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Jan 29 2015

As writers, we enjoy the freedom to innovate, in our work and also in the ways we learn and grow. How do we make the most of that freedom?
A one time showing of" A Path Appears," a fascinating documentary on gender inequality,poverty, and the rippling effects it has on Colombia, Haiti, Kenya, and even the United States.
This weeks panel members Elvi Gray-Jackson, Dick Traini, and Paul Honeman will address the topic, "Anchorage Assembly: Future Challenges--Possible Solutions". This meeting is open to the public and lunch is available. This is a nonpartisan group named in honor of the late "Bob" Bartlett, Senator and Statesman, The father of Alaskan Statehood. We are focused on furthering knowledge and understanding of current issues and politics affairs, in general.
Amateur photographers of all ages are invited to enter the annual Fur Rondy Photography contest for a chance to have your work displayed during Rondy and win fantastic prizes.
Join Anchorage Log Cabin Quilters in sewing Comfort Quilts for charity. You may bring your sewing machine or not. Lunch will be provided.
This Hip Hop class provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment. A non-intimidating approach to Hip-Hop, street, club dance.
Open to children who would like to learn to cross country ski in the classic style.
A new group of chefs has taken up residence at Chilkoot Charlie's and they are ready to have a grand opening party. Come hungry because they'll be having free tastings of all of menu items including Bamboo BLT, fried chicken sandwich, plate lunch and local Kenai River Brewing Reserve-infused pizzas. 
Equinox is a collection of films featuring women and produced by Alaskan women.All submissions must be produced, written, or directed by women, and preferably are films about women.
radKIDS is proud to be the leading educator in children's safety and violence prevention. This program teaches our children realistic, instinct-based safety skills and education.
Join our monthly teen-moderated Town Hall and discuss issues affecting Anchorage teens.
Do you like to play Magic? Join us for a fun 2 hours of card play. Call 343-4035 for more details. Ages 11 & up
Classic ski lessons are available for youth ages 9-12 at Selkregg Chalet, Russian Jack Springs Park. Learn to walk, glide, climb hills, classic stride and use your ski poles.
The Claybody Club at UAA presents functional and sculptural ceramic works created during the 2014 school year.
The play is a two-character drama about love, climate change, science, academia, insanity and global politics. 
Join Anchorage Parks and Recreation in answering Martin Luther King, Jr.'s imperative call to action of, "What are you doing for others?" by donating food items to the "I Have a Dream" Food Drive.
It's a good time to practice your fancy pool shark tricks.
For adults who have experienced a death of a loved one, and seeking a creative way to work through their pain to start healing.
The Alaska Humanities Forum hosts a Second Friday opening for Site Unseen, a joint exhibit of new works by Linda Infante Lyons and Graham Dane.
Would you like to use a laptop or iPad?  The Teen Underground has open access.
The library will be taking submissions through Jan. 31 for small scale LEGO creations, roughly 12 inches wide x 12 inches high.
Afterschool fun with video games, board games, and card games for ages 11 and up.
Beginner clogging classes presented by Chugach Mountain Range Cloggers. Class will be for 10 weeks. No experience is necessary, start from scratch. 
Back by popular demand, Alaska Theatre of Youth's week-long theatre camp is the perfect answer to "What are your kids doing for Spring Break?"
ATY's Drama Center Program offers young performers a variety of workshops that last from one weekend intensives to four Saturdays in duration. Skill building workshops have been offered in: acting, auditions, Broadway voice, comedy, dance, theatre games, improvisation, stage combat, make-up, movement and and more.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs and movement that build early literacy skills and prepare your preschooler ages three to five for Kindergarten.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
At the core of this tragic comedy are the three Magrath sisters, Meg, Babe and Lenny, who reunite at old granddaddy's home in Hazlehurst, Miss.
Alaska Film Forum and Alaska Filmmakers present Open Projector Night 12.
Reshape your attitudes about money, spirituality and personal prosperity.Reverend Paulette Hogan will lead a 6 week class on Spiritual Economics based on Eric Butterworth's book.
Opening reception Friday, January 2nd at 5pm...come meet the artist, Peter Dunlap-Shohl
Reshape your attitudes about money, spirituality and personal prosperity.Reverend Paulette Hogan will lead a 6 week class on Spiritual Economics based on Eric Butterworth's book.
Meet U.S. Army combat veteran Kenneth Bracewell, author of "A Veteran's Road to College Success." 
Alaskan Photographer Richard J. Murphy records the winter landscape of the upper Tanana River basin.
J. Jason Lazarus captures eroding remnants and stories of the Alaskan Gold Rush using a 160-year-old print process called Van Dyke Brown.
Are you uninsured, underinsured, or just want to explore your options? 
English language learners are invited to free ESL classes in the Innovation Lab at Loussac Library every Tuesday and Thursday morning starting at 10 a.m. 
Get a behind-the-scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action.
Linda Infante-Lyons guides participants in working with oils to create their own Alaska landscape. Inspired by the "Art of the North: Landscapes" gallery, students discuss process, composition, color and light. Enroll online.
Treat your toddler to dancing, singing, creating and learning through caregiver-led activities. Each week brings new themes and happenings, and new ways to explore the museum. Included with admission and with membership.
The Alaska Outdoors host easy to moderate social hikes, every Monday and Thursday. Please join us for our public hikes to meet new people and exercise. Check the website for locations.
 Take your business to the next level with a trained facilitator. 
Zoo Lights are here -- meander the trails under star-studded canopies of lights and visit the whole new parade of animals hanging out at the zoo this holiday season.
Do you like strategy games like the Japanese game of Go or backgammon? It's time to join the fun.
Do you need help asking for a raise? Is your promotion overdue?
BP is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Teachers of Excellence program. Nominate at www.bpteachers.com before January 30.
Escape winter's chill by enjoying cozy atmosphere, great food, nice company and heartfelt art.
Keep your kids engaged during winter break with a different family activity each day. 
Get answers to questions about health insurance.
Novice Game of Duplicate Bridge
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
Get a behind-the-scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action. 
Art kids studio classes focus on individual development of self expression by building confidence and imagination through fun creative art projects based in traditional art training.
The Anchorage Civic Orchestra is looking for talented high-school aged musicians to play a Concerto at our March 21 concert.
Calling all musicians of Anchorage: Anchorage City Limits Music Cafe wants you to showcase your talents.
Are you new to Anchorage and looking for a family dental practice? Alcan Dental Group wants to help you feel as at home as possible. 
The “Rarefied Light” exhibit showcases the best of Alaska’s fine art photography.
“Cabin Fever” examines the emotions and behaviors that manifest after hours of darkness and isolation, a state of mind particularly common in the North. 

Friday, January 30, 2015

54th Annual Willow State Winner Carnival starts with the kick-off dinner and fireworks.
See the art of Kurt Jacobson, who explores local restaurant interiors.
Amateur photographers of all ages are invited to enter the annual Fur Rondy Photography contest for a chance to have your work displayed during Rondy and win fantastic prizes.
Come explore your musical and rhythm expressions
You're gonna blow your wig at this joint!
Studies of literature of the rabbis, currently including the classic Sepharadic commentary on the Tanach, Me/am Loez.
Learn and play bridge. Join a group of fun loving gamers and gain a life-long love.
A beginners Salsa class is from 8-9 p.m. for $10. A Bachata class is from 9-9:30 p.m., followed by a dance party that is only $5.
This Hip Hop class provides a structured method of learning various Hip Hop dance movements in a fun-filled and vibrant class environment. A non-intimidating approach to Hip-Hop, street, club dance.
Open to children who would like to learn to cross country ski in the classic style.
Equinox is a collection of films featuring women and produced by Alaskan women.All submissions must be produced, written, or directed by women, and preferably are films about women.
House of Harley's service department hosts this workshop.
All educators and community members are invited to attend the action-packed, hands-on, workshop all about wildland fire. Sponsored by Alaska Division of Forestry. For more information or to sign up, please visit www.anroe.wordpress.com and click on professional development workshops. .
West Coast Swing Alaska hosts a workshop with Canadian swing champions Myles and Tessa.
radKIDS is proud to be the leading educator in children's safety and violence prevention. This program teaches our children realistic, instinct-based safety skills and education.
Join us for our monthly movie afternoon.
Families join us for a fun early literacy program where we will play, read, sing, write, and talk. Including interactive storytelling, music, and a literacy activity. Ages 5 & under with their families.
An uncompromising playlist of the very best in outdoor adventure, adrenaline-fueled films. The 3 hour show features short films from around the world played at the most recent Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, Colorado.
Classic ski lessons are available for youth ages 9-12 at Selkregg Chalet, Russian Jack Springs Park. Learn to walk, glide, climb hills, classic stride and use your ski poles.
The Claybody Club at UAA presents functional and sculptural ceramic works created during the 2014 school year.
ANM offers cross country ski lessons and training groups to skiers of all abilities.
The play is a two-character drama about love, climate change, science, academia, insanity and global politics. 
Join Anchorage Parks and Recreation in answering Martin Luther King, Jr.'s imperative call to action of, "What are you doing for others?" by donating food items to the "I Have a Dream" Food Drive.
Friday is family movie night. Call for titles.
For adults who have experienced a death of a loved one, and seeking a creative way to work through their pain to start healing.
The Alaska Humanities Forum hosts a Second Friday opening for Site Unseen, a joint exhibit of new works by Linda Infante Lyons and Graham Dane.
Would you like to use a laptop or iPad?  The Teen Underground has open access.
The library will be taking submissions through Jan. 31 for small scale LEGO creations, roughly 12 inches wide x 12 inches high.
Afterschool fun with video games, board games, and card games for ages 11 and up.
Beginner clogging classes presented by Chugach Mountain Range Cloggers. Class will be for 10 weeks. No experience is necessary, start from scratch. 
Back by popular demand, Alaska Theatre of Youth's week-long theatre camp is the perfect answer to "What are your kids doing for Spring Break?"
ATY's Drama Center Program offers young performers a variety of workshops that last from one weekend intensives to four Saturdays in duration. Skill building workshops have been offered in: acting, auditions, Broadway voice, comedy, dance, theatre games, improvisation, stage combat, make-up, movement and and more.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs and movement that build early literacy skills and prepare your preschooler ages three to five for Kindergarten.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten and their caregivers.
Out of devastating events in the cosmos comes new creation. Explosive phenomena are responsible for the way we see the universe today, and not all of them happen on a grand scale.
At the core of this tragic comedy are the three Magrath sisters, Meg, Babe and Lenny, who reunite at old granddaddy's home in Hazlehurst, Miss.
Alaska Film Forum and Alaska Filmmakers present Open Projector Night 12.
Reshape your attitudes about money, spirituality and personal prosperity.Reverend Paulette Hogan will lead a 6 week class on Spiritual Economics based on Eric Butterworth's book.
Opening reception Friday, January 2nd at 5pm...come meet the artist, Peter Dunlap-Shohl
Reshape your attitudes about money, spirituality and personal prosperity.Reverend Paulette Hogan will lead a 6 week class on Spiritual Economics based on Eric Butterworth's book.
Feeling stressed? Join this 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction program.
Family Tree Presents is proud to bring Night Verses to Anchorage for an all ages show with local support: The Harlequin State, Turquoise Boy and Thunderfish. Tickets are available online here: www.flavorus.com/nightversesallages. Also visit www.nightverses.com/
Join Maestro Fleischer for a lively noon-time discussion of the music from ASO's "Pride and Joy."
Alaskan Photographer Richard J. Murphy records the winter landscape of the upper Tanana River basin.
J. Jason Lazarus captures eroding remnants and stories of the Alaskan Gold Rush using a 160-year-old print process called Van Dyke Brown.
Like Alaskans who suffer through long winters, American experimental filmmakers often work in darkness and isolation. Join us in Homer for the second of three off-site film screenings associated with the Cabin Fever exhibition. This edition will include Cabin Fever-themed poetry readings, performances and a DJ.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action.
Enjoy programming for grownups at the museum after hours. Parts of the museum are open late on designated Fridays. Admission is half the usual price. Exerience BeerCraft and help museum staff build the museum in Minecraft while enjoying delicious craft beers.
Ever see an exhibition and wish you could talk to the artist about it? Here’s your chance. Painter Ashley Lohr offers behind-the-scenes information about her work. Former Anchorage resident Amy Mackie, who curated the "It Could Go Either Way," Marian Ghani and Erin Ellen Kelly video installation. She also discusses her work and answers your questions. Included with admission or with membership.
Linda Infante-Lyons guides participants in working with oils to create their own Alaska landscape. Inspired by the "Art of the North: Landscapes" gallery, students discuss process, composition, color and light. Enroll online.
Treat your toddler to dancing, singing, creating and learning through caregiver-led activities. Each week brings new themes and happenings, and new ways to explore the museum. Included with admission and with membership.
The SBDC Marketing Lab is exactly that: a “lab” where you come to work on your business marketing with other business owners and an SBDC marketing advisor. 
Alaska Jazz Workshop Spring 2015 Small Jazz Combo Improvisation Class applications are now available at www.akjazzworkshop.org.
Zoo Lights are here -- meander the trails under star-studded canopies of lights and visit the whole new parade of animals hanging out at the zoo this holiday season.
BP is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Teachers of Excellence program. Nominate at www.bpteachers.com before January 30.
Escape winter's chill by enjoying cozy atmosphere, great food, nice company and heartfelt art.
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
First time skier? Need to tune up your racing skills? The Adult Ski Lessons are for all. 
Get a behind-the-scenes look at an Anchorage Museum conservator in action. 
Art kids studio classes focus on individual development of self expression by building confidence and imagination through fun creative art projects based in traditional art training.
The Anchorage Civic Orchestra is looking for talented high-school aged musicians to play a Concerto at our March 21 concert.
Join Liv and Van Friday nights at the Golden Lion for dance lessons.
Are you new to Anchorage and looking for a family dental practice? Alcan Dental Group wants to help you feel as at home as possible. 
The “Rarefied Light” exhibit showcases the best of Alaska’s fine art photography.
“Cabin Fever” examines the emotions and behaviors that manifest after hours of darkness and isolation, a state of mind particularly common in the North.