Kodiak Daily Mirror - Daily newspaper of Kodiak, Alaska
  
 
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
full story
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
full story
Stage and Screen: 'All Is Lost' — Unique Film and Interesting Metaphor
Our Man (Robert Redford) is the protagonist and the lone character depicted in J. C. Chandor’s 2013 film “All Is Lost.” Our Man is allegorically every man and woman struggling against the source of life and unforgiving antagonist — the sea. At almost 80 years old, Redford was the ideal choice to portray this vital, alert and capable (but mismatched) solitary sojourner. The action begins with Our Man resting peacef...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Holiday market highlights Alaskan artists
This weekend’s annual Holiday Market gives Kodiakans a chance to see what local artisans have been working on all year. This will be the 20th year of the market. Mary Mathes created the show after her store closed because she wanted a place to feature the artists who had work displayed in her shop. “She started it to showcase artists right after she closed her store,” said organizer Cathy Cordry, who also has piec...
Oct 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'M*A*S*H' opens Friday
More than 45 people will take the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage this weekend to tell the story of a mobile army surgical hospital unit in the Korean War. “M*A*S*H” kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday night with additional performances Saturday and Sunday. Directed by Jared Griffin and Mike Wall, the play tells the story of a mobile army surgical hospital during the Korean War. “It’s a chance to see an interesting play ...
Oct 17, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Museum writes book on groundbreaking archaeological dig
The Alutiiq Museum is has almost finished a book that documents more than 30 years of research and collections from the Karluk One archaeological site. “Kal’unek — From Karluk” explores the museum’s largest collection, which taken from the ancient Alutiiq settlement built at the mouth of the Karluk River. The collection contains more than 26,000 objects, most of which are made of organic materials such as horns, a...
Oct 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Western swing and jazz trio will perform in Kodiak
Hot Club of Cowtown is swinging into Kodiak this weekend to play on the Gerald C. Wilson Auditorium stage Saturday night. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and is the kickoff event of the Kodiak Arts Council’s new performing arts series. The western swing and jazz trio from Austin, Texas has been playing together for 13 years. The group formed in 1996 after guitarist and singer Whit Smith and fiddler and singer Elana J...
Sep 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Local fisherman produces movie
A Kodiak commercial fisherman has finished production on a fictional movie he wrote and directed about a road trip on U.S. Route 66. Filmmaker Doug Herman has been a Kodiak salmon fisherman for almost 20 summers over the last 30 years. He’s also worked in Alaska as a freelance writer and artist. “Fishing is that day job they always tell you to keep,” Herman said. When he’s not fishing, Herman spends his time in th...
Sep 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
First Friday art show features new Kodiak artist
A Kodiak artist will have her gallery debut during the First Friday Art Show at Northern Exposure Gallery this week. This Friday, Suzan Anderson will premiere her work in a Kodiak show. Gallery owner Janet Wente has continued to host art shows on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer. Wente took over from the Kodiak Arts Council’s art walks, which will resume next month after a summer hiatus. “I want...
Sep 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Grant brings Big Read to Kodiak
The Baranov Museum hopes to get people excited about reading by bringing the Big Read and the works of Edgar Allan Poe to Kodiak. The Kodiak Historical Society and Baranov Museum received a $15,000 grant to host the Big Read, which begins with a kickoff event in Kodiak on Sept. 28 and continues with other reading events through June 2014. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, which aims...
Aug 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Search Our Marketplace
or Search by category