“All he did was tell the truth.” The tagline for “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story” is a foreboding one foretelling the tragic nature of the documentary, even without the faded KKK photograph on the DVD’s cover.
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.
Over the past few weeks “Anchorage Is” has been playing weekend after weekend at The Bear...
ALBUM: "Trevor Hall" ARTIST: Trevor Hall RECORD LABEL: Vanguard Records Trevor Hall’s self-titled album is a good album to just chill out to, with its easy lyrics...
One of the things truly depressing about this age of online multiplayer is the marginalization of local multiplayer. No matter how awesome co-op in "Resident Evil 5" might be, there's something ineffibly rad about two or more dudes sitting in front of the same TV and talking trash.
No other series - save for "Mario Kart" - harks back to memories of four-controller communes centered around the good ol' TV quite like "Smash Brothers." Online play is fine, but nothing compares to local multiplayer gaming when you can trash-talk with your buddies in person.
"Mothership Zeta," the newest "Fallout 3" downloadable content pack has you fighting your way out of a massive UFO with a death ray. That's right, a death ray. This is the last "Fallout 3" downloadable content pack to be released, so might as well end on a high note.
Since the Student Union's art gallery has begun it's summer shows the art gallery team members have been working tirelessly to make sure everything runs smoothly with the gallery. They have set up for shows and then diligently watched over the show room every time.
YouTube alleges that more video is uploaded to their site in one month than the three major US networks have created in the last 60 years. Critics would dismiss it as all junk, and there certainly is plenty, but is it really just quantity over quality?
It’s likely you’ve heard a lot of talk on the Internet and TV about this new “PS4” or “Xbox One” console race. Retailers have been bombarded with questions regarding which console to get, what games to get, what accessories are needed and the usual uncertainty that comes with adopting a new gaming system. Hopefully this article will clear up some of that confusion.
Anchorage Music Co-Op and Middle Way Cafe pair to host underage open mic event
Lester Smiley brings his low-fi catchy tunes back home. A year ago he said goodbye to the group The Moon Knights, a staple at underground artist events in and around Anchorage, and journeyed to Portland. Smiley now returns with the band, Lester and the Hoax, and a new album 'I Want You to Haunt Me'.
An estimated 70 percent of all human communication is nonverbal. The nonverbal and verbal cues people give each other are celebrated around the world every day. UAA will add its name to that list at the upcoming talent show Mar. 29 in the Student Union South Cafeteria.
These days, many games try to tell complex stories. They follow the example of titles that succeed with edgy, well-told narratives without realizing that those legendary titles are, at their core, interactive experiences. “Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance” is one of those conflicted games. It can’t decide whether it wants to be an awesome action game like “Bayonetta” or a soul-crushingly dispiriting story like the other “Metal Gear” series titles.
“Down in the valley with whiskey rivers, these are the places you’ll find me hiding. These are the places I will always go.” These are the iconic lyrics from The Head and the Heart’s breakout tune “Down In The Valley,” a folk ballad that evokes a little piece of Jack Kerouac’s rambling mysticism in all of us. And they — these beautiful, quaint, and captivating folksters — certainly took listeners down there with them.
Every year the UAA music department and its students give the university a special symphony featuring every style of music from jazz to opera to hymnal chants. The 13th Symphony of Sounds, held recently last weekend, was a benchmark performance at UAA. The Symphony of Sounds may be a melodious treat to its listeners, but to the music department, it is an important fundraiser and an even more important showcase of the best of UAA's talent.
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...
Heavy, damp, gritty but also a little refreshing; so familiar, but until you step into the Student Union Gallery, it’s a difficult scent to place: grass.