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"Who knew Fairbanks was so fabulous! " Michelle

A {blank} grows in Fairbanks: and YOU get to decide what it is!

An art selection committee had been formed and tasked with designing and finding “new art to be located in the grassy area between Cushman and Barnette Streets, just north of … Continue reading

February 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kickstarting Fairbanks!

photos courtesy of Alaskan Arctic Expeditions For a man who’s spent a lifetime breaking trails on purpose, Joe Henderson is an unlikely proponent of the happy accident. But that’s really … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

COLLECTION: Water

I come from New York City where things  – like water, fire responders, and trash collectors – just magically appear. Not the case in Fairbanks.  This week’s COLLECTION is an … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sunshine and Lollipops

Winter is starting to wear on people. Unsurprisingly, it’s really getting to the people who like to complain all day every day via Tumble and Tweet about everything there could … Continue reading

January 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Top 3 Bands in Fairbanks (Part 2)

For part two of “Best Bands in Fairbanks,” I got some input from Caleb Kuntz (musician, promoter, moustache aficionado) who left Fairbanks in August to attend film school at The … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

COLLECTION: Fireworks Shops

Fairbanks has lots of little groupings of things that I find visually interesting. Borrowing some inspiration from Ed Ruscha’s “Twentysix Gasoline Stations,” I’ll be posting a different COLLECTION each week. … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Slaterville’s House of Biscuit

“Are you willing to include an unsuspecting word such as quince-tart, fillagree (sic), bulbous, or spasmodic…?” That was the response I got when I asked Brian Marmor if I could … Continue reading

January 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

What’s Really Hood: Goldstream

The lady to my right turned to face my back; she placed her hands on my shoulders and whispered into my ear, “I bestow upon you the power of unending … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

365 Days of Print: The Final Three

My attempt to participate in 365 Days of Print for the final 31 days of 2011 comes to close with these last three collages.  It was definitely a challenge to … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fairbanks on Etsy

I curated my second Fairbanks inspired treasury on Etsy this morning. My first was limited solely to artists who were based in Fairbanks but for this one I also included … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Year, New You?

I arrived in Fairbanks for the second time on April 29. Winter’s footprint was still stepping pretty heavily on spring’s neck. The air was cold, trees were bare, and while … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ringing in 2012!

(photo : LA Times – Patrick Lin / AFP / Getty Images ) It’s our second New Year’s in Fairbanks and it looks like we’ll be doing a repeat of … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

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