The Alaska Heart Run, set for April 25, is celebrating its 37th year of encouraging Alaskans be physically active, while generating funds to support the American Heart Association’s mission to build healthier lives, free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America’s number 1 and 5 causes of death, and leading causes of major disability.
Comedians Dan Frigolette and Erik Anker will drive from New York City to Anchorage in the name of comedy this spring. That’s right, drive. Along with comedy performances, they will also conduct the Make Me Laugh competition to find the funniest local comedian.
In preparation for the Anchorage Centennial, the Anchorage Museum collaborated with Alaska Public Media in 2014 to create VoxVan, a video project that transformed a utility van into a mobile story-gathering unit to record the stories of those in our community.
A 5,000-square-foot centennial exhibition will explain how Anchortown has grown and changed, highlighting major events in the city’s history including the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the introduction of army and air force bases, and the state’s oil boom.
It’s one of science’s hottest topics: Melting Arctic ice is revealing a Northwest Passage – the very thing Captain Cook sought but never found. Mostly celebrated for his explorations of the South Pacific, Captain James Cook also braved the frozen Arctic searching for a northern route to Asia. Learn more by visiting Anchorage Museum's newest exhibit.
Meet the Anchorage Museum’s reptiles and marine animals, explore the hidden layers in candy and learn how to create a static charge. These science experiences intrigue and amuse. Demonstrations vary. Science demonstrations: Noon and 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. Animal demonstrations: 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Leo is bored and doesn’t want to do his homework … until he suddenly falls into his textbook. His travels through art history introduce him to cave paintings, Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh and more.
Make Me Laugh is looking for the funniest amateur comedians in your area. The goal is to encourage comedy and comedians all throughout the nation and support young comics' dreams. There are opportunities nationwide and the hope is to instill a successful attitude in comedy for a lifetime.
Are you are writer, or an aspiring novelist needing feedback before submission for publication? Then stop by the weekly Writer's Workshop at Title Wave Books for support, guidance, and to connect with other writers.