When Marty Beckerman was a teenager growing up in Alaska – and writing a humor column for the Anchorage Daily News – he was obsessed with becoming the next Dave Berry.
It’s officially summer here in Fairbanks, and the Blue Loon has already put on their annual outdoor all-ages summer concert with popular ‘90’s band Barenaked Ladies.
A quick look at this summer’s crop of blockbuster movies along with five free films available on the UAF campus.
What do you get when you mix students, community members, local hip-hop artists and producers, two world-famous DJs, and three hip-hop legends into the Patty Center gym? You’ll get a show so loud and so hyped, the vibrations from the bass will shake your heart loose in your chest.
A face with a pair of pink tongues emerging from the eye sockets was the makings of a memorable poster.
Paper Scissors has been haunting Fairbanks with their mix of guitar- and synthesizer-based sounds for the better part of six years.
New York photographer Nev Schulman, 22, stretches a wide grin for the camera as he gushes about his new online friendships. “I mean, she must be pretty awesome. At least, from Facebook,” Schulman said.
Local band Good Daze released their debut album, “Germ of Creation,” over the summer, and let me tell you something: it’s good. It’s raw (under-produced), but solid.
Fri., Nov 12 saw Theatre UAF debut three one-act plays: “Can Can” by Romulus Linney, “Play” by Samuel Beckett and “The Bay at Nice” by David Hare. The event has been billed as “Can Can Plays the Bay at Nice.”
My iTunes player displayed “Continental Divide,” the debut album of Alaskan singer/songwriter 907Britt (Britt Arnesen), as Alternative/Punk. That is a lie. Alternative/Punk is the Dresden Dolls, the White Stripes or Metric. The word “alternative” covers all manner of musical sin, but “Divide” is pure folk.