Dining at Arctic Sushi had some hits and misses. The hits, encouragingly, were in the sushi itself.

Mara Severin
David Ives’ Tony-nominated comedy “Venus in Fur” is described as “a study of sex and power” and promises to be a show you’ll be talking about long after you’ve left the theater. Mike Dunham

This month, Anchorage hairstylist Joseph Williams is giving away free haircuts to people in need. For some, the offer seems too good to be true: “It is free. And I don’t think people can handle that,” Williams said. 

Laurel Andrews
The decade-old Trapper Creek Bluegrass Festival might be the closest thing you'll find to Burning Man in Alaska. If you're thinking of attending this year's, here's what you need to know.Victoria Barber
During World War II, Dad saved two lives when the destroyer he was serving on hit a mine and sank in the English Channel. He earned a Bronze Star for bravery in action, but his bad luck with ships never really waned. Pete Garay
At the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival in Homer, bird calls, songs, quacks and caws competed in a beer-lubricated, fun-loving competition. Nancy Lord
It always takes a few weeks after the soil in containers is warm enough to plant for the yard soil to warm up so you can plant in it. It’s finally happened. Go forth and plant those vegetable gardens. Flower away! We are officially in Alaska’s outdoor growing season.Jeff Lowenfels
Steve Edwards
What makes this 18-year-old from Kenai the fastest distance running girl to ever come out of an Alaska high school? Doyle Woody
A closer look at "Kinds of Winter" and "A Grizzly Trade."Kathleen Macknicki