With a week left before the Thanksgiving break, this weekend offers a number of auditory options. Alaska musicians will be featured at local bars and clubs as well as at various fine arts venues throughout Anchorage.
Blackwater Railroad w/ Wiley Post: 7 p.m. Friday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St.
A pair of Alaska bands hit the stage at Williwaw on Friday with Blackwater Railroad and Wiley Post. Advance tickets are $15 and $20 at the door.
Kaleidoscope 3.0: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sydney Laurence Theatre, 621 W. 6th Ave.
Billed as chamber music with a twist, this show includes over 50 musicians from the Anchorage Symphony performing works by Strauss and Dvorak among others. Tickets start at $35.
Svdden Death: 9 p.m. Saturday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St.
LA-based DJ Svdden Death is best known for his boisterous bass lines that should have the dance floor hopping. Tickets are $35 or $100 VIP.
Wakanda Ball: 10 p.m. Saturday, Arctic Rec Center, 4855 Arctic Blvd.
This 2nd-annual event is a celebration of Black excellence and culture and not meant to be a costume party. There is dancing, fashion, speakers including Calvin Martyr from The Blackout Coalition and entertainment from Mayanna Cash. General admission is $50 with other seating and table options available.
White Party ‘22: 10 p.m. Saturday, Koot’s, 2435 Spenard Rd.
This annual party is a great opportunity for putting on your favorite all-white outfit. There will be different entertainment options throughout the building, from DJ BeeOne and Los AK Music to local bands Millennial Falcons and Sideways. Tickets are $15.
Alaska Electronic Orchestra: 4 p.m. Sunday, UAA Fine Arts Building, 3700 Alumni Dr.
Composer/saxophonist Rick Zelinsky and guitarist Mark Manners perform in this series that blends classical, jazz and electronic music. Tickets start at $30.