CULTURE IN ALASKA

What’s With the Kilcher Family Tree?

What’s With the Kilcher Family Tree?

The Kilcher family has a longstanding relationship with the Alaskan expanse, and has worked hard to live off the lands since the early 1940s. Their subsistence lifestyle has recently been made famous on the Discovery Channel show “Alaska: The Last Frontier,” which...

Why is Alaska Called The Last Frontier?

Why is Alaska Called The Last Frontier?

Enter Alaska, the land of big open spaces, treacherous glaciers and unrepressed wildlife and fondly known as the Last Frontier. Seward’s Folly, as it was called back in 1868, was formerly owned by Russia and procured by then Secretary of State William H. Seward. Their...

What You May Not Know About Alaskan Earthquakes

What You May Not Know About Alaskan Earthquakes

Alaska is not only the largest state in the United states, but it is also one of the most gorgeous. With over 3 million lakes, sparse population, and many natural resources still in tact, Alaska is one of the last frontiers in the US. Adding to Alaska’s mystique is...

Architecture in Alaska

Architecture in Alaska

Alaska’s architecture truly is some of the world’s grandest masterpieces, as well as extremely famous among Alaskan people. It is home to the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts located in downtown Anchorage, the Conoco-Phillips Building as well in downtown...

Alaska Music Scene: 8 Awesome Music Festivals in Alaska

Alaska Music Scene: 8 Awesome Music Festivals in Alaska

Music festivals are the cherry on top of a long, tiresome year in Alaska. It’s what keeps music lovers going. If you are new to Alaska’s music scene, here’s a roundup of some of the best music events you’ll not want to miss:   Music Festivals in Alaska    1....

Art in Alaska: Top 7 Theaters in Alaska

Art in Alaska: Top 7 Theaters in Alaska

If you think that Alaska is only about freezing weather and torrential snowfall, think again. Alaska has a lively art scene and is among the few states that have truly invested in nurturing art in its young population. And there is no better place to sample the...

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