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.

Alaska Water Wars

A recent five-part radio series on Pebble Mine brings Alaska Native voices to the forefront.

Incompetency reigns in the Spanish hodgepodge ‘The Invisible Guardian’

“The Invisible Guardian” is another banal crime thriller slapped together with all the good pieces of better crime thrillers.

Floating on to stardom

Anchorage band, Termination Dust, signed to Modest Mouse frontman's Glacial Pace Records.

Anchorage International Film Festival returns with hundreds of new films

Anchorage International Film Festival is in its 16th year and runs Dec. 1-10

Once is never enough for the murky thriller ‘Bluebeard’

Like the great crime thrillers “Bluebeard” tries to be, it leaves you with more questions than answers. Unlike those same movies, however, it’s not smart enough to let viewers come up with the answers.

Local radio, local musicians

Out North Radio's Studio Sessions give lesser-known bands a chance to play a show live on air.

Art and commerce are the rich man’s game in ‘Beltracchi: The...

In its most striking moments, “Beltracchi: The Art of Forgery” drops its sympathetic eye and watches the artist work.

A night of music and community

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.

‘Sword Master’ tries to hide its well-trod story

The fight scenes are grand, the performances are larger than life, and the set design is lavish.

Chocolate and a bittersweet goodbye

After over two decades of giving chocolate demonstrations at the UAA Bookstore and retirement on the horizon, Chef Vern Wolfram's upcoming presentation will likely be his last.

When ‘Magical Girl’ relaxes, it captivates

By the climax, Vermut threatens to overstate his point, but he gets engrossed in his story instead and lets it breathe.

Saturday Cinders: Despair has an expiration date

Leaving the past behind, local band Saturday Cinders looks to the future with new identities and optimism.

‘Alaska’ singer Maggie Rogers to perform first Anchorage show

A mix of Glass Animals and Ellie Goulding and Sylvan Esso, Concert Board Chair says

Student choreography, dancers take center stage

Dance in Performance returns to Harper Studio

Localize It: Throw, trim, glaze, repeat

Maxine Feteke's love for ceramics has thrown her into in what UAA's art program has to offer.

The zine scene

Small magazines celebrate local artists, photographers

November First Friday offers wide range of art, photography events

Museums, boutiques and restaurants are once again hosting works of art and events in Anchorage for the First Friday of November.Events at the Anchorage...

For better and worse, ‘Look Who’s Back’ rides on its premise

Oliver Masucci plays a mean Hitler, one who, surprisingly, is hard to hate. Sure, he’s Hitler, but his time has passed. Or has it?

‘Observed Faces’ coming to the ARC Gallery

David Pettibone's upcoming exhibit features a series of portraits he hopes will show the sincerity behind the act of painting them

New Alaska Airlines Center artwork depicts a myth and the sun

New York City-based artist Osman Akan was inspired by Alaskan themes

Naked comes the ‘Stranger by the Lake’

The French drama thriller is bursting at the seams with sex, simulated and unsimulated.

Taking classical guitar and percussion to another level

"Mundus Canis: A Guitar and Percussion Concert" will take place Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the UAA Fine Arts Building. Tickets are $9.99 for students, $14.99 for seniors and military and $19.99 for adults.