Best bets for the weekend

November 2, 2012 

Looking for things to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas:

Fatguy's Last Stand began Friday at 'Koot's, and the all-ages edition of takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Fiesta Room (440 W. Third Ave.) with performances by Witness the End, Divides, To the Depths, Noise Brigade and Thunderfish, $10. Visit facebook.com/fiesta.room for info.

• Time to buy your ski trail pins and maybe pick up some used gear. The Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage is having a ski swap, wax demo, potluck dinner and annual meeting at Kincaid Park on Saturday. The ski swap, with live music, is from 4 to 6 p.m. (sale check-ins starting at 2 p.m.) in the Kincaid chalet with the potluck starting at 6 p.m. More info at anchoragenordicski.com.

• Local arts and culture publication F Magazine accepted music video submissions by Alaskan filmmakers and musicians this summer, and you can see the best of the batch at the inaugural F-Action awards ceremony at 8 p.m. Saturday at Out North Theatre, $5. Seth Boyer Caressa Starshine and DJ Jacob Mattie will perform before the screening.

• The next Jazz Fighting Hunger Project is Sunday at the Anchorage Museum featuring Ray Booker (bass), Brandon Cockburn (drums), Tom Bargelski (keyboards), Rick Zelinsky (sax) and Pat Owens (trumpet), plus vocalists Brenda Vulgamore and Kenny Blackwell, 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and benefit Food Bank of Alaska. Visit jazzfightinghunger.com for info.

• The latest winter sports film from Warren Miller, "Flow State," screens at Atwood Concert Hall Sunday and includes scenes shot in Cordova and the Chugach Range backcountry. The movie screens at 7 p.m. Tickets are $16, available at Centertix.net or REI. Purchase 10 or more and get a $2 discount for each.

-- Matt Sullivan

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