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Around town

KONR Studio Sessions: Aural Imago
What: Watch as Aural Imago performs live at Out North’s studio. Space is limited, so get there early. If you can’t make the show, tune to 106.1 FM to listen in.
When: Friday, Nov. 3 from 7 – 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Out North Radio (333 W. Fourth Ave.)
Cost: Free

Rarefied Light 2017 First Friday opening reception
What: Can’t get far off campus for First Friday? Check out a selection of 43 photographs selected by guest juror Henry Horenstein at APU. Prints by Horenstein and a tribute to Rene Haag will show concurrently with the exhibit.
When: Friday, Nov. 3 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: Alaska Pacific University, Leah J. Peterson Gallery
Cost: Free

Fall book sale
What: Get a good deal on books, movies and music while helping to raise funds for the Anchorage Public Library system.
When: Friday, Nov. 3 from 6 – 8 p.m. (First look for current Friends of the Library only. Memberships available at the door.), Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 5 from 12 – 4 p.m. (Half price day).
Where: Anchorage Public Library (3600 Denali St.)
Cost: Free

“Lite Years – The Big Picture Movie”
What: A benefit for the Anchorage Ski Club. This film follows the skiing adventures of Chris Logan, Parker White and their friends. What started out as a rivalry between Logan and White was destined to become a friendship between the two influential freeskiers. Ages 21 and up.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 from 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Williwaw (609 F St.)
Cost: $10 in advance, $15 day of. Tickets available at www.etix.com.

At UAA

UA Board of Regents Public Testimony Call-In Session
What: The public is invited to call in to share their thoughts on university issues with the University of Alaska Board of Regents during the board’s quarterly public testimony period. The two-hour session is in advance of the full board meeting, which will be held November 9-10 in Anchorage. Public testimony can be heard live on KUAC2 at http://kuacii.streamon.fm/. More information is available at http://www.alaska.edu/bor/public-testimony/.
When: Monday, Oct. 30 from 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: Statewide. Call in at 1-866-726-0757
Cost: Free

Fright Night
What: Watch scary movies and enjoy a popcorn bar and “spooky juice” to celebrate Halloween.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 – 9 p.m.
Where: MAC Apartments
Cost: Free

“Mundus Canis: A Guitar and Percussion Concert”
What: UAA faculty member Armin Abdihodzic and UAA percussion student Eric Bleicher will perform works featuring classical guitar and a wide range of percussion. From the weird to the beautiful and everywhere in between, be prepared for a musical journey.
When: Thursday, Nov. 2 from 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Where: Fine Arts Building
Cost: Students: $9.99, seniors and military: $14.99, adults: $19.99

AK Ski Swap
What: Looking for winter sporting goods and equipment? Check out this ski swap sponsored by the UAA ski team and the Alyeska Ski Club. Items will be half-off for the last hour of the event.
When: Saturday, Nov. 4 from 12 – 5 p.m.
Where: Alaska Airlines Center, gymnasium
Cost: Free

David Scheel presents “The Giant Alaska Octopus: Getting to Know a New Octopus Species”
What: Professor of marine biology at APU David Scheel will discuss finding a news species of octopus in Alaska, his work in Tatilek, Chenega Bay and Port Graham as well as his desire to study octopus through traditional Alaska Native knowledge.
When: Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: Bookstore, The Loft
Cost: Free

UA Board of Regents Public Gathering
What: The public gathering serves as an informal opportunity for the community to meet and share comments and concerns on university issues with the regents in person. More information is available at http://www.alaska.edu/bor/public-testimony/.
When: Thursday, Nov. 9 from 5 – 6 p.m.
Where: Lee Gorsuch Commons, Room 106
Cost: Free