Arts

The exhibit "Arctic Ambitions: Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage" opens March 27, 2015, at the Anchorage Museum.

Marc Lester
A UAA writing professor will pick up the John Burroughs award for nature writing in ceremonies next month, and a West High student repeats as the state poetry champ.Mike Dunham
Ware’s portrayal is as complex as her subject: droll, pointed, determined, dignified, at times vulnerable and occasionally profane. Donna Freedman
Theater is a critical element in the works of BodyVox. The narratives that result are vivid, relatable and compact as the plots in a film.Matt Caprioli
Nearly two years after suddenly closing, Out North "officially" reopened on Thursday with a witty but thoughtful new play about gay couples during the 1950s "lavender scare," produced by a new theater company.Mike Dunham
Two new books reveal the fascinating pasts of Alaska towns that history has forgotten. Mike Dunham
Tlingit carver Wayne Price has begun restoring the historic "Big Dipper" totem in Juneau; UAF theater founder Lee Salisbury has died in Washington.Mike Dunham
Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins meet in this enjoyable rock 'n' roll musical at the Atwood Concert Hall in Anchorage. Vikram Patel
Captain James Cook is thought of as an explorer of the South Seas, but a new exhibit at the Anchorage Museum focuses attention on his equally remarkable achievements in the north.Mike Dunham