That’s the Fixx: One thing led to another at Koot’s

Taking the audience back to 1982, The Fixx showed Anchorage that even 20 years later the band can still play the rock and roll...

Have you seen our scene?

If the Midwest is the “armpit of the United States,” musically speaking, as Downthesun singer Satone likes to say, then Alaska is that place...

Sera — Self Titled

Here’s a name not many people have heard. She stands in the precarious position held just at the shoreline of the bubblegum trap pit...

Simple Plan — No Pads, No Helmets, Just Balls

These guys belong buried in the track lists of all those teen movies of the past couple years, with fellow lite-punk sugar-coated excrements Blink...

Lou Reed — Transformer

While Transformer may be the single album that put Lou Reed over as a solo artist after his departure from the Velvet Underground, and...

The Ring: Don’t watch videos that will lead to death

In a remake of a chilling Japanese horror film, a group of curious teenagers all mysteriously die exactly one week after watching a disturbing...

Joy Division — Heart And Soul [Box Set]

There were a lot of English bands that started after hearing the Sex Pistols and the Ramones, but few of them managed to take...

Art as reality

Alexis Reynertson, a UAA graphic design major, is presenting her work in this month's Campus Gallery exhibit. Hers is a series of foreboding cityscapes, mostly with an industrial edge. "Red seems to give the feeling of the ominous," she said. Her art work originates from her roots in the south.

Hurry up UAA!

Being a student comes with some perks – like using your school I.D. to get discounts to concerts and shows. But it’s rare to...

Burning Brides — Fall of the Plastic Empire

Frontman Dimitri Coats is mourning for Nirvana and pissed off at the boy bands and “cute rock” groups, who he says are just the...

UAA Jazz Ensemble joined by Barney McClure

On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the University of Alaska Anchorage Jazz Club sponsored a night of jazz featuring Barney McClure, pianist and organist, to raise...

Flogging Molly — Drunken Lullabies

Flogging Molly rants through honey-mead melodies that both sting and soothe the dissatisfied soul. Strongly seated in the genre of Irish punk, these boys...

Ramsay Midwood — Shoot Out At The OK Chinese Restaurant

This is just a quick reminder to all white musicians: please refrain from singing any songs about “picking bales of cotton” in a faux-plantation...

The Yeah — The Yeah

There is nothing worse than an obviously insincere “oh yeah.” And not insincere like some kind of postmodern mock-enthusiasm, I mean the legitimately insincere...

Hard rock helping hands

In the dog eat puppy world of mainstream corporate music, the little guys often have to band together in a community and fight to...

Give peace a chance

A year after the Sept. 11 attack, the University of Alaska Anchorage hopes to provide people with a place to go and the opportunity...

Local scene finds a voice on the airwaves

Tune the radio to KGOT 101.3 at 10 p.m. and you’ll have the chance to vote on two competing popular songs in DJ Dillion...

Lunch in the neighborhood : APU cafeteria makes walk worthwhile

Looking for something cheap to eat within a few blocks of the university? Of the three nearby cafeterias, UAA's cafeteria doesn't wow...

The Sixth Day’ A-OK

Arnold Schwarzenegger is, and has always been, a crowd-pleaser. Let's face it. He shoots a few thugs, blows a few buildings up, breaks...

Taking on new shapes with art

In the Kimura Gallery upstairs in the University of Alaska Anchorage Arts Building, Lisa Hart's 'Eternal/Ephemeral' exhibit takes on a life of ...

UAA crosses cultures with growing international program

The University of Alaska Anchorage wants to add an international flavor to its curriculum mix. 'Broadening perspectives and learning other ways of thinking...

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The University of Alaska Anchorage wants to add an international flavor to its curriculum mix. 'Broadening perspectives and learning other ways of thinking ...

Native Heritage Month: sharing traditions

Beading is a Native Alaskan traditional art form that has been handed down through the generations. 'It is a way to ...

Spinning Into Butter- By Rebecca Gilman

Have you ever been shown your worst side? How about laughing at a joke and then finding out that it was about you? By turning...

Thirteen Ghosts

An icky twist on the Disney original, Thirteen Ghosts could have been worth eight bucks if the script and mini-plot lines had been as...

Blu hits Anchorage up style with soulful blues

If you haven't bought Blu Cantrell's “So Blu” you've almost missed the boat. The 25-year-old Providence, R.I. native is coming to the Alaska Center...

Hypnotism show is just for laughs

Though our university rarely gets visited by any top celebrities or entertainers, we do get a smattering of equally qualified, lesser-known and local performance...

Punk-rock ancient and a grilled cheese sandwich

If this band had come out in the early 1980s, they might have been worth listening to. These guys are punk-rock ancient, when punk...

The low men are a high point

It must be nearly impossible to recreate a Stephen King story on the big screen. He's had more books flop as movies than times...

Not just another good cop, bad cop flick

Training Day is the story of young, white rookie cop Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawk, “Snow Falling on Cedars”) who has one day to prove...