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The Alaska Press Club and Town Square 49 are offering a limited number of scholarships for interested community members to attend the 2013 Alaska Press Club Conference, April 18-20 in Anchorage.
This world class media training opportunity will feature presenters from NPR, The Associated Press, The New York Times and more.
It’s time to Rondy, Alaskans! Time to quit moping and get outside for some fun at the 78th annual Fur Rondy festival. Days are getting longer and spring is right around the corner. Well, sort of.
Fur Rondy starts Friday, Feb. 22 and runs through Sunday, Mar. 3.
This week a crowd gathered at the Fur Rondy Shop on the corner of the historic 4th Ave. and D St. in Anchorage to witness the announcement of the 2013 Fur Rondy Queen and Princesses, and the King and Queen Regents.
Those chosen as Fur Rondy Royalty serve as goodwill ambassadors for the 10-day festival.
Emmy nominated and multiple-award-winning filmmakers Josh Thomas and JJ Kelley have made a name for themselves traveling across Alaska’s vast and remote stretches of wilderness. They’ve thrived where few would dare venture.
Their new film premieres in Alaska at the upcoming Anchorage International Film Festival.
The Alyeska Ski Club and the University of Alaska Anchorage Ski Team present the annual Alaska Ski Swap Nov. 10 at the West Anchorage High School gymnasium.
The swap generates over $100,000 per year, with 70 percent of each sale retained by sellers and 30 percent donated to support youth skiing in Southcentral Alaska.
New this year, the ski swap expands to cover all outdoor winter recreation gear and adds an online registration component for gear that saves sellers money.
Bubble Gum is from Pamyua’s album SideA/SideB. This drumsong commemorates a student in Ossie’s dance class chewing gum when he wasn’t supposed to.
This music video was shot in Unalakleet, Alaska during the filming of the Discovery Channels show Flying Wild Alaska season three by Anchorage-based film collective Electric Igloo Creative.
The PBS Online Film Festival is back for its second year and Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT) wants you to be a part of it.
NAPT is searching for the best in Native short films from American Indian and Alaska Native filmmakers across the country. As an organization, they’d like to help curate your short film into the larger submission process.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will award more than $19,000 in cash prizes through its annual Arctic Innovation Competition.
The competition, now in its fourth year, asks entrants to propose new, feasible and potentially profitable ideas.
Tuskegee Airman Col. (Ret.) Charles McGee recently presented his personal medal to Col. Bryan Radliff, 477th FG commander from Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson.
During World War II McGee was a member of the 302nd Fighter Squadron.
As a young boy on King Island, Sylvester Ayek learned the ways of his Iñupiat elders: hunting, foraging, and the craft of carving walrus ivory and wood.
Today, he sells his artwork to support his traditional subsistence lifestyle, struggling to maintain Iñupiat ways in a quickly changing world.
The Never Sets Film Festival is once again seeking the creative contributions of people from across the state. Returning for a second year with a theme of “Stories from the North,” the festival is asking for short films and short screenplays created by Alaskans for an upcoming competition.
Last year, the festival received submissions from all around Alaska and was able to present the films over the course of several days at events in Anchorage, Juneau, Barrow and Bethel.