Entertainment

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…
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…
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…
Baseball in Anchorage

Anchorage Bucs

This semipro team of the Alaska Baseball League plays at Mulcahy Ball Park, where living legend Mark McGuire once slammed a few homers. Also taking the same field is archrival Anchorage Glacier Pilots.
Baseball in Palmer

Mat-Su Miners

A semipro team of the Alaska Baseball League that plays against clubs like Fairbanks Goldpanners and the Anchorage Bucs. Until 1980 the Palmer players were the Valley Green Giants but changed their name for obvious …
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…
Cinema in Anchorage

Bear Tooth Theatrepub

Cruise into this very cool venue (check out the mural on the lobby ceiling) where you can enjoy great microbrews, wine or even dinner while watching first-run movies as well as foreign and independent films ($4).
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.’