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Kodiak museum course puts 1964 earthquake history on video
The Baranov Museum will host a special screening of original videos about the 1964 Good Friday earthquake and tsunami in Kodiak. The “Waves of Change” screening will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Kodiak Teen Center. Students from seventh through 12th grades made the films during a summer history and film class. The class is a partnership between the Kodiak Island Borough School District, the Baranov Museum,...
Jun 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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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Artist creates fence out of recycled materials
A 66-foot piece of artwork made out of recycled material is on display in Bells Flats. Retired artist Terri Springer recently put up a paneled fence, made of items found in her home, around her property. The fence features 61 panels with different images and patterns. “We used to have a really big old truck there and we pulled that out,” Springer said. “I wanted to build a fence to hide my husband’s stuff.” Since ...
May 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 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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Baranov Museum opens new yearlong exhibit
On Friday, the Baranov Museum will open a new yearlong exhibit featuring objects found in the museum’s 200-year-old building. The exhibit “Found on Site: Objects from Within the Magazin” tells the story of the objects and shares history about the building and Kodiak. “It’s all about objects found in the building over time, like in the floorboards and walls,” said Anjuli Grantham, curator of collections at the Bara...
May 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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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Artist in Schools program brings Juneau theater maker and teacher to Kodiak
Students at Kodiak Middle School and Kodiak High School learned how to use drama strategies to improve their writing with the help of a Juneau theater maker and artist. The Kodiak Island Borough School District brought artist and teacher Ryan Conarro to Kodiak for two weeks through the Artist in Schools program. KMS assistant principal Kendra Bartz coordinates the Artist in Schools program for Kodiak. This year wh...
May 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 16 16 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 | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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