May Events in Anchorage

RED, the Tony award winning play about American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko as he paints the biggest commission in the history of modern art, a series of murals for New York's famed Four Seasons Restaurant.

May 2nd, 2013 - June 16th, 2013, 7 p.m. Thurs, Fri, Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Cyrano's Theatre Company, 413 D St , Anchorage, AK 99501, Local: 263-2599, Website:

BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP.  Brush up on traditional black-and-white digital photography techniques. Learn how to evaluate shades of grey, light and form in subjects to capture dynamic monochrome images. Monday through Wednesday, May 6-8, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

ALASKA WWII REMEMBRANCE DAY.  This musical narrative is dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Attu and will take you on a journey through Alaska’s history during WWII. The program will include music from many cultures touched by the tumultuous time period of 1941-1945.  Alaska WWII Remembrance Day is presented by Russian American Colony Singers., May 9th, 2013 - May 11th, 2013, 7 p.m. Thursday; 2 p.m. Saturday, St. Patrick's Parish.

FOOD TRUCK CARNIVAL.  Every Thursday, April 18th, 2013 - September 26th, 2013, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Chilkoot Charlie's parking lot

ARCTIC SIRENS CABARET FUNDRAISER FOR YWCA ALASKA, May 10th, 2013, 7:30 p.m., Snow Goose Theater, 717 3rd Avenue , Anchorage, AK 99503, Local: 907-245-7311, Website:

ANCHORAGE MARKET & FESTIVAL, May 11th, 2013 - September 8th, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., 3rd & E St. Parking Lot, 225 E Street , Anchorage, AK 99501, Local: 907-272-5634, Website:

BEAR AWARE AT THE ALASKA ZOO, May 12th, 2013, Noon to 4 p.m., Alaska Zoo, 4731 O'Malley Road , Anchorage, AK 99507, Local: 907-341-6463, Website: