Arts

Jessica Michelle Singleton will record a live comedy album during a pair of shows Friday at Chilkoot Charlie's. 

Chris Bieri
A totem pole honoring the 60th anniversary of the Rasmuson Foundation was raised in Yakutat on Monday, June 29.Mike Dunham
A full house like what they saw at the showing of "The Cheechakos," a silent film made in Anchorage in 1923. Mike Dunham
It's a great weekend to be a lover of Anchorage's urban outdoors scene, with the annual Anchorage Garden Club Tour on Sunday and the first-ever tour of collaborative "Yarducopia" plots on Saturday.Mike Dunham
Robin McLean supported herself as a potter for years, working in Alaska's backwoods and hawking her wares to shops around the state. Her first book of short stories has won a major national award and she's back on a book tour that owes a lot to her pottery days.Mike Dunham
Earlier this year, 49 Writers held a series of conversations and workshops where people shared memories about how they came to Anchorage and what they found memorable about the place. The result is a book, “Anchorage Remembers: A Century of Tales,” which will be launched at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Anchorage Museum.Mike Dunham
First Friday shows include work by an artist exploring his Native and gay identities, the mayor slices Anchorage's birthday cake and a historian explains the "myth" of Seward's Folly.Arts Reporter Mike Dunham
Alaska Botanical Garden's Heritage Garden revisits the style and heirloom varieties of Anchorage's subsistence years. Mike Dunham
Douglas Allen, the national wildlife artist whose bear is featured on Alaska license plates, had no idea his art was being used in a state he'd never visited until he got a call last month. Now a legislator proposes to honor him with an official citation.Mike Dunham