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…
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…
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.
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).
Opera in Anchorage

Anchorage Opera

Anchorage Opera is the largest producer of the performing arts in Alaska and one of America’s leading regional opera companies.
Classical Music in Anchorage

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra

Anchorage had an orchestra before it had paved roads, which says a lot about priorities around here.