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ANCHORAGE 6-8 and 10-16 Stomp An explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique show that appeals to audiences of all ages. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments-filling the stage with magnificent rhythms. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday afternoon performances begin at 3 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 7:30 p.m. Located at The Alaska Center for Performing Arts. For more information, phone 272-1471. 14 A Gathering of Cultures This annual collaboration between the Anchorage Opera and the Alaska Native Heritage Center brings together artists and stories of different cultures. Enjoy a mix of lighter fare with the Second Stage Series. Fun for the whole family. Located at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Showtime 8 p.m. For more information, phone 279-2557 or visit www.anchorageopera.org. 14 Scared Scriptless Comedy Improv Features improvised scenes based on audience suggestions. For mature audiences only. Cost is $5 at the door. Showtime is 10 p.m. at Cyrano's Off Center Playhouse. Call 274-6732 or visit www. scaredscriptless.com. 20-22 Alaska Women's Show Vendors celebrate everything that makes Alaska women unique. Located at the Sullivan Arena. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, phone 562-9911. 26-28 Native Youth Olympics Witness more than 300 young athletes across Alaska who come together in Anchorage to demonstrate their skills in traditional Native games, including the Alaskan High Kick, the scissor broad jump, the Seal Hop and the Eskimo stick pull. Located at the Sullivan Arena. Begins at 8 a.m. For more information, phone 793-3267 or visit www.citci.com. 27 Einstein Alive Dynamic and funny one-man performance that blends science, history and entertainment. Storyteller/actor Marc Spiegel brings Einstein and his theories to life by offering demonstrations, songs, humor and audience interaction. Located at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Begins at 7:30 p.m. For more information, phone 263-ARTS or visit www. akjt.org. 28-29 Verdi's Requiem Anchorage Symphony Orchestra season comes to a dramatic close as 250 musicians fill the Atwood stage for Verdi's powerful Requiem. The Anchorage Symphony is joined by the Alaska Chamber Singers and Anchorage Concert Chorus. Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 4 p.m. For more information, phone 263-ARTS or visit www.alaskachambersingers.org. FAIRBANKS 10 UA Museum IPY Lecture: Alaska Climate Change...

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