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On Oct. 3, the Anchorage Museum will open “Brick by Brick,” a celebration of Legos employed in art, industry and amusement.

Marc Lester
Alaska Book Week starts this weekend. Here's a roundup of events around the state.Mike Dunham
Legos may be the most popular toys ever, but they're no mere playthings. On Friday, the Anchorage Museum opens a three-month exhibit dedicated to the popular interlocking plastic bricklets.Mike Dunham
For almost a decade, the members of VivaVoom Brr-Lesque have sashayed their way across Anchorage stages, performing more than 150 shows to sold-out audiences across the city.Victoria Barber

Hundreds of people dressed up as characters from anime and video games descended on the Egan Center this weekend for Senshi-Con, Alaska's largest anime convention. 

Tara Young

Gamers, manga readers, anime fans and -- of course -- cosplayers gathered in Anchorage the weekend of Sept. 26 for the 10th annual Senshi-Con.

Devin Kelly

Drivers making their way through downtown Anchorage on Friday were greeted with a strange sight. Instead of parked cars, some metered spaces were filled with artificial turf, lawn chairs and people making s’mores.

 

Tara Young
Anchorage music lovers will have a rare chance to experience Baroque music as it was meant to be presented, with dancers, at a concert on Sunday. Mike Dunham

Anchorage music lovers will have a rare chance to experience baroque music as it was meant to be presented, with dancers, at a concert on Sunday. 

The new gleaming spires reaching skyward near the banks of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks remind some of ice crystals, while others say the shapes are reminiscent of quartz crystals or the imagined architecture of Superman’s Fortress of Solitude.Dermot Cole

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