Entertainment

Live Music in Anchorage

Tap Root

With the addition of Tap Root, Spenard cemented its reputation as the heart of Anchorage nightlife. The lively bar has 20 microbrews on tap, an impressive list of single malt Scotch whiskeys and more than 25 types o…
Live Music in Anchorage

Chilkoot Charlie’s

More than just Anchorage’s favorite meat market, ‘Koots,’ as the locals call it, is a landmark. The sprawling, wooden edifice has 22 beers on tap, 10 bars, four dance floors and a couple of stages where almost every…
Cultural Center in Denali National Park & Preserve

Charles Sheldon Center

At the back of the Denali Park Village in McKinley Village, this community center holds local talks and speeches, art shows and theatrical and musical performances, all designed to ‘inspire personal connections to D…
Live Music in Juneau

Food Truck Fridays

Kick off your summer weekends with live music, an arts and flea market and, of course, food trucks. Held outside the JACC every Friday from June through August.
Theater in Fairbanks

Palace Theatre & Saloon

Pioneer Park comes alive at night in this historical theater with honky-tonk piano, cancan dancers and other acts in the ‘Golden Heart Revue.’
Live Music in Talkeetna

Twister Creek Restaurant

Showcase restaurant for the Denali Brewing Company, where you can pair your microbrews with - ahem - reindeer meatloaf and fish and chips.
Cinema in Anchorage

Alaska Experience Center

More a tourist trap than a movie house, with IMAX nature films and a 15-minute theatrical simulation of the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake.
Dance in Anchorage

Mad Myrna's

A fun, cruisy bar with two dances floors, Drag Diva shows, a cabaret, and dance music most nights after 9pm.
Performing Arts in Anchorage

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

Impresses tourists with the film Aurora: Alaska’s Great Northern Lights (adult/child $11.75/8.75), screened on the hour from 9am to 9pm during summer in its Sydney Laurence Theatre. It’s also home to the Anchorage O…
Theater in Anchorage

Cyrano's Theatre Company

This off-center playhouse is the best live theater in town, staging everything from Hamlet to Archy and Mehitabel (comic characters of a cockroach and a cat), Mel Brooks’ jazz musical based on the poetry of Don Marq…