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KHS dance team performs Saturday
Over 80 dancers and 42 acts will take the stage at the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium this weekend as Kodiak High School presents “Moments,” a concert led by the school dance team. Students from all of the school’s dance classes will present a variety of acts including modern, hip-hop and ballroom dancing. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets will be sold at the door. Contact the Mirror...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival seeks entries
The Kodiak Outdoor Film Festival is seeking filmmakers to show their work March 21 at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. The festival, which started in 2008, highlights short films created by Kodiak residents. Betsy Lund, chairwoman of the festival, said in general, the festival tries to highlight videos that are 2-3 minutes long. “We are always looking for footage of more rare Kodiak locations and sporting ende...
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Arts Council requests entries for second altered book show
At last year’s altered book show, McKenzie Barnett modeled a dress made out of book pages. Joy Arneson’s “A Well Read Woman” dress took the people’s choice award and was one of 43 entries in the show. This year, the Kodiak Arts Council and the Kodiak Public Library Association hope to receive even more entries, and encourage people to “think outside the book,” KPLA organizer Natasha Pristas said. The two groups pa...
Jan 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpin Hong to play in Kodiak Saturday
Alpin Hong’s fingers have danced across piano keys since he was a young child. At five years old, he performed his first recital in kindergarten. At age 10, he made his musical debut with the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra in his home state of Michigan. At 7 p.m. Saturday, Hong will bring his musical talents to Kodiak for a concert in the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium. Kodiak Arts Council executive director Katie Oliv...
Jan 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fisherman and city councilman raising money to write book
Kodiak fisherman and city councilman Terry Haines is working to raise money to write a book about Kodiak. Haines has a goal of $10,000, and has taken to Kickstarter, an online fundraising platform, to do so. Haines has lived in Kodiak for 30 years and has worked as a commercial fisherman for much of that time. In his video, he explains that he is trying to raise money so he can take time off fishing this winter to...
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Arts Walk and Galley Tables cap Friday events
For people looking for something quiet to do after the hustle and bustle of the holidays, check out the Kodiak Arts Council’s art walk, followed by a Galley Tables storytelling event on Friday. The Kodiak Arts Council’s First Friday Art Walk will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday. “It’s a pretty small art walk this week, but it should be pretty good,” KAC visual arts coordinator Marie Acemah said. “We have Galley Table...
Jan 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stage and Screen: A butler and a slave — two must-see films
A Butler and a Slave – Two must-see films “The Butler” (2013) and “12 Years a Slave” (2013) are powerful films that recount two remarkable and powerful stories. “The Butler” presents a compelling rendition of the life of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker) from the 1920s through present day. Gaines works as a White House butler from the Eisenhower administration through the election of President Barak Obama and serves ...
Dec 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Museum receives grant for basket repair
The Baranov Museum has been awarded a $9,500 grant to mend some of its aging baskets. The museum received the grant from the Museums Alaska Collections Management Fund to complete conservation work on its collection of baskets from the Alutiiq and Unangan cultural regions. The grant from Museums Alaska is supported by the Rasmuson Foundation to manage Alaska collections through training and conservation materials....
Dec 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Photos from 'The Nutcracker'
Enjoy this slideshow featuring photos from "The Nutcracker."
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak Daily Mirror releases book about 1964 earthquake
The Kodiak Daily Mirror and Baranov Museum have produced a book about the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake and how it changed life throughout the Kodiak archipelago. The book, “9.2: Kodiak and the world’s second-largest earthquake,” tells stories from Kodiak on March 27, 1964 and the days that followed. The 144-page book has nine chapters detailing the earthquake, the effects of the tsunami around Alaska, Kodiak before...
Nov 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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