The Man is taking its show onto the cold road to Alaska. They will be in the state for two big performances. Their first show will be at Club Millennium on Friday, May 1. This is one show definitely worth going to because The Moon Knights, The Hoons and The Queen's Spade will be opening for them.
February and March are packed with plenty of things to do in the Anchorage area: Fur Rendezvous, the Iditarod, remembering what the sun looks...
Clinging to the coattails of other bands by regurgitating the garage rock presence and attitude of the Kinks and the Rolling Stones has elevated Swedish quintet The Hives into a position of fame. Their second full-length major label (Universal/Interscope) effort, "The Black and White Album," is as clichéd as the album title itself.
UAA theatre major gets into the role of Romeo with TBA Theatre The TBA Theatre Company will be putting on the famous Shakespeare production "Romeo and Juliet" over in APU's Grant Hall until March 1. The tragedy will be presented in its classic form, no twists or turns like Verona suddenly becoming a space station.