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.

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...