“Smokus Pocus,” a marijuana-themed magic show, and the Anchorage Symphony presents chamber music

By Naomi Stock

Update: 8 hours ago Published: 13 hours ago

Smokus Pocus: A Magic Show 4207 p.m. (full), 9 p.m. Friday, Cyrano Theater

Smokus Pocus is a marijuana-themed magic show that crosses the West Coast. Tickets, which cost $30, must be purchased in advance to see “magician and former drug dealer” Ben Zabin and his self-proclaimed “debauchery of debauchery.”

Kaleidoscope 2.07:30 p.m. Saturday, Sydney Laurence Theater

The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of chamber music, with the participation of more than fifty musicians. The evening will include music by Beethoven, Dvorák, etc. Buy tickets to watch in person, starting at $35, or pay to stream the show from home.

“Into the Deep” Planetarium Show2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Anchorage Museum

This 30-minute show presented by the Thomas Planetarium Digitarium at the Anchorage Museum teaches about marine biology, underwater environments, and the mysteries below the surface. It will play Saturday and Sunday and costs $6 to attend, not including admission to the museum.

Actor Leo Flowers7 p.m. Saturday, Chilkoot Charlie’s

Leo Flowers, a comedian, life coach and podcast host from Chicago, will host a comedy show at Koot on Saturday. Tickets are $20 and the show is for ages 21 and up.

Mental Health Mosaics Art Exhibition1 p.m. Saturday, Espace Akela

Join Out North and Alaska Public Media in creating mental health-related art and poetry Saturday at Akela Space. This event is part of Out North’s Mental Health Mosaics gallery exhibit, open throughout March.

Miss Alaska USA and Miss Alaska Teen USA Pageant6 p.m. Saturday, Bartlett High School

Just months after Emma Broyles was crowned Alaska’s first Miss America, women and girls across the state will compete for the title of Miss Alaska USA, Miss Alaska Teen USA and the chance to compete for Miss Universe Plus. late this year. The contests will be held at Bartlett High School on Saturday nights and tickets are $35.

Challenge Alaska’s 40th Spring Fling: Treasure HuntSunday, Alyeska Resort

Challenge Alaska kicks off a week of events and fundraising with their Mountain Scavenger Hunt on Sunday. Sponsors donated prizes to the winners of the event, which marks the first day of Challenge Alaska’s 40th Spring Fling, which raises funds for their ski school.

Brian L. Hartfield