Celebrate Anchorage Community House's grand re-opening and co-location at the Church of Love. See how ACH has reimagined the apartment in the back of the COL. We're opening our doors to you on Valentine's Day to check out all the nooks and crannies of this eccentric building. All aspects of the COL will be activated: artists' studio tours, s'mores by the fire pit, art installations, live music, and craft stations throughout the building.
A System of Strings is a contemporary circus show created and performed by multidisciplinary American circus artists Ariel Schmidtke and Esther de Monteflores. A System of Strings fuses shadow puppetry and physical theater with traditional circus arts including trapeze, wire walking, and acrobatics. This show is 1 hour in length and, though not specifically geared towards children, is suitable for audiences of all ages.
Join ADK Events LLC and Bu-Tane Clan for a charity canned food drive dance at the Church of Love on Spenard. Featuring uniquely animated visual projections courtesy of Kohakt and that deep grimey bass music you love courtesy of Nine Lives, Kid Simbah, Sam Gray, DJ Lazuryte and friends.
Join us on December 16 as we gather for the first ever daylong ALASKA MUSIC SUMMIT to rally around a new vision for Alaskan music and increase the stakes for Alaskan musicians. We see a future where Alaska is an international hub of northern music, arts, and culture, and we are taking action DEVELOP, BRAND, & EXPORT Alaskan music and put Alaska on the map as “a place where music comes from”.
Spenard Song Circle is a new listening room series hosted by Emma Hill. The event will always feature two special guest songwriters. The songs will be shared in the round. This series is meant to showcase songs, stories and themes from the artists inspired in the moment by sharing energy and time with each other and the audience.
Join Little Fish Workshop for the Winter Makers Makers! 30 of Alaska’s most talented artists and crafters will set up shop at the Church of Love in beautiful downtown Spenard. Complete(or start) your holiday shopping all in one place on Saturday, December 2nd from 12-5pm.
An 'Open Sew' where people can work on personal projects in a collaborative setting that offers creative feedback and technical support. Every session also includes a targeted hands-on workshop to provide technical information about a specific topic.
A celebration of Landscape Design, Murals, Mimes and Spenard. Toast s’mores and sip hot cider around the fire circle and engage in the time-old practice of storytelling. Wander the grounds of the Church of Love and interact with the installations and artists that are reimaging the exterior of the building.
Follow along and be part of the adventure as pianist Miki Sawada tours with a piano in a van in her Gather Hear Alaska tour! Accompanied by a documentary filmmaker, Miki explores the idea of the piano as a gathering place - a rare place for people to pause their lives and open their ears, increase awareness, and listen deeply.