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The ever-popular Rondy Melodrama marks 25 years under the aegis of the award-winning Alaska Sound Celebration chorus. 

Mike Dunham
The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra will host members of the Joffrey Ballet company. They'll play symphonic music meant to be danced to and dancing as it’s meant to be accompanied -- by live music.Mike Dunham
Outhouse races come but once a year. When a day on your feet at Rondy is starting to drag, here are some place to take a break. Donna Freedman
For the first time ever I was actually slightly afraid for the safety of the cast and crew of “Ultimate Survival Alaska,” and it was because of bears. Emily Fehrenbacher
“With these breakup-like temperatures we are experiencing daily, everyone should be thinking about their grills,” says Dannon Southall of 10th & M Seafoods. And there are plenty of Alaska seafood options to toss atop that grill.Steve Edwards

The Anchorage Winter Market is held at the old car dealership building at the corner of 13th Avenue and Gambell Street in Anchorage on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. The one-day event included food and food trucks, art and craft sales, musical presentations, an ice fishing pond and marshmallow roasting. Other groups are being encouraged to put on their own pop-up events in Anchorage. 

Bob Hallinen
The first part of Anchorage Opera's double bill is frivolous fun, the second a peculiar yet profound tragedy.Mike Dunham
In Hooper Bay, the Native Survivors youth group is reviving old traditions and skills, an effort born out of a desire to stop teens and young adults from killing themselves, to find peace through sewing and friends through dance.Lisa Demer
Originally slated to open this Sunday, Krispy Kreme said it has not yet broken ground on an Alaska franchise.Sean Doogan

On Tuesday, Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. With retail pot sales still at least a year off and public consumption banned, people who marked the moment mostly did so in private. But at one rented condominium up a gravel road in Girdwood, legalization day was cause for an all-out party. 

Tara Young