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Concerts galore: Discover new music in Anchorage this week

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: February 21
  • Published February 19

Libeslieder — A program of love songs from the Renaissance to the present, including works by Clara Schumann, Franz Schubert, and Libby Larsen. Anchoring the program will be Johannes Brahms’s “Liebeslieder Waltzes,” Op 52. $30-$35. 8-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sydney Lawrence Theatre, 621 W. Sixth Ave. (alaskachambersingers.org)

Best of Michael Grimm — The “America’s Got Talent” winning singer and songwriter Michael Grimm is going on an intimate Alaska mini-tour. $38-$48. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St. (williwawsocial.com)

Gaelic Spring Concert — The acoustic Irish band Rogues and Wenches will celebrate the Gaelic spring festival of Imbolc with Celtic ballads and rousing pub fare. $12. 7-9 p.m. Friday, The Writer’s Block, 3956 Spenard Road (brownpapertickets.com)

Rondy Costume Crawl — Kick off Rondy with a costumed romp in the streets of Downtown Anchorage. Get your map stamped and your costume will be entered in a prize drawing for a Hilton Getaway. $10. 7-11 p.m. Friday. For full list of locations, see website. (furrondy.net/events/rondy-costume-crawl)

“Always ... Patsy Cline” — This tribute to country singer Patsy Cline will explore her friendship with Louise Seger, a Houston homemaker. A live six-piece band will play a revue of Patsy’s greatest hits, including “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walking After Midnight.” 7-9:15 p.m. $13-$20. Friday-Sunday, Thursday, Anchorage Community Theatre, 1133 E. Seventieth Ave. (actalaska.org)

Delaney Clodfelter in ’Always... Patsy Cline ’ (Photo from Alaska Community Theatre)

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra Family Concert — Tubby the Tuba sets out on a journey to find his melody in this musical tale featuring music from “The Firebird,” “Carmen” and Harry Potter. $10-$17. 3 p.m. Sunday, Discovery Theatre, 621 W Sixth Ave. Ste. (anchoragesymphony.org)

Symphony of Sounds — UAA’s University Singers, Opera Ensemble, Early Music Ensemble and Sinfonia will perform in this celebration of music students and alumni. $25-$30. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, UAA Fine Arts Building, 3700 Alumni Drive (artsuaa.com)

Anchorage Boat Show — Alaska’s biggest boating show will have a variety of activities including solstice search dogs, gold panning, boating safety seminars, a maritime craft fair and, of course, plenty of boats. $3-$10. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Dena’ina Center, 600 W. Seventh Ave. (anchorageboatshow.com)

Kizomba Thursdays — Learn to dance Kizomba and Urban Kiz dance. No partner or experience required. $10. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St. (williwawsocial.com)


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