Heavy Metal in Latin: Arxplendida, Swiss Entry to Eurovision Song Contest

By: Thursday December 5, 2013 6:47 pm

Latin nerds and metal heads may clash in the schoolyard, but damn, they rock in combo.

Pull Up a Chair: Festival of Lights (and sound)

By: Saturday November 30, 2013 4:00 am

This was an unusual year since Hanukkah coincided with Thanksgiving creating Thanksgivukkah. So to celebrate, here’s Adam Sandler’s classic, “The Hanukkah Song (v. 1)”.

Late Night: The Lumberjack Song

By: Wednesday November 20, 2013 8:00 pm

Monty PythonThe Lumberjack Song. As Lisa reported last night, Monty Python is reuniting and that’s ok!

Elegy for JFK

By: Sunday November 17, 2013 8:15 am

The Anchorage Civic Orchestra will be giving our 2013 Fall Concert on November 22nd. Back in late August, when we began our once-per-week rehearsals, a member observed that our concert will occur on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

The theme of our concert is Four Centuries of American Music, with works written in the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries being programmed. After mulling over the idea for four days, I wrote this simple, direct elegy over Labor Day weekend.

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