• Alaska Sues Over Arctic Drilling
  • State Senate Advances Gasline Project
  • New pygmy tyrannosaur discovered in Alaska
  • Son continues family legacy at Iditarod
  • Alaska Sues Over Arctic Drilling

    Alaska Sues Over Arctic Drilling

    The state of Alaska is suing the Obama administration for rejecting the state’s plan to explore for oil and natural gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The exploration plan that was submitted is in compliance with the 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act and should have been approved, […]

  • State Senate Advances Gasline Project

    State Senate Advances Gasline Project

    The state Senate voted for a bill that would advance a major natural gas project with Alaska serving as a part owner. The legislation was passed with 15 yeas and 5 nays. Four Anchorage Democrats and Sen. Bert Stedman (R-Sitka) voted against it, voicing concerns that Alaska might not be […]

  • New pygmy tyrannosaur discovered in Alaska

    New pygmy tyrannosaur discovered in Alaska

    Paleontologists announced that they discovered the fossilized remains of a new species of pygmy tyrannosaur in northern Alaska. The animal has been called Nanuqsaurus hoglundi and is said to have lived approximately 70 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period. During this time, the land was part of the […]

  • Son continues family legacy at Iditarod

    Son continues family legacy at Iditarod

    Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod sled-dog rage for the second time in three years, unseating his father, Mitch Seavey, as the defending champion and breaking the race’s three-year-old record. Seavey, 26, of Willow, Alaska, finished the 1,000-mile race to Nome in 8 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes and 19 seconds. […]

 

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Anchorage Performing Arts

Anchorage Performing Arts

Anchorage is filled with performing artists — actors, singers, dancers and musicians. Performance art thrives in a diverse community that celebrates variety. Much of the performance art in Anchorage pays tribute to Alaska’s rich history...

 

Cyrano’s Theatre Company

Cyrano’s Theatre Company

Cyrano’s Theatre Company is a resident theatre company located out of the Cyrano’s Off Center Playhouse in downtown Anchorage. The company performs classic, contemporary and original works. There is also a wine and snack bar in the...

 

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts hosts a variety of world-class performances and attractions year-round. It is known for housing a diverse line up including Broadway shows, classical symphonies, acoustic concerts and more. Anchorage is...

 

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Alaska Fashion Week

Alaska Fashion Week

Usually held in May, Alaska Fashion Week seeks to elevate Alaska to another level in the fashion industry. The event features some of the top models in Alaska. Featured designers include Beware Swim (Florida), Beso Moda (Colombia), E’Lione...

 

Native Arts and Crafts

Native Arts and Crafts

There are several places in Anchorage that sell authentic Native goods. The Rusty Harpoon offers authentic Native items including Alaskan jewelry and less expensive crafts. The Rusty Harpoon is a favorite among natives. Other shops include the...

 

Octopus Ink Gallery

Octopus Ink Gallery

The Octopus Ink Gallery sells ocean-inspired, artist-designed and eco-minded clothing in fresh, appealing designs that capture the essence of the spirit of Alaska. Everything from Octopus Ink is unique and comfortable, perfect for anyone who...

 
 

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