- Date: Aug 4, 2017
- Times: 6-9 p.m.
- Admission: Free
- Location: Anchorage Museum
Enjoy a live performance in the Thomas Planetarium, elevator music by Anchorage musician Brenda Xu and a film in the auditorium. Free museum admission from 6 to 9 p.m. thanks to ConocoPhillips. Thomas Planetarium tickets extra.
Live in the Planetarium: Music and Words with Nat Baldwin
Immerse yourself in words and sounds of Nat Baldwin. Nat will read from his new book of fiction, The Red Barn, and perform with double bass. Nat’s acclaimed music combines musical arrangement with potent lyrics. Audience advisory: Adult subject matter. $10.
Nat Baldwin is a writer and musician living in Portland, Maine. He has released several solo albums and plays bass in Dirty Projectors. The Red Barn is his first book.
Battle of the Breweries
6 to 9 p.m.
Lager beers are featured in Muse’s Battle of the Breweries: Silver Gulch Fairbanks Lager, Anchor Brewing California Lager and Kenai Peninsula Brewers Reserve. Beer flights $7. Ages 21 and older.
Free Film: Happy People
As part of the exhibition Polar Bear Garden: The Place Between Alaska and Russia, experience a visually compelling feature-length documentary, Happy People, by acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog. This film follows the indigenous people of the small village of Bakhta, at the river Yenisei, deep in the Siberian taiga, far away from civilization where there are only two ways to reach this outpost: helicopter or boat.