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Anchorage Concert Association announces its 2017/2018 season

Melissa Etheridge, Straight No Chaser and Pink Martini are among the more than 25 shows

The Anchorage Concert Association, the state’s largest arts and entertainment presenter, is bringing cult classics, YouTube sensations, a cappella masters and crowd favorites to Alaska for its 2017/2018 season. {more}

5 Questions with Garrison Keillor

What is the storyteller's favorite thing about visiting Alaska?

Storyteller Garrison Keillor, coming to Anchorage for a show April 12, took the time to answer a few questions with the Anchorage Concert Association. {more}

Cirque Mechanics puts the pedal to Steampunk

The premier American circus performs April 7 to 8 in the Atwood Concert Hall

The Anchorage Concert Association invites Alaskans to marvel at daredevil antics, circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders, and a bit of clowning around with Cirque Mechanics Pedal Punk, coming to Anchorage April 7 through 8. {more}

New ‘Beauty and the Beast’ show added to Anchorage lineup

Anchorage Concert Association adds 10 a.m. Saturday performance due to popular demand

Tickets to the matinee performances of the Broadway sensation “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” in Anchorage are selling fast. Anchorage Concert Association has now added a 10 a.m. Saturday performance, giving families and Belle-ievers of all ages an extra chance to experience live the classic story of Belle, a beautiful young woman in a provincial town, and her unlikely encounter with the Beast. {more}

Comedy Legend John Cleese comes to Anchorage

Monty Python founder is ‘not dead yet’

Britain’s living legend of comedy John Cleese has written, produced, directed, and starred in a plethora of comedic hits, including the British sitcom “Fawlty Towers” and the film “A Fish Called Wanda,” for which he received an Oscar nomination for best screenplay. Now he’s hitting the road for a leisurely walk through his life and laughs with stop in Anchorage for two shows presented by the Anchorage Concert Association on Thursday, March 16. {more}

Portland Cello Project creates new album about breakup in Alaska

March 11 performance also features Anchorage artists Kat Moore and Momentum Dance Collective

The Portland Cello Project is no stranger to Alaska. In fact, this trip will mark the innovative string masters’ third visit to the 49th state after sold-out concerts in 2011 and 2014. On March 11 in the Atwood Concert Hall, Portland Cello Project will perform from their new album inspired by their time up here: “Songs for Alaska: Spring Breakup,” about both the seasonal transition “breakup” and the lovelorn variety. This one-of-a-kind performance also features Alaska artists, including Kat Moore of the Super Saturated Sugar Strings and Momentum Dance Collective. {more}

Broadway hit about boy pursuing his dreams during hard economic times comes to Alaska

Billy Elliot the Musical opens Valentine’s Day in Anchorage

The Tony-award winning Broadway sensation Billy Elliot the Musical – the celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true – makes its Alaska debut Feb. 14-19 in the Atwood Concert Hall. Set in a small English town during the 1984 coal miner’s strike, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a passion that takes him by surprise. {more}

Kirstin Chenoweth Concerts Cancelled

The actor and singer will not perform in Anchorage this weekend due to illness

Unfortunately, Kristin Chenoweth’s concerts this weekend have been canceled due to illness. The Anchorage Concert Association is working to reschedule the shows for later this year. {more}

LA hip-hop dancers jam with Anchorage artists

Versa-Style Dance Company visits high schools and a hip-hop summit and jam in Mountain View

The dancers of Versa-Style Dance Company are more than just fun to watch. They’re artists on a mission: to bring people together through dance. Presented by the Anchorage Concert Association, they have two performances at the Discovery Theatre this week and will work with local community groups, students and dancers. {more}

Alaska dancers vie for chance in Broadway in Anchorage production

Now Casting!

Anchorage Concert Association and Plan B Entertainment are casting “Billy Elliot the Musical,” coming to Anchorage Feb. 14-19. Set in a northern English mining town against the background of the 1984 miners' strike, Billy Elliot is the celebration of one boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Alaska performers will audition for roles in Billy’s ballet class. {more}

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