Arts & Entertainment

Folk ballads, punk anthems, and melodic rock tunes

Folk ballads, punk anthems, and melodic rock tunes

By Wyatt J. Wilcher Sun Star Music Columnist On Saturday April 18, Joel’s Place held a concert featuring the Vocal Chords, Granddad and the Young Fangs. It was loud, it was bright and people were rocking out. Before I get into the actual review of the show, I would like to say that I found […]

Younger generation revives the art of knitting

Younger generation revives the art of knitting

By Sydney Reese Sun Star Reporter 04/21/2015 For some, knitting conjures an image of a grandma clicking needles, perhaps in a rocking chair creaking back and forth across the floorboards. If you’re lucky, the house smells like fresh baked cookies, but sometimes it just smells. The woman in the chair is knitting a sweater the texture of […]

Get jazzed up for Jazz Festival

Get jazzed up for Jazz Festival

Bands from across the state are gathering at UAF’s Fine Arts Complex this Thursday to participate in the 27th annual Jazz Festival. This event will cover various aspects of performing jazz, but is not only for musicians. From April 16 to 18, jazz concerts will be performed in the Davis Concert Hall for free. Thursday […]

UAF Theatre Department presents: The Ash Girl

UAF Theatre Department presents: The Ash Girl

Theatre UAF’s main stage spring production is “The Ash Girl” by Timberlake Wertenbaker and is what the department calls a contemporary retelling of a classic Cinderella fairytale with a mix of “The Seven Deadly Sins.” Ashgirl is a character, similar to Cinderella, who lives in a big and old house under an ashy hearth, with her […]

Blackwater Railroad Company

Blackwater Railroad Company

By Chris Hoch Sun Star Reporter 04/07/015 Blackwater Railroad Company played an all ages show on April 4 in Gulliver’s Bookstore, and has partnered with Gulliver’s a develop a “lending library” for musical instruments in an effort to impact the Fairbanks community positively. Blackwater Railroad Company is a band from Seward, consisting of Issac London […]

GSA drag show raises more than $1000

GSA drag show raises more than $1000

By Zayn Roohi Photo Editor 04/07/2015 More than 100 people attended third annual Kings and Queens drag show last Friday night in the Wood Center Ballroom. The show was hosted by the Gay Straight Alliance as a fundraiser for the club, and managed to raise more than $1000 from ticket sales and donations. In addition to the […]

Shakespeare Theatre hosts 16th annual Bard-athon

Shakespeare Theatre hosts 16th annual Bard-athon

by Dianna Rupp Sun Star Web Editor 02/17/2014 Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre will be hosting their 16th Bard-a-thon starting this Valentines Day, Feb. 14, to Feb. 21. Bard-a-thon has become a tradition within the Fairbanks community since its initial creation in 1999, and consists of a giant group reading of all of Shakespeare’s works back-to-back from […]

Pub Trivia

Pub Trivia

by Marie-Kristin Hoffman Sun Star contributor 02/03/2015 Suddenly people at one table jump off their chairs, nearly knocking over their five beer pitchers. The group just scored a point. It’s trivia night. “It is your chance to either make a fool of yourself or show your intellect,” said Cory Coulman, a 29-year-old anthropology junior. Pub Trivia […]

KUAC teams with FST for Shakespeare outreach

KUAC teams with FST for Shakespeare outreach

by Chris Hoch The Sun Star Feb. 2, 2015 “Shakespeare Uncovered” season 2 episode 1 was screened in the Davis Concert Hall at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 31, alongside a short display of the upcoming “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” production by the Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre. The FST is partnering with KUAC FM to produce […]

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