The indie pop-rock band will play Moose's Tooth for an "Almost to Solstice" show after releasing a new album earlier this year.
At Anchorage MakerSpace in Spenard, tinkerers, artists, students and entrepreneurs alike can all create.
The Clare Swan Early Head Start Child Care Center was designed with Alaska Native families in mind. There are 72 slots available, and the center had already received more than 90 applications as of Tuesday, CITC said.
The performance starts with Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” and then changes gears for a 40-minute set of dancing to Led Zeppelin hits performed live by The Modern Savage.
“Billy Elliot the Musical” runs Feb. 14-19 and features seasoned out-of-state performers and young Alaska kids.
Years in the making, Ravens’ Roost residents adjust to a new, more neighborly, way of life.
On a recent Thursday morning, inside a building that used to be a church, a handful of seniors and caregivers gathered around a table to decorate cookies and paint pumpkins. In a computer room next to where the group had congregated, a 3-month-old pig named Bacon zigzagged about. Kori Mateaki opened Turnagain Social Club — a … Continue reading New Anchorage ‘social club’ cares for those with Alzheimer’s
Some Alaska photographers capture images of the state’s wild animals and bountiful nature. Kayce James takes photos of wild Alaska men. There’s plenty of that quintessential Alaska scenery in the backgrounds of her photos too, but James’ goal is to show off the humorous and sensitive sides (and sometimes the backsides) of guys in the … Continue reading ‘Mountain Men’ calendar shows the quirky, sensitive sides of Alaska men
On most days, you’ll find 21-year-old Marcus Freeman cutting his clients’ hair at Unique Blends, a spacious barbershop on Muldoon Road. On a recent Tuesday afternoon Freeman meticulously shaped up a client’s hair with an electric shaver. ESPN played on wall-mounted TVs as the men quietly chatted. A steady rain fell outside. “I don’t really … Continue reading Barber with a passion for dance opens East Anchorage hip-hop studio
Sitting in a room lit with natural light and surrounded by empty chairs, Jennifer Prince began reciting her poem on a June afternoon. “… I’ve gone to war and back to unpaint the image that a real world exists between the moon and me …” Prince read in a calm, steady voice off a sheet of … Continue reading Poetry in prison: Alaska inmates find creative outlet — and national recognition — through art
On a cloudy Saturday in May, about two dozen people prepped for battle at Abbott Loop Community Park. Wielding foam swords and shields and sporting medieval-esque clothing, they marched down a hill to a flat, grassy space to pick teams. Things kicked off with a game in which one team tried to defend the “castle” … Continue reading Live action role-playing wins robust following across Alaska
Nonprofits in Alaska are bracing for less financial help from some of their largest donors as the state grapples with a multibillion-dollar deficit and oil companies try to minimize their losses. “I can tell you 100 percent that we are seeing an increased need for our services all across the state,” said Thomas Brown, spokesman for … Continue reading Alaska nonprofits try to do more with less amid oil slump, economic uncertainty
With the rise in opioid use among Alaska's adult population comes tragic collateral damage: drug-dependent babies who must go through withdrawal in the first days of their lives.
Alaskas Black Ice team is competing in the 2016 Cheerleading Worlds competition in Orlando, Florida, where their coach says they're favored to do well.
If you saw people meandering around downtown Anchorage sporting goggles, gears and Victorian-era clothing this weekend, they were probably headed to the steamposium downtown.