Arts and Entertainment

This weekend in Anchorage: Pirate Pub Crawl plus live music from Neko Case and Tom Rush

Neko Case

Neko Case: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Atwood Concert Hall, 621 W. Sixth Ave.

Case came to prominence as a member of Canadian alt-rockers The New Pornographers, but she has established herself as a sensational solo artist over the past two decades. Tickets start at $48.50.

Sweet Cheeks Cabaret - Wenches and Wrenches: 8 p.m. Friday/Saturday, Broken Blender, 535 W. Third Ave.

Billed as a “steampunk cruise to remember” this original play was written by Anchorage’s Rachel Ayers. Ticket prices are $20/$30.

Alaska Men’s Run: 10 a.m. Saturday, Kincaid Park, 9401 Raspberry Road.

Established in 1996, this run is a fundraiser for men’s health education and awareness, promote early detection and provide financial aid to men fighting prostate and testicular cancer. There are a two-mile walk and a five-mile run as options with a virtual run available until Sept. 25.

Great Alaska Quilt Show: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday/Sunday, First United Methodist Church, 725 W. Ninth Ave.

The show returns after a two-year hiatus with dozens of beautiful quilts. There is a small quilt silent auction as well as a quilt raffle. Admission and parking is free.

Anchorage Pirate Pub Crawl

Pirate Pub Crawl: 7 p.m. Saturday, Anchorage Town Square, 632 W. Sixth Ave.

The 13th annual crawl sends pirates all over the Anchorage downtown with funds raised going to the Blood Bank of Alaska. Stops include 49th State Brewing, the Broken Blender and Mad Myrna’s among others.

Tom Rush: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sydney Laurence Theatre, 621 West Sixth Ave.

Rush, a folk and blues performer, has connections to the 1960s folk revival and the artists that gained popularity through the 70s like Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor. Tickets start at $50.


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