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April art walk
The Frame Shop, Northern Exposure Gallery, Harborside Fly-By, Kodiak Arts Council, Baranov Museum and Alutiiq Museum were all stops on the Arts Council's first Friday art walk, on April 5.
Apr 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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11-year-old cast to play Helen Keller
On stage Wetherleigh Griffin plays a blind, deaf and mute 6-year-old girl. Off-stage, she’s just a fifth-grader enjoying acting. Griffin, 11, was cast to play Helen Keller in “The Miracle Worker,” which debuts next week in the Gerald C. Wilson Drama Pod. The play tells the story of a young girl who can’t see, hear or speak, and has a raging temper. Anne Sullivan is hired to serve as Keller’s governess and teacher,...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mocha Girls visit Kodiak for second concert
The Mocha Girls are returning to Kodiak for a second concert this Friday. The group kicked off their second North American tour with a performance at the Mecca Lounge in February. DJ Marc Ignacio, of Island Style Entertainment, said the five-member singing and dancing group from the Philippines is returning because they enjoyed the atmosphere in Kodiak. “They called me and said, ‘We like the vibe of the people the...
Mar 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arts Council holds 24th annual art auction
The Arts and Adventure Auction celebrates its 24th year and the 50th anniversary of the Kodiak Arts Council this weekend. Kodiak residents will have the opportunity to bid on more than 45 pieces of art at the Arts Council’s annual event. “We try to put emphasis on this auction as an opportunity for people to have a night of art appreciation, and to also purchase new art for their homes or places of business,” Arts...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stage and Screen: I admit it —I am a binger
If you like nonstop action from a serial drama — try streaming. Internet streaming gives you access to a number of non-traditional, outside of regular TV network productions. Several such series have mesmerized me of late. The first was, and still is, “Breaking Bad” (2008-present) produced by AMC. While I started watching this series back in 2008, I didn’t really get into it until I was able to stream the entire f...
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alaskan author unveils new book for Kodiak readers
Alaskan guider, skier and author Joe Stock will give a talk about his new Southcentral Alaska guiding book at 7 p.m. tonight in the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. Stock’s new book “The Alaska Factor” is a guidebook to backcountry skiing in Southcentral Alaska. The book includes photos and information about planning a ski trip to Alaska, weather and how to access backcountry ski zones. Stock is an ...
Mar 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famous Filipino musical group comes to Kodiak
An all-girl Filipino singing and dancing group will perform in Kodiak this weekend. The Mocha Girls, a five-member group popular in the Philippines, will perform at 9 p.m. Friday at the Mecca Lounge. This is the second North America tour for the Mocha Girls. They toured the U.S. and Canada in November and December 2012. DJ Marc Ignacio of Island Style Entertainment organized the group’s trip to Kodiak. “One of my ...
Feb 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canadian trio performs in Kodiak
The Good Lovelies charmed Kodiak with their three-part harmonies, humorous on-stage banter and upbeat tunes in a Wednesday night concert. The Canadian trio — Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough and Sue Passmore — was invited to Kodiak as part of the Kodiak Arts Council’s performing arts series. “This is one of our biggest acts for the year,” said Kate Helligso, program coordinator for the Kodiak Arts Council. “They won a ...
Feb 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Man of La Mancha' casts off
Auditions for the musical production “Man of La Mancha” were held last weekend, and more than two dozen Kodiak actors will now begin preparing for their roles. About 30 people tried out for the musical, and director Jenny Stevens said all were chosen for a part. “I had just the right amount of people audition,” Stevens said. “There were very hard decisions. I had a number of people who could have stepped into a nu...
Jan 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goings On - March 29, 2012
Gun show The Kodiak Harbor Convention Center hosts the Emerald Isle Gun Show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Buy, sell or trade firearms for a $5 admission fee. Literary club The Baranov Museum Literary Club meets at 2 p.m. Sunday to discuss Chaucer’s “The Wife of Bath” and “The Clerk’s Tale.” Contact Marie Acemah at 486-5920 or marie@baranovmuseum.org. Photographer reception Carol Scott Photography invites anyon...
Mar 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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