The great, big heart

Local artists, musicians and poets will be gathering for the fifth annual Great Big Heart Show on Feb. 9 at Middle Way Cafe. Artists are asked every year to create works based on the theme, “the great, big heart.” So far, more than 30 artists have confirmed their involvement, making it the biggest year yet. [...]

Thirsty in Spenard with The Fermented Alaskan

Carissa Pearce is an Anchorage born and raised Alaskan who adds a unique twist to her cocktails. Foraging for her own ingredients to use in bitters, shrubs, amari, liqueurs and tinctures, Pearce skips the store bought goods when she can for a fresher, healthier taste. Her cocktail recipes have gained international recognition and she shares [...]