As the long-bare branches start to bud, theater season slowly gives way to fishing and gardening season. But it's going out with a bang.Mike Dunham
The 250 online comments about Antony Gormley's "Habitat" at the Anchorage Museum mark some kind of record for any arts story I've written.Mike Dunham
A friend and I went "Off to See the Wizard" Tuesday night. We followed "The Yellow Brick Road," met flying monkeys, Jitterbugs, some "Munchkins" and a couple of witches. We ended up in the fabled Emerald City of Oz. Well, almost anyway.Anne Herman
Alaska composer John Luther Adams has been named the 2010 winner of the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition.
Alaska Sound Celebration, an Anchorage-based women's barbershop-style chorus, won the regional competition held in Atwood Concert Hall on April 24. The 70-voice ensemble led by Karen Leet and Peggy McBride, competed against six other groups from Alaska and Washington state. They will represent the region at the Sweet Adelines International World Championships in Houston, Texas, in 2011. They were also the regional champions two years ago.
Carter Schroeder, a kindergartener from Anchorage, has won the National Endangered Species Day Art contest for his artwork of a polar bear and beluga whale.
Alaska composer John Luther Adams today was named the 2010 winner of the $100,000 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. Mike Dunham
Love it or loathe it, Antony Gormley's "Habitat" puts Anchorage on the international arts map in an unprecedented way.Mike Dunham
A celebratory crowd of about 200 people assembled in near-freezing weather in downtown Anchorage early Sunday to watch work crews move Antony Gormley's giant statue "Habitat" into place.Mike Dunham
The musical production of "The Wizard of Oz" opening in Anchorage on Tuesday night is a faithful stage version of what many call the most popular movie of all time.Mike Dunham