Arts & Entertainment

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 […]

ADN publisher speaks to Alaska’s role in media

by Anessia Hubler Sun Star Publisher of Alaska Dispatch News and Founder of Arctic Circle and Arctic Imperative Summit, Alice Rogoff, came to speak at UAF’s Arctic Day, on Nov. 12 in the Davis Concert Hall. Rogoff talked  about problems in the Arctic and how to start fixing them along with the need for good journalists. Arctic Day hosted several […]

Kirsten Olson Sets the Table

by Eric Bennett Sun Star Copy Editor At the Museum of the North, a group of people sat down to have dinner. Everything they ate from or were served from, plates, platters, bowls, were ceramics. Each utensil was decorated with lines and markings, similar to that of ivory carvings. They were utilities. They were art. […]

Pop-Con Powers Up

Pop-Con Powers Up

By Dianna Rupp Sun Star Web Editor   Packing the Wood Center this past week with a variety of nerdy distractions and delights was SAO’s third Pop-Con, a celebration of all things pop-culture related. From video game tournaments and medieval warfare demonstrations to comic book trivia and discussions of social influence in the gaming industry, […]

LaBove In The Pub

LaBove In The Pub

Dianna Rupp On Nov. 5 The UAF Pub will play host to an SAO sponsored showing of infamous comedian Carl LaBove. He is a founding member of 1980’s comedic group “The Outlaws of Comedy.” This troupe of touring Texas comedians included Bill Hicks and Sam Kinison, ranked 19 and 20 respectively on Comedy Central’s 100 […]

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