FAIRBANKS - All that is Fairbanks’ past comes alive this weekend with Golden Days, the annual celebration that remembers the city’s gold rush past.
FAIRBANKS - Summer school is in session in downtown Talkeetna.
FAIRBANKS - The 18th annual Run for the Refuge, which supports preservation efforts in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The event includes a 5K and 10K race, entertainment, a costume contest, prizes and race-day giveaways.
FAIRBANKS - Visiting viola musician Jen Drake played what she called her most unusual “gig” in Fairbanks this week — the Musk Ox Farm.
FAIRBANKS - Gov. Sean Parnell and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute have chosen chef Mandy Dixon to represent Alaska at the Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans on Aug. 2.
FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival has announced its Lunch Bites series, a short mid-day outing featuring a range of entertainment.
FAIRBANKS — One of Shakespeare's classics that takes on love, family and comedy is getting a post-Civil War update.
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FAIRBANKS — One of the biggest and most outstanding music events of the summer takes place this weekend, and it doesn’t cost you a thing to attend.
FAIRBANKS — The 42nd annual home tour sponsored by the American Association of University Women is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Saturday with three different styles of homes open for ticket holders to visit.
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FAIRBANKS — Babies have a thing for Feeding Frenzy.
FAIRBANKS — An intergalactic space mission starts off with good intentions but goes slightly awry when aliens with a grudge against the ship’s captain seek to thwart the goodwill mission. And the cosmic showdown all takes place on the banks of the Chena River.
FAIRBANKS — One of the drawbacks of radio is that sometimes the visuals behind the scene are what drive the commentary, and listeners miss that. That is frequently the case when Ken Rudin and Neal Conan get together and start trading lines on the popular NPR show, “Political Junkie,” Rudin said.
FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival is offering a newly restructured and expanded classical program for 2014.
FAIRBANKS — A well-known Alaska writer, a bookstore owner, a team creating interactive children’s books in Cup’ik, and a program that preserves Alaska Native languages share the 2014 Contributions to Literacy in Alaska (CLIA) awards. Awards will be presented in a July 15 ceremony at the Arts Building on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus.
FAIRBANKS — Several community events will be held between the upcoming rounds of the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition taking place in the Fine Arts Complex at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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FAIRBANKS — Vivica Genaux is a world-famous opera singer and noted performer, but when she’s home in Fairbanks, she’s just Vivica. And she likes it that way. We caught up with Vivica to get her take on performing in the city she called home for so long.
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FAIRBANKS — Jonathon Loy has been to Fairbanks so much he’s starting to think he’s local. He’s OK with that.
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