Arts

Steve Gordon paints realistic landscapes, James Temte does abstracts. But they have been exploring Alaska together and will show their diverse impressions in an upcoming two-man show.Mike Dunham
The song-and-dance spectacle for performers ages 6 to 18 has survived so many seasons -- this will be its 34th -- that many of today’s performers are the sons and daughters of participants from previous years.Mike Dunham

The Music Machine prepares for upcoming performances August 5-8 at the Discovery Theatre to cap the summer workshop's 34th season. 

Mike Dunham
This fall’s Alaska Federation of Natives convention in Anchorage will feature a famed Southeast artist and her artist grandson as the keynote speakers, AFN announced this week.Lisa Demer
A full house like what they saw at the showing of "The Cheechakos," a silent film made in Anchorage in 1923. Mike Dunham
It's a great weekend to be a lover of Anchorage's urban outdoors scene, with the annual Anchorage Garden Club Tour on Sunday and the first-ever tour of collaborative "Yarducopia" plots on Saturday.Mike Dunham
Robin McLean supported herself as a potter for years, working in Alaska's backwoods and hawking her wares to shops around the state. Her first book of short stories has won a major national award and she's back on a book tour that owes a lot to her pottery days.Mike Dunham
Jessica Michelle Singleton will record a live comedy album during a pair of shows Friday at Chilkoot Charlie's. Chris Bieri
Earlier this year, 49 Writers held a series of conversations and workshops where people shared memories about how they came to Anchorage and what they found memorable about the place. The result is a book, “Anchorage Remembers: A Century of Tales,” which will be launched at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Anchorage Museum.Mike Dunham

Voices

Presidential advance team missed the mark on Alaska aviation

OPINION: It is disappointing that the officials charged with coordinating the president's visit chose not to engage in such conversations or recognize, that even in the 21st century, aviation in Alaska is still vastly different from everywhere else in America.Colleen Mondor