Arts

Tonight's Grammy Awards will find Kirsten Gunlogson, born and raised in Willow, on the edge of her seat.Mike Dunham
In downtown Fairbanks, a former fire station finds new life as a space for young dancers.Molly Dischner
Alaska Dance Theatre's Winter Repertory Concert is usually the company's biggest performance, the one where they pull out all the creative stops. This year the Repertory Concert was more ADT-Lite than anything else. Friday's production at the Discovery Theatre was more conventional than audiences have seen in awhile.Anne Herman
You get a feel for the energy, curiosity and talent of Alaska's young artists by looking over Laura Hedge's work at the Alaska Region of The Scholastic Art Awards show now on display at the MTS Gallery.Mike Dunham
Guest bluegrass band Brother Mule had the crowd popping Friday night. They give one more show at 9:15 p.m. (more or less) tonight for the Anchorage Folk Festival.Mike Dunham
"About Face: The Story of Gwendellin Bradshaw," produced by Affinityfilms, Inc., directed by Alaska filmmaker Mary Katzke, has won an award of excellence from The Accolade Competition. The award was given in the Feature Documentary category.Mike Dunham
Singer/songwriter Marian Call is a self-proclaimed geek, a social media maven and a one-woman promotional machine.Stephen Nowers
"Ciuliamta cauyam" by Alaska singer James Afcan of St. Marys received its world premiere in symphonic form in Atwood Concert Hall on Saturday night -- and the composer didn't know it was happening.Mike Dunham
The 21st Annual Anchorage Folk Festival kicks off Thursday. Through the end of the month, something like 500 local folks and national guest artists will celebrate traditional music, dance and storytelling for a combined audience that typically numbers about 10,000.Mike Dunham
Writers of historical drama since Shakespeare have faced the problem of whether to make their main thrust the history or the drama. The first explains a vanished society in terms that the current society might find relevant; the second explores how individuals past and present respond to and are changed by challenges.Mike Dunham