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Anchorage Community Works celebrates first year, young musicians perform chamber music and art ramblings for the week of Aug. 7 in AnchorageMike Dunham

Five of the six living former mayors of Anchorage joined the city’s current chief executive for an autographing marathon Tuesday morning. The purpose of the event was to get their signatures on 550 prints commemorating the 100th anniversary of Anchorage.

Mike Dunham

The dumpsters of Bethel are canvases for public art and billboards for public health. They are where residents are supposed to throw away garbage, but their value extends beyond function.

Bob Hallinen

Artist Diedra Krieger and volunteers inserted plastic drink bottles into the mesh on a dome constructed by Krieger on the front lawn of the Anchorage Museum on Friday, August 1, 2014. The event was part of the "Gyre: The Plastic Ocean" exhibit at the museum.

Bob Hallinen

For 33 years, Janet Carr-Campbell has been teaching Alaska kids singing and dancing through her nonprofit summer program, The Music Machine. Now, kids of former kids are joining in on the fun.

Loren Holmes
Harding's train becomes Christmas ornament -- but not Harding's Alaska trainMike Dunham
“The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” will impress everyone who loves musicals -- and delight everyone who hates them. Mike Dunham
Leffingwell died Wednesday afternoon at home, less than three months after her final performance with the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. She was 90. Mike Dunham
Intermission was coming to a close at the July 5 performance of Opera Fairbanks’ “L’Italiana in Algeri” when someone drove into a power pole and knocked out the electricity.Mike Dunham

In Haines, Alaska, 20 amateur puppeteers are catering to a local, mostly adult audience.

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