Film discloses Bush’s corporate ties

As the November election nears and polls show the presidential nominees head to head, the most extreme viewpoints are becoming more prevalent. Alaskans for...

Interpol dishes out non-traditional, poetic romance

Interpol is one of the best bands out there right now. While its contemporaries in the New York garage-art-rock boom of the turn of...

Earthen ‘Alchemy’ exhibits a portrait of artist

A buffet of home-cooked Italian food, including fried zucchini and mastaciolli, welcomed visitors to senior art student Enzina Marrari’s gallery opening Oct. 14. ...

Pop punk band Supergrass puts out ‘Best of’ after four albums

Supergrass needs a “best of” album? They’ve only had four albums in 10 years, one would expect them to try and divert attention away...

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Fly By Night Club’s devilish ‘Billy Markham’ worthwhile

The Fly By Night Club hosted a powerful performance of Shel Silverstein's cult epic, "The Devil and Billy Markham" Oct. 9. The 90-minute poem-turned-one-man-show...

Hives better than before with popish punk instrumentation

The Hives attract a ton of superlatives from people trying to describe them. Maybe that's because they actually rock really hard. When something really,...

Football movie another Hollywood sports drama

"Friday Night Lights" tells the story of an Odessa high school football team trying to win the championship amidst the hysterical zeal of the...

Techno-punk band is pleasing background noise

Kill Me Tomorrow feels like the kind of band that started out with purpose and vision. Whoever masterminded the initiative must have felt the...

Capturing the spirit

The Fine Arts Building was full of seal hops and scissor kicks Oct. 8 as people gathered to watch the film "To Play the...

Fatboy Slim sells out with style in ‘Palookaville’

Everyone knows the scene, even if they’ve never seen “On the Waterfront.” That’s the old movie from the ‘50s starring Marlon Brando. His character,...

San Fran art band tells tall milk tales

“Milkman” is the latest in a string of brilliant albums from San Francisco-based art rockers Deerhoof, and unbelievably might be their finest work yet....

The Pharmacists’ Ted Leo lacks energy in solo affair

Ostensibly a single for one of the songs off of the Pharmacist’s punk masterpiece from last year, “Hearts of Oak,” this EP clocks in...

Jazz earns music notes

In the dimly-lit Recital Hall in the UAA Fine Arts Building, a band played old-time jazz music Sept. 29. The smooth sounds of Billie...

Comedian Cain Lopez insulting, not funny

UAA students got the chance to be insulted, stereotyped and debased by the so-called comic Cain Lopez Oct. 1. Unlike the Saturday Night...

Metro Music and Book Store: Coffee, crepes and free Internet

With every new chain store that opens in Anchorage, the city looks a bit less individualistic and more like the rest of America. Franchise...

Film has liberal bias, valid points

Robert Kane Poppas’ documentary “Orwell Rolls in his Grave” questions the journalistic integrity of today’s media. Alaskans for Peace and Justice presented the film...

Innocence found

The gallery opening of “Intense Innocence” drew a crowd of more than 160 people to the Student Union Gallery Sept. 23. The show...

Reinventing over for Clinic, time to enjoy the ride

On Clinic’s first two proper albums, the band burst with energy and new ideas. With 2001’s “Internal Wrangler,” 2002’s “Walking With Thee” and some...

Banjo-based tea party music

“Those two little minors as you pass right through put a little dark shade on the notes, which make it, in the end, even...

Anchorage locals play intimate concert

Candlelight flickered on the walls of the Student Union Den Sept. 16 as three local musicians strummed and sang their way through an intimate...

The party’s not over, masters of jazz have a funky twist

4.5/5 --- The summer of 1991 saw the formation of Medeski Martin and Wood, one of the most creative forces in jazz today. Playing...

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Green & Gold match displays potential

VOLLEYBALL Seawolf spikers took to the courts Saturday evening for the annual Green & Gold Scrimmage, which sees the team split in two and playing...

Brain Pie

Okay kiddies, you think you’re so darn smart, huh? Why don’t you take a break from climbing towards that far-off graduation ceremony and tickle...

Coming home to play

Anatomy of a Ghost: Local boys live exhausting life on the road Anatomy of a Ghost, the Northwest’s newest post-hardcore band is coming home to...

Do not try this at home

It seemed like a typical evening at the bar last Wednesday. This tale begins in the ladies’ room as a young woman in a...