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Alaska Center for the Performing Arts

Alaska Center for the Performing Arts: Performing Arts in the Heart of the City

If you have any interest at all in the performing arts then the Alaska Performing Arts Center is the place to be in Anchorage. Owned and operated by the city, this is a multi-venue performing arts center with 176,000-square-feet of space and four performing stages. You can catch anything here from Rock to Bach, or even a spelling bee. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend a performance when I was in Anchorage, but I still enjoyed peaking inside and strolling through the beautiful small park and gardens in front of the center. The lobby is usually open, and tours are held Wednesday at 1 p.m. A $1.00 donation is requested.

Thespians believe that the ghost of painter Sydney Laurence haunts the building, making lights dim and brighten mysteriously and elevators go up and down with no one in them. An auditorium demolished to make room for the center was named for Laurence.

Address: 621 W. 6th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99501

Directions: Downtown Anchorage, on 6th Avenue, between F & G Streets.

Phone: 1-800-GR8-SEAT

Theme: Theater

Website: http://www.alaskapac.org

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 9, 2005
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