Visitors to the Anchorage Museum on Friday morning did double-takes as a robotic tour guide greeted them, rolled through the galleries like R2-D2, looked over the exhibits, made conversation and sometimes asked for help.

Mike Dunham
A robotic "virtual tour guide" made its first trip through the Anchorage Museum Friday, drawing stares from grown-ups and greetings from kids.Mike Dunham
Additional seating has been put on the stage to handle demand for tickets to the Alaska Airlines Winter Classics chamber music series. Mike Dunham
My first Ash Wednesday service was in Chicago, some 45 years ago. In a new career position, I’d just been trained by someone who’d formerly followed my beliefs, but had discovered the joys of being Episcopalian. Chris Thompson
Is the era of the Great Alaska Lawn gone? What will replace it? Whatever that will be, it probably involves using more plant species native to Alaska.Jeff Lowenfels
Alaska Dance Theatre's "Winter's Dance" program will combine contemporary dance and the uniquely Alaskan pop vocals of Pamyua.Mike Dunham
This chorizo and red lentil soup is thick, meaty and full of deep, spicy flavor.Maya Wilson
Titles, labels, relationship statuses on social media -- just words or worth all the worry and weight?Wayne and Wanda

Alaska Dance Theatre's production of "Winter's Dance" is a collaboration with Pamyua. Jan. 31, 2016.

Mike Dunham