In 2011, on the side of the Polaris Building in Fairbanks hung a four-story sign that read, “Looking for love again.” Two chalkboards at street level invited passers-by to share their memories of the building and hopes for its future. This art project, “Looking for Love Again,” was the brainchild of artist Candy Chang, commissioned by the Alaska Design Forum.
What is there to say about the newest UAA theatre production "The Women Of."? Not only was the acting superb, but also the stage itself was something to be in awe over. As one enters the Mainstage Theatre of the Fine Arts Building, the fi rst reaction is a subtle gasp when one takes in the sight of a desolate wasteland that the stage has become.
With the very cool idea behind the graphic novel "30 Days of Night" - vampires tramping up to Barrow, Alaska, for a monthlong feeding frenzy during winter's prolonged darkness - it was virtually assured that Hollywood would turn it into a movie. Yet while the flick is a huge cut above most of the gorefests passing themselves off as scary movies today, the premise and its repetitive gimmicks gradually grow as monotonous as, well, 30 days of night.
What “Rawnald Gregory Erickson The Second” did for STRFKR, “If You Didn’t See Me (Then You Weren’t On the Dancefloor)” has done for the eclectic indie-pop doppel-doppelganger that is Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. “If You Didn’t See Me” is both something of a love-lawsuit demanding an alibi and a subtle suggestion to the music world to take stock of this group. Maybe it’s just a long-song-name thing that works for breakout tunes.
"Transformers" is full of action and fantastic special effects. Unfortunately, the filming is so chaotic at times that it's hard to tell what's happening on the screen. While the plot is well-developed, there are periods of time where the story gets too bogged down by military information or technical data.
If tuning in to UAA’s college radio station KRUA 88.1 FM is not a part of your daily routine, you’re missing out.
National comedian Erin Jackson — featured on hit shows such as “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham”— performed at UAA last week thanks to the Student Activities board. TNL got the privilege to catch up with this leading lady of comedy before her preview show last Wednesday night in the Gorsuch Commons.
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.”
Back in Dec. 2014, Kendrick Lamar was the last musical guest on the Colbert Report. He performed an untitled song that saw Kendrick take...
'Rainbow Six: Vegas' 4.5/5 Stars "Rainbow Six: Vegas" puts the player in control of a Jack Bauer-esque covert ops agent and a pair of armored cronies. The mission: Take out the typical bad guys in a new environment. The "Rainbow Six" series has long been a solid source for tactical shooters.