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Hometown U represents the University of Alaska Anchorage. We are a diverse and inclusive public university serving 20,000 students in Anchorage and four community campuses. Our mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge through teaching, research, engagement and creative expression.

Here you'll be alerted to enriching opportunities for engaging your mind and heart. What are our scientists working on? Our playwrights and poets? What's student life like? Get perspective on Alaska and global complexities through the eyes of those who study them carefully.

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Contact Kathleen McCoy at kmccoy5@uaa.alaska.edu

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Adriana Bustos: 'Beasts of Burden,' Drawings, Photographs and Videos from Argentina through Nov. 9

'Beasts of Burden' by Adriana Bustos of Argentina: Her work focuses on Argentinian class issues and drug trafficking on a global scale. Her show is open at the Kimura Gallery in UAA Fine Arts Building through Nov. 9. Gallery Hours, M-F, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.'Beasts of Burden' by Adriana Bustos of Argentina: Her work focuses on Argentinian class issues and drug trafficking on a global scale. Her show is open at the Kimura Gallery in UAA Fine Arts Building through Nov. 9. Gallery Hours, M-F, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.This exhibition of the internationally acclaimed Argentinian artist Adriana Bustos's artwork is an extraordinary body of work. She is a socially engaged artist who bridges the world of art and politics. The body of work in this exhibition focuses on Argentinian class issues and drug trafficking on a global scale. Her work combines politics and art in montage like narrative formats using graphite on canvas, digital photography and video to explore the global problem of drugs, the incarceration of women who are used as "human mules" to transport drugs and a class of poor workers known as cartoneros.

Read more about her work here.

Public Screening of her videos:
Oct. 17, 18, 22, 24
Fine Arts Building, Room 117

Primavera (Spring), 2004, 5 minutes
Elevación de Ushuaia (Elevation of Ushuaia), Performance, 2009. 5 minutes
Bomarzo, 2010, 4 minutes
Entrevista a Fátima (Interview with Fatima), 2010, 4:52 minutes
If Ye Loves Me, 2010, 3 minutes
Paisajes del alma (Landscapes of the Soul), 2011, 4:03 minutes

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This is the final weekend for "Hot 'N' Throbbing," written by Paula Vogel. For times and a little more information on the play, read more here.

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