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Jay-Z starts another successful company

April 14, 20150

The modern-day music business can be seen as more industry driven, leaving executives to make decisions on what the public…

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Anchorage gears up for steampunk convention

April 14, 20150

The Alaska Steamposium Association is hosting the first Alaskan Steamposium on April 18 and 19. It will be submerged in…

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Education and gaming: Serious Fun offers a new look at games

April 14, 20150

Games have a massive amount of potential for storytelling, immersion, fun, frights, tears — but what about education? Serious Fun,…

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Lacey Roop hosts poetry reading and writing workshop

April 14, 20150

Lacey Roop, nationally known spoken word artist and author of her poetry book, “And Then Came the Flood,” came to…

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‘Pillars of Eternity’ is a worthy throwback

April 14, 20150

It seems as if the computer role-play game, or cRPG, genre is having a renaissance. Games like “Wasteland 2” and…

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‘Miss Violence’ is quiet, too quiet

April 14, 20150

Calling the group of people in “Miss Violence” a family is like calling prisoners of war safe because they have…

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Folk and faith, Jennifer Knapp performs April 9 and 10

April 14, 20150

Kicking off UAA’s fourth annual Safe Zone week, musician Jennifer Knapp performed a concert and gave a personal lecture about…

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“Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead” brings zombies to the stage

April 7, 20150

You’ve seen them, no doubt — the posters detailing an upcoming Shakespearean production. With zombies. Yes, from April 10-26, UAA…

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Riff Raff hits Fiesta Room for mere 20 minutes

April 7, 20150

Last Friday Night, the Fiesta Room was filled with concertgoers excitedly awaiting the arrival of Riff Raff, also known as…

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Carrie and Lowell – Sufjan Stevens

April 7, 20150

There are times in life that are confusing and alienating — and only years later do the proper words come…

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‘Xenoblade’ is still a huge leap for RPGs

April 7, 20150

Upon its 2010 release, “Xenoblade Chronicles” subverted all expectations for the Japanese role-play game, or JRPG, genre. It was almost…

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Darkness reigns in ‘Burke and Hare’

April 7, 20150

Getting by is hard. This adage is so true in the British dark comedy “Burke and Hare” that it drives…

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TEDx Anchorage packs full house in Loussac Library

April 1, 20150

On Saturday afternoon, people were lined out the door waiting to see TEDx Anchorage 2015 at the Z. J. Loussac…

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Bare: A Pop Opera provides moving performance

April 1, 20151

The Fine Arts Building showcased Bare: A Pop Opera this past weekend. The story encircles the lives of Peter and…

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