Culture

Hometown Korean is a great place for diners who are curious about Korean food. 

Riza Brown
Disco, power ballads, intrigue -- and nuns gone wild. Anchorage Concert Association's last big musical of the year, "Sister Act," will play in Anchorage from May 12-17. Jeri Kopet
Sometimes reality TV gives us great human moments that enlighten us to the struggles of real people. And sometimes reality TV is “Bering Sea Gold.” Emily Fehrenbacher
Keyes and nearly a dozen other vendors will open the South Anchorage Farmers Market on Saturday. The South Anchorage market is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the O’Malley Sports Complex. Also joining the market options this weekend is the visitor-friendly Anchorage Market & Festival, open Saturday and Sunday downtown near the intersection of Third Avenue and E Street. Steve Edwards
Suanne Unger, author of  “Qaqamiigux: Traditional Foods of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands,” and Moses Dirks, one of the book’s contributors, will take the floor at the next Smithsonian Spotlight lecture at noon Thursday, May 7, at the Anchorage Museum. Mike Dunham
The opening sketch involved a woman who appeared to be fighting with her lover. But after the call, she confessed to a curious bystander that she had just been on the phone with GCI, much to the audience’s delight.Vikram Patel

Released by Algonqin Books just last week, Heather Lende's "Find The Good"  has already found a spot on the Pacific Northwest Independent Bestseller List for hardcover nonfiction.

 

Alaska Dispatch News
An excerpt from "Find the Good: Unexpected Life Lessons from a Small-town Obituary Writer," the new book by Heather Lende of Haines, chock full of plainspoken good sense.Heather Lende
Sisters bring the wildlife of Alaska's Copper River Delta to center stage with dance.Jane Spencer / The Cordova Times

The Anchorage Civic Orchestra rehearses under the direction of Philip Munger on Tuesday evening at the University of Alaska Anchorage in preparation for the annual Spring Concert on Saturday evening.

Mike Dunham