Even in ‘The Painting,’ the world is divided

If central metaphor of “The Painting” is too on-the-nose for some, it’s well deserved. The movie makes no qualms about its socially conscious aims....

Coming together to save poetry, music and art

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.”

The Escher complex of ‘Antichamber’

Enter the world of “Antichamber,” a first-person PC puzzler developed by industry newcomer Alexander Bruce. Bruce has been working on the game for four years. What he accomplished is incredible.

Annual 2-D and 3-D Invitational showcases the many dimensions of UAA...

Each semester since spring 2012, UAA art professors have chosen one student per class to show in the annual 2-D and 3-D Invitational show in the Student Union Gallery. The invitational features art from students who have demonstrated advanced levels of skill in their classes.

Out North showcases Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead (en Inglés), is the annual Mexican tradition of celebrating the lives of those who have passed on. “It has pre-Columbian roots,” explains Indra Arriaga, co-chair for the exhibit.

The Modern Savage celebrates their five year anniversary

Williwaw hosts local indie rock bands final show before third album release

Beta Love: Ra Ra Riot’s new electronic embrace

After three years, New York-based band Ra Ra Riot is back with "Beta Love." Unfortunately, there is a constant reminder the band is going through a little bit of a genre identity crisis.

A farewell to Blockbuster

The Blockbuster on Northern Lights is closing. That means that there are four Blockbusters left in the state. While that number is higher than...

Love him or hate him, Daniel Tosh is coming

Daniel Tosh, comedian, actor, writer, executive producer, “Tosh.0” host and all-around funny guy, is paying a visit to Alaska in March. Tosh brings with him a comedy that is both self-deprecating and offensive.

Game Review: ‘Street Fighter X Mega Man’: The World Warriors give...

Since its first release in 1987, the “Mega Man” franchise has had it rough over the past couple years. Highly anticipated titles like “Mega Man Universe” and “Mega Man Legends 3” went down the drain after series creator Keiji Inafune left Capcom. The Blue Bomber's 25th anniversary year has looked bleak ever since. Thankfully, the massive cast of the “Street Fighter” series, who also celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2012, weren’t about to let a fellow Capcom character celebrate his birthday all alone and have given the Bomber a new set of bosses to take on for his anniversary.

Smoked Porter completely smokes the competition

The first thing you’ll notice about the Smoked Porter is the richness of the nose. In addition to the fermented scent that many brews...

‘Croz’ by David Crosby

Album: “Croz” Artist: David Crosby Genre: Rock Label: Blue Castle Records Release Date: Jan. 28, 2014 4 stars / 5 Those who have been inducted into the Rock and Roll...

UAA’s Clay Body Club aims to inspire students with annual art...

The UAA Clay Body Club’s annual Ceramic Invitational offers a free experience for anyone from art connoisseurs to the average Joe. The Hugh McPeck...

PostSecret creator visits UAA for free lecture

Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret, the internet’s anonymous secret-sharing phenomenon, is coming to UAA at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium. Warren will be presenting about the basics of the project, First Amendment rights and share secrets that aren’t publishable on the web or in his books.

Young talent makes noise in hardcore and electronic world

It’s hard to believe when listening to Idiot Pilot’s “Strange We Should Meet Here” that so much noise can be made by just two...

Trumpet player still astounds contemporary music scene

I'll start by stating that I am not well versed in jazz. I enjoy jazz. I listen to jazz. However, if pitted in a "Jazz Jeopardy" arena against even the most novice listener, I'd scarcely be able to identify a melody to its maker. So the big question is. who is Dizzy Gillespie? He is a musical god in his own right.