Arts

UA professor emeritus of art Garry Kaulitz receives the $40,000 Distinguished Artist award from the Rasmuson Foundation, with other awards going to 35 other Alaskans.Mike Dunham
Everybody who came to the Anchorage Museum’s weekend appraisal event wanted to know the same thing about the often-unusual items they brought in: What is this, exactly? And is it worth something? Michelle Theriault Boots

Everybody who came to the Anchorage Museum’s weekend appraisal event wanted to know the same thing about the often-unusual items they brought in: What is this, exactly? And is it worth something?

Michelle Theriault Boots
The Anchorage Concert Chorus Winners’ Recital is dedicated to the late Janet Stotts, longtime director of the Alaska Children’s Choir, who died April 26. At least three of the participants in this year’s competition are her former students.Mike Dunham
Baseball helped unify diverse groups in the territory of Alaska, creating an island of social and racial equality for the span of nine innings.Mike Dunham
“Sister Act,” a musical currently showing at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, makes a habit of being funny.Vikram Patel
This week in the arts: from cabaret to wooden bowls to pilots of yoreMike Dunham

In this episode of Indie Alaska, we meet Iñupiaq artist Ross Schaeffer. After spending most of his life hunting, trapping and fishing around Kotzebue, Scaeffer transformed his lifestyle into creating artwork and carvings that blend traditional and modern techniques.

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Cyrano's surreal, modern "Macbeth" speeds by, even when one sometimes struggles to make out the words.Mike Dunham

Thirla Alagala created a short animated film inspired by the Alaska Native totem poles in Saxman Native Village Totem Pole Park in Ketchikan. The film “Totem” was Alagala’s second year final project for the character animation program at the California Institute of the Arts.

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