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Sum’Arts performance is this Saturday
Cinderella will share the stage with the three little pigs, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and other fictional characters in a performance that mixes nine fairytales and creates chaos. The Kodiak Arts Council’s Sum’Arts For Kids show starts at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod. Director Michelle Griffin, who directed “Beowulf on a Budget” last summer, taught the Sum’Arts four-week impr...
Jun 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feels Like Jupiter will rock firehouse concert
Feels Like Jupiter rocks so hard they make cars catch fire, or so they joke. When the Kodiak-based rock band played at the second annual Community Showcase in April, the band members walked out of the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center and found a nearby car on fire. While police later attributed the fire to vagrants, the band felt it was symbolic of their performance. “We saw a car on fire across the street, and we ...
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northern Exposure will host an artist for First Friday
The Kodiak Arts Council’s First Friday art walks are done for the summer, but Northern Exposure Gallery will carry on the tradition with an art show and book signing on Friday. Northern Exposure Gallery will feature the work of Kodiak artist and writer Stacy Studebaker. “Her glass floats are beautiful photographs,” gallery owner Janet Wente said. Studebaker will be showing her glass float photographs printed on al...
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barbara Ludwig holds book signing in Kodiak
Writer Barbara Ludwig will be the star attraction at a series of readings and book signings this week. Ludwig, a “professional nomad” is featured in “Female Nomad and Friends,” an anthology of travel stories and recipes published in 2010. Ludwig, who frequently barters her way from place to place will appear at the Kodiak Island Brewery, A. Holmes Johnson Memorial Library, Monk’s Rock, Stringbeadz and the Kodiak I...
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Middle School puts on 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Kodiak residents are in for a sweet treat this weekend as the Kodiak Middle School drama club puts on “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The curtain for the show goes up at 7 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium drama pod. The show follows the classic storyline in which five kids and their guardians win a chance to go to Willy Wonka’s secretive chocolate factory. KMS drama coach Jar...
May 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little School of Dance hosts spring shows
The Little School of Dance is putting on its spring show this Saturday as it presents “The Jungle Book” at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. The four-act show will have two performances — at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday — and will feature dancers as young as 3 years old. Director Molly Brodie said she chose “The Jungle Book” because it’s a great story and has enough parts for her 200 participating students. “It’s a h...
May 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pamyua visits Kodiak for concert and workshops
Six years after their Kodiak debut, the eclectic Native music group Pamyua returns to Kodiak to help public radio station KMXT-FM celebrate spring. Variously called “Yupik-soul” or “Eskimo doo-wop,” the Anchorage-based group’s music won’t just appear on the Gerald C. Wilson stage tonight; it will also show up in the cozy confines of the Sun’aq Tribal Hall for a Saturday afternoon workshop. As Phillip Blanchett exp...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Literary workshops in Kodiak this weekend
Literary enthusiasts in Kodiak can add to their writing toolboxes by attending a series of workshops and conversations sponsored by the 49 Alaska Writing Center on Sunday and Monday. This is the first time the Anchorage-based writing center, which supports the development of Alaska writers, has hosted an event in Kodiak. “We’ve been wanting for a while now to expand our services to rural areas, so the concept was ...
Apr 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rhythm and blues band makes Kodiak debut at the Rendezvous
The band Salem blends funk, hip-hop, jazz and Caribbean rhythms together to create socially conscious songs with a lively beat. Over the last seven years, Salem has toured Alaska 15 times, but tonight at the Rendezvous is its Kodiak debut. “I’ve been wanting to come over there for a long time,” said Todd Anders Johnson, drummer, singer, and founder of the band. “This time I made a point of it.” Johnson formed Sale...
Apr 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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“The Miracle Worker” opens this weekend
Close to two decades ago, Lissa Woodbury Jensen directed her first show in Kodiak, “The Miracle Worker,” on the big stage of the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. This weekend, the Kodiak High School Theater Troupe will tell the same story, but on a different stage. The play begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Gerald C. Wilson Drama Pod. The matinee on Sunday begins at 3 p.m. Jensen said she wanted to try...
Apr 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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