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Paul Nicklen, Biologist and National Geographic Arctic Photographer Explains How He Got His Start As a Photographer

October 15, 20140

National Geographic has just debuted its “Live!” speaker series in Anchorage. From daring tales of dealing with 8,000-pound elephant seals…

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The sweet harmony of A Cappella Festivella 21

October 7, 20140

The human voice is an instrument in itself. While pop music is saturated with production and synthesizers, a cappella music…

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‘In Bruges’ is impossibly poignant

October 7, 20140

It is said that on the final day, the Son of Man will return to earth and separate the good…

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‘Tyranny’ is a bizarre journey

October 6, 20140

Album: “Tyranny” Artist: Julian Casablancas + The Voidz Release Date: September 23, 2014 Label: Cult Records Rating: 2/5 Let me…

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‘Gone with the Wind’ is a product of its time

October 6, 20140

Title: “Gone with the Wind” Director: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood Release date: Jan. 1, 1939 Rating: 3/5 Sometimes,…

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‘Wasteland 2′ is brutally nostalgic

October 6, 20140

Game: “Wasteland 2” Developer: inXile Entertainment Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: Sept. 19, 2014 Rating: 4/5 + Plenty of…

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‘Utopian Dreams’ embraces the unreal

September 30, 20140

There’s a whole other world in the Consortium Library ARC Gallery. With snakes of black paint on the walls and…

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UAA 2014-2015 theater season preview

September 30, 20140

Just next month, the UAA Theatre Department will begin its 2014-2015 season. With a musical, a Shakespeare comedy and two…

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Senshi-Con 2014 for newcomers and old-timers: A first timer’s experience versus and expert’s perspective

September 30, 20140

First timer’s experience By Tulsi Patil Overwhelmed. That was how I was prepared to feel as I looked for parking…

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‘Minimum’ is an intriguing blend

September 30, 20140

Game: “Minimum” Developer: Human Head Studios Platform: PC Release Date: Sept. 10, 2014 Rating: 4/5 +Great genre mixing +Looks stunning…

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‘Brazil’ is dystopian at its best

September 30, 20140

Every single bureaucrat and piece of technology in Terry Gilliam’s opus, “Brazil,” is, without exception, incompetent or broken. The whole…

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‘Infection’ is a deliciously repulsive mess

September 23, 20140

If David Lynch created “All My Children,” it would probably look a lot like “Infection.” That’s both good and bad.…

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Successful first concert at the Alaska Airlines Center

September 23, 20140

The Alabama Shakes took the stage Sept. 13 at the Alaska Airlines Center with opening Alaskan act the Whipsaws. The…

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‘Destiny’ is too ambitious

September 19, 20140

Bungie is primarily known as the developer of the “Halo” series. Even three years after it split off from Microsoft,…

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