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Coming up: North x North Festival, ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ and Arctic Comic Con

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: April 26, 2018
  • Published April 26, 2018

North x North Festival

Come out for a celebration of Northern life at the second annual North x North Festival. Featuring TED-style presentations, an Arctic street foods competition, live music performances, a film festival and more in this event showcasing what makes the North so special. $35-$145. Times vary Friday-Sunday, Anchorage Museum, 625 C St. (nxnfestival.com)

Posted by North x North Festival on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Arctic Comic Con Alaska

Enter a world of pop culture and cosplay this weekend. Arctic Comic Con Alaska is bringing panels full of actors, UFC champions, comic book writers, artists and creators, a cosplay contest, live music and more. $33-$103. Noon-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, 600 W. Seventh Ave. (arcticcomiccon.com)

24-Hour Film Royal Screening & Award Ceremony 2018

Alaskan filmmakers wrote, filmed and edited five-minute films over the course of 24 hours. See the fruits of their labor this Saturday at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub. Awards will be given out for judges, audience and festival choice. Though this is an all ages event, the films shown are unrated. $10. 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Bear Tooth Theatrepub, 1230 W. 27th Ave. (beartooththeatre.net)

24-Hour Film Royal 2018 Screening Promo

They made their movies! You cast your votes! Get your tickets to the 24-Hour Film Royal Screening & Award Ceremony 2018!

Posted by 24-Hour Film Royal on Sunday, April 22, 2018

Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano, a Renaissance man ashamed of his appearance, helps another man woo the woman he loves. Follow along as Cyrano does his best to live a life of love, honor and "panache" in Perseverance Theatre's adaptation of a classic. $50.25-$56. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27-May 6, Performing Arts Center, Discovery Theatre, 621 W. Sixth Ave. (centertix.com)

Behind the scenes of CYRANO DE BERGERAC

Take a tiny peek behind the scenes of rehearsals for CYRANO DE BERGERAC which opens Friday, March 16 in Juneau! There is one pay-as-you-can preview, Thursday, March 15 at 7:30 pm. Tickets: https://ptj-internet.choicecrm.net/templates/PTJ/?prod=CYRANO#/ More information: https://www.ptalaska.org/juneau-cyrano-de-bergerac/ Photography by Rashah McChesney. Pictured, John Keabler*, Katie Tkel*, J. Todd Adams*, and Enrique Bravo* *Member of Actors Equity Association

Posted by Perseverance Theatre on Friday, March 9, 2018

Brian Posehn

Comedian Brian Posehn of FOX's "The Simpsons" and Comedy Central's "The Sarah Silverman Program" is coming to Anchorage. Posehn, who moonlights as a comic book writer for Marvel's Deadpool, has toured the country performing his stand-up set and has appeared in countless films and television shows. 18 and over, children can attend with a parent or legal guardian. 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, Hard Rock Cafe, 415 E St. (brownpapertickets.com)

Drag Brunch

Mad Myrna's and Riza+Brown Catering are joining together for Anchorage's first drag brunch. Sip tea and throw shade with the divas from Mad Myrna's Friday Night Variety Show as you enjoy champagne, homemade biscuits and gravy, a scrambled egg bar and more. 21 and over. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Mad Myrna's, 530 E. Fifth Ave. (brownpapertickets.com)

Full Frontal Nerdity
Frostease Burlesque's fourth season is going out with a bang. In partnership with Arctic Comic Con, local and national artists will be performing live music, comedy and striptease acts with a pop-culture spin. 18 and over. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 49th State Brewing Company, 717 W. Third Ave. (brownpapertickets.com)

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