Culture

Country music star Brad Paisley performed at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Paisley’s newest album is “Moonshine in the Trunk,” with the hit singles “River Bank” and “Perfect Storm.” Canadian country singer Brett Kissel opened for Paisley at the Alaska Airlines Center. Paisley has a second concert scheduled for Sunday at UAA.

Bob Hallinen
The horror spoof "Moose," made in Wasilla, may not be the greatest Alaska movie of all time, but it's probably the funniest.Mike Dunham
Last week my column discussed the 2015 State of the Bible study released by the Barna organization and the American Bible Society. When topics such as this are presented, inevitably atheists and denouncers come out challenging the Bible as a collection of myths and fairy tales.Chris Thompson
David Edgecombe and his wife, actress Elizabeth Ware, have been involved in at least 100 plays in Alaska. Now they’re going out with a bang -- or at least a bloody knife: a production of Shakespeare’s “Scottish play” directed by Edgecombe and featuring Ware in the role of Lady Macbeth.Mike Dunham
A few astute readers asked why there is no phosphorus in the lawn fertilizer they bought this year. Of course, my retort was, “Why are you buying lawn fertilizer this time of year as you can’t possibly know if you lawn needs it!?” Still, it is a good question.Jeff Lowenfels
If you have two weeks to plan, you can fly cheap, especially to the West Coast.Scott McMurren
 These chocolate chip cookies have an extra special secret ingredient that takes them over the top.Maya Evoy
There are so many things to love about this bread, which happens to be vegan-friendly and gluten-free. Kim Sunée
My friend is engaged to someone else but says he's just settling because he's still in love with me. Should I warn his fiancee?Wayne and Wanda
The mystery of Alaska's Wade Hampton Census Area may be solved, but the controversy is just beginning over the area named for a slave-owning Civil War general who never came to Alaska.Lisa Demer